Swansea

Authority/Operator:

Associated British Ports

UK Ports Association

The UK Major Ports Group
http://www.ukmajorports.org.uk

Ownership:

Associated British Ports

Contact

Harbour Office
Lockhead
King’s Dock
Swansea
SA1 1QR
Tel: 0870 609 6699
Website:  www.abports.co.uk

Pilotage

Compulsory for vessels over 1600 GRT By arrangement with port authority.

Approx annual tonnage

1,650,000

Principal traffic

Containers (lo/lo);
Unit loads (ro/ro);
Vehicles/wheeled cargoes;
Passengers;
Dry bulks;
Petro-chemicals;
Steel coils, Timber, coal, cement, sand & gravel;
General cargo

Access/Accommodation

Enclosed Docks
Max depth: 10.06m
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 26.5m; LOA: 100m; Draft: 9.9m
DWT: 32,000

River/Tidal Berths
Max LOA: 137m
draft: 4.9m
No of berths: 1

Port of Swansea

Location

Lat: 51° 37’ N; Long: 03° 55’ W Bristol Channel

Port contacts

Harbour Office, Lockhead, King’s Dock, Swansea, A1 1QR
Tel: 0870 609 6699

Storage

Open: 18 hectares
Covered: 25,000 sq m

Transport connections

Roads: M4
Rail connected
Nearest passenger rail: Swansea High Street 4km
Nearest int’l airport: Cardiff Wales 60km

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring provided by port authority

Cranes
Container: 1 max 40T
Rail mounted: 9 max 10T; 12 max 40T
Linkspans
1 max capacity 230T
Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 24 max capacity 40T
Tugmasters: 3

Facilities & services

Moorings for leisure craft; Ship repair/ graving docks; Towage; Seamen’s Mission; Bunkering

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Tide Times & Heights for Swansea on 25th July 2017
02:18 - Low Tide ( 0.61m )
08:33 - High Tide ( 9.64m )
14:35 - Low Tide ( 0.65m )
20:49 - High Tide ( 9.83m )

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