WORLD SHIP SOCIETY

NORTH WEST KENT BRANCH

Shipping



approximate tidal differences
Southend            -30 mins
Strood Pier         -10 mins
Thames Barrier  +30 mins
Tower  Bridge    +50 mins

General Shipping Information

PiIots

Pilots usually board vessels coming into the Thames at the Sunk (off Harwich), North East Spit (off Margate) or the Warps (off Shoeburyness).

Transit times to Gravesend

Approximately 5hrs. from the Sunk, 4hrs. from the North East Spit and 2hrs. from the Warps.
Naval vessels and cruiseships tend to be quicker!
   

VHF channels

London VTS
    Channel 69.  Estuary to Southend
    Channel 68.  Southend to Crayford Ness
    Channel 14.  Crayford Ness to Teddington
Medway VTS
    Channel 74.  Medway buoy to Allington

F.A.Q.

Names for the former Samuel Williams Jetties at Dagenham
1 - White Mountain
2 -
3 -
4 - Amey Roadstone

5 - Thunderer Jetty
6 -
7 - Dagenham Wharf
8 - Cemex 
9 - Van Dalen