Commercial moorings are available for vessels up to 180m LOA in the Carrick Roads and up to 73m in the Penryn River.

The Cross Roads Mooring is a class 1 admiralty swinging mooring suitable for vessels up to 180m Length. For vessels less than 180m drafts of up to 15m may be accommodated. The mooring is a licensed explosive berth with a maximum Net Explosive Quantity (NEQ) of 150 tonnes.  The mooring is well sheltered from all wind directions except due South and has been used for the re-delivery of casualty vessels on a number of occasions.  It has also frequently been used for the temporary mooring of towed vessels to facilitate refuelling of towing vessels. The water depth is more than 20m which makes the mooring suitable for discharging deck cargo from semi-submersible vessels.

Buoy jumping services are available at not less than 24 hours notice.

The Frigate and Caldy moorings are class 4 admiralty moorings that can be used for vessels up to 73m as swinging moorings or 150m as a head and stern berth. The maximum draft for vessels using the moorings is 3.5 as a swinging berth or 5m as a head and stern berth. The moorings are well sheltered from all wind directions and have frequently been used for the temporary storage of barges on passage awaiting suitable weather.

Access document 20-040-01 Commercial Buoys Allocation and Use for a summary of commercial mooring capacities.

See our commercial mooring charges.