Stena Line

UK Ports Association

British Ports Association (BPA)


Company owned


Stena House
Station Approach
Gwynedd Ll65 1DQ

Tel: 01407 606666
Fax: 01407 606617
Website:  www.holyheadport.com


Compulsory all vessels over 40m LPS Channel 14

Approx annual tonnage

2,700,000 passengers
400,000 cars
170,000 freight units
270,000 tonnes bulk

Principal traffic

Unit loads (ro/ro);
Vehicles/wheeled cargoes;
Dry bulks


Tidal berth Ro/Ro
Max depth: 7.0m
Max size of vessel accepted:
LOA: 190m; DWT: 5,680
No of berths: 7, 2 in Inner Harbour for Smaller Vessels
Tidal berth (privately owned)
Max depth: 13.5m
Max size of vessel accepted:
Max DWT: 25,000
No of berths: 1
Berths total length: 600m


Lat: 53⁰ 19’ N; Long: 04⁰ 38’ W On Holy Island, Anglesey, N Wales

Port contacts

Harbour Master: Capt Brian McCleery
Technical Manager: Steve Edwards
Normal hours: 0830 – 1730
Port Control: 01407 606700 24 hrs.
Email: portcontrol@stenaline.com


Open: 41,000 sq m

Transport connections

Road: A5 single to A55 dual
Nearest passenger rail: Holyhead, in port.
Nearest int’l airport: Manchester 184km
Other connections: Regular ferry services to Dublin and seasonal to Dun Laoghaire (April to October)

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring provided by port authority.

Mobile: 2 max 30T; 1 over 40T
Linkspan: 3 max capacity 60T

Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 4 max capacity 7T
Tug masters: 13 max capacity 45T
Bulk conveyors: 1

Facilities & services

Damian Stan Tug 1906, Pilot Boat / Crew Change Facilities, Towage; Mooring for leisure craft;
Ship repair/Fish dock; Chandlers; Bunkering;
Waste disposal
Garbage – contact Port Control for licensed
Disposall contractor

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MAP VESSEL KEY Click here to view the map vessel key

Shipping Map Key

PLEASE NOTE: Vessel positions may be up to one hour old or incomplete.
Data is provided for informational reasons only and is not related by any means to the safety of navigation.

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

Tide Times & Heights for Holyhead on 24th January 2018
02:38 - High Tide ( 4.84m )
08:46 - Low Tide ( 1.70m )
15:00 - High Tide ( 5.08m )
21:19 - Low Tide ( 1.55m )

CURRENT WEATHER Click here to view a 5 day weather forecast for the port

Chance of Rain
Wednesday 24/01/2018 50%
Chance of Rain
Becoming partly cloudy after some morning light rain. Windy at times. High 49F. SW winds at 40 to 60 mph, decreasing to 25 to 35 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Winds could occasionally gust over 80 mph.
Chance of Rain
Thursday 25/01/2018 60%
Chance of Rain
Windy with rain showers. High 46F. Winds SW at 25 to 35 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Mostly Cloudy
Friday 26/01/2018 10%
Mostly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will become overcast in the afternoon. High 46F. Winds NW at 15 to 25 mph.
Saturday 27/01/2018 80%
Windy with rain early...then remaining cloudy with showers in the afternoon. High near 50F. Winds SSW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 28/01/2018 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy and windy. High 51F. Winds SSW at 20 to 30 mph.