Harbours are an important part of our economy and are used frequently by the fishing industry, ferry operations, leisure pursuits and tourist attractions.

We are responsible for the harbours of:

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Harbour Directory

You can find information on individual harbours contained within our Harbour Directory which you can download below:

Notices to Mariners for our region

We publish mariner notices in the page below that may affect areas around our regions coast.

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Harbour Safety Bulletins:

Harbour Safety Bulletins are issued following investigations into incidents and near misses. The purpose is to identify where harbour users can improve safety by applying best practice.

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Harbours safety management system

We are committed to complying with the Port Marine Safety Code and operating in a safe and environmentally friendly manner. Our Harbours Safety Management System and formal risk assessment process demonstrate this commitment.

The Dumfries and Galloway Council Marine Safety Management System - Purpose and Policy is provided in draft format.  It is subject to approval at Harbours Sub-Committee on 2 September 2021.

Report an Incident

An incident is defined as any event that causes harm, damage or environmental contamination, to a person, vessel or object within in the waters of a DGC Statutory Harbour Area or its approaches.

Near misses are events that had the potential to cause an incident. Near Misses should also be reported.

Page last updated: 05/03/2024
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