Sheerness

Authority:
Peel Ports
Ownership:
Peel Ports peelports.com
Contact:
Archway House
Sheerness Docks
Sheerness,
Kent ME12 1RS
Tel: 01795 596596
Tel: 01795 596551
Email: enquiries@medwayports.com/MedwayMarine@peelports.com
Website: www.medwayports.com
Transport Connections:
Road: A249 dual to M2
Rail connected
Nearest passenger rail: Sheerness Town Centre 1km
Nearest int’l airport: Gatwick 100km
Location:
Lat: 51⁰ 27’ N; Long: 00⁰ 45’ E At the mouth of the River Medway
Storage:
Open: 200 acres
Covered: 90,000 sq m
Refrigerated: 56,000 sq m (including 5,000 refrig)
Pilotage:
Compulsory for vessels over 50m, by arrangement with pilotage authority.
Exemption certificates available for regular traders.
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
2.7 million
Port Contacts:
Group Harbour Master: Gary Doyle Email:gary.doyle@peelports.co.uk

Head of Sales:Andrew Hunter
medwaysales@peelports.com Tel: 01795 596 552

General Enquiries and Marine Division Tel:0179 559 6596 Email:AllMedwayMarineManagers@peelports.com

Media Enquiries/Group Head of Marketing: Julia Bradley Email:julia.bradley@peelports.com

Medway Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) / Traffic Organisation Service: VHF 74 (call sign ‘Medway VTS’)
medway.navigation@peelports.com Tel:0179 566 3025

GPCC Watch Manager Tel: 0151 949 6649 Email:GroupPortControlShiftManagers@peelports.com

Group Hydrographic and Dredging Manager: Russell Bird
Emial:russell.bird@peelports.com Tel: 0151 949 6119
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
Stevedoring provided by port authority.

Cranes
Rail mounted: 12 max 5T
Linkspans: 1 capacity 80T; ro-ro: 3
Two dedicated car carrier to ro-ro berths.

Other handling equipment
Forklifts: 80+; tugmasters: 20+
Principal Activities:
Containers (lo/lo);
Vehicles/Wheeled cargoes;
Fruit/Vegetables;
Refrigerated products;
Hazardous cargoes;
Forest products;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift);
Class 1 explosives
Access and Accomodation:
River/Tidal Berths
Max LOA:230m; Max Draft: 12m
No of berths: 8
Facilities and Services:
Moorings for leisure craft; Towage