UK Ports Association
British Ports Association (BPA)
East Sussex TN31 7QS
Tel: 01797 225225
Compulsory for all vessels over 30m. VTS Channel 14 24-hrs notice
Approx annual tonnage
Max depth: 4.7m
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 12m; LOA: 90m; draft: 4.7m
No of berths: 2
Berths total length: 185m
Lat: 50° 56’ N; Long: 00° 47’ E English Channel
Manager: A Cansdale
Harbour Master: James Bateman Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Deputy Harbour Master. Karl Sandercock
Normal hours: 0900 – 1730
24-hr Tel: 01797 225225
Environment Agency on 03708 506 506*.
Environment Agency 24 hour incident hotline: 0800 80 70 60
Storage: 10 acres
Open: 250,000 sq m
Roads: M20, A259
Nearest passenger rail: Rye 1km
Nearest int’l airport: Heathrow/ Gatwick 55km
Commercial cargo handling facilities
Stevedoring provided by private operators.
Appropriate ‘bought in’
Other handling equipment: as required
Facilities & services
Harbour Launch; Moorings for leisure craft; Lay up berths; Chandlers; F/V Bunkering; Stowage; Ice Supply; Stores; Crew changes
The Ministry of Defence operate the Lydd Firing Range to the east of Rye Harbour, extending 3 miles along the coast with prohibited areas to seaward varying in distance from 1.5 nautical miles to 2.5 nautical miles.
When firing is taking place there are range safety patrol boats to give advice to mariners (VHF channel 73 or 13). Firing times can be obtained from the Harbour Master’s office (telephone 01797 225225)
VESSELS IN AND AROUND THE PORT
MAP VESSEL KEY Click here to view the map vessel key
PLEASE NOTE: Vessel positions may be up to one hour old or incomplete.
Data is provided for informational reasons only and is not related by any means to the safety of navigation.