Yarmouth Harbour’s Management Plans are published here.
Port Marine Safety Code
The Port Marine Safety Code (“the Code”) sets out a national standard for every aspect of port marine safety; its aim is to enhance safety for everyone who uses or works in the UK port marine environment.
The current Port Marin Safety Code was publlished by the Department for Transport and Maritime & Coastguard Agency in November 2016: For all UK Harbour Authorities and other marine facilities, berths and terminals – Moving Britain Ahead.
The appointed Designated Person for Yarmouth Harbour is Mark Robinson Maritime Consultants (MRMC). The Designated Person has direct access to the highest level of authority.
Certificate of Compliance with the Port Marine Safety Code
Awarded to: Yarmouth (Isle of Wight) Harbour Commissioners (October 2023).
Ports Good Governance Guidance
Good governance guidance for statutory harbour authorities operating ports in England and Wales.
This guidance sets out the principles of openness, accountability and fitness for purpose in managing harbours in the broad public interest.
The current Ports Good Governance Guidance was published by the Department for Transport in March 2018.: Moving Britain Ahead.
Marine Safety Management Manual
The Marine Safety Management Manual mandates how Yarmouth Harbour Commissioners, as the Duty Holder, discharges our duties as required by the Port Marine Safety Code by detailing our policies and commitments and hierarchical overview of how marine safety is managed within our jurisdiction.
The current version of the Marine Safety Management Manual (Issue 16) was published in March 2023.
Port Waste Management Plan
Yarmouth Harbour (IOW) is a small Trust Port. Most of the waste is generated by harbour management operations, small commercial vessels such as fishing boats, and recreational craft consisting of permanent mooring holders and visitors.
Yarmouth Community Emergency Flood Plan
The aim of the Yarmouth Community Emergency Flood Plan, is to help local people prepare and be resilient in times of flooding.