Folkestone

Authority/Operator

Folkstone Harbour Company

Ownership

Company owned

Contact

The Post Office,
Folkestone Harbour
Kent CT20 1QH

Tel: 01303 254597
Fax: 01303 246091
Email: harbourmanager@folkestoneharbour.com
Website:  www.folkestoneharbour.com

Pilotage

By arrangement with pilotage authority VTS Channel 15

Approx annual tonnage

Data to follow

Principal traffic

Unit loads (ro-ro);
Vehicles/wheeled cargoes;
Passengers;
Hazardous cargoes;
Fish

Access/Accommodation

River/Tidal Berths
Max depth: 6m at LWS at Pier 3 berth
Ro-Ro
No 1 Berth lay-by
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 20m; LOA: 120m; Draft: 5.5m
No of berths: 1
Berths total length: 130m

Location

Lat: 51⁰ 04.32’ N; Long: 01⁰ 11.48’ E
Stone pier extending SE and E 1360m Long, with Inner harbour that dries at LW

Port contacts

Harbour Manager: Lorraine Hughes
Chief Engineer: M Miles
Normal hours: 24 hrs
24-hr Tel: 01303 254597

Storage

Open: 12,000 sq m

Transport connections

Road: M20 via town to harbour
Rail-connected
Passenger boat trains to harbour station
Nearest int’l airport: Gatwick 120km

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Capacity of 3 or 4 Ro-Ro sailings daily.
Stevedoring provided by port authority.

Cargo handling equipment
Linkspans: 1 capacity 200T at No 3 Berth
Folkstone Pier.
Other Ro-Ro
Heavy-lift berth at South Quay, tidal access at HW, length of berth 76m

Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 1 max 4T
Tugmasters: 6max 38T

Facilities & services

Moorings for leisure craft; Chandlers, Yacht Marina; Bunkering; Local fishing fleet and quay
Waste Disposal:
By arrangement direct with local contractor, Cleanway Tel: 01303 249521


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Tide Times & Heights for Folkestone on 26th July 2017
01:23 - High Tide ( 7.17m )
09:18 - Low Tide ( 0.59m )
13:43 - High Tide ( 7.35m )
21:36 - Low Tide ( 0.43m )

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