Belfast

Authority/Operator:

Belfast Harbour Commissioners

UK Ports Association

The UK Major Ports Group
http://www.ukmajorports.org.uk

Ownership:

Trust

Contact

Harbour Office
Corporation Square
Belfast,
Northern Ireland BT1 3AL
Tel: 028 90 554422
Fax: 028 90 554411
info@belfast-harbour.co.uk
Web:  www.belfast-harbour.co.uk

Pilotage

Compulsory vessels over 75m; VTS Channel 12

Approx annual tonnage

23,000,000

Principal traffic

Containers (lo/lo);
Unit loads (ro/ro);
Vehicles/wheeled cargoes;
Passengers;
Dry bulks;
Grain/feedstuffs;
Refrigerated Products;
Hazardous cargoes;
Forest Products;
Oil/Petroleum;
Other liquid bulk;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift)

Access/Accommodation

River/Tidal Berths
Max depth: 11m
Max size of vessel accepted
Beam: LOA 300m X 45m Beam X 10.4m Draft / LOA 240m X 45m Beam X 11.0m Draft
No of berths: 40
Berths total length: 8000m

Port of Belfast

Location

Lat: 54⁰ 36’ N; Long: 05⁰ 56’ W
A safe accessible deepwater harbour at the head of Belfast Lough, 19km west of the Irish Sea on the northeast coast of Ireland.

Port contacts

Manager/CEO: Roy Adair
Commercial Director: Joe O’Neill
Harbour Master: Capt Kevin Allen
Chief Engineer: Eugene McBride
Normal hours: 0900 – 1700 24-hr Tel: 028 90 553000

Storage

Open: 50,000 sq m
Covered: 80,000 sq m

Transport connections

Roads: M2 motorway to north of province;
M1 motorway/westlink dual to south and west;
M3 bridge and Sydenham bypass, dual to east.
Nearest passenger rail: York Gate 2km
Nearest int’l airport: Belfast International 25km

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring provided by private operators.
Cranes
Container: 1 max 30T, 6 max 40T
Rail mounted: 2 max 30T, 4 max 15T
Mobile: 3 max 100T/ 1 max 84T / 1 max 35T / 1 max 25T
Linkspans: 5 max capacity 180 tonnes

Facilities & services

Ship repair/graving docks;
Lay up berths;
Chandlers;
Bunkering;
Towage;
Seamen’s Mission


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TIDE TABLE FOR BELFAST
Tide Times & Heights for Belfast on 26th July 2017
01:41 - High Tide ( 3.79m )
07:48 - Low Tide ( 0.24m )
14:14 - High Tide ( 3.34m )
20:11 - Low Tide ( 0.60m )

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