Birkenhead

Authority

Mersey Docks & Harbour Company Limited
Operator Various privates stevedores and terminal operators.

Ownership

Peel Ports Limited

Contact

Maritime Centre
Port of Liverpool
Liverpool L21 1LA

Tel: 0151 949 6000
Fax: 0151 949 6090
Email:
steve.gallimore@merseydocks.co.uk
Website:  www.peelports.co.uk

Pilotage

Compulsory for vessels over 82m LOA or over

Approx annual tonnage

1, 086, 600 tonnes excl Tranmere Oil Terminal

Principal traffic

Data to followDry bulks;
Grain/feedstuffs;
Hazardous cargoes;
Forest products;
Oil/petroleum;
Other liquid bulk;
General cargo;
Steel, Project cargo (heavy lift);
Fish

Access/Accommodation

Enclosed Docks
Max depth: 8.6m
Max size of vessel accepted
Beam: 26.5m; LOA: 192m; draft: 8.6m
No of berths: 18
Berths total length: 4000m
River/tidal berths
Max depth: 14m Tranmere Oil Terminal
Maximum size vessel accepted

Beam: 57.4m; LOA: 347m;
DWT: 322, 912
No of berths: 2

12 Quays RoRo Berths North and South
Max depth: 7m

Maximum size vessel accepted
LOA: 180m;
No of berths: 2

Location

Lat: 53⁰ 24’ N; Long: 03⁰ 00.2’ W Northwest coast England

Port contacts

MD: Gary Hodgson
Head of Business Development: Stephen Carr
Harbour Master: Steve Gallimore
Head of Port Operations: David Huck
Normal hours: 24hrs/7 days 24-hr Tel: 0151 949 6135

Storage

Open: Unlimited.
100, 000 sq m plus

Transport connections

Roads: M53, A41
Rail-connected/no rail freight terminal
Nearest passenger rail: Birkenhead Park 1km
Nearest int’l airport: Liverpool 13km
Other connections: Manchester Ship Canal, River Mersey, River Weaver

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring provided by port authority and by Private operators.
Cranes
Rail mounted: 4 max 10T; 2 max 20T
Mobile: 2 max 30T
Floating: one max 250
Other ro-ro: heavy lift

Other Handling Equipment
Forklifts: as required max 42T
Tugmaster: as required

Facilities & services

Moorings for leisure craft; Shiprepair/graving docks; Lay up berths; Chandlers; Bunkering; Towage


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TIDE TABLE FOR BIRKENHEAD (LIVERPOOL)
Tide Times & Heights for Liverpool (Alfred Dock) on 26th July 2017
01:49 - High Tide ( 9.81m )
08:48 - Low Tide ( 0.37m )
14:18 - High Tide ( 9.48m )
20:54 - Low Tide ( 0.95m )

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