Welcome to Peterhead Port Authority
Sheltered deep-water port with
more than 3km of berthing
Premier UK white and pelagic fish port
Serving oil and gas sector for
over 35 years
decommissioning and bulk handling capabilities
Peterhead is one of
the UKís most versatile ports, providing exceptional
all-weather, congestion-free deepwater berthing facilities at
depths of up to 14 metres and serving a broad range of
industries including oil and gas, renewables, fishing and
We are proud of our heritage as the UKís largest white fish and
pelagic (mackerel and herring) port and are building on our
reputation as a traditional centre of excellence for both
fishing fleets by providing a full range of constantly updated
modern quayside services including on-site fish market, ice and water plants, fuel
supplies, and ship repair and maintenance at our slipway, syncrolift and dry dock.
And we are equally proud of the role we have played in the
development of North Sea oil and gas over the past 35 years,
serving areas such as rig IRM, surveying, diving support,
offshore logistics and safety, subsea exploration and
We also have a thriving leisure craft marina, we welcome cruise
ships, and our quays accommodate a full range of other cargoes
and commodities including frozen fish, agricultural products
such as grain, timber and fertiliser, as well as complex
fabrication projects and bulk handling.
Now we are moving the port of Peterhead to the next level with
the opening of our newest facility, built to further serve not
only all our existing markets but also the growing renewables
and decommissioning sectors.
Smith Quay adds an easily accessed berth with a 10 metres water depth and able to accomodate vessels up to 180 metres in length to more than 3 kilometres of existing alongside
berthing. Smith Quay has a working area of 16,000 square metres -
including heavy-lift and module skidding capabilities - and full
Our clients know they save time and money with well-managed,
efficient port calls, and thatís why they come to Peterhead. How
can the Peterhead Port Authority team help you optimise yours?
Contact us today to find out.