The Bristol Port Company

Authority/Operator:

The Bristol Port Company

UK Ports Association

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

Ownership:

The Bristol Port Company

Contact

St Andrew’s House,
St Andrew’s Road
Avonmouth,
Bristol BS11 9DQ
Tel: 0117 982 0000
Fax: 0117 982 0698

Pilotage

Compulsory vessels over 85m

Approx annual tonnage

10,000,000

Principal traffic

Containers (lo/lo):
Unit loads (ro/ro):
Vehicles/Wheeled cargoes;
Coals;
Dry bulks;
Grain/feedstuffs;
Hazardous cargoes;
Forest Products;
Oil/petroleum;
Other liquid Bulk;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift)

Access/Accommodation

Enclosed Docks (2)
Max depth: 14.5m
Max size of vessel accepted at Portbury:
Beam: 41.5m; LOA: 300m; draft: 14.5m; DWT: 120,000

Both docks:
No of berths: 28 (inc oil)
Berths total length: 5530m

Port of Bristol

Location

Lat: 51⁰ 27’ N; Long: 02⁰ 38’ W
On south shore of mouth of River Severn (includes Avonmouth and Royal Portbury Dock)

Port contacts

Chairman: Terence Mordaunt
Managing Director: David Ord
Chief Executive: Simon Bird
Operations Manager: David Brown
Haven Master: Jerry Stanford
Deputy Haven Master: John McCorquodale
Director of Engineering: John Chaplin
Normal hours: 24hrs 24-hr Tel: 0117 982 0000

Storage

Open: Available
Covered;  Sheds: available

Transport connections

Road: M5 motorway
Rail-connected/no rail freight terminal
Nearest passenger rail: Bristol Parkway 11km
Nearest int’l airport: Lulsgate Bristol 13km

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring provided by port authority
Cranes
Container: 1 max 40T
Rail mounted: 29 max 10T, 1 max 27T
Mobile: 1 max 40T; floating: 1 max 150T
Ro-ro fixed cut out ramps
Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 80 max 40T
Tugmasters: 12 max 60T

Facilities & services

Lay up berths;
Towage;
Seamen’s Mission;
Chandlers;
Bunkering


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TIDE TABLE FOR BRISTOL (AVONMOUTH)
Tide Times & Heights for Port of Bristol (Avonmouth) on 25th July 2017
03:57 - Low Tide ( 0.59m )
09:28 - High Tide ( 13.66m )
16:16 - Low Tide ( 0.58m )
21:46 - High Tide ( 13.87m )

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