Port of New Bedford

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Welcome Cruise Operators

The Services your Ship Needs...The Sights Your Passengers Want

Protected Port

The deep water Port of New Bedford offers cruise ships a safe harbor protected by a hurricane barrier. 

Berthing at New Bedford State Pier

At New Bedford State Pier, you have direct access to 30’ harbor channel with berthing depth of 27’ – 30’

· East Side: 385’
· South Side: 780’

· North Side: 24’
· East Side: 25’
· South Side: 30’

· Approximately 12’

The Cruise Operator Flyer has all the information listed above, Harbor contacts, and a handy downtown New Bedford city map for your convenience.

Support Services at New Bedford State Pier

Trash Removal
Water & Sewer Connections

Interesting in Tendering? Call the HDC to learn more at 508.961.3000

The Port Services Directory provides a complete list of every marine service available.

  • Civil/Marine Engineering
  • Crane Services
  • Customs Broker
  • Diesel Fuel
  • Engines/Diesel Repair
  • Environmental Cleanup
  • Exporters
  • Food Distributors
  • Fuel Lightering
  • Importers
  • Marine Electronic Equipment
  • Marine Insurance
  • Marine Surveyors
  • Pilotage Services
  • Railway Service
  • Shipyards
  • Stevedoring Contractors
  • Tugboats / Docking Masters
  • US Customs

Find out more in the following sections:

Harbor Contacts provides all the key Harbor contacts
Terminal & Services gives more detail to make your stay remarkable

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