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Argyll and Bute Council

Email : allan.finlay@argyll-bute.gov.uk
Phone : 01546 604640
Website : www.argyll-bute.gov.uk

Campbeltown Harbour

"Your Natural Gateway to the West"

Facilities at Cambeltown harbour include:

New Quay-Capacity to accommodate ships 160m L.O.A, dredged depth of 9m below C.D, linkspan Borth, capacity or 1000T crane loads, pilotage service (vessels 780m),ISPS facility. Across to local stevedoring and bunkering.

Old Quay- Four borthing arord which principally accommodate fishing vodals and this lifeboat. The main Borth (70m long,4.5 below C.D) is also capable of escorting general cargo ships.

A new 54 borth batoon was completed in 2015.

For further details contact Allan Finlay on Telephone 01586 552552 or visit ww.argyll-bute.gov.uk

Babcock International

Email : gary.graves@babcockinternational.com
Phone : 01383 422 658
Website : www.babcockinternational.com

 

 

Babcock has been operating as a commercial port at Rosyth since 2006, offering a combination of deep water river and non-tidal basin berths.

Port Babcock Rosyth provides a new innovative customer focussed approach to commercial port activities and also offers a joined up engineering and manufacturing facility combined with load in, load out capability.

At Rosyth, Babcock also delivers a vessel repair, renewal, fabrication and commissioning service from fully serviced docks and berths, capable of accommodating vessels up to 60,000 tonnes. Our highly skilled workforce operates within the high technology sector having a wealth of experience in all aspects of ship repair.

Babcock has an excellent safety quality and environmental record, holding ISO 9001, ISO14001 accreditations and British Safety Council 5 Star Awards

 

For further details contact Gary Graves on 01383 422 6589 or visit www.babcockinternational.com

BLOK Container Systems

Email : selwyn@blokcontainersystems.com
Phone : 00441926611700
Website : https://www.blokcontainersystems.com

 

Empty container handling up to four times faster with BLOK

BLOK container products deliver a complete solution for all aspects of empty container handling and potential solutions to make future laden handling much more efficient.

BLOK makes the process faster, safer and greener while enabling terminals to make more money with less work and delivers faster turn-around for shipping lines, which can be deployed for ‘slow sailing’ saving fuel and emissions.

BLOK Spreaders are electric spreader adaptors stationed at the port which convert any spreader into a tandem lift spreader able to lift blocks of 2 columns of empty VTLs in one lift.

BLOK Trailers guide, transport and then feed twistlocks into the corner castings. Automatic jigging speeds up spreader operations.

The BLOK Rig automatically strips and feeds SATs into the corner castings and will remove and fit the twistlocks from containers in single, tandem and VTL. The basic manual BLOK Rig can fit four twistlocks semi-automatically under a container, and remove four twistlocks semi-automatically from a container.

The BLOK Cert also makes use of the BLOK Rig and offers a proof test load and certification.

Contact BLOK Container Systems on 0044 1926 611700 or email selwyn@blokcontainersystems.com

 

Buckie Harbour

Email : Emma.gordon@moray.gov.uk
Phone : +44 (0)1343 563 292
Website : www.moray.gov.uk

Moray Councils Planning and economic development section work to promote the areas potential for accommodating renewable energy achieve the maximum economic benefit.

Buckie Harbour has the potential to operate as an operations and maintenance base for the offshore wind turbines proposed in the moray firth.

 For Further Details Contact Emma Gord onTel: +44(0) 1343 563 292+44(0) 1343 563 292 Email : Emma.gordon@moray.gov.ukor Visit www.moray.gov.uk                   

 

Campbeltown Harbour Authority

Email : stephen. scally@argyll-bute.gov.uk
Phone : +44 (0)1586 552552
Website : www.argyll-bute.gov.uk

Campbeltown Harbour

"Your Natural Gateway to the West"

Facilities at Campbeltown Harbour include 4 berthing piers, 2 new quays, recently dredged to 9 metres below chart datum. Craneage up to 1,000t, security, storage, towage and pilotage (compulsory pilotage for vessels 80 meters and above). New 56 transit berthing facility for small boats including power, water and toilet facilities.

For further details contact Stephen Scally on Telephone 01586 552552 or visit ww.argyll-bute.gov.uk

COMHAIRLE NAN EILEAN SIAR

Email : kenneth.m@cne-siar.gov.uk
Phone : +44 (0) 845 6007090, +44 (0) 1870 602425
Website : www.cne-siar.gov.uk/harbourmaster

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is the local authority for the Western Isles and has jurisdiction over 34 Harbour areas and 43 pier & slipway facilities.
The Western Isles are fast becoming a popular destination for Cruise Operators on their regular stops as well as larger vessels CnES Ports and Harbours cater for a wide range of commercial fishing vessels, cruise ships and larger commercial vessels.

