Whitehaven

Authority:
Whitehaven Harbour Commissioners
Ownership:
Trust
Contact:
27 Lowther Street,
Whitehaven,
CA28 7DN

Telephone no: 01946 590515
Email: info@whitehavenhc.org.uk
Website: www.whitehavenhc.org.uk
Transport Connections:
Roads: single and double carriageway A595/A66 to M6 at Penrith
Nearest passenger rail: Whitehaven 1km
Nearest int’l airport: Newcastle 160km/ Manchester 230km
Location:
Lat: 54⁰ 33’ N; Long: 03⁰ 35’ W West coast England, Solway Firth (Irish Sea)
Storage:
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UK Ports Association:
British Ports Association (BPA)
http://www.britishports.org.uk
Pilotage:
Compulsory for vessels over 50m and for all dangerous cargoes.
Approximate Annual Tonnage:
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Port Contacts:
CEO: Celia MacKenzie Email: celia@whitehavenhc.org.uk
Dock Manager: Karl White

Harbour Operations Manager: Keith Shackley
Normal hours: 0900 – 1700
24-hrs Tel: 01946 694672 (Sealock)
Commercial Cargo Handling Facilities:
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Principal Activities:
Fish,
Fish landing,
Marina/leisure
Access and Accomodation:
Outer Harbour – tidal
Inner Harbour (Queens Dock, North Harbour, Inner Harbour, Custom House Harbour, South Harbour) served by 24hr Operated Sealock.
Sealock physical dimensions: 30m long, 13,7m breadth cill height tidal dependant 5.8m/8.2m

Max size of vessel accepted through sealock: 60m LOA

North Harbour dedicated to fishing fleet.
Inner Harbour contains 150 berth marina
Swing mooring available in South Harbour
Commercial Shipping activities have now ceased

Fishing fleet facilities

Automated for leisure craft;
Bunkering for marine diesel;
Ice supply;
45T boat hoist (5.1m beam)
Facilities and Services:
Waste Disposal:
via Biffa Waste Services Ltd Tel: 01228 514 222