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[2021-11-11] Portland Harbour Authority is looking to recruit a full time Commercial Sales Executive:
...Recruiting for a Full Time Commercial Sales Executive Portland Harbour Authority Limited is looking to recruit a Commercial Sales Executive. Reporting to the Sales Manager the primary function of the post will be to sell the services and facil...

[2021-11-05] Sponsorship Requests for 2022:
...Sponsorship Requests for 2022 Portland Harbour Authority Limited is herewith inviting individuals, organisations, clubs and other local societies who are interested in being sponsored by the Authority in 2022, to advise us in writing, outlinin...

[2021-11-01] New Notices in Force:
...New Notices in Force To view all notices in force please go to the Notices in Force page by clicking here. These notices affect ALL water users, from leisure through to commercial shipping. Notices issued in 2021 are as follows: Local...

[2021-10-01] COVID-19 (coronavirus):
... COVID-19 (coronavirus) 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 depart...

[2021-09-30] Portland Port's Newest Tug is Officially Named in Memory of Commander Best:
...Portland Port's Newest Tug is Officially Named in Memory of Commander Best Picture: Rupert Best Tug putting on a display with its water canon producing a stunning rainbow.  Taken by Ted Toop On Saturday 18th September, Portland Port ...

[2021-09-06] Business Bounces Back for Portland Port under Cruise Restart:
...Business Bounces Back for Portland Port under Cruise Restart It has been three months since the green light was given for domestic cruises to resume following adherence to Government guidelines. In that time Portland Port has welcome...

[2021-05-07] First STS Operation at Portland Port is a Huge Success:
...First STS Operation at Portland Port is a Huge Success PICTURE: The Epic Madeira and Tempest carrying out the first STS operation in Portland Harbour on 29th April 2021 In February of this year, the Portland Port group announced that it was s...

[2021-04-13] Portland Port Is Excited To Be Part Of The Cruise Restart & UK Domestic Itineraries:
...PORTLAND PORT IS EXCITED TO BE PART OF THE CRUISE RESTART AND UK DOMESTIC ITINERARIES With the huge impact that the COVID pandemic has had on the global cruise industry, Portland Port, joined cruise lines, other ports, businesses and industri...

[2021-03-26] Medical Emergency:
...A medical emergency has occurred at Portland Port this evening and is being attended by the relevant authorities.  The port will not be commenting further, to respect the privacy of those involved....

[2021-02-08] Commander Rupert Best:
...   It is with great sadness that we must report that Commander Rupert Best, Board Director at Portland Port, passed away last Wednesday. Rupert commanded the nuclear submarine HMS COURAGEOUS during the Falklands War.  Following his re...

[2021-01-19] Power Station Project - The Facts:
...POWER STATION PROJECT - THE FACTS A series of brief articles dealing with key aspects of the project. The application for planning permission to build a power station on Portland Port land was submitted by Powerfuel some months ago. The app...

[2020-11-02] Portland Port Completes Major Project To Increase Berth Capabilities:
...PORTLAND PORT COMPLETES MAJOR PROJECT TO INCREASE BERTH CAPABILITIES Picture: Dredging taking place on Outer Coaling Pier (OCP) A major project that has been years in the planning and months in the undertaking, has been completed at Portland ...

[2020-07-24] Dorset Police pilot partnership with Portland Port Police:
...Dorset Police pilot partnership with Portland Port Police Dorset Police and Portland Port Police Service have signed a memorandum of understanding to help improve the safety and security of the area for both local and transient communities. ...

[2020-06-11] Conduct Regarding Dolphins in Portland Harbour:
... Conduct Regarding Dolphins in Portland Harbour We don’t know how long Danny the dolphin will be around for, and the more awareness we can raise to protect his welfare, the better. Marine Connection has been monitoring the phenomenon ...

[2020-05-06] Port update during COVID-19 pandemic:
...Port update during COVID-19 pandemic Picture: Portland Port May 2019 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 busine...

[2020-01-16] Portland Port's 2020 cruise season will bring 80,000 passengers to Dorset:
...Portland Port's 2020 Cruise Season will bring 80,000 Passengers to Dorset PICTURE:Disney Magic and Saga's Spirit of Discovery berthed at Portland Port in 2019 Portland Port’s 2020 cruise season is going to be another record br...

[2019-11-21] Portland Port's 2019 record breaking cruise season ends but another is fast approaching!:
...Portland Port's 2019 record breaking cruise season comes to an end, but another is fast approaching! PICTURE: AIDAcara being wave off by port staff Portland Port’s 2019 cruise season has been a spectacular one with the largest num...

[2019-10-27] Bottlenose Dolphin:
...Bottlenose Dolphin A dead bottlenose dolphin was removed from Portland Harbour today. It is due to be collected by the UK Cetacean Stranding Information Project for analysis on 28th October....

[2019-10-25] The end of the cruise season for Portland Port with a record breaking ship:
...The end of the cruise season for Portland Port with a record breaking ship Portland Port's cruise season has now come to an end, but it has been a spectacular finale with the arrival of the enormous Norwegian Getaway that docked at the por...

