Marine Info

Pilot boats

Port of Sunderland provides a variety of services including dredging, pilotage, towage, stevedoring, foyboatmen, fresh water, waste disposal and general navigation control, operating on a 24 hour, 365 day per year basis.

The port also adheres to a number of marine plans and management systems to take account of the health and safety of those using the port and its facilities and which safeguard the natural environment.

Port of Sunderland is the Statutory Harbour Authority responsible for marine safety and conservancy on the River Wear.

Get in touch with our team at Port of Sunderland

Matthew Hunt
Port Director
matthew.hunt@sunderland.gov.uk
Captain Kevin Ullah
Harbour Master
captain.ullah@sunderland.gov.uk
Keith Middleton
Cargo Operations Manager
keith.middleton@sunderland.gov.uk
Neil Mearns
Marine Services Manager / PFSO
neil.mearns@sunderland.gov.uk
Karen Lindsay
Commercial Officer
karen.p.lindsay@sunderland.gov.uk
Jon Holvey
Port Engineering Manager
john.holvey@sunderland.gov.uk
Darren Day
Logistics Manager
darren.day@sunderland.gov.uk
Andy Foster
Business Development Manager
andrew.foster@sunderland.gov.uk