Allerdale Borough Council

District Council working closely with the Port and other partners to provide services to local industry and the community.

British Ports Association

Trade association representing the interests of member ports.

Cumbria County County Council

Cumbria is the third largest county in England and Cumbria County Council is the owner and operator of the Port.

Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

Independent business organisation for Cumbria serving the interests of its members.

Cumbria LEP

Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership provides a strategic lead in all activities contributing to the growth and vibrancy of the county’s economy and takes positive action, using the skills, capability and networks of its partners.

Cumbrian Storage Ltd

A leading independent supplier of specialist storage and material handling solutions for the fuels, chemical and bulk liquids sectors with two terminals in the Port.

Direct Rail Services

A rail operator based in Cumbria, DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), offering freight & passenger services nationally.

DB Cargo UK

A  rail operator and one of the largest rail freight hauliers in the UK.


Offshore Renewable Energy company with facilities in the Port.

GP Shipping

Ships agency locally based at the Port, with offices nationwide.

Iggesund Paperboard (Workington)

Paperboard mill and biomass energy plant in Workington.

J.G. Oldfield & Co

Ships’ agency locally based at the Port.

Maritime & Coastguard Agency

Government organisation responsible for marine safety.

Mission to Seafarers

The Mission to Seafarers one of the largest port-based welfare operators in the world, providing a service in around 200 ports, 365 days a year.

Ports Skills and Safety

Trade association representing the interests of member ports.

Vanguard Sailing Club

Active Yacht Club based in the Port’s leisure harbour.

Workington Lifeboat

RNLI inshore lifeboat based in Workington.