[2019-09-11] Portland Port welcomes a third Princess:
...Portland Port welcomes a third Princess Portland Port today welcomed it’s third Princess this season – this time the  Princess Cruises vessel ‘The Pacific Princess’, and this is not just any call but the third inau...

[2019-08-14] Portland Port commence their yearly Breakwater clean up with the help of Portland Marina:
...Portland Port commence their yearly Breakwater clean up with the help of Portland Marina Marine plastic and waste pollution are a serious threat to the health and biodiversity of marine environments. Portland Port in the past have taken steps ...

[2019-08-07] The Engine Shed Open Day 29th July 2019:
...The Engine Shed Open Day 29th July 2019 Portland Port held an open session at the Old Engine Shed, Portland on Monday 29th July as an opportunity for the local community to see inside and find out more about the port and businesses within. The...

[2019-07-26] The inaugural call of FTi Berlin and the quick return of Saga Spirit of Discovery:
...The inaugural call of FTi Berlin and the quick return of Saga Spirit of Discovery FTi Berlin made its inaugural call to Portland Port today 26th July 2019. Built in 1980 with a length of 139m and 18m beam she is one of the smaller cruise sh...

[2019-07-20] The Maiden Voyage of Saga Spirit of Discovery and the Return of Disney Magic:
...The Maiden Voyage of Saga Spirit of Discovery and the Return of Disney Magic The wait is over……. Britain’s newest cruise ship is now here after embarking on her history making maiden voyage and inaugural call to Portland Po...

[2019-07-11] Portland Port Open Day The Old Engine Shed:
... The Spirit of Portland Festival is a week-long series of events which is held every year as a celebration of Portland’s unique heritage, culture and natural environment. This year the festival will be held from 26th July through to the 4th ...

[2019-07-10] Portland Port welcome another Princess:
...Portland Port welcome another Princess Portland Port today welcomed another Princess – that is Princess Cruises ‘Sea Princess’, and this is not just any call but another inaugural call. Princess Cruises is a major US cruise li...

[2019-07-09] Portland Port welcomes Norwegian Spirit and Saga Sapphire:
... The 2019 cruise season is now well under way at Portland Port and today is set to be another busy day with the double call of the Saga Sapphire and the inaugural visit of Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Spirit. Norwegian Cruise Line ha...

[2019-07-09] Dolphins in Portland Harbour:
...Dolphins in Portland Harbour You may be aware that a dolphin has taken up residence in and around Portland Harbour. As our waters become busy over the summer months we would like to advise Mariners and other Harbour users of appropriate behaviour ...

[2019-06-12] Two Cruise Ships arrive into Portland Port at once!:
...The arrival of AIDA AIDAura and Regent Seven Seas – Seven Seas Explorer signalled the first cruise ship double header for Portland Port this cruise season. The two cruise ships docked alongside each other with one on the outer coaling pier a...

[2019-05-28] An Expedition Explorer has come to town:
...Today was a truly remarkable day and a date to mark in the calendar! Portland Port welcomed a brand new state of the art upmarket luxury expedition cruise ship on her inaugural visit, The Hanseatic Nature. As one of the 18 German cruise ship&rsquo...

[2019-05-17] Another of the AIDA family arrives at Portland:
...Today Portland Port again welcomed one of the AIDA family, on her inaugural visit to the Port we welcomed AIDAura.  Launched in 2003 AIDAura is one of the smallest of the AIDA cruise vessels, the 42,289-ton, 1300 -passenger cruise ship AIDAura w...

[2019-04-30] Portland Port welcome a Princess:
...  At Portland Port today a Princess arrived – that is, the 3080 passenger Princess Cruises ship, ‘The Crown Princess’. And this is not just any call but another inaugural call by both cruise line and vessel. ...

[2019-04-29] BIENVENIDO ZENITH!:
...BIENVENIDO ZENITH! The inaugural visit to Portland Port by Pullmantur’s cruise liner Zenith took place today April 29th 2019. Pullmantur Cruises is a cruise line based in Madrid Spain, beginning its operations as an off shoot of the Madrid b...

[2019-04-09] A momentous start for Portland Port's 2019 Cruise Season:
... The start of Portland Port's cruise season was spectacular! The first visit of 2019 was the inaugural call of the panamax size ship Costa Mediterranea. This ship is a spirit-class cruise ship operated by the Costa Crociere cruise line. The Co...

[2019-03-14] Cruise EU annual conference in Bruges March 2019:
...Cruise EU annual conference in Bruges March 2019 Picture: Conference at Zeebrugge port (copyright: Jan Darthet) Ian McQuade General Manager - Commercial for Portland Port has just returned from Belgium where he visited Zeebrugge Port and Br...

[2019-02-14] Portland Port's Award Success:
...Portland Port's Award Success Picture: South West Tourism Awards under Concorde at Aerospace Bristol Portland Port has been receiving cruise ships for more than 20 years; using a combination of the experience gained and increasing ship ...

