QHM Portsmouth





  1. The Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth hereby gives notice of the following Direction hereby made under schedule 1 paragraph 1 (1) of the Dockyard Port of Portsmouth Order 2005, that any incident that reflects on the safe operation of the Dockyard Port of Portsmouth is to be reported immediately to the Queen's Harbour Master. Such incidents are considered to be those that involve:

    1. Damage to vessels.

    2. Movement of or damage to navigational marks.

    3. Damage to shore facilities whether or not affecting the use of such installations by other vessels.

    4. Close quarter situations between two or more vessels, which results in emergency action on the part of the vessels involved.

  2. In these circumstances an immediate report is to be made to the Queen's Harbour Master, on VHF Ch 11/13 or by telephoning 023 92 723694. A written report may also be requested and can be submitted on QHM website www.qhm.mod.uk/portsmouth . Any incident resulting in damage to a commercial installation should also be reported to the Harbour Master, Portsmouth International Port on 023 92 855902.