Whitehaven

Authority/Operator

Whitehaven Harbour Commissioners

UK Ports Association

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

Ownership

Trust

Contact

27 Lowther Street,
Whitehaven,
CA28 7DN

Telephone no: 01946 590515
Fax: 01946 691135
Email: info@whitehavenhc.org.uk
Website:  www.whitehavenhc.org.uk

Pilotage

Compulsory for vessels over 50m and for all dangerous cargoes.

Approx annual tonnage

Data to follow

Principal traffic

Fish,
Fish landing,
Marina/leisure

Access/Accommodation

Outer Harbour – tidal
Inner Harbour (Queens Dock, North Harbour, Inner Harbour, Custom House Harbour, South Harbour) served by 24hr Operated Sealock.
Sealock physical dimensions: 30m long, 13,7m breadth cill height tidal dependant 5.8m/8.2m

Max size of vessel accepted through sealock: 60m LOA

North Harbour dedicated to fishing fleet.
Inner Harbour contains 150 berth marina
Swing mooring available in South Harbour
Commercial Shipping activities have now ceased

Fishing fleet facilities

Automated for leisure craft;
Bunkering for marine diesel;
Ice supply;
45T boat hoist (5.1m beam)

Location

Lat: 54⁰ 33’ N; Long: 03⁰ 35’ W West coast England, Solway Firth (Irish Sea)

Port contacts

CEO: Celia MacKenzie
Office Manager: Anne Stafford
Normal hours: 0900 – 1700
24-hrs Tel: 01946 694672 (Sealock)

Storage

Data to follow

Transport connections

Roads: single and double carriageway A595/A66 to M6 at Penrith
Nearest passenger rail: Whitehaven 1km
Nearest int’l airport: Newcastle 160km/ Manchester 230km

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Data to follow

Facilities & services

Waste Disposal:
via Biffa Waste Services Ltd Tel: 01228 514 222

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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 Times & Heights for Whitehaven on 26th July 2017
01:53 - High Tide ( 8.26m )
08:48 - Low Tide ( 0.64m )
14:19 - High Tide ( 7.97m )
20:57 - Low Tide ( 1.01m )

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