Frequently Asked Questions


Does the port only handle china clay?
No, the Port is always keen to look at opportunities for diversification.
What hours does the port operate?
The normal working hours are Monday to Friday 06.00 - 22.00. Out of these hours working may be possible by prior arrangement.
Who do the port operatives work for?
All labour at the port are employees of Imerys Minerals Ltd.
What is the difference between Fowey Docks and Fowey Harbour?
Fowey Docks relates to the terminal operations, whereas Fowey Harbour is everything under the jurisdiction of the Fowey Harbour Commissioners, eg towage, estuary management and leisure activities.