Boston

Authority/Operator:

Port of Boston Ltd

Ownership:

Victoria Group

Contact

The Dock
Boston,
Lincs PE21 6BN
Tel: 01205 365571
Fax: 01205 310126
Email: administrator@portofboston.co.uk
Website: www.portofboston.co.uk

Pilotage

Compulsory for all vessels. VTS Channel 12

Approx annual tonnage

1,300,000

Principal traffic

Containers (lo/lo);
Dry Bulks;
Grain/Feedstuffs;
Hazardous Cargoes;
Forest Products;
General Cargo

Access/Accommodation

Enclosed Docks
Max depth: 6.2m
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 13.6m; LOA: 118m; Draft: 5.5;
DWT: 3500
No of berths: 7
Berths total length: 645m

River/Tidal Berths Max depth: NABSA
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 15.5m; LOA: 90m; Draft: 5.5m;
DWT: 3500
No of berths: 4
Berths total length: 375m

Port of Boston

Location

Lat: 52⁰ 58’ N; Long: 00⁰ 02’ W Southwest corner of Wash Estuary

Port contacts

Port Manager: Andy Lawrence
Harbour Master: A Johnson
Operations Manager: A Johnson
Normal hours: 0800 – 1700 (24hrs available)
24-hr Tel: 01205 365571

Storage

Open: 40,500 sq m 13,400 sq m (+9000 sq m private)

Transport connections

Roads: A16, A52 single
Rail-connected/rail freight terminal
Nearest passengers rail: Boston km
Nearest int’l airport: Humberside 80km/East Midlands 100km

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring provided by authority and private operators.
Cranes
Container: 1 max 30T
Rail Mounted: 4 max 10T
Mobile: 2 max 10T; 1 40T+

Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 30 max capacity 25T
Bulk Conveyors: 6 max 250 tonnes/hr
Container Reachstackers: x 2

Facilities & services

Moorings for leisure craft;
Ship repair/container repairs;
Chandlers;
Yacht Marina;
Bunkering;
Towage


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TIDE TABLE FOR BOSTON
Tide Times & Heights for Boston, England on 26th July 2017
04:47 - Low Tide ( 1.50m )
08:48 - High Tide ( 6.90m )
17:18 - Low Tide ( 1.29m )
21:19 - High Tide ( 6.30m )

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