Liverpool

Authority/Operator

Mersey Docks & Harbour Company Limited
Operator
Several

Ownership

Peel Ports Limited
Peel Ports

Contact

Maritime Centre
Port of Liverpool
Liverpool L21 1LA

Tel: 0151 949 6000
Fax: 0151 949 6090
Email: steve.gallimore@merseydocks.co.uk
Website:  www.peelports.co.uk

Pilotage

Compulsory for vessels of 82m or more LOA. By arrangement with pilotage authority.

Approx annual tonnage

33,400,000

Principal traffic

Containers (lo/lo);
Unit loads (ro-ro);
Vehicles/wheeled cargoes;
Passengers;
Dry bulks;
Grain/feedstuffs;
Fruit/vegetables;
Hazardous cargoes;
Forest products;
Metals And steel;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift);
Ferry operations

Access/Accommodation

Enclosed Docks
Max depth: 11.6m (all tides 365 days p.a.)
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 36m; LOA: 292m; Draft: 12.8m
No of berths: 50
Berths total length: 7700m

Location

Lat: 53⁰ 24’ M; Long: 03⁰ 00.2’ W
Northwest coast of England

Port contacts

MD: Gary Hodgson
Head of Business Development: Stephen Carr
Harbour Master: Steve Gallimore
Head of Port Operations: David Huck
Normal hours: 24hrs/7 days
24-hr Tel: 0151 949 6135

Storage

Open: Unlimited
Covered: In excess of 1 million m2

Transport connections

Roads: M53, M57, M58, A5036, A565
Rail-connected/Rail freight terminal
Nearest passenger rail: Seaforth 1km
Nearest int’l airport: Liverpool 12km
Other int’l airport: Manchester 30km
Other connections: Manchester Ship
Canal; Leeds Liverpool Canal; River Weaver

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Cranes: +30
Container: max 45T
Rail mounted: 20 max 10T; 1 max 30T
Mobile: 25 max 55T
Floating: 1 capacity 250T
Ro-ro: heavy lift, ramp cut outs in enclosed dock system

Other handling equipment
specialist equipment available for all cargo types handled in Port

Facilities & services

Ship repair/Ship building/graving docks; Lay up berths; Chandlers; Bunkering; Towage; Seamen’s Mission


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Tide Times & Heights for Liverpool (Alfred Dock) on 25th July 2017
01:03 - High Tide ( 9.86m )
08:02 - Low Tide ( 0.31m )
13:33 - High Tide ( 9.63m )
20:11 - Low Tide ( 0.75m )

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