Leith

Authority/Operator:

Forth Ports Limited

UK Ports Association

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

Ownership:

Company owned

Contact

Imperial House
Albert Dock
Edinburgh
EH6 7DN
Tel: 0131 555 8855
Fax: 0131 555 8750

Email:david.webster@forthports.co.uk

Website:  www.forthports.co.uk

Pilotage

Compulsory for all vessels By arrangement with pilotage authority.

Approx annual tonnage

2,000,000

Principal traffic

Dry bulks;
Grain/Feedstuffs;
Forest products;
Offshore;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift);
Cruise ships;
Motor vehicles

Access/Accommodation

Enclosed Docks
Max depth: 12.2m MHWS
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 30m; LOA: 210m; Draft: 9.15m
DWT: 40,000
No of berths: 20
Berth total length: 5445m
Vessels in excess of the above may be accepted after discussion with the Harbour Master

Port of Leith

Location

Lat: 55⁰ 59’ N; Long: 03⁰ 10’ W
Southern shore Forth Estuary, north of Edinburgh

Port contacts

Senior Port Manager: David Webster

Email:david.webster@forthports.co.uk Tel: 01382 878130

Harbour Master: Ryan Porteous

Email:Ryan.Porteous@forthports.co.uk Tel: 01382 878141

Normal hours: 0900 – 1700
Mon-Thur 0900 – 1600

Storage

Open: Approx 60 acres
Covered: 17,000 sq m

Transport connections

Roads: Access to A1, M8 and M9

Rail connected
Nearest passenger rail: Edinburgh Waverley 4.7km

Nearest int’l airport: Edinburgh 16.9km

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring provided by Forth Ports

Facilities & services

North Sea support and decommissioning

Open storage and laydown space

Warehousing

Project cargo

Spoolbase

Dry docks

Quayside craneage

Cruise port

Railhead within port

Construction hub

Grain handling and storage

Waste Disposal: In accordance with waste management regulations


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TIDE TABLE FOR LEITH
Tide Times & Heights for Leith on 22nd October 2020
00:37 - Low Tide ( 1.25m )
07:17 - High Tide ( 5.26m )
13:00 - Low Tide ( 1.70m )
19:37 - High Tide ( 4.99m )

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