Glasson Dock can accommodate vessels of up to 3500-4000 DWAT, with a guideline maximum LOA of 90 metres and beam of 14 metres, on the drying NAABSA River Berths. The Inner Dock Berths can accommodate vessels up to a maximum 85 metres LAO.
The Lancaster Port Commission is the Competent Harbour Authority for Glasson Dock and operates the Pilotage Service using the pilot vessels ‘Gertrude’ and ‘Trelawney’.
Cargoes handled include animal feedstuffs, fertilizers, aggregates and special cargoes, and the main port user, Glasson Grain Ltd, has a stevedoring department with a wide range of handling equipment, craneage, outdoor and undercover storage and three fifty-tonne weighbridges. Please access Glasson Grain’s website using the link: www.glassongrain.co.uk
Mezeron Ltd, an Isle of Man based shipping company, operates a twice-weekly service from Glasson Dock to Ramsey, Isle of Man, for lift-on, lift-off general cargoes, both palletised and containerised. Please access Mezeron’s website using the link: www.mezeron.com
Glasson Shipping Services are available on site to provide a full ships’ agency service, as well as vessel chartering services if required. (Contact via Glasson Grain Ltd).