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Title: Wave of changes at North East port

Date Published: 20/12/2012

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Title: Svitzer Constance sails into Port of Sunderland

Date Published: 13/12/2012

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Title: Centre provides first port of call for sailors

Date Published: 10/09/2012

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Title: AJ Woods engineers growth at Port of Sunderland

Date Published: 31/08/2012

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Title: Frontier keeps farmers' harvest moving with overseas trade (Frontier Agriculture release)

Date Published: 30.08.2011

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Title: River Wear highlighted for its improvements (Environment Agency release)

Date Published: 30.08.2011

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Title: Port of Sunderland welcomes offshore cable-laying ship

Date Published: 30.11.2010

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Title: Offshore crane loadout a first for South Docks

Date Published: 28.07.2010

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Title: Warship in port for Air Show spectacular

Date Published: 21.07.2010

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Title: Wear welcomes return of super barge

Date Published: 09.07.2010

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Title: Port of Sunderland's new director takes up post

Date Published: 30.06.2010

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Title: New Port Director for Sunderland

Date Published: 23.03.2010

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Awards and accreditations


The Port of Sunderland is certified by Product Authentication International (PAI) as complying with the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops (TASCC), in respect of storage and in-house testing of combinable crops and dry feed materials/ingredients.

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Investor in People

As a Sunderland City Council service the Port of Sunderland holds Investors in People status, achieved by the council in 2004.

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British Ports Association

The port is a member of the British Ports Association