The Falmouth Pilotage area covers Falmouth and Gerrans Bay, the Carrick Roads, the rivers Fal and Helford and the quarries on the east side of the Lizard peninsula. Within this area are a number of Harbour Authorities: Falmouth Harbour Commissioners, Port of Truro and A & P Falmouth Docks.
As the third deepest natural harbour in the world, Falmouth’s unique geography and position as the UK’s Atlantic Gateway makes it a highly valuable port for a range of operators.
Falmouth Harbour has a world renowned reputation as a refuelling stop for ships. Serving as the UK’s western most outpost for deep water bunkering, at the head of the English Channel.
Due to Falmouth’s location and level of vessel traffic, operators can often enjoy a quick and efficient turnaround, reducing vessel downtime and costs.