Harbour Patrols

Shoreham Port Patrol provides the Harbour Master with an on the water representative.

The role of the Patrol is to;

  • Check that all vessels are displaying valid Harbour Dues.
  • Educate and advise harbour users of safety on the water including relevant byelaws and general directions.
  • Assist the Harbour Master with incident investigation and response.
  • Assist with enforcement of byelaws and general directions.
  • Work in partnership with other authorities/organizations such as Sussex Police and HM Coastguard.

As a busy commercial, fishing and leisure port the possibilty for incidents and near misses can be potentially high. To reduce this risk all vessels are requested to navigate and manoeuvre with due care and attention, and as stated within the International Rules for Prevention of Collisions and Sea (ColRegs).

Shoreham Port Patrol can be contacted via Shoreham Harbour Radio on VHF Channel 14 or 01273 592366.

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2016 Annual Report Timeline

Work begins on converting lights around the Port to LED energy efficient bulbs

Port staff are reminded of the importance of safety in the workplace with a thought provoking talk from Proud 2b Safe

Port assists Southwick Cricket Club and Shoreham Academy with the purchase of new cricket nets for the community

Chief Executive, Rodney Lunn is elected as Chairman of the British Ports Association

Community gathers to welcome HMS Shoreham back to the Port

Port thanks customers at annual raceday at Fontwell Park

Hundreds enjoy unique behind-the-scenes boat tour of the Port

The new wind turbines become fully operational

Port staff help complete Mile Oak Primary science bus project

Port celebrates prestigious environmental award for investigating and responding to an odour and oil seepage in the sea at Portslade Beach

The Engineering team successfully replace the sluice valve at the south east corner of the Prince Phillip Lock

Shoreham Port shows it support to Brighton & Hove City Mission Food Bank as their chosen Christmas Charity for 2016

Shoreham Port Speed Limit