Ridham

Authority/Operator

Authority:
Medway Ports Ltd
Operator: Ridham Sea Terminals Ltd

Ownership

Ridham Sea Terminals Ltd

Contact

Ridham Docks,
Iwade
Sittingbourne,
Kent ME9 8SR

Tel: 01795 470881
Fax: 01795 421000
Telex: 96409
Website:  www.galbraiths.ltd.uk

Pilotage

Compulsory for most vessels Tidal: restriction on length for night pilotage

Approx annual tonnage

1,230,000

Principal traffic

Dry bulks;
Hazardous cargoes;
Forest products;
Other liquid bulk;
General Cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift)

Access/Accommodation

River/Tidal Berths
NABSA berth. Normally 2m water at LWDST
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 17m; LOA: 102m; draft: 6.2m
DWT: 4/5000
No of berths: 4

Location

On the Swale and Medway River, on the mainland opposite Isle of Sheppey

Port contacts

Manager/CEO: J R A Pepper
Operations Manager: S R Stanton
Normal hours: 0700 – 1800

Storage

Open: 15 acres
Covered: 11, 000 sq m

Transport connections

Roads: A249 (dual); M2, M20, M25 Seven miles
Rail connected
Nearest passenger rail: Ridham 0.5km
Nearest int’l airport: Gatwick 55km

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Data to follow

Facilities & services

Available locally, not in dock; Ship repair; Yacht Marina; Towage; Bunkering; Shipping agency in dock; Charles England.


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Tide Times & Heights for Sheerness on 26th July 2017
03:17 - High Tide ( 6.11m )
09:33 - Low Tide ( 0.74m )
15:34 - High Tide ( 5.98m )
22:09 - Low Tide ( 0.30m )

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