Sheerness

Authority/Operator:

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Ownership:

Peel Ports
peelports.com
Peel Ports

Contact

Archway House
Sheerness Docks
Sheerness,
Kent ME12 1RS
Tel: 01795 596596
Tel: 01795 596551
Fax: 01795 660072
Email: enquiries@medwayports.com
Website:  www.medwayports.com

Pilotage

Compulsory for vessels over 50m, by arrangement with pilotage authority.
Exemption certificates available for regular traders.

Approx annual tonnage

2.7 million

Principal traffic

Containers (lo/lo);
Vehicles/Wheeled cargoes;
Fruit/Vegetables;
Refrigerated products;
Hazardous cargoes;
Forest products;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift);
Class 1 explosives

Access/Accommodation

River/Tidal Berths
Max LOA:230m; Max Draft: 12m
No of berths: 8

Port of Sheerness

Location

Lat: 51⁰ 27’ N; Long: 00⁰ 45’ E At the mouth of the River Medway

Port contacts

Manager: M S Putman
Harbour Master: Capt R Taylor

General Enquiries:Michelle Newton – Reception Medway
michelle.newton@peelports.com | 0179 559 6596

Community Enquiries;James Goodfellow – Assistant Harbour Master
james.goodfellow@peelports.com | 0179 559 6547

Media Enquiries;Julia Bradley – Group Head of Marketing
julia.bradley@peelports.com

Careers Enquiries;Peel Ports HR Shared Service – HR Connect
careers@peelports.com | 0151 949 6949

Leisure Conservancy;Pauline Pardoe
pauline.pardoe@peelports.com | 0179 559 6444

Medway Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) / Traffic Organisation Service: VHF 74 (call sign ‘Medway VTS’)
medway.navigation@peelports.com | 0179 566 3025

Dredging / River Works Licence: Russell Bird
russell.bird@peelports.com | 0151 949 6119

Storage

Open: 200 acres
Covered: 90,000 sq m
Refrigerated: 56,000 sq m (including 5,000 refrig)

Transport connections

Road: A249 dual to M2
Rail connected
Nearest passenger rail: Sheerness Town Centre 1km
Nearest int’l airport: Gatwick 100km

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring provided by port authority.

Cranes
Rail mounted: 12 max 5T
Linkspans: 1 capacity 80T; ro-ro: 3
Two dedicated car carrier to ro-ro berths.

Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 80+; tugmasters: 20+

Facilities & services

Moorings for leisure craft; Towage


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VESSELS IN AND AROUND THE PORT

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Shipping Map Key

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Data is provided for informational reasons only and is not related by any means to the safety of navigation.

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

TIDE TABLE FOR PORT OF SHEERNESS
Tide Times & Heights for Sheerness on 25th July 2017
02:30 - High Tide ( 6.10m )
08:51 - Low Tide ( 0.69m )
14:51 - High Tide ( 6.00m )
21:26 - Low Tide ( 0.27m )

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