COVID-19 Update: 22 April 2021

Coleraine Harbour has reopened during normal working hours and our priority continues to be the safety of our customers, staff and visitors.

Customers may access the Harbour site to work on boats whilst adhering to social distancing rules as per current government advice. Access is only available during working hours. Please contact the Harbour Master for more information.

The Harbour Master can organise to have boats moved outside for work to be completed, or have the boats lifted in for the season.

As per Government Guidelines for track and trace records – All visitors to the Harbour site must Sign In/Sign out at the Harbour Masters office. 

Whilst on site, it is a mandatory requirement for all customers, and visitors to wear a facemask.

Customers and staff must maintain a minimum 2 meter distance from other Harbour users, and use the hand sanitizers provided, when entering and leaving any indoor areas, particularly on entering and leaving toilets. 

To reduce the risk of spreading COVID – sharing of equipment is strictly prohibited on site.

Toilets have been reopened for use; please wash and sterilize hands and clean down any surfaces before leaving toilets.

Customers are prohibited from entering the staff tea area at all times.  Should this not be observed, the staff tea area will be permanently closed.

Any customers or visitors not wearing a face mask while indoors will be asked to leave the site.

It is important to recognise that we remain in a state of national emergency.  Customers must adhere to strict social distancing while on site. Please maintain safe practices to reduce the spread of COVID 19.

Commercial shipping operations remain in place.

Harbour security remains our priority with site security checks and remote monitoring of 24hr CCTV systems. 

Updates will be posted on our website.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this unprecedented situation.
Lisa McLaughlin – Harbour Master
Coleraine Harbour Commissioners

Coleraine Harbour – Welcome To The Port Of Coleraine


Telephone: 028 7034 2012
Fax: 028 7035 2000
VHF: 12


Lat 55° 08 10′ N


Long 06° 40 21′ W



The River Bann Navigation Acts and Order 1879 to 2010.


The role of the Harbour Commissioners is primarily as the Navigational Authority regulating marine operations within Coleraine Harbour from the Barmouth to the Millennium footbridge. It has an environmental duty to conserve and facilitate the safe use of the Habour and its resources. 

In addition it has the responsibility of implementing the Port Marine Safety Code.  Coleraine Harbour Commissioners as the Competent Harbour Authority and duty holder under the Port Marine Safety Code (PMSC), recognise a responsibility to publicly report on PMSC performance.  The main requirements of the Code are to carry out risk assessments for marine operations, implement a safety management system, employ properly qualified marine personnel, and ensure that sufficient powers and resources are provided to manage marine operations safely.

An external compliance audit is carried out on an annual basis on the Port’s Safety Management System by the designated person to ensure that the standards as detailed in the PMSC and associated guide to good practice are met. 



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