Ullapool (GBULL)

Port Code GBULL City Ullapool
Port Name Ullapool Country/Region United Kingdom
Category Port City Route EUROPEAN BRANCH PORT
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Ullapool (GBULL)



      Port of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Located in northwest Scotland, the time zone is Greenwich mean time / British summer time. The maximum draught of ships allowed to enter the port is 8m above the wharf and 12.25m above the inner anchorage. The tidal range is 4 meters. The prevailing wind direction is northwest. VHF channels 12 and 16 are used for communication between ships and ports. Working hours are 24 hours a day. Seven days a week. There is no ship repair and dry dock facilities, no tugboat, and fresh water, food, fuel supply and medical conditions can be provided. Annual import and export tonnage: 80000 tons (FISH). General cargo and bulk cargo berths: there are three berths, two of which are 100 meters long, and the water depth is 5 meters and 10 meters respectively (average spring tide and low tide); 1 berth - 100m long, 2m draught. Ro ro berth: there is a connecting frame for RO ro ship. The water depth is 5 m and 10 m (average spring low tide). For container berth and tanker berth, please refer to general cargo berth.

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Summary of GBULL

Ullapool Port (Port Code: GBULL) is a port located in Ross and Cromarty district and within the Highland Council Area of north west Scotland. It became the principal port for the trade in herring for its promotion and development by the British Fisheries Society in 1788.
Today the harbour is used by the local fishing fleet and a tourist destination visited by boats from the E.C. and as far afield as Africa and Russia. The ferry terminal at Ullapool harbour runs a daily service to the Isle of Lewis and is linked to the A835 trunk road with the A893. Routes south of Ullapool pass through Gairloch and Poolewe to Kyle of Lochalsh and the bridge to Skye. Ullapool is also the main terminus for the ferry to Stornoway.