Regulations

The Port of Barrow has set regulations governing customer and tenant activities. The below sub-headings provide information on procedures associated with Vessel Bunkering, Hot Works, ISPS Security, Dangerous Goods and Port Waste Management.


Bunkering Operations

The below Conditions and Notification are applicable to bunkering by road tanker. The Checklist is generic and may be used by vessels that do not have a bunkering checklist of their own or whose list is less comprehensive.

General Bunkering Conditions

Bunker Notification Form

Bunkering Checklist


Vessel Hot Work

Vessels intending to conduct hot work (i.e. welding, gas-cutting, grinding etc.) should hold a valid hot work permission endorsed by the port. This form can be found below and can be submitted to Barrow Marine Control either in person or via email (barrowmc@abports.co.uk). Once endorsed and returned the vessel should contact Barrow Port Radio (VHF Ch.12) to advise of their intention to start hot work and again when completed.

REQUEST FOR PERMISSION TO CARRY OUT HOT WORK ON BOARD A VESSEL / SHIP OR ON ADJACENT QUAY / BERTH


ISPS Security

From May 2017, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) must receive pre-arrival information in the CERS3 Workbook format for vessels arriving in UK Ports. More information about the change in format can be found here. The required documentation can be found here.


Dangerous Goods

Dangerous Goods in the Port are subject to the Health and Safety Executive's

Dangerous Goods In Harbour Areas Regulations 2016

For more information on moving Dangerous Goods through the port please contact the Marine Department who can offer more detailed advice.


Port Waste Management

The Port Waste Management Plan details the requirments of cutsomers and tenants to dispose of general and harmful waste in a legal and responsible manner.

Port of Barrow Port Waste Management Plan (2009) Currently Under Review

For more information on Port Waste Management please contact the Marine Department who can offer more detailed advice.