Belfast

Authority:
Belfast Harbour Commissioners
Ownership:
Trust
Contact:
Harbour Office
Corporation Square
Belfast,
Northern Ireland BT1 3AL
Tel: 028 90 554422
Fax: 028 90 554411
info@belfast-harbour.co.uk
Web: www.belfast-harbour.co.uk
Transport Connections:
Roads: M2 motorway to north of province;
M1 motorway/westlink dual to south and west;
M3 bridge and Sydenham bypass, dual to east.
Nearest passenger rail: York Gate 2km
Nearest int’l airport: Belfast International 25km
Location:
Lat: 54⁰ 36’ N; Long: 05⁰ 56’ W
A safe accessible deepwater harbour at the head of Belfast Lough, 19km west of the Irish Sea on the northeast coast of Ireland.
Storage:
Open: 50,000 sq m
Covered: 80,000 sq m
UK Ports Association:
The UK Major Ports Group
http://www.ukmajorports.org.uk
Pilotage:
Compulsory vessels over 75m; VTS Channel 12
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
24,600,000
Port Contacts:
Manager/CEO: Joe O’Neill
Port Director: Michael Robinson

Harbour Master: Kevin Allen

Email:kevin.allen@belfast-harbour.co.uk

Ops Engineering Manager: Herbert Scott
Normal hours: 0900 – 1700 24-hr Tel: 028 90 553000
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
Stevedoring provided by private operators.
Cranes
Container: 1 max 30T, 6 max 40T
Rail mounted: 2 max 30T, 4 max 15T
Mobile: 3 max 100T/ 1 max 84T / 1 max 35T / 1 max 25T
Linkspans: 5 max capacity 180 tonnes
Principal Activities:
Containers (lo/lo);
Unit loads (ro/ro);
Vehicles/wheeled cargoes;
Passengers;
Dry bulks;
Grain/feedstuffs;
Refrigerated Products;
Hazardous cargoes;
Forest Products;
Oil/Petroleum;
Other liquid bulk;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift)
Access and Accomodation:
River/Tidal Berths
Max depth: 11m
Max size of vessel accepted
Beam: LOA 300m X 45m Beam X 10.4m Draft / LOA 240m X 45m Beam X 11.0m Draft
No of berths: 40
Berths total length: 8000m
Facilities and Services:
Ship repair/graving docks;
Lay up berths;
Chandlers;
Bunkering;
Towage;
Seamen’s Mission