Silloth

 Port Office: Silloth, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 4JQ
+44 (0) 16973 31358


DRY BULKS


FOREST PRODUCTS


liquid bulks


GENERAL CARGO


DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Port of Silloth is located in Cumbria close to Carlisle. It has good road connections with the M6, providing easy access to the north and north-east of England and sourthern Scotland.

Dry bulks

  • Grain is imported and discharged directly into Carrs Flour Mills on the north side of New Dock

  • Agribulks are imported for onward supply to the region's farming industry 

Liquid bulks

  • A storage and distribution facility for Prime Molasses is located at the port, capable of storing up to 6,000 tonnes of molasses 

Forest products

  • The port imports woodpulp for regional manufacturers

General cargo

  • The port offers around 1,800 sq m of covered warehousing and 3 ha of open storage

  • A further 75,000 sq m of covered warehousing is available near the port estate

  • Experience at receiving windfarm components for nearby onshore windfarms 

All our ports are capable of handling a vast array of cargo. Please contact us even if the capability you are interested in is not listed above.

Key statistics and berthing information

  • Handles around 200,000 each year

  • Total port acreage = 42 acres 

 

 

Normal acceptance dimension of vessels

Dock, Jetty or Quay

Quay Length

Length

Beam

Draught

Approx. dwt

New Dock

590 m

95 m

13.5 m

6.5 m

4,500