Deep Sea and Coastal Pilots Ltd

Email : seapilots@dscp.net
Phone : +44 (0) 1474 814444
Website : www.deepseapilots.com

 

 

Deep Sea and Coastal Pilots Ltd is one of the largest deep sea pilotage agency in Europe.

Deep Sea provide ISO 9001:2015 quality assured pilotage services for the English Channel and North Sea waters, as well as bespoke Navigational Auditing Services (compliant with the OCIMF Tanker Management Self-Assessment programme). We provide Sea traffic management services (VTS) to the oil and gas exploration industry as well as other offshore activities.

 

 

DP World London Gateway

Email : Colin.hitchcock@dpworld.com
Phone : +44 1375 648380
Website : www.dpworld.com

 

Business Description

London Gateway, the UK’s premier deep-sea port and Europe’s largest logistics park opened in 2013 & is a 400-hectare deep water port combined with a logistics park located on the north bank of the River Thames. 

The development, which is located just 25 miles from London and will be the closest port to the UK’s largest markets, is the UK’s first purpose-built, deep water container port for the 21st century. It will ultimately offer the largest new logistics park in Europe with planning consent in excess of 9.6 million square feet offering a unique logistics platform in the UK as an integrated tri-modal hub combining sea port, rail freight and road infrastructure.
 

London Gateway has created 12,000 direct jobs and over 20,000 indirect jobs. It enables the world’s largest container ships to call at the heart of the UK's economic and population centre.

 The port’s highly efficient road, rail and sea links offer a quicker, cheaper and more environmentally-friendly way to transport goods to their end destination compared with many existing supply chain models

 

For further details contact DP World on telephone +44 (0) 1375 648380         or visit www.dpworld.com

Dublin Port Company Ltd

Email : info@dublinport.ie /cmurphy@dublinport.ie
Phone : +353 1 8876000
Website : www.dublinport.ie

 

BUSINESS DESCRIPTION

Dublin Port Company is a self-financing, private limited company wholly-owned by the State, whose business is to manage Dublin Port, Ireland’s premier port.

Dublin Port Company provides world-class facilities, services, accommodation and lands in the harbour for ships, goods and passengers.

For further details contact Charlie Murphy Dublin Port

 on Tel:  +353 1 8876000+353 1 8876000

Forth Ports Ltd

Email : marketing@forthports.co.uk
Phone : 01324 668400
Website : www.forthports.co.uk

Forth Ports was established in 1967 as a Port Authority and through continued investment and acquisitions we have grown to be the 3rd largest port operator in the UK.   We employ over 1000 full time employees and handled over 41m tonnes of cargo in 2017.  We are freehold land owners of all our ports and when combining the port operations of loading and discharging vessel and land based services we can provide a truly portcentric solution to all cargo types, which benefits the customer, local and UK economies while driving environmental improvements within the supply chain.

 

We own and operate 8 commercial ports:  Port of Tilbury (London), Forth Ports Grangemouth, Forth Ports Dundee, Forth Ports Leith (Edinburgh), Forth Ports Rosyth, Forth Ports Methil, Forth Ports Burntisland and Forth Ports Kirkcaldy.  Our 8 ports are located within close proximity to the major economic cities of England and Scotland.

 

In addition to the commercial ports we also provide an important service as the river authority for the Firth of Forth and the River Tay.  Our marine department (FTNS) manages and operates an area of 280 square miles of navigable waters, including two specialised marine terminals for oil and gas exports.  The department delivers a consistent high level of service in ships handling, pilotage, navigation, conservancy and towage.    FTNS also manages and operates two specialised marine terminals for oil and gas exports.

 

Fowey Harbour Commisioners

Email : fhc@foweyharbour.co.uk
Phone : 01726 832 471
Website : www.foweyharbour.co.uk

Fowey is a deep water port accessible in all weather and all states of the tide. The harbour entrance lies between St Catherine's Castle on the West side and the Polruan Headland on the East side. Fowey have recenty accuired a new 35 ton Tractor Tug. Fowey Harbour Commissioners own and operate a small ship repair yard & slipway at Brazen Island. The yard can accept vessels upto 150ft in length, 27ft in breadth and 11ft 6ins draft with displacements of 500 tonnes For further details contact Tim Jones on Tel: 01726 832471 or visit www.foweyharbour.co.uk.............................

