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Are you arriving soon? We offer efficient pilotage through our in-house pilots, line handling team and Port Control operation.

Port Control is manned on a 24-hour basis, with VHF watch maintained on Channel 12.


Maximising profitability in port

We know how important it is for you to keep the supply chain moving and provide the best port agency service for your client. It is our promise to you that we will keep your port visit as brief as possible, or long as you need to maximise your ships profitability.

You can rest assured that working with Montrose Port Authority is straightforward and cost effective.

We offer an efficient service and fast turnaround minimising the cost to customers and can offer the following services:

  • Pre- arrival planning for your port call
  • Piloting into port
  • Docking and undocking
  • Cargo handling and freight forwarding
  • Departure arrangements

Our friendly and flexible team are here to help you every step of the way.

Contact Port Control

You can telephone Port Control on 01674 679916.

Alternative contact information can be found on our Contact Us page.

Important Information:

Vessels are advised to remain 1.5 nautical miles east east of the outer red buoy at port entrance and await further instructions from the pilot and Port Control.

You will then be advised on berthing and anchorage as required.

Vessels arriving should call 'Montrose Port Authority' on Channel 12 at least two hours prior to their arrival.
Vessels bound for Montrose must keep Port Control advised on any alteration to ETAs at least six hours prior to arrival.

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You can find previous notices in our archive.

Our Services

Read about the port and marine related services we provide at Montrose.

Meet our team

Learn more about the people behind Montrose Port Authority.

Our Customers

Montrose Port Authority is constantly evolving and making improvements for our stakeholders. Increasingly, our port users come from a wide range of sectors as we seek to diversify our services and realise our aim to be the greenest port in Scotland.

Energy Customers

Oil, gas & renewables

Our prime location at the gateway to the North Sea means we have long been a trusted partner of some of the biggest names in the Oil and Gas industry. We are strategically placed to work with supply vessels servicing oil exploration vessels in the coastal waters and beyond.


General Cargo

Shipping & logistics

A wide range of cargo passes through Montrose Port and is handled by our experienced stevedores. We have the ability to handle almost all cargo types and currently have a thriving trade in forest products, dry bulk, agribulk, bread bulk and unitised and offshore oil materials.


Cruise Ships

Travelling passengers

Montrose Port is ideally located for cruise ship passengers who want to visit the stunning scenery of Angus and Aberdeenshire. This part of Scotland is particularly appealing to those who want to get off the beaten track and discover some of the hidden jewels of the North East.



Land & Property Leasing

Montrose Port Authority has a portfolio of residential and commercial property available for lease. We can offer office space, warehousing premises, and outdoor space for general use, with variable contract terms depending on your requirements.