Kirkwall

Authority:
Orkney Islands Council Marine Services
Ownership:
Data to follow
Contact:
Harbour Authority Building
Scapa,
Orkney KW15 1SD

Tel: 01856 873636
Fax: 01856 873612
Email: harbours@orkney.gov.uk
Website: www.orkneyharbours.com
Transport Connections:
Road: Stromness A965
Nearest passenger rail: Thurso
Nearest int’l airport: Inverness
Nearest local airport: Kirkwall
Location:
Lat: 58⁰ 59’ N; Long: 02⁰ 58’ W South end Kirkwall Bay, Orkney Islands
Storage:
Data to follow
UK Ports Association:
British Ports Association (BPA)
http://www.britishports.org.uk
Pilotage:
Compulsory for vessels over 65m (passenger) 80m (other)
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
6 million t 680,000 passengers
Port Contacts:
Harbour Master – James Buck Email:james.buck@orkney.gov.uk

Deputy Harbour Master: David Sawkins

Business Development Manager: Paul Olvhoj

Operations Email: marine.ops@orkney.gov.uk

Business & admin.:Email: harbours@orkney.gov.uk

Pier Master Normal hours: 24 hour port Tel: 01856 873636
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
Stevedoring provided by private operators
Cranes provided by private operators
Linkspans: 1
Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 3 max capacity 7T
Principal Activities:
Containers (lo/lo);
Unit loads (ro/ro);
Vehicles/wheeled cargoes;
Passengers;
Dry bulks;
Grain/feedstuffs;
Oil/petroleum;
Livestock
Access and Accomodation:
Tidal Berths
Max depth: 5m
Max size of vessel accepted:
beam: 20m; LOA: 110m; draft: 5m
No of berths: 6
Berths total length: 780m
Facilities and Services:
6 million t

680,000 passengers