Inverness

Authority/Operator

Inverness Harbour Trust

UK Ports Association

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

Ownership

Trust

Contact

Harbour Office
Longman Drive
Inverness, IV1 1SU

Tel: 01463 715715
Fax: 01463 715705
Email: sinclair@portofinverness.co.uk
Website:  www.portofinverness.co.uk

Pilotage

Normally 2hrs before HW and up to HW Compulsory all vessels over 50m LOA VHF Channel 12

Approx annual tonnage

750,000

Principal traffic

Dry bulks;
Grain/feedstuffs;
Forest products;
Oil/petroleum;
General cargo;
Road Salt

Access/Accommodation

Access/Accommodation Port is IPS compliant

Berths:

Sth Citadel Quay (tanker berth) 145m, dredged pocket 110m x 5.5m depth
Nth Citadel Quay 110m x 3m depth
Longman Quay 340m x 5.5m depth
Nth Longman quay 150m x 5.0m depth

All depths are below Chart Datum

Max size of vessel accepted:
Tanker Berth – Max Beam 20m, Max Length 93m

Other Quays – Max Beam 25m, Max Length 125m

Max Draft on any tide 5.3m on any tide and potentially up to 6.25m.
Consult harbour Office for a particular tide.
DWT: 4,500
No of berths: 8
Berths total length: 795m

Location

Lat: 57⁰ 29’ N; Long: 04⁰ 14’ W
In River Ness at head of Inverness Firth

Port contacts

CEO: Sinclair Browne

Email: sinclair@portofinverness.co.uk

Harbour Master: Ken MacLean

Email: hm@portofinverness.co.uk
Normal hours: 24 hrs
24-hr Tel: 01463 715715

Storage
Covered: three modern transit sheds as well as a canopied area and two open gable bulk storage facilities. All storage facilities are within easy access of the quays.

Open: there are two main areas of generous laydown areas.  At the North Longman there is approximately 15,000 sq m whilst the Longman has 16,000 sq m.  Both these areas are paved.  Additional open storage areas may be available upon request.

Transport connections

Roads: A9 (south) dual/A96 (east) single/A82 (west) single/A9 (dual) single
Nearest passenger rail: Inverness 2km
Nearest int’l airport: Inverness (Dalcross) 11km
Other connections: Caledonian Canal to west coast of Scotland

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring provided by private operators

Equipment
forklifts: as required
Bulk conveyors + Craneage available

Heavy Lift Pad – up to 200t

Access Road for turbine blades up to 50m

Facilities & services

Bunkering; Fresh water; All berths


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Tide Times & Heights for Inverness on 27th October 2020
04:06 - Low Tide ( 1.31m )
09:47 - High Tide ( 4.01m )
16:28 - Low Tide ( 1.81m )
21:32 - High Tide ( 4.13m )

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