The Department for Transport is inviting harbour authorities to apply to be designated with the power to make harbour directions.
We have published a:
- letter inviting harbour authorities to take part in this new round of applications
- notice outlining the information harbour authorities need to submit and a proposed timetable for the application and designation process
This invitation to participate in a second round of applications follows the near completion of an initial wave of designations.
Background to harbour directions
Harbour directions provide a means for designated harbour authorities to better regulate shipping and improve safety within their area. They can relate to the:
- mooring and unmooring