Mistley is situated on the River Stour 10 miles inland from Harwich with easy access to the A12, south to the M25 and north to the A14. The facility which is operated by Mistley Quay & Forwarding, a division of TW Logistics Ltd., a privately owned Company, can accommodate 4 vessels of up to 3000 tonnes DW with a maximum draught of 5.3m on spring tides. The port is comprehensively equipped to handle bulk and unitised cargoes and has a permanent skilled labour force.