Consultation outcome

Port Security Regulations 2009 implementation: 10 UK marine sites

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Summary of consultation responses and a government response to general themes

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Detail of outcome

Agreed to implement designation orders at ports where no issues where found, and continue engagement with respondents at ports (Barrow, Fowey, Oban, Peterhead, Plymouth and Troon) to resolve any technical problems raised.

Original consultation

Summary

Implementation of required 2009 security regulations at 10 UK marine sites including physical boundaries and processes.

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Consultation description

We are seeking views on implementation of the Port Security Regulations 2009 (PDF, 130KB) at the following ports:

  • Barrow
  • Cardiff
  • Cromarty
  • Firth
  • Fowey
  • Oban
  • Peterhead
  • Plymouth
  • Shoreham
  • Troon

The Port Security Regulations 2009 transpose Directive 2005/65/EC (PDF, 385KB) in the UK.

Directive 2005/65/EC requires the:

  • designation of a port security authority
  • appointment of a port security officer
  • completion of a port security risk assessment
  • creation of a port security plan

The draft designation orders append plans outlining the area which the port security authority will cover.

Documents

Consultation on the draft designation orders implementing the Port Security Regulations 2009 (SI 2009/2048) at the ports of Barrow, Cardiff, Cromarty Firth, Fowey, Oban, Peterhead, Plymouth Shoreham and Troon (the listed ports)

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Port Security Regulations 2009 consultation letter

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Published 8 July 2013
Last updated 9 September 2013 + show all updates
  1. Added document detailing the summary of responses, government response to themes and next steps.
  2. First published.