Harwich Haven

Authority:
Harwich Haven Authority Harbour conservancy and pilotage only serving the following commercial ports; Felixstowe, Ipswich, Harwich International, Harwich Navyard Wharf, Mistley Quay.
Ownership:
Trust port
Contact:
Navigation House,
Angel Gate,
Harwich,
CO12 3EJ

Tel: 01255 243030
Gen: 01255 243000 Ops (24hrs)
Fax: 01255 241325 (VTS/Pilotage 24hrs)
Tel: 01255 241302 (CEO/Head Office)
Tel: 01255 240933 (Harbour Master)
Telex: 98472 HAROPS-G

Email: website@hha.co.uk
Transport Connections:
Roads: M25, A12, A120 from South A1, A14, A12, A120 from North
Rail-connected:
Nearest passenger rail: Harwich Town 1km
Nearest int’l airport: Stansted 90km
Location:
Lat: 51⁰ 56.78’ N; Long: 01⁰ 17.48’ E
On tip of Harwich Peninsula between estuaries of Rivers Stour and Orwell
Storage:
Data to follow
UK Ports Association:
British Ports Association (BPA)
http://www.britishports.org.uk
Pilotage:
Compulsory all vessels over 50 LOA.
VHF CH 9 – Pilotage and ETA’S
VHF CH 6 – Pilot Launches
VHF CH 71 – VTS/Port Operations
Confirmation of ETA 3 hours before arrival at Pilot Station
Tel: 01255 243111 E-mail: sunk.pilot@hha.co.uk

Arrival information i.e. vessel name, IMO number, last port, destination, draft, number of persons onboard, ISPS level, pilot required or PEC number, ETA at Sunk or Haven pilot station, for ultra large vessels (exceeding 310 metres LOA) – calculated lateral windage area including any deck cargo and any known defects is sent to Harwich VTS/Pilots at least 8 hours in advance or on leaving the last port if later
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
210,000,000 gross tons of shipping movements in and out (all ports)
Port Contacts:
Chief Executive: Neil Glendinning
Harbour Master: Mike Dunn Tel: 01255 240933
Harbour Engineer: John Brien
Normal hours: 0900 – 1700 Mon-Fri
24-hr Tel: 01255 243000
Ops and Pilotage: 24hrs 7 days
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
See separate Haven Ports for details
Principal Activities:
Data to follow
Access and Accomodation:
River/Tidal Berths
Max depth: 16m
Max size of vessel accepted:
LOA: 400m; draft: 15.7m
Facilities and Services:
Moorings for leisure craft; Yacht Marina; Chandlers; Bunkering; Towage; Vessel traffic service; Pilotage; Buoyage and conservancy