Consultation outcome

Port Security Regulations 2009 implementation: 13 UK marine areas

This consultation has concluded

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Summary of responses to the consultation on the draft designation orders implementing the Port Security Regulations 2009 at certain ports

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Detail of outcome

Summary of responses from this consultation and next steps. The outcomes were:

  • we will continue to engage with respondents and affected bodies at ports where specific comments and concerns were raised
  • the designation orders agreed will be progressed through clearance processes before going through the parliamentary process
  • discussions will continue with the ports and groups of ports to resolve boundary issues, discrepancies and any other security issues
  • the ports of Barrow and Cardiff will be re‐consulted upon with new plans in the next batch of ports considered to be in‐scope of the directive

These outcomes were published 18 March 2013.

Original consultation

Summary

Plans for implementing required port security at 13 UK marine areas, including physical boundaries and processes.

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Consultation description

The purpose of Directive 2005/65/EC is to enhance security co-ordination at the marine areas of:

  • Barrow
  • Cardiff
  • Falmouth
  • Glasgow (now “Clyde”)
  • Hull
  • Goole
  • Immingham and Grimsby
  • Liverpool
  • the Manchester Ship Canal
  • Newhaven,
  • Southampton
  • Sullom Voe
  • Swansea, (“the listed ports”)

The directive requires the following action of:

  1. designation of a port security authority
  2. appointment of a port security officer
  3. a port security risk assessment to be conducted
  4. creation of a port security plan

The draft designation orders outline the area which the port security authority will have responsibility over.

Documents

Draft designation orders implementing the Port Security Regulations 2009 at 13 ports

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Consultation letter

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Addendum

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Published 19 November 2012
Last updated 18 March 2013 + show all updates
  1. Summary of responses added
  2. Addendum to consultation added.
  3. Revised consultation document uploaded
  4. First published.