Sunderland

Authority/Operator:

Port of Sunderland

UK Ports Association

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

Ownership:

Municipal

Contact

Capstan House,
Greenwells Quay,
Barrack Street,
Sunderland,
SR1 2BU
Tel: 0191 553 2100
Fax: 0191 552 2120
Email: matthew.hunt@sunderland.gov.uk
Website:  www.portofsunderland.co.uk

Pilotage

Compulsory for all vessels entering South Dock or Drydock, vessels under Tow, vessels carrying hazardous cargoes, Vessels proceeding upriver of Corporation Quay.
VTS Channel 14

Approx annual tonnage

1,100,000

Principal traffic

Liquid bulk;
Dry bulks;
Forest products;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift) Steel;
Non-Ferrous Metals;
Moorings for leisure craft

Access/Accommodation

Enclosed Docks
Max depth: 9.62m
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 18.9m; LOA: 141.8m
Draft: 7.16 MHWN/8.08m MHWS
No of berths: 1
Berths total length: 2, 190m

River/Tidal Berths
Max depth: 8.8m
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 33m; LOA: 213m; draft: 8.2m
No of berths: 1
Berths total length: 323m

Port of Sunderland

Location

Lat: 54° 55’ N; Long: 01° 21’ W Northeast coast England

Port contacts

Port Director: Matthew Hunt
Operations Manager: Capt Ken Wind
Harbour Master: Capt Ian Duncan
Port Engineer: Richard Atkinson
Normal hours: 0830 – 1715 24-hr Tel: 0191 514 2752

Storage

Open: 17,000 sq m
Covered: 7,950 sq m

Transport connections

A19 dual and A1 (M)
Rail connected
Nearest passenger rail: Sunderland 1km
Nearest int’l airport: Newcastle 20km

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring provided by port authority

Cranes
Container: 2 max 35T
Rail mounted: 8 max 10T
Mobile: 1 max 25T

Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 10 max capacity 30T

Facilities & services

Ship repair/graving docks; Lay up berths; Chandlers; Yacht Marina; Bunkering; Towage; Fresh water supply; Waste Management
Waste Disposal:
Ships domestic garbage,
oily bilge Waste,
tank washings,
ballast water,
chemical waste,
low flash,
paint drums And cargo generated waste.

Contact Harbour Master on 0191 514 2752

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Tide Times & Heights for Sunderland on 25th July 2017
05:20 - High Tide ( 5.46m )
11:54 - Low Tide ( 0.35m )
17:51 - High Tide ( 5.36m )

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