Boston

Authority:
Port of Boston Ltd
Ownership:
Victoria Group
Contact:
The Dock
Boston,
Lincs PE21 6BN
Tel: 01205 365571
Fax: 01205 310126
Email: administrator@portofboston.co.uk
Website: www.portofboston.co.uk
Transport Connections:
Roads: A16, A52 single
Rail-connected/rail freight terminal
Nearest passengers rail: Boston km
Nearest int’l airport: Humberside 80km/East Midlands 100km
Location:
Lat: 52⁰ 58’ N; Long: 00⁰ 02’ W Southwest corner of Wash Estuary
Storage:
Open: 40,500 sq m 13,400 sq m (+9000 sq m private)
Pilotage:
Compulsory for all vessels. VTS Channel 12
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
1,300,000
Port Contacts:
Port Manager: Andy Lawrence

Email:alawrence@portofboston.co.uk Mobile:07836 342905

Operations Manager: Mark Cragg

Harbour Master: Richard Walker Email:portcontrol@portofboston.co.uk

Normal hours: 0800 – 1700 (24hrs available)
24-hr Tel: 01205 365571
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
Stevedoring provided by authority and private operators.
Cranes
Container: 1 max 30T
Rail Mounted: 4 max 10T
Mobile: 2 max 10T; 1 40T+

Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 30 max capacity 25T
Bulk Conveyors: 6 max 250 tonnes/hr
Container Reachstackers: x 2
Principal Activities:
Containers (lo/lo);
Dry Bulks;
Grain/Feedstuffs;
Hazardous Cargoes;
Forest Products;
General Cargo
Access and Accomodation:
Enclosed Docks
Max depth: 6.2m
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 13.6m; LOA: 118m; Draft: 5.5;
DWT: 3500
No of berths: 7
Berths total length: 645m

River/Tidal Berths Max depth: NABSA
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 15.5m; LOA: 90m; Draft: 5.5m;
DWT: 3500
No of berths: 4
Berths total length: 375m
Facilities and Services:
Moorings for leisure craft;
Ship repair/container repairs;
Chandlers;
Yacht Marina;
Bunkering;
Towage