Cowes

Authority/Operator

Cowes Harbour Commission
Aggregates/Red Funnel

UK Ports Association

British Ports Association (BPA)
http://www.britishports.org.uk

Ownership

Trust Port

Contact

Harbour Office,
Town Quay
Cowes,
Isle of Wight PO31 7AS

Tel: 01983 293952
Email: chc@cowes.co.uk
Websites:
www.cowes.co.uk
www.cowesharbourcommission.co.uk

Pilotage

Compulsory all vessels over 48m LOA.
20m LOA and > 12 PAX (passenger vessels only).
Cowes Harbour Radio on VHF ch 69
Compulsory pilotage for vessels 61m LOA and above. VTS Channels 12

Approx annual tonnage

500,000

Principal traffic

Unit loads ( ro/ro);
Vehicles/wheeled cargoes;
Passenger;
Dry bulks;
Grain/feedstuffs;
Hazardous cargoes;
Forest Product;
Oil/Petroleum;
General cargo

Access/Accommodation

River/Tidal Berths
Max Depth: 5.7m (MHWS)
Max size of vessel accepted
Beam: 14m; LOA: 100m; Ddraft: 5.4 (MHWS)
No of berths: 5; Berths total length: 360m

Location

Lat: 50° 46’ N; Long: 01° 17’ W Solent, north coast of Isle of Wight

Port contacts

CEO and Harbour Master: Capt Stuart McIntosh
Normal hour: 0830 – 1700

Storage

Open: 2000 sq m

Transport connections

Roads: A3020/A3021 single
Nearest passenger rail: Southampton 16km
Nearest int’l airport: Southampton 20km

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring provided by private operators.

Cranes: 2 mobile max 10T
Linkspans: 1
Other ro-ro
Heavy lift (cargo loads) at National Power plc.
Berth, East Cowes (by prior arrangement).

Other handling equipment
1 forklift; 2 skid-steer loader;
1 mechanical shovel

Facilities & services

Moorings for leisure craft; ship/repair/graving
Docks; Chandlers; Yacht marina; Bunkering;
Towage; – via agent
PD Port Services 01983 292501
Cansbrooke Shipping 01983 284100
Faversham Shipping 01983 200677

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VESSELS IN AND AROUND THE PORT

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Shipping Map Key
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TIDE TIMES AND HEIGHT Click here to view the tide times and heights for today

TIDE TABLE FOR COWES
Tide Times & Heights for Cowes on 26th July 2017
01:14 - High Tide ( 4.22m )
03:40 - High Tide ( 4.06m )
07:16 - Low Tide ( 0.53m )
13:51 - High Tide ( 4.23m )
16:11 - High Tide ( 4.20m )
19:37 - Low Tide ( 0.76m )

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