Scotland’s gateway to the world

Clydeport is part of the vast network of Peel Ports Group, one of the largest port operators in the United Kingdom.

Our world-class facilities and excellent locations mean that we’re able to serve a variety of different businesses, improving the journey of goods from Scotland to the rest of the world. Whether you’re looking for the deepest sea entrance in Northern Europe or the busiest cruise terminal in Scotland, Clydeport is home to some of the biggest, deepest, busiest and most advanced facilities in Europe.

Clydeport’s main terminals are King George V Dock, Greenock Ocean Terminal, Hunterston PARC and Ardrossan. But it’s not just our locations that set us apart; nor the fact that we’re also the harbour authority of the river Clyde and its estuary, managing a jurisdiction of 450 square miles, it’s also our commitment to invest logistics solutions through rail, water and road.

Clydeport has extensive experience in handling key commodities such as containers, forest products, agribulk, project and bulk cargo and are proud of our long-term, excellent customer relationships – our customers are at the heart of what we do! You can download our new 2019 brochure HERE.

Key contact

Port location

Clydeport is a bustling network of ports which are ideally placed to service Scotland's largest city and industrial centre. But more importantly than this, Glasgow, Greenock, Hunterston and Ardrossan are Scotland’s gateway to the world.

We're also the controlling Port Authority for 450 square miles of the River Clyde, giving our customers the space, facilities and expertise to store and process more than 15.4 million tonnes of cargo a year and help them handle thousands of passengers.

Our 'can do' attitude and West Coast resourcefulness help businesses grow and commerce thrive in an exciting environment that provides companies facilities which can be as flexible as our service is accommodating.

Clydeport Head Office
16 Robertson Street
G2 8DS

0141 221 8733

Key contact numbers:                   

King George V – 0141 445 2241, Colin Bankier

Greenock Ocean Terminal  – 0147 588 6302, Hugh Hardie               

Hunterston – 0141 241 8503, Craig Donald                         

Marine Services – 01475 726221 – Brian Forestt

Robertson Street- 0141 221 8733

Maintenance - Bruce Clark- 01475 886329

Estuary control - 01475 886324

Property- 0141 241 8503, Craig Donald    

Commodities at Clydeport


At Clydeport we have a long history of handling essential commodities such as coal, containers, forest products, project and bulk cargoes. But that’s only half the story. We also operate Scotland’s busiest cruise terminal, ensuring everything from parking to boarding is plain sailing. We’re also ideally placed to offer businesses a wide range of development properties and opportunities tailored to the shipping industry.

So whether you’re a small company looking to, well, push the boat out, or a large multinational blue chip business wanting to expand further, here at Peel Ports Clydeport we believe in working together and building lasting, long term relationships. This team effort, built on your energy and our expertise, will help you grow and us to become a vital link in your supply chain.


As Scotland’s leading West Coast container terminal, we have stacks of experience to draw upon. Responsible for the safe handling of a throughput of 100,000 TEUs a year. At Greenock we have feeder services that connect with Southampton, Liverpool, Belfast, Dublin, Irlam, Bilbao, Le Harve, Antwerp and transhipment to Lisbon, Leixoes and Rotterdam. We connect Scotland’s buoyant export markets with deep-sea services out of Liverpool and the English Channel ports as well as handling inbound containers for Scotland’s central belt.

 We also offer flexible storage solutions with 25,000 sq m of modern warehousing

  • On-site depot services, providing maintenance, upgrade of PTI of reefers and repair solutions for all our customers.
  • We have 372m of Quayside with 12.6m unrestricted draft, 3 ship to shore container cranes (32.5m across).
  • Large fleet of container straddle carriers.
  • Large fleet of forklifts ranging from a lifting capacity 2-16 tonnes.
  • We have 3 empty container handlers (6 high).

For more information on our current services and moving containers through Greenock please contact us HERE.


From the moment a cruise liner arrives at our twin-berth Greenock Ocean Terminal, throughout its stay, to the moment it sets sail again. Everything possible is done to look after the ship and ensure the passengers enjoy an unforgettable stay.

Your ship is here to benefit from the countries most experienced and skilled port workers and the most secure, modern facilities. And being at the heart of an interconnected network including road, rail and air, it’s convenient, accessible and open to the world.

  • Natural deep water port with a depth of 12.6m and 24/7 access.
  • Tight security controls for peace of mind.
  • At the heart of a motorway, airport, rail network.
  • Highly experienced stevedoring, porters and passenger handling staff.
  • Quay length of 376m, which allows berthing for two liners.
  • Port facilities that can berth the largest liners alongside easily.
  • Towage available but not usually required.
  • Located outwith the ECA zone.
  • Within easy sailing distance of the rest of the UK, Ireland and the Baltics.

View the Cruise schedule HERE

For more information on our current cruise services please contact us HERE

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Properties at Clydeport

At our Clydeport locations we can offer you a range of property solutions including:

  • Secure indoor and outdoor storage facilities
  • Warehousing and workshop space
  • Office accommodation
  • Potential to develop bespoke facilities

For more information please contact our Clydeport property expert Craig Donald on 0771 786 7680 or email on