The Port of Workington is the largest port in Cumbria and one of the main hubs in the North West. It serves the region's industry and agriculture, including most of the major manufacturing and processing businesses in the area. Workington handles 600,000 tonnes of cargo / year and around 300 ship movements annually. The port has room for expansion and has been diversifying into new operations. Workington has a good range of modern cargo handling facilities and equipment, supported by operational land with covered and open storage for a wide range of cargoes including liquid bulks, dry bulks, steel cargo, forest products, agricultural cargo and container freight. There are also facilities for heavy lift, project and ro/ro traffic, the fishing industry, cruise vessels and leisure craft. Customers at Workington have the advantage of dealing with a single Port Authority which provides all the necessary port services in a single package at an all-inclusive rate.