Associated British Ports
Company owned
Old Custom House
Key Street
Suffolk IP4 1BY
Tel: 01473 231 010

Email: lowestoft@abports.co.uk
Website: www.abports.co.uk
Transport Connections:
Road: A14 dual
Nearest passenger rail: Ipswich 1km
Lat: 52° 03 N; Long: 01° 10 E 13km inland from Harwich Harbour at head of River Orwell
Divisional Port Manager: Paul Ager Tel: 01473 231010 Mob: 07595 190699

Email: Paul.ager@abports.co.uk

Harbour Master: Capt Jerry Coleman Tel: 01473 211066


Commercial Manager: Dan Whysall tel: 01473 235131 Mob: 07884 476188 Email:danwhysall@abports.co.uk

Old Custom House,
Key Street,
Suffolk IP4 1BY
Tel: 01473 231 010

Ipswich Haven Marina Manager: Linda Pipe Email:ipswichmarine@abports.co.uk
UK Ports Association:
The UK Major Ports Group
Compulsory all vessels over 50 LOA
VHF CH 9 €“ Pilotage and ETAS
VHF CH 6 €“ Pilot Launches
VHF CH 71 €“ VTS/Port Operations
Confirmation of ETA 3 hours before arrival at Pilot Station
Tel: 01255 243111
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
Port Contacts:
Open: 400,000 sq m
Covered: 16,000 sq m
Refrigeratedr: 200 sq m
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
Stevedoring provided by port

Container: 3 max 40T
Rail mounted: 7 max 10T; 1 max 15T;
Mobile: 3 max 10T
Linkspans: 2 capacity 180T

Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 31 max capacity 26T
Tugmasters: 13;
Bulk conveyors: 9
Rail mounted gantries: 2 max capacity 35T
Principal Activities:
Containers (lo/lo);
Unit loads (ro/ro);
Vehicles/wheeled cargoes;
Dry bulks;
Forest products;
Other liquid bulk;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift)
Access and Accomodation:
Enclosed Docks

Max depth: 5.5m
Max size of vessel accepted:
beam: 13.8m; LOA: 90m; draft: 5.5m
No of berths: 1
Berths total length: 1000m
River/Tidal Berths

Max depth: 8.6m
Max size of vessel accepted:
LOA: 155m; draft: 8.9m
No of berths: Berths total length: 1300m
Facilities and Services:
Moorings for leisure craft; Shiprepair/graving Docks; Lay up berths; Yacht Marina; Towage

Disposal facilities for galley waste materials are situated close to all berths and signposted. facilities for the disposal of other dry or liquid waste are readily available locally and contractors may be contacted through your agent.