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Site Map

Enquiries and contacts

Port entry
Port control / Communications
Towage and mooring
Fresh water and bunkers
Waste disposal
Weather and tides
Notices to mariners
Shipping movements

Berths & facilities
Port map
South Docks

Cargo Handling
Transit sheds
Cranes, plant & equipment
Shipping agents and hauliers
Rail connection
Working hours

Port Security

Port, regional and UK maps
Sea distances
Transport links
International opportunities

Port Development
The port estate
Port tenants and related businesses
James D Johnson
Liebherr Sunderland Works
North European Marine Services (NEMS)
Northumbrian Roads
Northumbrian Water
Owen Pugh Aggregates Ltd / Odin Shipping Ltd
Pallion Engineering
Solvent Resource Management (SRM)
Subsea 7
Wear Dock & Engineering

Port Regulation and Contingency Planning
Port security (ISPS)
Waste Management Plan
Health and safety
Safety Management System (SMS) / Port Marine Safety Code (PMSC)
Port Emergency Plan
Oil Spill Contingency Plan
Port health / Rabies
Port byelaws
Pleasure boats – information for owners

Employment Opportunities

City investment
Port history
Community links
Sunderland Maritime Heritage
Doxford Engine Friends Association
Tyne and Wear Archives Service
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens
City Library and Arts Centre – Local Studies
Sunderland Antiquarian Society
Marine Activities Centre
Sunderland RNLI lifeboat station
Northumbria Police
UK Border Agency
Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service
North East Ambulance Service
NHS Direct
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Environment Agency
North Eastern Sea Fisheries Committee
Back on the Map
Stella Maris – Apostleship of the Sea
Port News


Awards and accreditations


The Port of Sunderland is certified by Product Authentication International (PAI) as complying with the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops (TASCC), in respect of storage and in-house testing of combinable crops and dry feed materials/ingredients.

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Investor in People

As a Sunderland City Council service the Port of Sunderland holds Investors in People status, achieved by the council in 2004.

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British Ports Association

The port is a member of the British Ports Association