Containerised Cargo

Quay Length      Depth Facilities
450 metres 8 metres     

2 x 40 tonne wide-span gantry cranes

30-40 moves per hour
Maximum span 28 metres
1 x Reachstacker container handler
200 Refrigerated points
4 Rail sidings under cranes

Dedicated weighbridge (x2)

Container maintenance services

Containerised cargo is discharged/loaded by using 2 high speed wide-span gantry cranes. Containers are stored under the cranes, minimising the number of moves and thereby increasing efficiency.

Road and rail transport are processed under the crane to/from container stack or ships hold.


The whole operation is performed on an integrated terminal management system, covering yard, gate, rail, road and ship operations.


Stevedoring is performed by Waterford Container Terminal Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Port of Waterford. It’s dedicated staff are customer focused, very experienced and extremely flexible.

Iarnród Eireann Freight is a separate division of Iarnród Éireann.A comprehensive range of rail freight services for the Bulk Freight, Intermodal and Freight Forwarding markets are provided.
For more information, contact 1850 767676

Container Maintenane Services

Waterford Container Terminal (WCT) contracts the services of a dedicated maintenance company on-site and this ensures the smooth running of the Ports gantry cranes, terminal equipment and servicing the needs of container lines (reefer monitoring, repair, PTI, cleaning).

This maintenance company, Belview Technical Services (BTS), has facilities and technology to monitor reefer units, crane maintenance and repair of any type, among a diversified range of services.


See more on our Container Maintenance Services

Bulk & Break bulk cargo

Quay Length Depth   Facilities
400 metres 8-9 metres     1 x Liebherr 280 harbour mobile crane
- 84 tonne lift capacity
- 30 m3 grab
- 1500 tonnes per hour

1 x Liebherr 250 harbour mobile crane
- 50 tonne lift capacity
- 20 m3 grab

- 800 tonnes per hour

2 x Liebherr 1081 harbour mobile crane
-32 tonne lift capacity
- 12 m3 grab
- 600 tonnes per hour

Variety of ancillary handling equipment

-Breakbulk load spreaders

-Volvo loading shovels


-11 m3 cactus grab (for scrap cargoes)

350 tonnes per hour
Weighbridges (x2)
Fresh Water supply



Stevedoring is performed by Southeast Port Services and Suir Shipping. Bulk and breakbulk cargoes are stevedored with ample on-quay short-term storage.


In addition, there is a private berth for discharging cement material and general cargoes.

bulk quays

Quay Length        Depth Facilities
120 metres 9 metres           

2 x Liebherr LH60 Material handlers

12 tonne capacity – 6 m3 grab

Timber logs and bale grabs available

Pneumatic cement discharger - 400 t/hour

Mobile cranes – private hire
Ancillary equipment

Dedicated weighbridge

Stevedoring is performed on this private quay by Stokestown Port Services. There is a choice of two weighbridges servicing both facilities.

Liquid bulk


Quay Length Depth Facilities
240 metres 9 metres Ship-shore pumping
Loading arms
Oil storage

This private berth at Great Island has an oil pipeline connecting to land-side storage tanks. This facility, formerly owned by ESB, is now owned by Scottish Southern Energy (SSE). Pilotage and berthing arrangements should be made in liaison with Harbour Master.

liquid bulk cargo

Project Cargo

  • Proven track record in handling various types of project cargo, including, more recently, the process equipment for the new Glanbia Ingredients at Belview Port (pictured below). 
  • Experienced stevedores on both container and bulk quay
  • On-site storage capacity
  • Open storage adjacent to quay, for long term storage.

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Storage Facilities


Bulk Storage


covered storage

  • 300,000 sq.ft. (third party) in 11 units 
  • 160,000 sq.ft. (third party) in 7 units
  • TASCC approved warehouses with on-site weighbridges
  • On-quay Transit store 16,000sq.ft. (port owned)

Palletised Storage


palletised warehousing

  • 270,000 sq.ft. (third party: Store-All Logistics) in 12 units - including ambient temperature controlled storage
  • ISO9001 and regulatory authorities approved facilities for the pharmaceutical and food sectors.
  • Within 300 metres from Port entrance

Specialised Ambient and Cold Storage

Ambient and Cold Storage

  • ISO 9001 and EU, Customs and regulatory authorities approved facilities
  • Customs & Excise Bonded
  • Approved Upper Tier Seveso site
  • 6 kms from Belview Port

Additional storage facilities are available within 3 kms of Port.

For further details on any of the above, please contact us.


Tel: +353-51-874907 

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