Newhaven Port & Properties Ltd (NPP) is the Statutory Harbour Authority for the Port of Newhaven. The Harbour Limits and therefore its jurisdiction extend from the north of North Quay No.5 berth to just south of the harbour entrance. The discharge of any form of waste into the waters of the harbour is strictly prohibited by International legislation. This applies to garbage, sewage, oil and any other form of polluting material. The Harbour Master has powers to detain any vessel suspected of discharging such waste and reporting such vessel to the authorities for prosecution.
The Harbour Authority’s aim in producing this Waste Management Plan is to:-
The person responsible for the implementation of this plan is the Newhaven Harbour Master.
The plan will be formally reviewed and approval sought from the MCA at intervals not exceeding 3 years.
Individual terminals/berths within the harbour are responsible for compiling their own waste management system and plan, to ensure provision of adequate waste reception facilities for the vessels normally using those establishments and to ensure that the waste is collected by licensed and reputable contractors.
Records of the types and quantities of waste handled must be kept by the terminal/berth Manager and an annual summary provided to the Harbour Master by the 31st March of each and every year. The form to be completed is in “Appendix C”.
Each individual terminal/berth Manager is responsible for providing up to date information to the Harbour Master on facilities provided on their sites and to notify the Harbour Master of any changes to their plans.
To download the Port Waste Management Plan (pdf) please click here.