Birkenhead

Authority:
Mersey Docks & Harbour Company Limited Stena Line
Ownership:
Peel Ports Limited
Contact:
Maritime Centre
Port of Liverpool
Liverpool L21 1LA

Tel: 0151 949 6000
Fax: 0151 949 6090
Email:
Mersey.MarineAdmin@merseydocks.co.uk
Website: www.peelports.co.uk

Stena Line

12 Quays Terminal, Tower Road, Birkenhead, CH41 1FE
Transport Connections:
Roads: M53, A41
Rail-connected/no rail freight terminal
Nearest passenger rail: Birkenhead Park 1km
Nearest int’l airport: Liverpool 13km
Other connections: Manchester Ship Canal, River Mersey, River Weaver
Location:
Lat: 53⁰ 24’ N; Long: 03⁰ 00.2’ W Northwest coast England
Storage:
Open: Unlimited.
100, 000 sq m plus
Pilotage:
Compulsory for vessels over 82m LOA or over
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
1, 086, 600 tonnes excl Tranmere Oil Terminal
Port Contacts:
Peel Ports

MD: Gary Hodgson
Head of Business Development: Stephen Carr
Senior Manager Marine Operations: Jonathan Cowdry
Head of Port Operations: David Huck Email:david.huck@peelports.com
Normal hours: 24hrs/7 days 24-hr

Tel: 0151 949 6135

Stena Line Freight
12 Quays Terminal
Tower Road
Birkenhead
Wirral
CH41 1FE
Tel: 0151 906 27000
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
Stevedoring provided by port authority and by Private operators.
Cranes
Rail mounted: 4 max 10T; 2 max 20T
Mobile: 2 max 30T
Floating: one max 250
Other ro-ro: heavy lift

Other Handling Equipment
Forklifts: as required max 42T
Tugmaster: as required
Principal Activities:
Dry bulks;
Grain/feedstuffs;
Hazardous cargoes;
Forest products;
Oil/petroleum;
Other liquid bulk;
General cargo;
Steel, Project cargo (heavy lift);
Fish
Access and Accomodation:
Enclosed Docks
Max depth: 8.6m
Max size of vessel accepted
Beam: 26.5m; LOA: 192m; draft: 8.6m
No of berths: 18
Berths total length: 4000m
River/tidal berths
Max depth: 14m Tranmere Oil Terminal
Maximum size vessel accepted

Beam: 57.4m; LOA: 347m;
DWT: 322, 912
No of berths: 2

12 Quays RoRo Berths North and South
Max depth: 7m

Maximum size vessel accepted
LOA: 180m;
No of berths: 2
Facilities and Services:
Moorings for leisure craft; Shiprepair/graving docks; Lay up berths; Chandlers; Bunkering; Towage