Port Services

Marine Operations and the Port Control Office is situated at the Dock Gate entrance and a listening watch is maintained each day during the high water periods on VHF channels 16 & 14 Call sign – Workington Harbour Radio.

For communications outside of the Dock Gate operational times, Marine Operations can be contacted by email at marineops@portofworkington.co.uk or by telephone on +44 (0)1900 602301.

Pilotage

Pilotage is compulsory for all vessels 50 metres LOA and over, including all vessels carrying dangerous substances and passenger carrying vessels.

A minimum of 24 hours notice is required for ordering the Pilot and Pilot vessel and is subject to the Port of Workington Terms and Conditions of Use.


Harbour Tug Assistance

The Port operates its own harbour tug the Derwent, which is permanently berthed at Workington and is available for pushing and towing within Port Limits.

Tug assistance is compulsory all vessels 100m LOA and over.

The Port Authority reserves the right to appoint a tug or tugs to attend any vessel if, with due regard to the prevailing circumstances, the Harbour Master deems it necessary.

A minimum of 24 hours notice is required for ordering and is subject to the Port of Workington Terms and Conditions of Use.


Rope Runners / Mooring & Unmooring

The Port provides linesmen for mooring and unmooring vessels within the Prince of Wales Dock. Rope Runners for mooring and unmooring is compulsory for all vessels.

A minimum of 24 hours notice is required for ordering and is subject to the Port of Workington Terms and Conditions of Use.


Ship’s Waste Reception

The Port provides facilities for the disposal of vessel generated waste in accordance with regulations governing every harbour authority in the United Kingdom or United Kingdom waters.

Procedures for vessels visiting the Port can be found here


Fresh water

Fresh Water is available from points at most berths within the Prince of Wales Dock. Minimum quantity 5,000 litres.


Marine Bunkering

Within the Prince of Wales Dock – Bunkering is available via road tanker

24 hour notice is required for vessels wishing to take Bunkers. The Port must be notified in advance of the intention to bunker and, prior to transfer, will give authorisation for the operation to proceed.

Bunkering Forms must be completed prior to any ship to shore fuelling taking place and then lodged with the Harbour Authority

Bunkering operations are not permitted to be undertaken whilst loading, discharging or transferring dangerous goods.


Other Services

Please contact us assistance on any other marine related services using the contact information below.