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Marine Documentation

This area contains downloadable documentation including operational procedures, guidelines and commonly used forms.  Use the search box below to find Marine Documentation or follow these links to contact the Marine Department or for information about VTS & Navigation, Policy and PMSC or Marine Environment

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Marine Operations Procedures

Marine Procedures

These Procedures are enforced to ensure the safe and efficient navigation within The Bristol Port and VTS areas.


Emergency Plan

Emergency Response

External copy of The Bristol Port Company Emergency Plan.


MCA Boatmaster Local Knowledge Endorsement

Marine Guidelines

The purpose of this guidance is to ensure that you are aware of the relevant information that will form the basis of your MCA Boatmaster Local Knowledge Exam.


Recreational Craft Navigation Guidance

Navigation Advice

This leaflet is intended to help you enjoy the upper reaches of the Bristol Channel in safety and in harmony with commercial users of this waterway.