Teesport records highest growth on record better than all UK ports in 2017

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Teesport records highest growth on record better than all UK ports in 2017

PD Ports has announced an all-time record in container volumes handled at Teesport.

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This new record comes at a time when the Department for International Trade published its annual maritime statistics confirming Teesport experienced an overall volume increase higher than any other UK port in 2017.

A significant driver in this reported growth is the increasing number of containers and trailers shipped from the continent to Teesport with 54,400 TEU handled last month, the highest on record, following an ‘exceptional’ five-week period in September.

At a time of the year in which ports usually see a reduction in volumes ahead of Christmas, Teesport experienced its busiest month to date.

Frans Calje, PD Ports’ CEO, said: “These results of huge significance not just for Teesport but the wider Tees Valley region. . . . .

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