Vessel lay up

The port offers first rate, safe deep water lay-up berths for shipping of all types and sizes in a fantastic sheltered location on Cornwall’s south coast (UK) close to major shipping lanes…

  • Safe deep water facilities
  • Experienced staff
  • Berths for vessels up to 190m in length
  • Minimal draft restrictions owing to the geological nature of the area
  • Lay up moorings available for all shipping types
  • Transhipment of bulk cargoes possible by gear bulk carriers using lay up berths
  • Vessel lay up is available for any period from a single day to many years
  • Cost effective weekly rates

Get in touch for more information

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The port’s lay up facilities have been used by a number of shipping companies and vessels, including:

  • Ferries
  • Gas tankers
  • Reefers
  • Bulk carriers etc.

Staffed by experienced master mariners and a dedicated support team, the Port of Truro is the vessel lay up facility you have been looking for…

Get in touch with the team now to discuss your specific requirements:






Alternative contact methods:

Email: harbouroffice@cornwall.gov.uk | Tel: +44 (0)1872 224231 | Fax: +44 (0)1872 225346

Harbour Office, Town Quay, Truro, Cornwall, UK, TR1 2HJ

Lay up – Mooring Conditions