Cardiff

Authority/Operator:

Associated British Ports

UK Ports Association

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

Ownership:

Company owned

Contact

Queen Alexandra House
Cargo Road,
Cardiff, CF10 4LY
Tel: 0870 609 6699
Website: www.abports.co.uk

Pilotage

Compulsory for all vessels carrying 12 or more passengers. Strongly recommended for all vessels.
VTS Channels 14 & 16

Approx annual tonnage

2,500,000

Principal traffic

Container;
Unit loads (ro/ro);
Passengers;
Dry bulks;
Grain/feedstuffs;
Fruit/vegetables;
Refrigerated products;
Forest products;
Oil/petroleum;
Other liquid bulk;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift);
Steel

Access/Accommodation

Enclosed Docks
Max depth 10.37m
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 26.9m
LOA: 198m
Draft: 10.37m
DWT: 35,000
No of berths: 25
Berths total length: 5589

The Port of Cardiff

Location

Lat: 51⁰ 27’ N; Long: 02⁰ 09’ W North side Bristol Channel

Port contacts

Normal hours: 0830 – 1700 24-hr Tel: 01446 732665

Storage

Open: ample
Covered:  55,000 sq m
Refrigerated: 22,000 sq m

Transport connections

Roads: M4, A4232 (dual), M48, A4161 (single)
Rail freight terminal
Rail-served berths
Nearest passenger rail: Cardiff Bay 1 km
Nearest int’l airport: Cardiff Wales 19km

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring provided by private operators.
Cranes
Container: 2 max 30T
Rail mounted: 12 max 15T
Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 30 max capacity 40T
Tugmasters: 2 max capacity 40T

Facilities & services

Chandlers;
Bunkering;
Towage;
Seamen’s Mission


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TIDE TABLE FOR CARDIFF
Tide Times & Heights for Cardiff on 25th July 2017
03:19 - Low Tide ( 0.71m )
09:19 - High Tide ( 12.59m )
15:37 - Low Tide ( 0.64m )
21:37 - High Tide ( 12.79m )

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