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:
Stranraer Harbour Revision Order Consultation
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.
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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.
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.