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The South Base facilitates the prompt and efficient turnaround of vessels servicing the logistical requirements of the offshore oil and gas industry. 

Modern vessel handling methods allow loading, offloading and bunkering to be carried out simultaneously, resulting in shorter turnaround times. It is used extensively by platform support and anchor handling vessels oil tankers and bulk carriers.

The base, with 12 berths across the South Base Quay, South Breakwater and Princess Royal Jetty, is the centrepiece of ASCO’s Peterhead operations. Within the base there is office accommodation, warehousing and approximately 4.5 hectares of open storage. Berth 8 incorporates a 500-tonne heavy lift pad and is suitable for Ro-Ro use. All major chemical contractors are represented, for the supply of mud and cement commodities.

A full range of material handling equipment, including mobile cranes from 36 to 500 tonnes capacity, forklifts and a transportation fleet, is available to meet the complete servicing needs of vessels using the berths.

Other Port Areas

South Harbour

South Harbour is a 350m working quay with minimum depth of 6.5m. 
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North Harbour

North Harbour is entered from South Harbour through the recently widened junction canal, which is spanned by the newly reinstated Queenie Bridge.
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Smith Quay & Merchant's Quay

Boasting a quayside length of 120m, width of 40m, an adjacent working area of 16,000m², and water depth of 10m, Smith Quay is used by many industries, such as subsea, renewable energy, oil and gas decommissioning, and the important pelagic fishing sector.
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Tanker Jetty

The Tanker Jetty was designed to accommodate oil tankers of up to 50,000 tonnes deadweight, delivering fuel oil to the nearby Peterhead Power Station.
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Princess Royal Jetty

The Princess Royal Jetty handles vessels servicing the offshore oil and gas industry.
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Albert Quay

Sheltered by a rock-armoured breakwater, Albert Quay, including East Quay, provides 340m of all-weather deepwater berthing.
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North Base

The North Base provides a wide range of services to the construction and diving support sectors of the oil industry.
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Peterhead Bay Marina

Peterhead Bay Marina is a purpose-built leisure facility catering for local and visiting boatowners.
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South Base

The South Base facilitates the prompt and efficient turnaround of vessels servicing the logistical requirements of the offshore oil and gas industry. 
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Port Henry Basin

Accessed via North Harbour, the Port Henry area offers 740m of quayside with depths varying from two to three metres chart datum. 
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