Harbours are an important part of our economy and are used frequently by the fishing industry, ferry operations, leisure pursuits and tourist attractions.
#RespectTheDestination has been launched on 2 July 2020 by Sail Scotland, RYA Scotland, British Marine Scotland and Wild Scotland.
We are responsible for the harbours of:
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 here that may affect areas around our regions coast, you can find mariner notices applicable to specific harbours on their pages.
- Mariner Notice - Urr Navigation Markers - 29 July 2019
- Mariner Notice - Mull of Galloway Light House - 7 June 2019
- All DGC operated Harbours - (Scottish) Covid 19 guidance update
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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.