Port Operations

The Port of Corner Brook is located on the west coast of Newfoundland and Labrador at the end of the Humber Arm, a 35 km (22 mile) fjord connected to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Sheltered by the surrounding Blomidon Mountains, the port is protected from significant wind or wave issues. Accessible year round, the waters of the Bay of Islands are extremely deep with a 90 metre (300 ft) channel to gulf depth and a minimum dockside water depth of 10 metres (30 ft). The main berth location of Corner Brook Port is 48.985°N, 57.941°W.

The Port of Corner Brook is directly connected to the Trans Canada Highway (TCH) which provides easy access to nearby airports. The Deer Lake Regional Airport is a 50 km drive from the port and the Stephenville Dymond International Airport is an 84 km drive. The area is also services by Western Regional Memorial Hospital.

The Port of Corner Brook is fully certified under International Ship and Port Facilities Security Cody (ISPS) regulations. There is a Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) office located nearby which provides customs clearing and authorized embarkation and disembarkation of passengers and crew of all types of vessels.

Port Services Available

Port Infrastructure

The Port of Corner Brook is a multi-use port servicing cruise ships, container ships, breakbulk vessels, Canadian Coast Guard vessels, fishing boats and more.

LOCATION: 35km inland from Gulf of St. Lawrence

Lat 48° 57′ 30″ N; Long 57° 56′ 30″ W

CHART: CHS Charts #4652 / #4653

Admiralty Chart #289

Main Berth: 362 m (1200 ft)

Maximum Vessel Length: 362 m (1200 ft)

Deck Elevation: 4.1 m (13.5 ft)

Minimum Depth at Dockside: 10 m (32.8 ft)

Anchorage: There is anchorage about 0.2 miles north of the paper mill (Corner Brook Pulp & Paper) in 55 to 73m (30 to 40 fm), stiff mud. Another anchorage lies in Pettipas Cove, about 1.8 miles NW of the paper mill, in 24 to 35m (13 to 19 fm) of sand and mud, good holding ground.

Tender Dock: 30.5 m (100 ft)

Turning basin diameter: 1530m (5000 feet)

Tidal range: 2m (6.4 feet)

Channel to Gulf width: 1.6 km (1 m)

Channel to Gulf depth: 90 m (300 ft)

  • 53 Tonne Capacity Fixed Pedestal Crane (Liebher)
  • 125 Tonne Capacity Mobile Harbour Crane (Gottwald)
  • Two Hyster Reach Stackers
  • Three Mafi Shunter Trucks

Container & Bulk Cargo: Storage/laydown area 301,000 ft2 (28,000 m2)

Warehousing/Leasing: Large Industrial Building

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