Poole Harbour Commissioners
UK Ports Association
British Ports Association (BPA)
Port Operations Department
New Harbour Road,
Poole BH15 4AJ
Tel: 01202 440220
Fax: 01202 440221
The following categories of vessel are subject to compulsory pilotage: –
a) All vessels of 50 metres or more in overall length.
b) All vessels of 30 metres or more in overall length, or 10 metres overall beam, carrying more than 12 passengers.
c) Commercial vessels with an overall length of between 30 metres and 50 metres, carrying dangerous goods or hazardous substances.
VTS Channel 14
Approx annual tonnage
Project cargo (heavy lift)
Max size of vessel accepted:
LOA: 210m; draft: up to 8.7m
No of berths: 7
Berths total length: 650m
New Quay Draft/Depth 5.5 Length 160
New Quay Extension Draft/Depth 5 Length 87 (For Layby)
Bulwark Quay Draft/Depth 6 Length 88
Ballast Quay Draft/Depth 6 Length 80
South Quay Draft/Depth 9 Length 200
RoRo 2 Draft/Depth 5 Length 125
RoRo 3 Draft/Depth 7.5 Length 140
Lat: 50° 42.8’ N; Long: 01° 59.3’ W
South coast England, approx 40km west of Isle of Wight.
CEO: Jim Stewart
Port Logistics Manager – Grant Mowlam
Port Director/Harbour Master: Captain Brian Murphy Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Harbour Engineer – Andy Ramsbottom
Normal hours: 0800 – 1700 24-hr Tel: 01202 440210
Open: 10,000 sq m
Covered: 8,500 sq m
Roads: A350, A31 dual/single carriageway
Nearest passenger rail: Poole
Nearest int’l airport: Bournemouth 20km
Daily Ro/Ro freight and passenger service to Cherbourg.
Summer only (April-Oct) passenger service to Guernsey, Jersey and St Malo.
Commercial cargo handling facilities
Stevedoring provided by private authority.
Rail mounted: 2 max 10T
Mobile: 2 x max 10T
Scotch derrick: 2 max 30T
Linkspans: 3 max capacity 130T
Other Ro-Ro: 1 linkspan equipped with double deck
Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 10 max capacity 25T
Tugmasters: 12 max capacity 22T on 5th wheel
Facilities & services
Moorings for leisure craft; ship repair yard with slipway (capacity 67m x 12.8m x 750T); Chandlers; Yacht Marina; Towage; Bunkering
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VESSELS IN AND AROUND THE PORT
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Data is provided for informational reasons only and is not related by any means to the safety of navigation.