Manchester Ship Canal

Authority:
Manchester Ship Canal Company Limited Peel Ports Mersey Part of the Peel Ports Group Operator: The Manchester Ship Canal Company Limited
Ownership:
Peel Ports Ltd
Contact:
Engineering Workshops,
Percival Lane,
Runcorn Docks,
Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 4UY
Website: http://peelports.co.uk/port-authorities/manchester-ship-canal
Transport Connections:
Roads: M56, M6,M60
Berths close to motorway connections.
Rail freight terminals to dry bulks, bulk liquids and containers
Nearest passenger rail: Manchester, Runcorn,Chester
Nearest intl airport: Manchester, Liverpool
Location:
Lat: 53° 19.5 N; Long: 02° 57.0 W Entrance to canal in Mersey Estuary.
Storage:
General Manager: Dean Hammond
Tel: 07801 248523
E.mail: dean.hammond@shipcanal.co.uk

Harbour Master: Alan Feast
Tel: 07718366041
E.mail: Alan.feast@shipcanal.co.uk

Port Operations Manager John Rutherford
Tel: 07718366050
E.mail: John.rutherford@shipcanal.co.uk

Asset Manager Ryan Slater
Tel: 07918768881
E.mail: Ryan.slater@shipcanal.co.uk
24-hr Tel: Port Control 0151 327 4638
Pilotage:
Compulsory for vessels over 50m LOA
VTS Channel 7 in Mersey Estuary/14 in Canal
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
7,500,000
Port Contacts:
Open: Available
Covered: Available
Refrigerate: Development sites €“ up to 60 acres available.
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
A complete range of facilities covering:
Bulk Liquids,
Dry Bulks ,
Project Cargoes,
Heavy Lift Capabilities,
Containers.
Principal Activities:
Agricultural products

Construction Materials

Forest products

Liquid Cargoes

Metals

Project cargo

Multi-user Port centric warehousing and logistics
Access and Accomodation:
Varies with location
Facilities and Services:
Tug services, marine pilotage and pilot transfer service to hydrographic surveying, maintenance dredging, navigation aid provision and mooring service