[2019-01-11] Portland Port's 2019 cruise season to smash all previous records:
...PORTLAND PORT’S 2019 CRUISE SEASON TO SMASH ALL PREVIOUS RECORDS Picture: Seven Seas Explorer docked at Portland Port on 11th June 2018 Portland Port’s 2019 cruise season is going to be another record breaker with the greatest ...

[2018-12-21] Berth Improvement Given the Go Ahead at Portland Port:
...Berth Improvement Given the Go Ahead at Portland Port Picture: Formal signing of contracts by Portland Port's CEO Bill Reeves and CMP Thames Ltd. Director Julian Branford The nature of shipping at Portland Port is changing rapidly; as t...

[2018-10-26] 2019 cruise season to bring economic boost to region:
...PORTLAND PORT 2019 CRUISE SEASON TO BRING ECONOMIC BOOST TO REGION Picture: Norwegian Breakaway arriving at Portland Port on 25th April 2018 At the end of every cruise season the port reviews it’s entire operation with the aim of cont...

[2018-10-25] Sponsorship Requests for 2019:
...Sponsorship Requests for 2019 Portland Harbour Authority Limited is herewith inviting individuals, organisations, clubs and other local societies who are interested in being sponsored by the Authority in 2019, to advise us in writing, outlining th...

[2018-09-13] Informal Consultation by Portland Harbour Authority on draft application for a Fisheries (Several) Order:
...Informal Consultation by Portland Harbour Authority on draft application for a Fisheries (Several) Order Portland Harbour Authority invite interested parties to a drop-in session to find out more about our plans to apply to Defra for a fisheri...

[2018-08-15] New Byelaws for Portland Port:
...NEW BYELAWS FOR PORTLAND PORT Picture: Portland Port Group CEO, Mr Reeves with Portland Port’s Chief Police Officer, Mr Grant As from the 16th August there will be new byelaws coming in to effect for Portland Port and its estate, whic...

[2018-08-15] Portland Port holds open day at the Old Engine Shed as part of the Spirit of Portland Festival:
...PORTLAND PORT HOLDS OPEN DAY AT THE OLD ENGINE SHED AS PART OF SPIRIT OF PORTLAND FESTIVAL The Spirit of Portland Festival is a week-long series of events which is held every year as a celebration of Portland’s unique heritage, culture a...

[2018-08-15] Portland Port Employees Remove Plastics from Portland Harbour Breakwaters:
...PORTLAND PORT STAFF REMOVE PLASTICS FROM PORTLAND HARBOUR BREAKWATERS Picture: Litter at Fort Head prior to clean up Marine plastic pollution is a serious threat to the health of our marine environments and their biodiversity. Portland Port...

[2018-07-23] A Luxurious Day for Portland Port:
...A Luxurious Day for Portland Port Picture taken by Zoe Ayton The start of Portland Port's cruise season has been spectacular! The first ship of 2018 was the 20th visit by a Phoenix Reisen vessel, followed by the arrival of the enormo...

[2018-04-27] Record Breaking Cruise ship Arrives at Portland Port:
...RECORD BREAKING CRUISE SHIP ARRIVES AT PORTLAND PORT The start of Portland Port's cruise season has been a spectacular one; the first ship was the 20th visit by a Phoenix Reisen vessel.  They are the first cruise line to reach this mi...

[2018-03-20] Record Freight Volumes for Portland Port in 2017:
...RECORD FREIGHT VOLUNES FOR PORTLAND PORT IN 2017 Freight volumes in 2017 reached a new record as Portland Port handled nearly 500,000 tonnes of cargo during the year, an increase of over 23% compared to 2016. Cargo volumes have been incr...

[2018-02-28] Portland Port Police welcomes new Constables:
...PORTLAND PORT POLICE WELCOME NEW CONSTABLES Picture: The four new Constables with Portland Port’s Chief Police Officer On the 27th February four of Portland Port’s Police Support Officers attended Weymouth Magistrates Court to b...

[2018-01-15] Portland Port Are Pleased To Welcome Inter Marine UK's Headquarters To The Port Estate:
...Portland Port Are Pleased To Welcome Inter Marine UK's Headquarters To The Port Estate Photo 1 – Mr Bill Reeves, CEO of Portland Port and Mr Slawomir Kalicki, the Group President of Inter Marine UK Ltd. On 9th January 2018, Portla...

[2018-01-08] Portland Port's 2018 Cruise Season will be another Record Breaker:
...Portland Port's 2018 Cruise Season Will be another Record Breaker Picture: Seabourn Quest & Holland America’s Rotterdam docked at Portland Port on 26th April 2017 Portland Port’s 2018 cruise season is going to be another...

[2017-12-08] Portland Port gives donation to Castletown D-Day Centre:
...Portland Port gives donation to Catsletown D-Day Centre Picture: Derek Luckhurst, Stephen George and Ian McQuade at Castletown D-Day Centre 2017 has been a record breaking year for Portland Port’s cruise business, with the port receiv...

