Oil Spill Response


At Shoreham Port, the Harbour Master has overall responsibility for the conduct of the oil spill response operations and for casualty and/or salvage management. He is supported in this role by the Oil Spill Management Team and Shoreham Port’s own Internal Incident Management Team.

In the event of a one-tier incident, appropriate response actions will be taken in accordance with Shoreham Port’s Oil Spill Contingency Plan.To deal with this type of incident, Shoreham Port has its own in-house Oil Spill Response Unit.