Associated British Ports Operators Various incl: Southampton Container Terminal ESSO (Fawley), BP (Hamble)
Company owned
Ocean Gate
Atlantic Way
Southampton SO14 3QN
Tel: 02380 488 800
Transport Connections:
Roads: M271, M27, M3, A33, A34, A36
Rail connected/Rail freight terminal. Fully rail served in port estate enabling movement of cargo and passengers.
Nearest passenger rail: Southampton Central 1km
Nearest int’l airport: Southampton 7km
Other connections: Passenger and freight serves to the Isle of Wight
Central south coast of England, head of Southampton water
Open: 63 hectares
Covered: 66, 500 sq m
Refrigerated: 66, 500
UK Ports Association:
The UK Major Ports Group
Compulsory for vessels over 61m, passenger vessels over 20m carrying 12 or more passengers

Pilotage exemption certificates may be issued qualifying masters whose vessels call regularly the port
VTS Channel 9

VTS Centre Tel: 023 8060 8208
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
35,000,000 900,000 vehicles per year 2 million passengers annually 1.9 million TEUs
Port Contacts:
Regional Director Southampton: Alastair Welch

Harbour Master: Steve Masters

Tel: 07725639565 during office hours or Tel: 02380 608208 at other times


General Manager: Craig Barbour

Commercial Enquiries: Clive Thomas Tel: 02380 488800
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
12 container crane of up to 60T capacity
25 quayside cranes of up to 35T capacity
1 floating crane of 200T capacity
Linkspans 5
Other ro-ro
Specialised vehicle handling centres incl.
PDI, rail reception facilities and extensive Storage.
Dedicated specialist facilities Include purpose- built produce, container and vehicle terminals, dry and liquid bulk handling facilities.

Other handling equipments
Forklifts; Tugmasters; Bulk conveyors; Straddle carriers
Principal Activities:
Containers (lo/lo);
Unit loads (ro/ro);
Vehicles/wheeled cargoes;
Dry bulks;
Fresh Produce;
Refrigerated products;
Hazardous cargoes;
Other liquid bulk;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift)
Access and Accommodation:
River/Tidal Berths
Max depth: 15m
Max draft: 15m
No of berths: 46
Berths total length: 8670m
Facilities and Services:
Moorings for leisure craft; Ship repair/ graving docks; Lay up berths; Chandlers; Yacht Marina; Towage; Bunkering; Seamen’s Mission; Free Zone facilities

Facilities available for reception of ships waste under MARPOL Annexes I – V. Contact ships agent for details.

ABP Stevedores Tel: +44 (0)23 8038 6311

Solent Stevedores Tel: +44 (0)23 8072 5790

DP World Southampton Tel: +44 (0)23 8070 1701