[2017-11-02] Portland Port hosts educational to show tour operators what the local area can offer cruise passengers:
...Portland Port hosts educational to show tour operators what the local area can offer cruise passengers In 2014, Portland Port organised a hugely successful cruise educational event which allowed local attractions to meet with tour operators. ...

[2017-09-01] The Royal Fleet Auxiliary's newest vessel, Tidespring, makes her inaugural call to Portland Port:
...The Royal Fleet Auxiliary's newest vessel, Tidespring, makes her inaugural call to Portland Port The Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s newest vessel, the Tidespring has made her inaugural call to Portland Port today. Tidespring is the first...

[2017-07-06] New berth extension being put to good use:
...New berth extension being put to good use Portland Port officially opened the extension to their cruise berth on 11th April this year, since then it has been tried and tested by some of the biggest cruise ships to ever visit the port. Ian M...

[2017-06-20] Adonia gets rebranded at Portland Port:
...Adonia gets rebranded at Portland Port On the 14th June 2017, the cruise ship Adonia docked at Portland Port, unusually though she had no passengers on board as it was not an ordinary cruise call.  The Adonia had sailed to Portlan...

[2017-05-18] Disney Magic:
...Disney Magic Portland Port is eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Disney Magic as she makes her inaugural visit on 23rd May. The Disney Magic is over 300m long and can accommodate more than 2,800 passengers.  This makes her the bigges...

[2017-04-11] Portland Port Celebrates the Completion & Opening of the Cruise Berth Extension:
...Portland Port Celebrates the Completion & Opening of Cruise Berth Extension On Tuesday 11th April 2017, Richard Drax, MP for South Dorset officially opened the completed cruise berth extension at Portland Port. The ceremony, involving port ...

[2017-03-01] Cruise Berth Extension Nearing Completion:
...Cruise Berth Extension Nearing Completion Progress on Portland Port’s main cruise berth, Outer Coaling Pier, continues at pace.  Steel re-enforcement is currently being installed in the new outer dolphin with a view to pouring first sta...

[2017-02-21] Portland Harbour Breakwater Lighthouse Restoration:
...Portland Harbour Breakwater Lighthouse Restoration Portland Port has recently completed the restoration of the historic lighthouse situated at the main entrance to the harbour.  Two opportunities were available to the Port; the cheaper option...

[2017-02-17] Surprise Visitor Starts Portland Port's Cruise Season Early:
...Surprise Visitor Starts Portand Port's Cruise Season Early Portland Port’s cruise season got off to a surprise early start on Monday with the arrival of the Cruise and Maritime Voyages vessel Marco Polo. Her return to the UK from her...

[2017-01-19] Disney Double Leads Record Breaking Cruise Season for Portland Port:
...Disney Double Leads Record-Breaking Cruise Season for Portland Port Portland Port’s cruise season is looking to be a record breaking one with the greatest number of cruise passengers to date. Furthermore, 2017 will also see a record numb...

[2017-01-10] Flying start to 2017 for Portland Port:
...Flying Start to 2017 for Portland Port Portland Port is having a busy start to 2017 with most berths occupied. The ships that are alongside vary greatly in size, from the tug Norne, which accompanied the barge Cable Enterprise into port yes...

[2016-12-21] Portland Port’s berth extension is well underway:
...Portland Port's Berth Extension is Well Underway The works to extend our main cruise berth; Outer Coaling Pier are well underway.  The piling for the outer dolphin is complete with piling for the inner dolphin being put in place at t...

[2016-11-15] Work starts on Portland Port berth extension:
...Work Start on Portland Port Berth Extension Portland Port has announced that the extension works to its main cruise berth, the Outer Coaling Pier, have commenced. The start of these works follows several years of careful planning and negoti...

[2016-04-19] Disney Cruise Lines to call at Portland in 2017:
...Disney Cruise Lines to Call at Portland Port in 2017 Disney Cruise Lines have recently announced that they are to visit Portland in the 2017 cruise season. The anticipated arrival of the Disney Magic next year is news that demonstrates the pro...

[2016-03-18] Port moves forward with cruise berth extension plans:
... Following a lengthy planning process, the board at Portland Port have approved and finalised plans for the extension of the port’s primary cruise berth, with works scheduled to start in spring this year. Portland is one of just three ports ...

[2015-11-30] Portland Port completes purchase of new multi-million pound tug:
...Portland Port Completes Purchase Of New Multi-Million Pound Tug This week Portland Port and Harbour Authority welcomed the arrival of the newest member of the harbour towage fleet, the Rufus Castle.  Formally undertaking towage and offsho...

[2015-11-30] Portland Port announce new Bunker operations in Port:
...Portland Port Announce New Bunker Operations in Port Portland Port is delighted to announce that global oil and shipping company Monjasa have started their bunker operations. The first bunker delivery was delivered by based bunker barge, MT Sk...

