Port of BelleduneMarine Fuels 360 China25th Coaltrans AsiaSailors SocietyTOC EventsCleveland Cascades Ltd
  • 5th Biennial LNG Bunkering
  • Vigan
  • Telestack
  • Bühler GmbH
  • Cimbria Bulk Equipment A/S
  • Marine Fuels 360 China

PD Ports signs pledge to support veterans

(Posted on 27/06/18)

As one of the UK’s major port operators and logistics specialists, PD Ports has been a strong advocate of the value employing former military workers brings to the business, with around 8% of its 1,200 workforce being service veterans and reservists.

Russ McCallion, PD Ports’ HR Director, said: “The wealth of transferable skills and attitude ex-service men and women bring to our business is exceptional. They are disciplined, decisive and determined individuals with a true team spirit, which adds real value to our business and the wider supply chain. I would encourage any business operating in the logistics sector to consider the potential of employing former military personnel.

“With Europe’s largest Garrison at Catterick, only 30 miles away from our main operations at Teesport, we aim to help provide stable employment opportunities for veterans as they start to build a new life.

“Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is a key part of our corporate social responsibility framework and signing the Armed Forces Covenant further strengthens our commitment to providing the richly deserved support to former military workers.”

The Armed Forces Covenant is a pledge from businesses, local authorities and the third sector that those who serve or have served in the Armed Forces and their families are treated fairly. PD Ports is proud to join a growing number that have already signed their pledges to recognise the value of our Armed Forces community.

PD Ports owns and operates Teesport one the deepest water ports in the UK and a key driver in the North east economy and one of the region’s largest employers. Other UK operations include the short sea ports of Groveport, Howden and Keadby. The group also operates the largest single warehousing facility at the Port of Felixstowe as well as operations at medina Wharf, Isle of Wight.  

Latest News

Panama Canal Signs Rotterdam MoU

(Posted on 18/09/19)

The Panama Canal and the Port of Rotterdam signed a Memorandum Understanding (MOU) to promote international... Read more


ABP and WISTA promote 'Women in Maritime'

(Posted on 18/09/19)

Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK's largest port operator, teamed up with the Women in International... Read more


Amsterdam transhipment increases

(Posted on 18/09/19)

Transhipment in the North Sea Canal Area of the seaports of Amsterdam, IJmuiden, Beverwijk and Zaanstad... Read more


Rotterdam organises climate congress

(Posted on 10/09/19)

The first World Ports Climate Action Programme (WPCAP) congress will take place in Rotterdam next May... Read more


Drone flights in Antwerp

(Posted on 10/09/19)

The SAFIR consortium of partners – Amazon Prime Air, Aveillant, C-Astral, DronePort, Elia, Explicit... Read more


First MHC for Townsville

(Posted on 03/09/19)

Townsville Marine Logistics Pty Ltd, on thenorth-eastern coast of Australia, has received an electricKonecranes... Read more


Antwerp eyes post Brexit opportunities

(Posted on 03/09/19)

The newly appointed British ambassador Martin Shearman has visited the Port of Antwerp. He got acquainted... Read more


Essar closes in on handling target

(Posted on 28/08/19)

Essar Ports has said higher capacity utilisation at its recently commissioned terminals at Salaya and... Read more


Peel gets ready for Brexit

(Posted on 28/08/19)

Peel Ports Group, one of the UK’s leading port operators, has been officially accredited with... Read more


Mid-year grain record for Vancouver

(Posted on 19/08/19)

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released the 2019 mid-year cargo statistics for goods and passengers... Read more


Cimbria Bulk Equipment A/SMULTIMODAL 2019TBA GroupIndonesia Coal Mining 2019TMS Awards 2019Port of Stockton
  • TBA Group
  • Indonesia Coal Mining 2019
  • TOC Events
  • TMS Awards 2019

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping