Poole Harbour Commissioners
Port Operations Department
New Harbour Road,
Poole BH15 4AJ
Tel: 01202 440220
Fax: 01202 440221
Email: pooleharbourcommissioners@phc.co.uk
Website: www.phc.co.uk
Transport Connections:
Roads: A350, A31 dual/single carriageway
Rail connected
Nearest passenger rail: Poole
Nearest intl airport: Bournemouth 20km
Daily Ro/Ro freight and passenger service to Cherbourg.
Summer only (April-Oct) passenger service to Guernsey, Jersey and St Malo.
Lat: 50° 42.8 N; Long: 01° 59.3 W
South coast England, approx 40km west of Isle of Wight.
CEO: Jim Stewart
Port Logistics Manager €“ Grant Mowlam
Port Director/Harbour Master: Captain Brian Murphy Email:harbourmaster@phc.co.uk
Harbour Engineer €“ Andy Ramsbottom
Normal hours: 0800 €“ 1700 24-hr Tel: 01202 440210
UK Ports Association:
British Ports Association (BPA)
The following categories of vessel are subject to compulsory pilotage: €“

a) All vessels of 50 metres or more in overall length.

b) All vessels of 30 metres or more in overall length, or 10 metres overall beam, carrying more than 12 passengers.

c) Commercial vessels with an overall length of between 30 metres and 50 metres, carrying dangerous goods or hazardous substances.

VTS Channel 14
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
Port Contacts:
Open: 10,000 sq m
Covered: 8,500 sq m
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
Stevedoring provided by private authority.

Rail mounted: 2 max 10T
Mobile: 2 x max 10T
Scotch derrick: 2 max 30T
Linkspans: 3 max capacity 130T
Other Ro-Ro: 1 linkspan equipped with double deck

Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 10 max capacity 25T
Tugmasters: 12 max capacity 22T on 5th wheel
Principal Activities:
Vehicles/Wheeled cargoes;
Dry bulks;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift)
Access and Accomodation:
Tidal berths
Max size of vessel accepted:
LOA: 210m; draft: up to 8.7m
No of berths: 7
Berths total length: 650m

New Quay Draft/Depth 5.5 Length 160

New Quay Extension Draft/Depth 5 Length 87 (For Layby)

Bulwark Quay Draft/Depth 6 Length 88

Ballast Quay Draft/Depth 6 Length 80

South Quay Draft/Depth 9 Length 200

RoRo 2 Draft/Depth 5 Length 125

RoRo 3 Draft/Depth 7.5 Length 140
Facilities and Services:
Moorings for leisure craft; ship repair yard with slipway (capacity 67m x 12.8m x 750T); Chandlers; Yacht Marina; Towage; Bunkering