[2015-03-19] Portland Port scoops up another award at Cruise Shipping Miami:
...Portland Port Scoops Up Another Award At Cruise Shipping Miami Portland Port is delighted to announce that it has won Cruise Insight’s ‘Most Responsive Port’ award this year at the Cruise Shipping Exhibition in Miami. The ...

[2015-03-02] Port welcomes the Azores in from the cold: A surprise start to 2015 at Portland:
... The 2015 cruise season at Portland Port started earlier than expected this year with the arrival of the Azores at the end of February. Bad weather on her previous cruise dictated the change to her original itinerary but this made Portland Port an...

[2014-11-04] Cruise Educational a Great Success for Portland Port:
...Cruise Educational a Great Success for Portland Port Portland Port has recently hosted its first cruise educational event. The event has been a year in the making and its aim was to introduce the ground tour operators who work on behalf of the...

[2014-03-05] Portland Port announce cruise berth extension plans:
...Portland Port announce cruise berth extension plans. Portland Port in England has embarked on a major programme of works to enhance its capability to serve the ever-growing number of cruise lines using its historic harbour and port. The key re...

[2014-02-20] Portland Port becomes most popular South West cruise destination:
...Portland Port becomes most popular South West cruise destination. Early indications show that Portland Port is set to break last year’s record of cruise passengers visiting Weymouth and Portland. The same set of figures also demonstrates...

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Information for vessels: ...Information for vessels Vessels Anchored All vessels engaged in bunkering operations, at anchor, MUST have engines at immediate notice. All vessels MUST have engines at immediate notice when in receipt of a WEATHER WARNING from Portland ...

Pilotage: ...Pilotage Portland Harbour Authority's Marine Department provides pilotage 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to all vessels from the pilotage station to, or from, all anchorages and berths. All pilots are employees of the Statutory Harbour...

Harbour Towage: ...Harbour Towage Portland Port is equipped with three primary towage units for towage within Portland Port harbour limits. All craft are fully certificated and operated by fully trained personnel employed by Portland Harbour Authority. Pro...

Local Port Service: ...Local Port Service Portland Port’s Local Port Service (LPS) is manned on a 24/7 basis, 365 days per year by Portland Harbour Authority´s team of Marine Officers. It allows for constant monitoring of all vessel movements both within...

Bunkers: ...Bunkers   From their state of the art fuel storage Terminal situated within Portland Port, Portland Bunkers UK Ltd, along with partner Monjasa A/S, store and supply all bunker grades (IFO, MGO and ULSFO in accordance with ISO 8217)...

Vessel Services: ...Vessel Services Portland Port has long been a big draw for international shipping companies.  Due to its geographical location, it allows fast, safe access 24 hours a day.  The port has a strong reputation as the south coast's "...

Harbour Contacts: ...Contacts Portland Harbour Radio VHF CH 74 Portland Port TEL: 01305 824044 Portland Port FAX: 01305 824092 Emergency Services: 999 (FIRE / POLICE / AMBULANCE / COASTGUARD) (Should Emergency Services be contacted directly please advise Port...

Notices in Force: ...Local Notice to Mariners, General Directions and Harbour Masters Directions Harbour Masters Directions No1 of  2014 – Directions To Persons Spearfishing Within The Harbour General Directions No 1 of 2020 - Transfer of L...

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Shipping Agents: ...Port Agents Portland Port has an established relationship with many UK and International shipping agents. Please click on the appropriate agent for further details: Casper Port Agency www.casperltd.com +44 (0) 2381 120118 Clarksons (So...

Harbour Consultative Committee: ...Harbour Consultative Committe (HCC) A Harbour Consultative Committee, representing the diverse range of users within the harbour, meet regularly to discuss harbour management. The constitution of the HCC is described in Article 6 of The Portland H...

Port Marine Safety Code: ...Port Marine Safety Code Portland Harbour Authority Ltd. are the Statutory Harbour Authority for the Port of Portland and have responsibilities and duties under various Health & Safety, Environmental and Maritime Legislation and Guidance. ...

Underwater Services: ...Underwater Services Portland Port offers fast, easy access from main Channel shipping lanes and is famous for its safe, sheltered location and unsurpassed water clarity (visibility of up to 10 metres). Portland has been recognised by the majo...

Repairs Afloat: ...Repairs Afloat Portland Port is the ideal location for a long or short lay-up to undertake repairs or maintenance afloat. The port can accommodate a wide range of vessels at anchor or at berth.  Engine overhauls, maintenance, on board and...

MARPOL: ...MARPOL Dry Waste & Skips Collection and disposal of dry waste from ship's calling alongside, is available from the Port, as is food waste disposal. Skip transfers to vessels at anchor can be arranged. Additionally, t...

Crew and Stores: ...Crew and Stores The Port can offer personnel or stores transfers on Port craft to vessels calling to anchor inside and outside harbour limits. Please note that this service must be booked via your ship's agent. If you have any queries please g...

Company: ...Company Langham Industries took over control of Portland Harbour from the Royal Navy in 1997. Since then the harbour has developed into a thriving commercial port, that handles cruise ships, cargos, bunker vessels and also maintains a strong r...

