Teesport is located less than a mile from the mouth of the River Tees. It’s a deep-water facility with a natural marine opening, providing lock-free access to the North Sea.

Fewer areas of the UK are better served by road and rail services.  Teesport has direct access to the A66 Trans-pennine East and West routes and A19/A1 M1 national motorway links for North and South. This is complemented by direct rail links via the East Coast Main Line and Trans-Pennine routes to all parts of the UK. 

Teesport handles over 5,000 vessels each year and around 40 million tonnes of cargo.  The estate covers some 779 acres and is an integral element of the wider industrial area. Steel, petrochemical, agribulks, manufacturing, engineering and high street commerce operations are all supported through Teesport. In addition Teesport supports a burgeoning renewable energy sector – in both production and assembly facilities - all of whom utilise the warehousing, logistics and excellent supply chain expertise.

The strength of Teesport is its versatility and adaptability. From multi channel retailers, producers to manufacturers, few ports can offer such a wide range of service options for you to benefit from.

Port of Tees


PD Ports Limited

UK Ports Association

The UK Major Ports Group


PD Ports Limited
PD Ports


Head Office
PD Ports
Queen’s Square
Cleveland TS2 1AH
Tel: 01642 877000
Fax: 01642 877056
Email: harbourmaster@pdports.co.uk
Website:  www.pdports.co.uk


Compulsory for certain categories of vessel.
At least 2 hrs notice of ETA/ETD required VHF 12/16.
Radio and telegraphic address: ‘Tees Pilots Middlesbrough’

Approx annual tonnage


Principal traffic

Imports of ore & solid fuel;
Export steel;
Fertiliser, grain & solid fuels;
Offshore modules;
Oil, petroleum & gas;
General cargo, steel, Heavy-lift/projector, bulks, unitized


All berths are tidal. There are a number of Wharves and terminal of varying depths up To a max of 18m.
Max vessel size: 305m (1) x 45m (b) x 16.76 (d)


Lat: 54° 35’ N; Long: 01° 13’ W

Port contacts

Harbour Master’s Office
Tees Dock, Grangetown, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS6 6UD
Tel: 01642 877000
Fax; 01642 277227
Email: enquiries@pdports.co.uk
Chief Executive: Frans Calje
Port Operations Manager: Ken Smith
Group Commercial Manager: Trevor Meredith
Business Development Director: Geoff Lippitt
Harbour Master: Capt Jerry Drewitt
Normal hours: Two shifts: 0600-1400, 1400-2200.
Third shifts and weekends are worked By arrangement

PD Ports Ltd, Tees Dock, Grangetown, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS6 6UD
Operations: Tel: 01642 877000
Fax: 01642 277579
Email: enquiries@pdports.co.uk
Commercial: Tel: 01642 277564
Fax: 01642 277565
Email: enquiries@pdports.co.uk


Covered: 69.62m2

Transport connections

Direct rail links and good access to Motorway network.
Nearest int’l airport: Teeside 24km

Commercial cargo handling facilities

There a number of wharves and terminal Varying depths up to a maximum of 18m on River Tees.
Tees & Hartlepool Port Authority Operates three cargo handling facilities at Teesport:

Tees Dock:
Six general cargo berths have 10.9m depth Are between 182 and 223m in length.
Max Is 35-40m.
Crane capacity – 1 x 100T, 1 32.5T x 30T, 13 x 10T, 1 x..

The Tees Dock Ferry Terminal has 2 ro-ro berths.
200m in length with 10.9m and 8.8 depth. Max Beams are 35m and 24m.
The terminal is equipped with a floating… And linkspan bridge.

Riverside Roro Terminal
A single linkspan ro-ro berth with a depth of 10.4m at LAT and a 12 acre compound…
Up to 180m can be accommodated but this Be increased to 240m if required.

Teesport Container Terminal
294m continuous quay (160m with a depth 8.5m and the remainder at 7.5m) equipped 2 container handling ship-to-shore gantry Of Terminal space totals 59,400m2

Facilities & services

Ship repair/graving docks; Stores/equipment Supplies; Bunkering; Fresh water; Towage; Weighbridge;

Medical facilities. Tees Offshore Base comprises a number of Facilities and services to cater specifically To requirements of the offshore sector.


MAP VESSEL KEY Click here to view the map vessel key

Shipping Map Key
PLEASE NOTE: Vessel positions may be up to one hour old or incomplete.
Data is provided for informational reasons only and is not related by any means to the safety of navigation.

TIDE TIMES AND HEIGHT Click here to view the tide times and heights for today

Tide Times & Heights for River Tees Entrance on 28th February 2020
00:15 - Low Tide ( 1.07m )
06:23 - High Tide ( 4.89m )
12:23 - Low Tide ( 1.34m )
18:28 - High Tide ( 5.05m )

CURRENT WEATHER Click here to view a 5 day weather forecast for the port

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