Tyne

Authority/Operator:

Port of Tyne

UK Ports Association

British Ports Association (BPA)
http://www.britishports.org.uk

Ownership:

Trust

Contact

Maritime House
Tyne Dock, South Shields
Tyne and Wear NE34 9PT
Tel: 0191 455 2671
Fax: 0191 454 4678
Email: melissadh@portoftyne.co.uk
Website:  www.portoftyne.co.uk

Pilotage

Compulsory for vessels over 50m LOA VTS Channel 16 and 12

Approx annual tonnage

3,300,000

Principal traffic

Containers (lo/lo);
Unit loads (ro/ro);
Vehicles/wheeled cargoes;
Cruise and ferry Passengers;
Dry bulks;
Fruit/vegetables;
Grains/feedstuffs;
Refrigerated products;
Forest products;
Fish;
Project cargo (heavy lift);
General cargo;
Offshore;
Other liquid bulk;
Oil/petroleum, Aluminium, Scrap

Access/Accommodation

River/Tidal Berths
10.5m below CD at riverside quay
general quays total length: 784m

Port of Tyne

Location

Lat: 55° 01’ N; Long: 01° 25’ W North East England

Port contacts

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

Storage

Covered: 51,424m2

Transport connections

A1 motorway/A19 dual/A69 dual and single carriageway
Rail connected
Nearest passenger rail: Newcastle 13km
Nearest int’l airport: Newcastle 20km

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring services provided by port authority and crane operators.

Cranes
Container: 1 max 40;
Mobile: 1 x 100T;
2 x 15T
Rail mounted: 3 x 15T; 4 x 10T
Linkspans: 2 max capacity 160T
Other ro-ro
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

Waste Disposal
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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TIDE TABLE FOR NEARBY NEWCASTLE
Tide Times & Heights for Newcastle upon Tyne on 26th July 2017
00:18 - Low Tide ( 0.90m )
06:06 - High Tide ( 5.67m )
12:50 - Low Tide ( 0.43m )
18:41 - High Tide ( 5.38m )

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