More than just a port
AV Dawson’s Port of Middlesbrough is more than just a port.
It isn’t just about our great location, exceptional facilities and the services we provide. It’s about how we do it. We are experienced, we are versatile, and we build strong, long-term relationships with our customers, ensuring we fulfil their needs, deliver greater efficiencies and are successful together.
What is it about our location?
Port of Middlesbrough is one of the best-connected ports in the North of England.
With easy access to the main northern arterial routes and the only port in the North East with unrestricted heavy and high access, it remains one of the most accessible and convenient locations.
What is it about our facilities?
Port of Middlesbrough boasts the largest and most diverse, independent rail terminal in the region. It operates approximately 1km of quayside and over 40 hectares of warehousing and storage, including 42m high fabrication halls and carbon neutral, climate controlled, automotive grade warehousing.
What is it about our services?
Offering integrated, multimodal freight logistics solutions serving a number of market sectors, Port of Middlesbrough provides a wide range of services that rivals any of its competition. AV Dawson has a number of subsidiary companies that provide complementary services including ships agency and chartering, and haulage using its own road transport fleet.
What is it about our people?
Most importantly, it’s our people, our values and our approach with our customers that makes the difference.
We understand the importance of family – both in our personal and work lives. All colleagues are regarded as extended family and we unite behind a common purpose and our shared values:
· Safety – Safety is our number one priority; acting safely and protecting the health and safety of everyone is the most crucial decision we can make.
· Integrity – We are respectful, honest and have strong moral principles; working hard and doing the right thing.
· Family – We work collaboratively, building strong, sustainable partnerships.
· Resourceful – We are ambitious, capable and committed to making it happen in the most efficient way.
Our commitment – We always look to invest for the long term. We are committed to the area in which we operate, with a focus on the environment. We aim for the impact of our operations to be net zero. We invest in our local community; developing people, supporting charities and inspiring the next working generation.
Our history – Since 1938, Port of Middlesbrough has been building strong relationships and supporting key sectors including energy and renewables, construction, agriculture, automotive and waste.