Port Office: North Quay Cargo Terminal, Commercial Road, Lowestoft Suffolk, NR32 2TE
+44 (0) 1502 572286





Situated directly opposite major Continental ports, the Port of Lowestoft serves the busy sea routes between the UK, Europe, Scandinavia, and the Baltic States. The port is linked by A-roads to the M11 and M1 and has quayside rail links. Nearby, Norwich Airport is linked to destinations in the UK and Europe.

Offshore opportunities 

  • The port is home to the Operation and Maintenance Base for Greater Gabbard Offshore wind farm

  • Sembmarine SLP Engineering Ltd offers extensive facilities for the construction of large topside-deck structures and jackets destined for the North Sea and other oil and gas fields and wind farms

  • AKD Engineering offers fabrication facilities within the Inner Harbour

  • The port is home to a substantial fleet of offshore standby / support vessels

  • Facilities are available for ship repairs, including a dry dock

Dry bulks

  • A 14,000-tonne capacity silo and storage facility at Silo Quay accommodates a range of bulk materials, including grain and cement

General cargo 

  • The port's Inner and Outer Harbours accommodate project and specialised cargoes

  • The North Quay Terminal provides mobile cranage, together with 16,000 sq m of storage for forest products, steel, and general cargo

  • Four modern transit sheds provide 10,000 sq m of storage space. Wide areas of open storage are also available 

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 100,000 tonnes each year

  • Total port acreage = 97 acres

    Normal acceptance dimensions of vessels
    Dock, Jetty or Quay
    Quay length
    Outer Harbour – Docks
    1,400 m
    125 m
    35 m
    5.5 m
    5.2 m
    Entrance Channel & Inner Harbour
    2,100 m
    125 m
    22 m
    6.0 m
    5.7 m