The port limits commence at the Eamonn De Valera and Michael Collins bridges in the city and extend to an imaginary arc with a radius of 9.65 kilometres drawn seawards from Roches point.
Vessels with an overall length of 130m or greater must take onboard a pilot at the outer pilot station, which is located 2.5 nautical miles south of Roches point.
Vessels with an overall length less than 130 metres may enter the harbour and take onboard a pilot at Cobh in the vicinity of buoy No.20.
To gain the services of a pilot, the vessel must contact Cork Harbour Radio on VHF Channel 12 one hour in advance. Please refer to Notice to Mariners tab for communication guidelines. (Attached)
There are three tugs available at the port. Two are Voith Schneider tugs and one is Azimuth Stern Drive. Normal notice to obtain the services of a tug is two hours. Tug services can be ordered through Cork harbour radio or a vessels' agent.
- Owner: Port Of cork Company
- Bollard Pull: 45 ton
- Notice: 2hrs
- On charter to Whitegate Refinery
- Bollard pull: 49 ton
- Azimuth stern drive
- Notice: normal 1 hr, emergency 30min approx
- Owner: Marine Transport Services (MTS)
- Bollard Pull: 30ton
- Notice 2hrs
There are four mooring boats available, each have a bollard pull of approx 2-3 tons, notice for a mooring boat is approx 1 hr.
Bunkers are available in the port. Vessels can arrange for bunkers through their port agent or request advice from the Harbour Master's office.
Fresh water is available at most berths and is requested from the port agent or the Harbour Master's office
Can be carried out in Cork Dockyard by arrangement, please contact cork dockyard on Phone 353 21 4811831.