General Pilotage


Access To and From Vessels alongside in Drogheda Port

SI 108 of 1988

Vessels Masters are reminded of their duty to comply with “Merchant Shipping (Means of Access) Regulations 1988, S.I. 108” and to provide a safe means of access between their ship and the quay. Particular attention should be paid to the following:

  1. Access equipment (including safety net) is placed in position promptly after the ship has so secured, and remains in position while the ship is so secured.
  2. Access equipment (including safety net) is properly rigged, secured and adjusted from time to time and maintained in a serviceable condition
  3. The access area is properly illuminated.
  4. A lifebuoy with self activating light and separate safety line with quoit is provided ready for use a the access point.