Truro

Authority:
Cornwall Council
Ownership:
Municipal
Contact:
Harbour Office
Town Quay
Truro,
Cornwall TR1 2HJ

Tel: 01872 224231
Email: harbouroffice@cornwall.gov.uk
Website: www.portoftruro.co.uk
Transport Connections:
Road: 30
Rail freight terminal
Nearest passenger rail: Truro 1km
Nearest intl airport: Newquay 20km
Location:
Lat: 50° 15 N; Long: 05° 02.5 W Northern part of the Fal estuary.
Storage:
Harbour Master: Capt Mark Killingback Email:harbouroffice@cornwall.gov.uk
Normal hours: 0800 €“ 1800
24-hr Tel: 01872 224400
Emergency contact: 0300 1234 100
UK Ports Association:
British Ports Association (BPA)
http://www.britishports.org.uk
Pilotage:
Compulsory for vessels over 60m
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
50,000
Port Contacts:
Covered and open storage available through the Harbour Authority consisting of 13,000 sq. ft.(6,000 covered, 7,000 open) on the quay
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
Stevedoring provided by private operators.

Forklifts: 3
Bulk conveyors: 3
Cranes: 2
Principal Activities:
Dry bulks;
Grain/feedstuffs;
Forest products;
Project cargo (heavy lift);
Building materials;
Aggregates;
Sand;
Fertilisers
Access and Accomodation:
River/Tidal Berths
Max depth: 5.3 MHWS
Max size of vessel accepted:
beam: 20m; LOA: 190m; draft: 4.5m
No of berths: 4
Berths total length: 330m
Facilities and Services:
Truro on the south coast of Cornwall has a number of leisure moorings (c1000) located round the upper half of the Fal Estuary. Visitors pontoons are also available at Woodbury, Malpas, Ruan Creek and Turnaware Bar as well as berthing facilities alongside the quays in Truro.

Commercial facilities include Lighterage Quay, Newham (1.5 km downstream of the citycentre) which is 350m x 10m wide, this tidal berth offers a central inland location for Cornwall and the South West. Facilities on the quay include a 50 tonne weighbridge and fresh water. The Port currently handles general bulk and bagged cargo, palletised goods and other €˜one-off cargoes i.e. boat hulls, steel coils etc. Stevedoring, ships agency, pilotage and cargo storage (both open and covered) are all available locally. There are a number of deep water lay up berths for large vessels situated in the King Harry Ferry. These moorings will accommodate vessels up to 190m Loa.

The Port of Truro also has a native oyster fishery which is open from the1 October to 31 March each year which only vessels fishing by traditional means may dredge.

Moorings for leisure craft; Ship repair/graving docks; Lay up berths (for vessels up to 190m LOA); Chandlers; Bunkering; Towage; Yacht Marina
Waste Disposal:

Bins for garbage and limited amounts of oil Waste removal contractors include: Cory Environmental,
Tel: 020 7331 2148

Falmouth Oil Services,
Tel: 01326 211333

Sid Knowles Waste Ltd
Tel: 01326 373565

Nick Ferris (Skip Hire)
Tel: 01326 376292

Haul Waste,
Tel: 01726 850111