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The Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin MP

DP World London Gateway welcomes Transport Secretary as it announces plans for third deep-sea berth

The UK’s newest deep-sea hub port, DP World London Gateway, has unveiled plans to build a third berth. The announcement coincided with a visit by Patrick McLoughlin MP, the Secretary of State for Transport, and other local MPs.

HMRC uncovers diesel fraud in Sunderland

HMRC uncovers diesel fraud in Sunderland

A diesel laundering plant, capable of evading £1.4 million in duty, has been dismantled by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) at commercial premises in Sunderland city centre.

Jerry Hopkinson, Managing Director Bulks and Port Services at PD Ports

Teesport receives major boost as PD Ports and SSI UK sign new long-term deal

PD Ports has announced the signing of a new seven year deal with SSI UK for the handling of steel slab through Teesport. More than seven million tonnes of steel slab has been exported through the port since the producer restarted operations almost three years ago.

Rail lines reopened at Port of Sunderland after 20 years

Rail lines reopened at Port of Sunderland after 20 years

The Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin MP, paid a visit to a North East port to witness its rail lines being used for the first time in more than two decades.

Beverley Bell

CILT UK names Beverley Bell as its next President

The Senior Traffic Commissioner for Great Britain, Beverley Bell, is to take up the one-year presidency of CILT UK from Jim Spittle when he passes on the honour at an inauguration lunch to be held in London on 8th May.