Kirkwall

Authority/Operator

Orkney Islands Council Marine Services

UK Ports Association

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

Ownership

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Contact

Harbour Authority Building
Scapa,
Orkney KW15 1SD

Tel: 01856 873636
Fax: 01856 873612
Email: harbours@orkney.gov.uk
Website:  www.orkneyharbours.com

Pilotage

Compulsory for vessels over 65m (passenger) 80m (other)

Approx annual tonnage

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Principal traffic

Containers (lo/lo);
Unit loads (ro/ro);
Vehicles/wheeled cargoes;
Passengers;
Dry bulks;
Grain/feedstuffs;
Oil/petroleum;
Livestock

Access/Accommodation

Tidal Berths
Max depth: 5m
Max size of vessel accepted:
beam: 20m; LOA: 110m; draft: 5m
No of berths: 6
Berths total length: 780m

Location

Lat: 58⁰ 59’ N; Long: 02⁰ 58’ W South end Kirkwall Bay, Orkney Islands

Port contacts

Harbour Master – Brian Archibald
Pier Master Normal hours: 24 hour port Tel: 01856 872292

Storage

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Transport connections

Road: Stromness A965
Nearest passenger rail: Thurso
Nearest int’l airport: Inverness
Nearest local airport: Kirkwall

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring provided by private operators
Cranes provided by private operators
Linkspans: 1
Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 3 max capacity 7T

Facilities & services

Ship repair; Chandlers; Bunkering.
Waste Disposal:
Skips on piers for combustible & non-combustible waste.
Tanks on main piers for the reception of small quantities of waste oil.
Small quantities of bilge water can be disposed of by arrangement with the Harbour Authority – Tel: 01856 873636


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VESSELS IN AND AROUND THE PORT

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Tide Times & Heights for Kirkwall on 26th July 2017
00:53 - High Tide ( 3.14m )
07:13 - Low Tide ( 0.11m )
13:30 - High Tide ( 2.84m )
19:24 - Low Tide ( 0.57m )

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