Manchester Ship Canal

Authority/Operator

Manchester Ship Canal Company Limited
Peel Ports Mersey Part of the Peel Ports Group
Operator: The Manchester Ship Canal Company Limited

Ownership

Peel Ports Ltd
Peel Ports

Contact

Engineering Workshops,
Percival Lane,
Runcorn Docks,
Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 4UY
Website:  http://peelports.co.uk/port-authorities/manchester-ship-canal

Pilotage

Compulsory for vessels over 50m LOA
VTS Channel 7 in Mersey Estuary/14 in Canal

Approx annual tonnage

8,000,000

Principal traffic

Data to follow

Access/Accommodation

Varies with location

Location

Lat: 53⁰ 19.5’ N; Long: 02⁰ 57.0’ W Entrance to canal in Mersey Estuary.

Port contacts

General Manager: Dean Hammond
Tel: 07801 248523
E.mail: dean.hammond@shipcanal.co.uk

Harbour Master: Alan Feast
Tel: 07718366041
E.mail: Alan.feast@shipcanal.co.uk

Port Operations Manager John Rutherford
Tel: 07718366050
E.mail: John.rutherford@shipcanal.co.uk

Asset Manager Ryan Slater
Tel: 07918768881
E.mail: Ryan.slater@shipcanal.co.uk
24-hr Tel: Port Control 0151 327 4638

Storage

Open: Available
Covered: Available
Refrigerate: Development sites- up to 60 acres available.

Transport connections

Roads: M56, M6,M60
Berths close to motorway connections.
Rail freight terminals to dry bulks, bulk liquids and containers
Nearest passenger rail: Manchester, Runcorn,Chester
Nearest int’l airport: Manchester ,Liverpool

Commercial cargo handling facilities

A complete range of facilities covering:
Bulk Liquids,
Dry Bulks ,
Project Cargoes,
Heavy Lift Capabilities,
Containers.

Facilities & services

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VESSELS IN AND AROUND THE PORT

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Tide Times & Heights for Widnes on 26th July 2017
02:27 - High Tide ( 5.42m )
12:29 - Low Tide ( 0.53m )
14:53 - High Tide ( 5.06m )

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