Tilbury

Authority/Operator:

Port of London Authority
Operator: Port of Tilbury London Ltd

UK Ports Association

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

Ownership:

Wholly owned Subsidiary of Forths Ports PLC

Contact

Leslie Ford House
Tilbury Freeport
Tilbury
Essex RM18 7EH
Tel: 01375 852200
Fax: 01375 855106
Email: perry.glading@potl.com
Website:  www.forthports.co.uk

Pilotage

Compulsory for all vessels over 80m LOA. Exemption certificates possible.

Approx annual tonnage

8,300,000

Principal traffic

Containers (lo/lo);
Unit loads (ro/ro);
Vehicles/ wheeled cargoes;
Passengers;
Dry bulks;
Grain/feedstuffs;
Fruit/vegetables;
Refrigerated & frozen products;
Hazardous Cargoes;
Forest products;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift)

Access/Accommodation

Enclosed Docks
Max depth: 11.5m
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 32.3m; LOA: 262m; draft: 11.3m
No of berths: 30
Berths total length: 4000 m

River/Tidal Berths
Max depth: 20m at HW
Max size of vessel accepted:
LOA: 310m; draft: 13m
No of berths: 4
Berths total length: 910m

Port of Tilbury

Location

Lat: 51⁰ 27’ N; Long: 00⁰ 21’ E North bank of River Thames, 26 miles from centre of London

Port contacts

Managing Director: Perry Glading
Harbour Master: Capt Bob Baker
Chief Engineer: Adrian Downs
Normal hours: 24 hrs 24-hr Tel: 01375 846781

Storage

Open: 68 hectares
Covered: 32 hectares
Refrigerated: Pallet Spaces, Ambient 2,000 Pallets; Chilled 16,500 Pallets; Frozen 10,000 Pallets

Transport connections

Roads: A1089 dual/A13 dual
Rail connected/Rail freight terminal
Nearest passenger rail: Tilbury Town 0.25km
Nearest int’l airport: Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow, London City.
Other connections: River Thames

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring facilities provided by port authority and private operators.

Cranes
Mobile: 100T capacity
Rail mounted: 20 max 10T; 11 max 45T
Linkspans
1 max capacity 7.5 tonnes per axle load
Other ro-ro: ability to handle stern, side, quarter ramps.

Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 120 max capacity 44T
Tugmasters: 30

Facilities & services

Lay up berths; Bunkering; Seamen’s Mission

Waste Disposal
Oil, sewage, garbage – 24 hrs notice.
PGR Waste Management: 01268 523387
S Walsh (garbage only): 01375 859751
LJ Environmental: 01708 520208
Cory Environmental: 01375 654228
PJ & PW Robinson: 01277 810873
Tanker Waste (Oil only): 01634 252190
Thames Global (Oil only): 01634 254464


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TIDE TABLE FOR PORT OF TILBURY
Tide Times & Heights for Tilbury on 25th July 2017
02:58 - High Tide ( 6.94m )
09:35 - Low Tide ( 0.67m )
15:24 - High Tide ( 6.69m )
22:11 - Low Tide ( 0.11m )

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