Portland Port Ltd. and Portland Harbour Authority are taking the COVID-19 situation seriously by closely monitoring the advice given out by the Government and maintaining regular contact with the local port health department.
For the ports staff, tenants and sub-contractors, the most up to date advice (12.05.2020) for those working in the transport sector can be found by clicking HERE.
Policies and procedures have been put in place for all shipping at the port and where possible, staff are working from home.
New advice is coming out regularly and as such the port will be updating its notices, policies and procedures on a regular basis as well.
Please click HERE to view the latest (21.04.2020) statement issued by the Cruise Lines International Association.
To read an update on the port during the COVID-19 pandemic, click HERE
We are happy to announce that we have received notification from Defra, to say that all forms of water sports undertaken in Portland Harbour, including sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, rowing, kayaking, kitesurfing, paddle-boarding and the use of privately-owned motorised craft are now permitted.
For further information, please see link below:
Some FAQ's fom Defra can be viewed by clicking HERE
We also fully endorse the below statement from the RYA:-
“As we start to get back on the water, we advise boaters to take a considerate and conservative approach when planning to go afloat; be mindful of the potential impact that you could have on other water users and do not place unnecessary extra strain on the RNLI and emergency services. Finally, proper preparation will prevent accidents and is a vital step to getting back on the water safely.”
Admin: 12th May 2020 16:44:00
Whilst the coronavirus pandemic is having a major impact upon countless businesses in the UK, including those in the maritime industry, Portland Port remains open for business.
Admin: 6th May 2020 10:53:00