Sharpness

Authority/Operator

Canal & River Trust

UK Ports Association

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

Ownership

Trust

Contact

Canal & River Trust
South Wales & Severn Waterway
The Dock Office
Commercial Road
Gloucester GL1 2EB

Tel: 01452 318000
Website:  www.canalrivertrust.org.uk

Marine Enquiries:
Sharpness Port Authority
Sharpness Pier Head
Tel: 01453 511968
Commercial Operations:

Sharpness Dock Ltd
Dock Office, Sharpness
Berkeley, Glos GL13 9UX
Tel: 01453 811644
Fax: 01453 811990
Email: garrystrickland@sharpnessdock.co.uk
Website:  www.sharpnessdock.co.uk

Pilotage

Compulsory for all vessels. VHF Channel 13

Approx annual tonnage

600,000

Principal traffic

Dry bulks;
Cement,
Fertilisers,
Grain/feedstuffs;
Forest products;
Coal, Minerals,
General cargo;
Scrap metal;
Project cargo (heavy lift);
Bagging and blending facilities

Access/Accommodation

Enclosed Docks
Max depth: 6.55m
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 16.76m; LOA: 126m; draft: 6.55m
DWT: 7000
No of berths: 12
Berths total length: 3650m

Location

Lat: 51⁰ 43’ N; Long: 02⁰ 29’ W At the head of the Bristol Channel.

Port contacts

Port Manager: Garry Strickland
Mobile: 07802 579694

Storage

Open: 45,000 sq m
Covered: 35,000 sq m

Transport connections

Roads: A38 linked M5
Rail linked
Nearest passenger rail: Gloucester 25km
Nearest int’l airport: Bristol Lulsgate 45km
Other connections: Gloucester and Sharpness Ship Canal

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Cranes
Rail mounted: 3 max 6T
Mobile: 2 max 6T

Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 12 max capacity 7T
Bulk conveyors: 5
Ship loading conveyor: 2

Facilities & services

Moorings for leisure craft; Ship repair/ graving docks; Lay up berths; Chandlers; Yacht Marina; Bunkering; Towage by prior arrangement only

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VESSELS IN AND AROUND THE PORT

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

Tide Times & Heights for
Sharpness Dock on 1st October 2014

00:26 - High Tide (7.50m)
08:52 - Low Tide (0.60m)
12:49 - High Tide (7.00m)
21:19 - Low Tide (0.60m)

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

5 day weather for Sharpness
Today 02/10/2014 03/10/2014 04/10/2014 05/10/2014
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 10:00 PM BST on October 01, 2014
Chance of Rain
68°/52°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 10:00 PM BST on October 02, 2014
Partly Cloudy
70°/52°
It is forcast to be Mostly Cloudy at 10:00 PM BST on October 03, 2014
Mostly Cloudy
70°/55°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 10:00 PM BST on October 04, 2014
Chance of Rain
63°/41°
It is forcast to be Mostly Cloudy at 10:00 PM BST on October 05, 2014
Mostly Cloudy
64°/48°
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