Port of Tyne
UK Ports Association
British Ports Association (BPA)
Tyne Dock, South Shields
Tyne and Wear NE34 9PT
Tel: 0191 455 2671
Fax: 0191 454 4678
Compulsory for vessels over 50m LOA VTS Channel 16 and 12
Approx annual tonnage
Unit loads (ro/ro);
Cruise and ferry Passengers;
Project cargo (heavy lift);
Other liquid bulk;
Oil/petroleum, Aluminium, Scrap
10.5m below CD at riverside quay
general quays total length: 784m
Lat: 55° 01’ N; Long: 01° 25’ W North East England
Chief Executive Officer: Andrew Moffatt
Finance Director: M Davison
Port Engineer: Keith Wilson
Director Corporate Services: M Denton-Hawkes
Harbour Master: Capt G Wilson
Operations Manager: M Jordan
Normal hours: weekdays 0800 – 1600 (0600-2200 and 24 hours working available by arrangement)
24-hr Tel: 0191 257 2080
A1 motorway/A19 dual/A69 dual and single carriageway
Nearest passenger rail: Newcastle 13km
Nearest int’l airport: Newcastle 20km
Commercial cargo handling facilities
Stevedoring services provided by port authority and crane operators.
Container: 1 max 40;
Mobile: 1 x 100T;
2 x 15T
Rail mounted: 3 x 15T; 4 x 10T
Linkspans: 2 max capacity 160T
3 pontoon berths, one taking side ports for car carriers.
Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 26 max capacity 42T
Intermodal Rail Terminal: Accommodating all Channel tunnel trains.
Secure container to rail facility.
Facilities & services
Moorings for leisure craft; Ship repair/ graving docks; Lay up berths; Chandlers; Yacht Marina; Bunkering; Towage; Ice Supply; Seamen’s Mission
Oil, noxious liquids, hazardous waste, slops, sewage and garbage. Please contact the Harbour Master.
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VESSELS IN AND AROUND THE PORT
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Data is provided for informational reasons only and is not related by any means to the safety of navigation.