Harwich Navyard

Email : davidbrooks@manngroup.co.uk
Phone : +44(0)1255 245200
Website : www.mannlines.com

 

Non cargo services are handled by the ports agency department Mann& Son (London) Limited, which is a sister company and also part of the Mann Group.

 

  • Vessel Agency
  • Vessel Chartering
  • Lay-by berths to facilitate:
  • Crew change
  • Stores
  • Fresh water
  • Bunkerers(via a 3rd party  supplier)
  • Repairs
  • Foul weather shelter
  • Mobilisation/Demolition of equipment

 

Port Data:

 

Current core business:

Stevedoring/Agency/Chartering/Warehousing/Transport and shipping.

 

Wind Farm Experience:

Support Work/Sub-contracting/Chartering .

 

Nearest wind farms:

GunfleetSands;Greater Gabbard/Galloper;LondonArray;Tharnet.

 

Access & Egress from Land:

Train: Harwich Town Station ,550m

Airports: Stansted 96km Heathrow182km.

Heliport:Southend Airport 96km

 

Access & Egress from Sea:

24/7 working

No lock and gate restrictions

Pilot Service: Harwich Haven Authority-compulsory for vessels over 50m.

 

Quays-1x175m 1x153m,1x85m

Depth-8.5m @M.I.W.S (chart datum)

Vessel capacity- LOA 175m, beam40m.

 
For further details contact David Brooks  on Telephone +44(0)255 2455 245200 or visit www.mannlines.com

Holyhead Port -Stena Line Ports Ltd

Email : Kevin.riley@stenaline.com
Phone : 01407 606878
Website : www.holyheadport.com

The Port of Holyhead is operated by Stena Line Ports Ltd, who are the statutory Harbour Authority.

The Port of Holyhead is located on the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales. It lies in a well-protected position due east of Holyhead Mountain, shielded from the Irish Sea by the historic Breakwater which is 1.5 miles in length. Holyhead is a 24 hour, deep water, lock-free port, centrally located on the Irish Sea coast within easy reach of several major conurbations both in the UK & Ireland .

For further information please contact Kevin Riley 01407 606878 or visit www.holyheadport.com

Inverness Harbour Trust

Email : hm@invernessharbour.co.uk
Phone : 01463 715715
Website : www.invernessharbour.co.uk

Mersey Docks and Harbour Co

Email : enquiries@shipcanal.co.uk
Phone : 00151 949 6000
Website : www.shipcanal.co.uk

Multiport Ship Agencies Network

Email : anna.aresti@multiport.biz
Phone : +441733232587
Website : www.multiport.org

 

Founded in 1978, to restore trust and confidence in the ship agency profession, Multiport is the world's largest independent ship agency network with 10% of the worldwide agency business by port call.

 

Ten independent agents from Australia, Jordan, Lebanon, UK, France, Greece, Singapore, Egypt, Germany and Holland were the founder members to be joined within six months by South Africa, Turkey, Mauritius, Argentina, Belgium, Malta, Denmark, Spain, New Zealand and Canada.

 

In 1993 Multiport's secretariat gained ISO 9001 certification.

 

Multiport's secretariat relocated to London in 1995 but the Association remains registered in Rotterdam.

 

By 1998, Multiport has had over 100 members covering 1800 ports. Multiport's network was handling some 60,000 vessels annually carrying more than 300 million tonnes of freight (including 3 million teu) around the world and representing over 3,000 principals.

ORKNEY ISLANDS COUNCIL

Email : harbours@orkney.gov.uk
Phone : +44 (0) 1856 873 636
Website : www.orkneyharbours.com

Orkney Marine Services which incorporates the Harbour Authority, Orkney Towage and Orkney Ferries. Orkney Islands Council Division of Marine Services as the Competent Harbour Authority (CHA) is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the 29 Piers and Harbours located throughout the Orkney Island and Support Vessels Crew Ships ,Port Infrastructure and Land based support.

ORKNEY ISLANDS COUNCIL Harbour Authority

Email : harbours@orkney.gov.uk
Phone : +44 (0) 1856 873 636
Website : www.orkneyharbours.com

 Orkney Marine Services which incorporates the Harbour Authority, Orkney Towage and Orkney Ferries. Orkney Islands Council Division of Marine Services as the Competent Harbour Authority (CHA) is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the 29 Piers and Harbours located throughout the Orkney Island and Support Vessels Crew Ships, Port Infrastructure and Land based support.

