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Montrose Port Seafarers’ Information The coastal town of Montrose sits between Dundee and Aberdeen and boasts an attractive town centre and a wide sandy beach. Montrose is a great little town to visit, with a pleasant old centre and an interesting museum and art gallery. The town sits on the edge of a virtually landlocked two-mile-square lagoon of mud known as the Basin, which is a nature reserve and haven for wildfowl and wading birds who love its mud. 2 do’s 1. Do ask your Captain to request that the Shipping Agent/Port Authority forward by e-mail your Pre Arrival IMO Crew lists to the Port Chaplain/s who will then know exactly the different languages spoken by the crew and will bring with them on their visit to the ship the most recent newspapers for each language. 2. Do ask your Captain for sight of the Montrose Seafarers’ Port Information leaflet which he will have been given by the Pilot. 3 don’ts 1. Don’t be put off by the 20 minute walk from the south quay to the Seafarers Centre, (count it as valuable exercise) However you might call one of the taxi’s listed on the Montrose Seafarers’ Port Information leaflet or check to see if the Sailors’ Society car is available. 2. Don’t hesitate to ask the Chaplain/s for: · help with money changing, Lebara phone cards and shopping advice. · Confidential discussion time either on board ship or in the Seafarers Centre. 3. Don’t worry about needing to carry your passport on a visit to the town. You would not be required to show it unless you found yourself in circumstances involving the police.
Map showing the location of Montrose

About The Port

Sheltered haven within 1.0 n.m. of the sea; road and rail links provide Montrose with access to the heartland of Scotland. Equipped to handle a broad variety of cargoes, including timber, paper, scrap metal, fertiliser, grain and project cargoes. Extensive storage facilities comprise both open ground for general storage or fabrication and repair work, and warehousing for long-term use or as transit sheds. Also has an extensive offshore supply base.

On the east coast of Scotland, 14 n.m. north of Dundee and 25 n.m. south of Aberdeen within the mouth of the river South Esk.

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Port Services


Mr Peter Donald

Sailors’ Society
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07833 140202

Mike Burleigh

Sailors’ Society
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01674 850988