Redcar Bulk Terminal Limited (RBT) is a joint venture company set up in March 2011 and is jointly and equally owned by Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK Limited (SSI UK) and Tata Steel UK.
RBT manages and operates the port of Redcar which handles raw material imports of iron ore and coal from Europe, Australia, Brazil, South Africa and the United States.
Redcar which is the deepest port on the East Coast of the United Kingdom is located on the South Bank of the river Tees and provides access to vessels of up to 17 metres draft enabling it to handle “Cape Size” ships of up to 180,000 tonnes deadweight.
The wharf operates 24 / 7 all year round and is equipped with two Wharf Unloaders fitted with large grabs capable of discharging in excess of 40,000 tonnes in a working day.
The Port estate which occupies a site in excess of 125 hectares has a direct link by conveyor into the adjacent steel works enabling the swift transfer of raw materials required for steel making. The port estate has direct road and rail links providing easy access to all areas of the UK.