Port Ramsgate


Port of Ramsgate

UK Ports Association

British Ports Association (BPA)


Municipal: Thanet District Council


Royal Harbour Marina
The Harbour Office,

Military Road

Kent CT11 9LQ

Tel: 01843 572100
Email: portoframsgate@thanet.gov.uk
Website: www.portoframsgate.co.uk


compulsory pilotage for vessels over 80 metres in length or carrying hazardous cargo or passengers.  Master or Mate may obtain Pilotage Exemption Certificate

Ramsgate Pilots: 01843 572112

Approx annual tonnage

1.7 million t

Principal traffic

Cruise & ferry RoRo

Offshore wind



Vessels up to 180m 6.5m draft

depth of water at LAT  Main channel 7.5 metres – turning circle up to 7.5 metres


51°19’.51N 01°25’.50E (harbour entrance)

Ramsgate, Kent

Port contacts

Head of Port and Technical Services: Mike Humber Tel: 01843 577083 Email:mike.humber@thanet.gov.uk

Marine Operations Manager & Harbour Master: Robert Brown Tel:01843 572105 Email:robert.brown@thanet.gov.uk

Ramsgate Port Control tel: 01843 572112

Security Dock Office: 01843 572109


32 acres/132,000 sq. metres of dedicated Port Land

Transport connections

Travelling by road, follow the clearly signposted main travel routes from the A2/A20 or M2/M20.

Ramsgate is 127kms (79 miles) south east of London, (1hr 50 mins drive time) directly linked to the M2/A2 and M20/A20, both of which connect to the M25 London orbital motorway. The M25/Dartford Crossing being 56 mile

Served by South Eastern Trains, Thanet’s seven railway stations provide regular passenger services to London’s Victoria and Charing Cross stations.

Fast train journey time from Ramsgate is 110 minutes; from Margate 100 minutes.

Commercial cargo handling facilities

3 Ro-Ro bridges capable of accommodating conventional Ro-Ro fast ferry services
Full passenger services and freight vessel facilities capable of operating and servicing three berths simultaneously
Effective Port Traffic Management System in operation
Capacity to handle multi-decked vessels
Capacity to handle stern and quarter ramps
All Ro-Ro pontoons and bridges have double width road ways to permit fast vessel turnarounds

forklifts (up to 10T)

reach trucks

Facilities & services

Water and bunker facilities on all berths

3 Weigh bridges

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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 Ramsgate on 24th October 2020
00:07 - Low Tide ( 1.46m )
05:54 - High Tide ( 4.27m )
12:44 - Low Tide ( 1.32m )
18:51 - High Tide ( 4.18m )

CURRENT WEATHER Click here to view a 5 day weather forecast for the port

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