Orkney is at the forefront of UK In Marine Renewables Industry

Peel Ports Group

Email : donna.sheridan@peelports.co.uk
Phone : 0151 949 6000
Website : www.peelports.co.uk

The Peel Ports Group is strategically located to serve the whole of the United Kingdom. Five major gateways from Clydeport to Medway handle a broad spectrum of international trade amounting to more than 65 million tonnes of cargo a year.

At the centre of the country and the heart of the Group are the Port of Liverpool and the Manchester Ship Canal, now one continuous water highway forming a single facility of major strategic significance. A unique series of inland ports and logistics hubs along the Ship Canal make this Green Highway Network a viable and sustainable port-centric network.

Clydeport serves Scotland's industrial heartland. Heysham in Lancashire provides a significant springboard for trade between Britain and Ireland.

Medway Ports sit on the doorstep of the nation's capital in the prime South East Region of England. The Group also includes the operation of container terminals in Belfast and Dublin.

http://www.peelports.co.uk/

 

For further details contact Donna Sheridan on Tel : 0151 949 6000151 949 600 visit www.shipcanal.co.uk

Perth Harbour Commissioners

Email : brianmeldrum@pkc.gov.uk
Phone : 01738 624056
Website : http://perthharbour.co.uk

 

 

Situated just 30 miles from the North Sea, Perth Harbour connects easily to the area’s excellent network of motorways, dual carriageways and national rail network, making it ideal for fast and easy transportation of goods to all areas of Scotland and Northern England.

 

 

Perth Harbour provides a lower cost alternative to larger coastal ports and, by cutting haulage miles, generates both financial and environmental benefits.

 

 

Open to shipping round the clock, Perth Harbour accepts coastal and dry bulk ships up to 90 metres in length, carrying up to 2,500 tonnes from Europe, the Baltic or Scandinavia.

 

 

Because of its scale, vessels can be received on one high tide and depart on the next, ensuring maximum efficiency.

 

 

Cargoes passing through Perth Harbour range from traditional agricultural related cargoes such as animal feedstuffs and fertilisers to timber, chemicals and baryte ore.

 

 

Located within a thriving business hub, and only a short distance from the city centre, the harbour also benefits from a growing community of commercial neighbours, including some of Perth’s most successful and long-established companies.


Navigation of the River Tay between Dundee and Perth requires pilotage, which is arranged by Forth and Tay Navigation Service. The Perth Harbour Master will arrange for the services of local qualified pilots to assist vessels in transit between Balmerino and Perth. The contract for the services of a pilot is between the pilot and the vessel’s owner and the account will be submitted directly from the pilot to the shipping agent. Masters are strongly advised to make use of this facility although it is not compulsory and is not provided under the terms of the Pilotage Act 1987.


Masters of vessels should note that the Dundee compulsory pilotage area extends to a western limit delineated by a line extending from, on the north side, the rivulet called the Burnmouth of Invergowrie to; on the south side, the place where the Monastery of Balmerino was situated. This area includes both the Tay road and rail bridges.

For further details visit http://perthharbour.co.uk

 

Peterhead Bay Authority

Email : jewallace@peterheadport.co.uk
Phone : 01779 483600
Website : www.peterheadport.co.uk

Poole Harbour Commissioners

Email : pooleharbourcommissioners@phc.co.uk
Phone : +44 (0)1202 440200
Website : www.phc.co.uk

 

Poole Harbour is one of the world’s largest natural harbours.

 

The Poole Harbour Commissioners sole employers of the skilled Stevedores at the Port offer a full range of Freight and Passenger Ferry and Cargo Handling operations.

 

For details contact :Steve Moors Port  Manager

on Telephone 01202 440 200 or email pooleharbourcommissioners@phc.co.uk .

Port of Dover

Email : Nick.Dixon@doverport.co.uk
Phone : +44(0) 1304 240400
Website : www.doverport.co.uk

Port of Dover Cargo facilities. Strategically located for Europe with minimal ship deviation . Fast, dedicated multi-purpose cargo facilities with professional stevedore and inland transport service support. New berths under construction with first phase opening end 2017.

For further details on the wide range of services and facilities for cargo that the Port of Dover can provide, please contact Nick Dixon or visit www.doverport.co.uk

Port of Jersey

Email : a.donald@gov.je
Phone : 01534 446020
Website : www.portofjersey.je

 98.6% of all goods enter Jersey via the port. The Port of Jersey is Jersey’s lifeline port, providing modern commercial services to the island with guaranteed long-term viability.

 

The Port of Jersey is ready and willing to do business. Continuous improvement to our facilities, equipment and services means that the port can and will meet the long-term needs of port users.

