Modernising trust ports, 2009 second edition

Revised 2009 second edition of 'Modernising trust ports' which states the governance and procedures expected in UK trust ports.

This publication was withdrawn on

This guidance has been superseded by the Good governance guidance for ports.


[Withdrawn] Modernising trust ports (Second edition)

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This review looked among other things at the future of the mixed ports sector, including the outlook for trust ports in the coming decades. This was set against the backdrop of the decision by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) in 2001 to classify the largest trust ports as public corporations, which had the effect of placing those ports’ borrowing on the department’s accounts, and the relevant ports’ subsequent applications, now on hold, to remove themselves from perceived public sector controls through the pursuit of appropriate Harbour Revision Orders.

Published 10 August 2009