Fraserburgh Harbour

Fraserburgh Harbour

Fraserburgh Harbour is located on the north-east corner of Scotland and is ideally positioned for the fishing grounds of the north and east Scotland as well as North Sea oil and gas fields including de-commissioning and also the emerging renewable market, in particular the projects in the Moray Firth. the location makes Fraserburgh well placed for cargo trade with Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea ports.

All berths can be available for commercial vessels or oil related traffic however the North Pier is the main cargo pier being the choice for large vessels.

Maximum size of vessel afloat at all times is 92m x 16m and 6.2m draught. Maximum capacity on the North Pier is up to 350 tonnes.

Fraserburgh has local stevedores offering a 24 hour service equipped with modern cargo handling equipment, mobile cranes with a lifting capacity of up to 200 tonnes, fork lifts and conveyors etc. All types of cargo are handled from bulk, fuel, general, containers and fish products. Lifts in excess of 200 tonnes and 37.5 metres in length can be accommodated. A 60 tonnes capacity weighbridge is also available adjacent to the Harbour Office.

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Chart NumberFraserburgh Harbour
PhotographHarbour Image
Latitude / Longitude57° 41' N/Longitude:01° 59' W
Harbourmaster ContactAndrew Ironside. Harbour Office Shore Street FRASERBURGH AB43 9BR
High Tide Variation
DepthsThe entrance channel and Balaclava Harbour have been deepened to a depth of 6.5m.
Principal UseCommercial fishing.
Harbour Size
Visitor MooringsContact the Harbour master prior to arrival.
Facilities Waste
Repairs - 6 berth shiplift and dry dock
2 fully refrigerated fish markets
Telephone01346 515858