For further details contact Alan Donaldon Telephone: 01534 446020 or email: a.donald@gov.je

 

Port of London

Email : info@pla.co.uk
Phone : 01474 562200
Website : www.pla.co.uk

Port Of Sunderland

Email : info@portofsunderland.gov.uk
Phone : +44 (0) 1915 532100
Website : www.portofsunderland.org.uk

 As the UK’s second largest municipally owned port, the Port of Sunderland has a deserved reputation for delivering high quality service and achieving rapid turnaround times in cargo handling.

Port of Tilbury London Ltd

Email : debbie.bartlett@potll.com
Phone : +44 (0)1375 852206
Website : www.forthports.co.uk

Forth Ports Limited ("Forth Ports") provides high levels of handling and logistic-related services to customers who are looking for solutions to move goods cost effectively and efficiently. It operates seven ports - Dundee on the River Tay, Tilbury on the River Thames and five ports on the Firth of Forth - Leith, Grangemouth, Methil, Burntisland and Rosyth.

Within and around the Firths of Forth and Tay, Forth Ports manages and operates an area of 280 square miles of navigable waters, including two specialised marine terminals for oil and gas export. We deliver high levels of professionalism in ship handling, pilotage, navigation and towage. 

The property division is involved in the long-term development and regeneration of waterfront sites within its ownership to promote a series of integrated communities. 

The port activities make Forth Ports the largest port grouping in Scotland.

Ports Of Jersey

Email : cj.roberts@gov.je
Phone : 01534 446008
Website : www.jerseyharbours@gov.je

Scalloway Harbour

Email : Ross.MacLennan@shetland.gov.uk
Phone : 01595744221
Website : www.shetland.gov.uk/ports

Scalloway is an important fishing & commercial harbour situated on the West side of the Shetland Isles,

Major new dredging work has increased Approach Channel Depths depts to 8.5 metres to accommodate larger vessels.

The minimum depth of water in the approach channel between the buoys in the vicinity of Port Arthur is 8.5 metres above chart datum. Scalloway Harbour  Services include Ship Repairs, Cranes, Provisions and Water ,Medical Facilities & Bunkers.

Special notice to mariners that Scalloway now has VHF Ch14 oppsed to Ch12.

For Further Details visit  www.shetland.gov.uk/ports  or contact Ross MacLennan. 

StenaLine Limited

Email : Andrew.kane@stenaline.com
Phone : 02890884004
Website : www.stenaline.co.uk

 

The Port of Belfast -Stena Line

 

 

Stena Line is an international transport and travel service company and one of the world's leading ferry operators.  Stena Line was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in the Swedish City of Gothenburg.

 

 

During 2017, Stena Line transported approximately 7.4 million passengers, 1.7 million cars and 2.1 million freight units. Stena Line has Europe's most comprehensive route network, consisting of 21 strategically located ferry routes across Northern Europe, operating in Scandinavia, the Baltics, the North Sea and the Irish Sea with a fleet of 35 vessels. Stena Line also owns and operates five ports and has approximately 5,200 employees

Sullom Voe

Email : port.reception@shetland.gov.uk
Phone : +44 (0)1806 244 200
Website : www.shetland.gov.uk/ports

 As the UK’s most northerly Oil Port Sullom Voe is a major deepwater port capable of handling the world`s largest tankers with Ship to Ship transfer of Crude Oil.

For Further Details Contact Colin Reeves Or Paul Bryant  On 01806 244 20001806 244 200 .

Terberg DTS (UK) Ltd

Email : marketing@terbergdts.co.uk
Phone : +44 1422 257 100
Website : www.terbergdts.co.uk

The Terberg TT183/223 series terminal tractors are 4 x 2 units designed for applications requiring extensive reversing and where a 180 degrees swivelling seat is therefore essential.

TT tractors combine the spacious cab, Ergoturn Trademark swivelling seat and rear sliding door of the RT series with the agility of the YT series. For sites with slopes and ramps you may want to consider the RT 4 x 4 series.

For further details contact Sales on Telephone +44(0)1422 257 100 or visit www.terbergdts.co.uk

The Port of Sunderland

Email : info@portofsunderland.org.uk
Phone : +44 (0) 1915 532100
Website : www.portofsunderland.org.uk

 As the UK’s second largest municipally owned port, the Port of Sunderland has a deserved reputation for delivering high quality service and achieving rapid turnaround times in cargo handling.

 

The Port of Sunderland now specializes in imports of forest products, non-ferrous metals, steel, aggregates together with exports of agricultural limestone, chemicals and maritime cranes. 

 

For further details visit www.portofsunderland.org.uk.

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