Marine Notices

Marine Notices

Shoreham Port has a primary responsibility to facilitate the safety of navigation throughout Shoreham Port. To this end Shoreham Port will:

  • Maintain an effective Navigational Safety Management System based on a continuing, formalised assessment and mitigation of risk.
  • Review regularly the effectiveness of, and if necessary seek amendments to, its legal powers, Byelaws and Directions in respect of navigational safety.
  • Monitor and manage vessel traffic within the Port limits through the provision of a Port Control and Information Service.
  • Provide an appropriate level of pilotage services in accordance with the Pilotage Act 1987.
  • Make and publish hydrographic surveys.
  • Undertake maintenance dredging as appropriate.
  • Remove sunken vessels and other obstructions that are, or may become, an impediment to safe navigation.
  • Ensure the provision of necessary aids to navigation within port limits.
  • Promulgate effectively navigational, tidal and other relevant information to all port users.
  • Provide effective management and co-ordination in respect of Shoreham Port’s response to emergency incidents within its area of jurisdiction.
  • Consult widely with port users and other relevant stakeholders in respect of navigational safety issues and proposed changes to navigational arrangements.
  • Through risk assessment ensure that the licensing of works takes due regard of the safety of navigation.

In the event of an accident or a near miss please report this by clicking on the following link: Incident Report Form

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