History: ...History The Portland peninsula, together with Chesil Beach, shelters a vast area of water - a superb anchorage which from ancient times has provided an excellent haven for shipping. The Romans valued the area's strategic importance, and he...

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Port Capabilities: ...Port Capabilities Portland Port is an attractive opportunity to a large variety of businesses. The key features of the port are: A dock estate of nearly 200 hectares and a marine jurisdiction stretching over 2400 hecta...

Local Community: ...Community Each year Portland Harbour Authority sponsors local charities, organisations and individuals in the Weymouth & Portland area. Some of the recent beneficiaries include Weymouth & Portland Friends of Chernobyl Children, t...

Visiting Us: ...Visiting Us Portland Port extends a warm welcome to you for the period of your stay. The Port is a secure area and as a visitor, you will be registered at the gatehouse on entry. You will be met by a person from the company you are visiting. ...

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Job Vacancies: ...Job Vacancies & Consultations Please click here to read our 'Job Applicant Privacy Notice' before applying for any of the below Full Time & Part Time Vacancies Commercial Sales Executive Portland Harbour Author...

Consultations: ...Consultations Proposed Ship to Ship Transfer (STS) of Oil in Portland Harbour Oil Transfer Licence Application - Consultation Portland Harbour Authority has submitted an application to the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) for an Oil T...

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Portland Port Ltd: ...Portland Port Ltd Portland Port operated as a base for the Royal Navy for nearly 150 years from the mid 19th century through to 1996 when Portland Port was then privatised and taken over by the Langham Group. Portland Harbour Authority later t...

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Business Opportunities: ...Business Opportunities Land for Lease A wide variety of businesses have chosen to lease and develop land within the Port Estate, taking advantage of factors such as berth space, land space and a secure environment. Such ventures include Glo...

Cargo: ...Cargo Portland Harbour is potentially one of the UK's great gateways for international trade with its deep water and well-protected berths and anchorages. To realise this potential it needs to be supported by a good road distribution netwo...

STS: ...STS Portland Port are pleased to announce that it is now an approved location in which to undertake Ship to Ship (STS) transfers. STS operations can be undertaken alongside one of the port's berths, or at anchor; either the inner or outer h...

Vessel Services: ...Vessel Services Portland Port has long been a big draw for international shipping companies.  Due to its geographical location, it allows fast, safe access 24 hours a day.  The port has a strong reputation as the south coast's "...

Port Tenants: ...Port Tenants Listed below: Manor Marine Ltd Global Marine Ltd Quest Engineering Ltd Portland Shellfish Ltd Native Marine Centre Ltd Barrett Enterprises (Dorset) Ltd Dragon Portland Cement Ltd Glencore Argriculture UK Ltd Po...

Tariff: ...Tariff Updated 16.09.2021 2021 Port Tariff The 2021 tariff came into effect from 1st January 2021 and will remain in force until 31st December 2021. Portland Port reserves the right to add to, vary, or alter, its tariff and charges a...

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Facilities: ...Facilities Access to Portland BY ROAD Portland Port is accessed through Weymouth via the A354 and Weymouth Relief Road.  With other regional improvements, access to the M27 / M3 motorway to London and South East England, and the M5 ...

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Leisure Activities: ...Leisure Activities at Portland Port For more information, please click on the links below: Diving Fishing Jet Skis Windsurfing Kite Surfing Towable Watersports SUPs and Kayaks   ...

Activities & Clubs: ...Activities, Associations & Clubs using Portland Harbour ROYAL NAVY SAILING ASSOCIATION CASTLETOWN EAST CASTLETOWN & MULBERRYS MOORING ASSOCIATION CASTLE COVE YACHT CLUB ROYAL DORSET YACHT CLUB WEYMOUTH & PORTLAND CRU...

Approved Events: ...Approved Events Event organisers are required to obtain prior consent of the Harbourmaster to hold Regattas, races and similar events within Portland Harbour Authorities area of jurisdiction. To discuss obtaining consent to organise an event in...

Skippers Permits: ...Skippers Permits for Passenger carrying Vessels All persons operating a vessel that is carrying fare paying passengers within Portland Harbour will require a Skippers Permit issued by Portland Harbour Authority. Please see sidebar for infor...

Harbourmaster's Newsletter: ...Harbourmaster's Newsletter Click on one of the following images to download and read a copy of the Harbourmaster Newsletter: October 2021 December 2020 April 2020 January 2020 October 2019 April 2019 ...

Port & Harbour Dues: ...Port & Harbour Dues It is a requirement that ALL vessels operating within Portland Harbour pay Port & Harbour Dues Windsurf, Kitesurf, SUP, Wind SUP, Kite Foil, Wing Foil, Windsurf Foil, E-Foil boards, Kayaks and...

Information Charts: ...Information Charts The Informational Charts below will give you information on the following activities: TOWABLE WATER SPORTS (water-skiing) PWC (Jetski) FISHING (pots and nets) DIVING   The Informational Charts be...

