Enquest Producer, a 248m, 92,000tonne Floating Production Storage Offshore (FPSO) unit is the largest vessel to arrive on the Tyne for 10 years

Massive ship arrives on Tyneside

In another milestone for the improving fortunes of the River Tyne's offshore industrial base, Enquest Producer, a 248m, 92,000tonne Floating Production Storage Offshore (FPSO) unit is the largest vessel to undergo work on the Tyne for 10 years. She has been towed from Hamburg to Wallsend-based OGN for commissioning before being placed in Enquest's Alma/Galia […]

Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat volunteer crewmember Jill McCormick has her marriage to Simon Lee blessed onboard the Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat 'Spirit of Northumberland'.

And the bride wore… RNLI Yellow Wellies!

Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat volunteer crewmember Jill McCormick has her marriage to Simon Lee blessed onboard the lifeboat Spirit of Northumberland. The couple were married an hour earlier at the local registry office before being blessed at the lifeboat station by station Chaplain Reverend Timothy Duff.  Jill, 35, has been an RNLI volunteer for 12 years and […]