Southampton

Authority:
Associated British Ports Operators Various incl: Southampton Container Terminal ESSO (Fawley), BP (Hamble)
Ownership:
Company owned
Contact:
Ocean Gate
Atlantic Way
Southampton SO14 3QN
Tel: 02380 488 800
Website: www.abports.co.uk
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
Location:
Central south coast of England, head of Southampton water
Storage:
Open: 63 hectares
Covered: 66, 500 sq m
Refrigerated: 66, 500
UK Ports Association:
The UK Major Ports Group
http://www.ukmajorports.org.uk
Pilotage:
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 Email:contactus@abports.co.uk

Harbour Master: Steve Masters

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

Email: southamptonvts@abports.co.uk

General Manager: Craig Barbour

Commercial Enquiries: Clive Thomas Tel: 02380 488800

Email:SouthamptonCommercial@abports.co.uk
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
Cranes
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;
Passengers;
Dry bulks;
Grain/feedstuffs;
Fresh Produce;
Refrigerated products;
Hazardous cargoes;
Oil/petroleum;
Other liquid bulk;
General cargo;
Project cargo (heavy lift)
Access and Accomodation:
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