Terminal Info

Terminal Information

The UK’s most productive container terminal

The DP World Southampton terminal covers an area of almost 100 hectares, all situated within its own secure compound.

Huge amounts of investment have gone into bigger cranes, deeper berths, an expanded fleet of terminal vehicles, and upgraded IT systems.

We offer:


  • 1.92 km of deepwater quay up to 16 metres depth alongside
  • Accommodates vessels up to 430 metres in length
  • 14 quay cranes of which six are 23 wide and six 24 wide
  • Fleet of hybrid straddle carriers.

Inland distribution

  • Choice of three rail operators – DB Cargo, Freightliner and GB Railfreight
  • 22 trains a day to key inland destinations
  • Excellent motorway connections
  • Average sub 35 minute turnaround of trucks.


Connected to major ports in:

  • Asia (3 direct services)
  • Middle East / India / Pakistan (2 direct services)
  • The USA (4 direct services)
  • Regular, scheduled feeder connections with Ireland, Scotland, and mainland Europe.


  • ISO 28000:2007 - Security
  • ISO 9001:2015 - Quality
  • ISO 45001:2018- Occupational Health and Safety
  • AEOF – Customs simplications / Security and Safety
  • ISO 14001:2015 - Environment.

Shipping Services and Destinations

Visit our interactive map for the latest services calling Southampton and to see how connected our terminal and logistics businesses are throughout the world.

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Unrivalled Road and Rail Connectivity

DP World Southampton benefits from fantastic road and rail links, enabling swift onward transportation of containers and their contents throughout the UK.

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