Redcar Bulk Terminal Limited is situated on the South Bank of the River Tees on the North East coast of the United Kingdom.

The terminal operates a 320 metre long quay which can accommodate vessels up to 17 metres draft and is fitted with 2 x Ship Unloaders which can operate on grab or hook for bulk or conventional cargoes respectively.

The Terminal is HMRC  approved for the storage of un-cleared goods and enjoys direct rail access to the National Rail Network along with excellent road links to both the A19 and A1(M) .


Aerial View Of Redcar Bulk Terminal

Vessel Size (Max)

Length                  304 metres

Beam                      48 metres

Draft                       17 metres

Distance from the Fairway Buoy to Redcar Bulk Terminal 4.05 nautical miles.

Water density at berth 1.025



Genco Commodus 169,098 dwt – Discharging Iron Ore.



The Wharf is equipped with 2 x Rail Mounted Gantry Cranes (1 x 63t and 1 x 42t) with both bulk and hook capability. The unloaders have a travelling length of 300 metres and in Bulk (Grab) mode working in unison are capable of achieving offloading rates in excess of 40,000 tonnes per day.


Nordic Orion 75,603dwt – Discharging Coal.

Bulk materials discharged  are transferred by conveyors into a large open bulk storage area prior to being stock piled with stacker re-claimers.

The Terminal area which is immediately adjacent to the quay extends over an area of 320 acres providing storage capacity for both bulk and conventional cargoes alike.

Rail Traffic

Redcar Bulk Terminal is equipped to handle rail wagons with separate load and offload bulk handling facilities. The loading of rail wagons is carried out by overhead hoppers directly fed by conveyors whilst off- loading of rail wagons is achieved by bottom discharge into an underground hopper and conveyor system linked directly to the stockyards enabling the swift handling of rail traffic to and from the terminal.






Redcar Bulk Terminal Limited has a full complement of highly skilled Electrical and Mechanical Engineers as well as fitters, platers and welders together with on-site Work shop facilities and is able to provide engineering  support if required.


Stacker Re-claimer


The extensive Terminal area immediately adjacent to the quay has the capability to provide short / long-term storage space for a variety of bulk cargoes as well as space for the assembly / disassembly of large conventional or project cargoes.


Steel Slabs being loaded at Redcar

Quality Assurance

Redcar Bulk Terminal Limited is both ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accredited.


Working Hours

The Terminal Operates 24 hours a day all year round with its own dedicated and well trained workforce.



If you have any interest in using the port, storage or support facilities or would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact the below:


Redcar Bulk Terminal Limited
Lackenby Main Office
Lackenby Works


Web Site :


Garry O’Malley
Director and General Manager

Telephone : +44(0) 1642 406444
Mobile : +44(0) 7912 568890
Email :


Michael Young
Operation Manager

Telephone : +44(0) 1642 405038
Mobile : +44(0)7764362820
Email :