Blyth

Authority:
Blyth Harbour Commission
Ownership:
Trust
Contact:
Port of Blyth
South Harbour
Blyth
Northumberland
NE24 3PB
Tel: +44 (0) 1670 352066
Fax: +44 (0) 1670 355169
Email: enquiries@portofblyth.co.uk
Website: www.portofblyth.co.uk
Transport Connections:
Roads: A189 dual, A1061 single
Rail-connected/no rail freight terminal
Nearest passenger rail: Tyneside Metro System 10km
Nearest intl airport: Newcastle 20km
Location:
Lat: 55° 07 N; Long: 01° 29 W Northeast coast of England
Storage:
Chief Executive: Martin Lawlor
Port Director: Alan Todd

PR and Communications Manager: Tom Chaplin

Harbour Master: Edwin Dick

Email: edwin.dick@portofblyth.co.uk

Tel: 01670 877103

Assistant Harbour Master: Mark Winter
Technical & Marine Director: Brian Reeve

Normal hours: 0800 €“ 1700 Mon €“ Fri
24-hr Tel: 01670 3526781
UK Ports Association:
British Ports Association (BPA)
http://www.britishports.org.uk
Pilotage:
Not compulsory. Arranged via port authority. VTS channels 16 and 12
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
1,200,000
Port Contacts:
Open: 40,000 sq m
Covered: approx 70, 0000 sq m
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
Stevedoring provided by port authority.
Cranes
Container: 1 x 50T
Rail Mounted: 9 max 10T
Mobile: 5 max 80T
Scotch Derrick: 1 max 30T
Linkspans: 2 max capacity 50 tonnes/axle
Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 50 max capacity 26 tonnes
Tugmasters: 12 max capacity 60T
Bulk conveyors: 3 max capacity 1000 tonnes/hr
Principal Activities:
Containers (lo/lo);
Unit loads (ro/ro);
Vehicles/wheeled cargoes;
Dry bulks;
Aggregates;
Fertilizer Grain/feedstuffs;
Forest Products;
Offshore;
Aluminium;
Steel;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift)
Access and Accomodation:
River/Tidal Berths
Max depth: 10.4cm
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 40m; LOA: 190m; draft: 10m
No of berths: 10
Berths of total length: 1300m
Facilities and Services:
Mooring for leisure craft;
Shiprepair;
Lay up berths;
Chandlers;
Bunkering;
Towage
Waste Disposal, Oil, dry harmful waste, chemical waste, garbage and sewage.
Biffa Waste Services Limited
Tel: 0191 410 6621
Cleanaway Limited
Tel: 0191 377 2166