If you want information on what will be arriving in the port, or what has recently arrived, then check out the Port of Sunderland page
For a live up to date map of what is in port then just click on latest shipping movements. Hover cursor over each vessel to find information on the ships.
Here is a map of where the shipbuilding yards were situated on the river Wear.
The starboard lateral marker at the end of the slipway on the river Wear near the National Glass Centre