The entry time to Umeå port is very short, only 1 hour from the pilot station to the quay.
Umeå fairway currently handles a maximum draught of 11 metres (lightering only), or maximum draught to quay 10.2 m.
The maximum length of vessels authorised is 215 m.
Pilots are a must for all vessels over 90 m, but pilotage is also recommended for smaller vessels. Read more about pilotage services under Port Services and Pilotage and Towing.
The following ships are limited by daylight, and at least one nautical mile sight.
Port of Umeå/dry load
Port of Umeå/ Energy quay
Obbola energy quay
25 000 tonnes
21 000 tonnes
17 000 tonnes