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The port currently has a vacancy for a full time Security Officer. Click on this story for more details.

Admin: 22nd Mar 2024 12:47:00

Buses vital for cruise ship visits

Buses vital for cruise ship visits

Portland Port has set out the importance of shuttle buses for its cruise ship business and the £10m it brings to south Dorset. Its complimentary service – upon which the port spends hundreds of thousands of pounds each year - takes passengers directly from the port quayside to Weymouth town centre where they are dropped off behind Hope Square.

Admin: 14th Mar 2024 14:17:00

Maritime and Coastguard Agency leads counter-pollution exercise

There will be an MCA led counter-pollution exercise taking place from 5th – 7th March, in Portland Harbour.

Admin: 6th Mar 2024 09:17:00

Vessel in distress? Your call can make the difference…

A recent rescue in Portland Harbour showed the value of teamwork and the importance of raising the alarm as soon as possible. Late in the afternoon of Sunday February 25, a concerned member of the public called the Portland Harbour Authority Office about a 35ft yacht believed to be in distress near Castle Cove.

Admin: 1st Mar 2024 12:15:00



New Local Notice to Mariners (LNTM), General Directions and Harbour Masters Directions can be viewed here.

Admin: 3rd Jan 2024 10:00:00

New Fishing Regulation for Hamm Beach

A new Harbourmaster’s Direction for fishing Hamm beach in Portland harbour is coming into force on January 1, 2024. Under the new regulations, a new group will be formed called the Hamm Beach Fishing Group (HFBC). To fish Hamm Beach, fishers will need to be a member of this group. The principal idea is that members will self-police their activities and will also, along with the Portland Harbour Authority, have some say over the membership of this group, therefore maintaining high standards of equipment and practice.

Admin: 20th Dec 2023 18:07:00

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