Buy Permits & Dues from Local Agents: ...Buy from Local Agents Port & Harbour Dues can be paid for at the following establishments: 109 Watersports Bussells Ferrybridge Marine Hotel Aqua Weymouth & Portland N...

Buy Permits & Dues Online: ... Click here to be re-directed to our online payment site for all permits. 2022 Permits will ONLY be on sale from 1st of January 2022 . If you purchase an annual permit during what is left of 2021, it will be active from t...

FAQ's For Leisure Activities: ...FAQ's For Leisure Activities # QUESTION ANSWER 1 WHERE CAN I LAUNCH MY BOAT? Slipways can be found at Castletown (Council owned and free) Weymouth & Portland Sailing Academy ...

Diving: ...Diving Portland and the surrounding area offers divers a variety of recreational dive sites. Those dive sites within harbour limits are controlled by Diving Permits, and in some cases, prior notice is required to gain access. All ve...

Fishing: ...Fishing Two types of fishing take place within Portland Harbour, recreational and commercial. Certain types of fishing require a Fishing Permit. Using a rod and line does not require a permit although your vessel does require to be covered ...

Jet Skis: ...Jet Ski's (PWC) The operation of Jet ski's  or Personal Water Craft is restricted within Portland Inner Harbour. There is only one approved launching site (Ferrybridge Marine), once launched there is a designated route in and o...

Windsurfing: ...Windsurfing Flat water windsurfing arenas don’t come much better than Portland Harbour. It has some of the best wind statistics of the south coast of England, is accessible in all wind directions and tide states, and can cater for all ab...

Kite Surfing: ...Kite Surfing To Kitesurf in Portland Harbour a Portland Harbour Authority Permit is required - you also must have 3rd party insurance and be a competent kitesurfer with the ability to carry out the following: Self-Rescue & Deep Water...

Towable Watersports: ...Towable Water Sports Portland Harbour offers a large area of open water where many types of water sports  take place including watersking. To water ski, aquaplane or undertake similar towing activities a water sports permit is required...

Quayside Services: ...Quayside Services There is a full and comprehensive range of operational landside and shore-based facilities controlled by Portland Port.  Mooring Portland Harbour Authority is equipped with 3 tonne bollard pull workboats, the '...

Portland Port Police: ...Portland Port Police & Security Portland Port is a privately owned commercial port meeting UK Government and International requirements under the ISPS code and relevant legislation*. The main entrance is covered by the Port Police 24 ...

Contractors and Tenders: ...Contractors and Tenders The ports day to day services are supported by a number of contractors and from time to time term service agreements are made to support both landside and vessel services and specific projects as and when they arise.&nb...

Our pledge: ...Our pledge In the conduct of our business, we shall: Pursue the goal of no harm to people Endeavour to prevent environmental pollution Control all foreseeable health, safety and environmental hazards to ensure risks of harm are as lo...

Your duty: ...Your duty All contractors and visitors have a duty to: Co-operate with those responsible for health and safety matters Avoid interference with anything provided to safeguard their health and safety Take reasonable care of their own h...

Traffic regulations: ...Safety rules 1   Observe normal traffic regulations and park in the marked parking areas. ...

Port speed limit: ...Safety rules 2   Observe the 20 miles per hour speed limit which applies to the entire port estate (≈ 32 km/h). ...

Pier speed limit: ...Safety rules 3   On jetties and piers, the speed limit is 5 miles per hour (≈ 8 km/h). ...

Cycling: ...Safety rules 4   Strictly no cycling on jetties and piers. ...

Taxis: ...Safety rules 5   Taxis are prohibited from driving onto jetties and piers when there are specific operating requirements against it. ...

Jetty parking: ...Safety rules 6   Vehicles may not be parked on the jetties or piers except in exceptional circumstances. Permission to park must be sought from the security department. Those vehicles without an exemption will be towed away. ...

Heavy plant: ...Safety rules 7   Always be aware of the increased risks around heavy machinery. Some heavy machine operators may not be able to see you — be prepared to give way. ...

Vessels: ...Safety rules 8   Always use the provided safe access facilities to vessels, and follow any safety instructions given by vessels. ...

Pedestrians: ...Safety rules 9   When on foot, keep to the designated footpaths and pedestrian crossings. ...

Mobile phones: ...Safety rules 10   Use of mobile phones is prohibited while operating any plant or driving any vehicles on the port. ...

Working quayside: ...Working quayside Any contractor working on the quayside must wear the correct PPE within operational areas. Stay clear of operational areas if access is not authorised. PPE must be worn when entering operational areas and must include hi...

Lifejackets: ...Lifejackets Lifejackets are mandatory when entering a zone within one metre from the edge on jetties, docks and piers. ...

Joint cargo operations: ...Joint cargo operations Contractors involved in joint cargo operations must work to the agreed Safe System of Work and wear appropriate PPE including a safety helmet, safety footwear, high-visibility clothing and, where appropriate, fall arrest...

