Scrabster Harbour

Authority:
Scrabster Harbour Trust
Ownership:
Trust
Contact:
Harbour Office,
Scrabster
Nr Thurso,
Caithness KW14 7UJ
Tel: 01847 892779

Fax: 01847 892353
Email: harbour@scrabster.co.uk
Website: www.scrabster.co.uk
Transport Connections:
Roads: A9 trunk road, single/dual
Nearest int’l airport: Wick-Aberdeen 35km
Other connections: ro-ro ferry to/from Orkney Islands.
Location:
Lat: 58° 37; N; Long: 03° 33’ W
Western side of the sheltered Thurso Bay, most northerly British mainland port.
Storage:
General Lay Down Area (Jubilee Quay)

5,515 m2 (50 kN/m2 UDL. 45 units of HB loading. Tractor and Forklift “B” Axle load. Five high fully laden container stacks).

Total area of the Old Fish Market Quay development = 11,473 m2(includes general lay-down area stated above)
UK Ports Association:
British Ports Association (BPA)
http://www.britishports.org.uk
Pilotage:
By arrangement with pilotage authority.
VHF Channel 12
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
9,700,000 GRT (inclusive of Ro-ro ferry traffic)
Port Contacts:
Trust Manager: Sandie Mackie Email:sandy.mackie@scrabster.co.uk

Harbour Master: Jason Hamilton Email:jason.hamilton@scrabster.co.uk

Port Control and Pilotage Operations: ops@scrabster.co.uk
Normal hours: 24 hrs
24-hr Tel: 01847 892779
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
Stevedoring provided by private operators.
Cranes
Mobile: up to 500 t available
Linkspans: 2 – max capacity 150T
Other equipment provided by private operators
Principal Activities:
Unit loads (ro/ro);
Vehicles/wheeled cargoes;
Passengers;
Dry bulks;
Hazardous cargoes;
Oil/petroleum;
Offshore;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift);
Renewable cargoes,
Fish cargoes
Access and Accomodation:
River/Tidal Berths
Max depth: 9m
Max size of vessel accepted:
LOA: 180m; draft: 7.5m; DWT: 17000
No of berths: 9
Berths total length: 800m
Facilities and Services:
Moorings for leisure craft; Bunkering; Ice Supply; Chandlers; Electrical, Radio, Radar and Engineering Repairs.
Waste Disposal:
Metal skips for garbage, operational waste, scrap and non-combustibles. 3 x 1100L Euro bins for garbage. 2 x 2500L bins for waste oil (please contact harbour office)