Berwick-Upon-Tweed

Authority:
Berwick Harbour Commission
Ownership:
Trust
Contact:
Harbour Master’s Office
Tweed Dock,
Tweedmouth
Berwick-upon-Tweed TD 15 2AB

Tel: 01289 307 404
Fax: 01289 332 854
Email: info@bhcshipping.com
Website: www.portofberwick.co.uk
Transport Connections:
Roads: A1
Nearest passenger rail: local 2km
Nearest int’l airport: Newcastle upon Tyne 100km
Location:
Lat: 55⁰ 46’ N; Long: 01⁰ 59’ W Midway between Tyne & Forth
Storage:
Open: 1000 sq m
Covered: 2000 sq m
UK Ports Association:
British Ports Association (BPA)
http://www.britishports.org.uk
Pilotage:
Compulsory all vessels. VTS Channels 16 and 12
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
150,000
Port Contacts:
CEO: Mr Alan Irving
Harbour Master: Scott Ferguson

Email:scott.ferguson@bhcshipping.com Mobile:07931710156
Normal hours: 0800 – 1700
24-hr Tel: 07725 860029/07745 495292
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
Stevedoring provided by Berwick Harbour Commission
Cranes
Mobile: 3max 10T
Other handling equipment
Fork lift trucks: 5 max capacity 5T
Bulk conveyors: 4 max cap 300 tonnes/hr
Principal Activities:
Dry bulks;
Forest products;
Offshore;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift)
Access and Accomodation:
Tidal Docks
Max depth: 4.7m
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 16.5m; LOA: 115m; Draft: 4.6m;
DWT: 4000
No of berths: 3
Berths total length: 300m
River/Tidal Berths
Max depth: 4.8m
Facilities and Services:
Ship Repair