Waste: ...Waste Please ensure that all waste and recycling is sorted and disposed of in the correct manner. No waste materials should be left on the quayside at any time. This is monitored by security patrols and CCTV. ...

Environmental practices: ...Environmental practices You must always ensure that the impact that your activities have on the environment are minimised or non-existent if possible by employing correct environmental procedures. If you see any practices polluting the environ...

Fire safety: ...Fire safety If you discover a fire inside any port building: Sound the alarm using the nearest Fire Alarm button Attack the fire if safe and practical to do so After the above, or on hearing the fire alarm: Leave the buildin...

Electronic access passes: ...Electronic access passes If you are issued with an electronic access pass by the security manager: It is for your personal use only: NEVER lend it to anyone NEVER use it to let anyone else into the port, or into the main offices, even ...

Thank you: ...Thank you On arrival at the port Reception, please confirm if you have completed this induction to receive your electronic access pass....

Statutory Documents: ...Statutory Documents Portland Port Emergency Plan Portland Port Health and Safety Policy Statement Portland Harbour Authority Environmental Policy Portland Harbour Authority Waste Management Plan Portland Port Tariff 2021 Local ...

Planning Permissions And Consent: ...Planning Permissions and Consents Port Estate, Marine Jurisdiction & Commercial Leases Portland Port Group is a landowner on the Isle of Portland, a statutory undertaker and a commercial business. The land estate includes approximately ...

Underwater Services: ...Underwater Services     Portland Port offers fast, easy access from main Channel shipping lanes and is famous for its safe, sheltered location and unsurpassed water clarity (visibility of up to 10 metres). Portland has been re...

Repairs Afloat: ...Repairs Afloat   Portland Port is the ideal location for a long or short lay-up to undertake repairs or maintenance afloat. The port can accommodate a wide range of vessels at anchor or at berth.  Engine overhauls, maintenance, on boa...

Planning Permissions And Consents: ...Planning Permissions and Consents Port Estate, Marine Jurisdiction & Commercial Leases Portland Port Group is a landowner on the Isle of Portland, a statutory undertaker and a commercial business. The land estate includes approximately ...

Navigational Safety: ...Navigational Safety Portland Harbour has three entrances to the Inner Harbour, North Ship Channel, East Ship Channel, and South Ship Channel. South Ship Channel is blocked by a wire running across the entrance and the wreck of the HMS Hood also...

Leisure Navigational Safety: ...Navigational Safety Portland Harbour has three entrances to the Inner Harbour, North Ship Channel, East Ship Channel, and South Ship Channel. South Ship Channel is blocked by a wire running across the entrance and the wreck of the HMS Hood also...

SUPs and Kayaks: ...SUPs and Kayaks Flat-water Stand-Up Paddleboard and Kayak arenas do not come much better than Portland Harbour; it has some of the best conditions on the south coast of England, is accessible in all tide states, and can cater for all abil...

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Environment & Sustainability: ...Environment & Sustainability Environmental & Sustainability Policy and Management Portland Port is a privately owned statutory harbour authority, commercial port operator and freehold estate owner. The operation extends across 2400 ...

Health & Safety: ...Health and Safety Induction Complying with Portland Port Health and Safety Procedures All people who enter the port must comply with its health and safety procedures and, if applicable, those of the companies that they are visiting. Port Hea...

Welcome to Portland Port: ...Welcome to Portland Port  ...

Commercial: ...Commercial With over 2000 linear metres of operational berthing available, the ability to handle up to ships 300m LOA (at harbourmasters discretion) and water depths alongside up to 11.6m C.D; Portland Port creates ideal opportunities to reduc...

Harbour Authority: ...Harbour Authority Portland Port has the second largest man-made harbour in the world, situated 20 nautical miles north of the westerly shipping lanes and on the main maritime trade routes allowing fast, safe access 24 hours a day. Portland ...

Landside Services: ...Landside Services Portland Port offers a comprehensive range of operational landside and shore-based facilities to its tenants, customers and visitors to the port on a 24/7 supported basis.  These include: Office, Storage and Process A...

Cruise: ...Cruise Cruise Restart Please email any questions to cruise@portland-port.co.uk   Portland Port is a member of the following cruise associations:     Awards: On 8th November 2018 Portland Port were de...

Leisure: ...Leisure                  LEISURE UPDATE: The government announced that boating, water sports and marine leisure activities were able to restart in England from 8th March (subject to local navigat...

Environment & Compliance: ...Environment & Compliance Portland Port Group is a landowner on the Isle of Portland, a statutory undertaker and a commercial business. The land estate includes nearly 200 hectares of land and the Portland Harbour Authority has jurisdiction ove...

News: ...News from Portland Port Here are our latest news stories. You can also follow us on Twitter....

About Us: ...About Us Welcome to Portland, a thriving commercial port located on the UK's south coast. The port's close proximity to the English Channel shipping lanes provides an ideal location for vessels both in terms of distance and travel...

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