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Harbour order applications and decisions

We maintain an up-to-date register of harbour revision orders (HRO) and harbour empowerment orders (HEO) and their progress to date.

Last updated 10 January 2014

Harbour orders public register
Applicant Name Comments Progress
Lymington Harbour Commissioners Lymington Harbour (Works) Revision Order 2014 Works application

Reference: DC9798
Order made

Application approved: 8 January 2014

Decision letter (PDF 357 KB)

Record of likely significant effect (PDF 46 KB)

Decision approval document (PDF 178 KB)

Deposited plans (PDF 2.1 MB)

Associated marine licence (PDF 136 KB)


Application made: 23 September 2013

Charts of location and breakwater (PDF 1.7 MB)

Environmental statement update 2013 (PDF 4.3 MB)

Statement in support of application (PDF 338 KB)

Final draft order (PDF 43 KB)

More supporting documents, including the full environmental statement, are available on request


Screening/Scoping opinion requested 14 June 2013

Background to order (PDF 170 KB)

Environmental statement (PDF 3.7 MB)

Screening and scoping request: letter to applicant (PDF 146 KB)

Screening and scoping opinion (PDF 235 KB)
Martello Quays The Milford Haven (Martello Quays) Harbour Empowerment Order 2014 Non-works application Application made 2 January 2014

Statement of justification (PDF 193 KB)

Draft order (PDF 183 KB)
ABP Grimsby and Immingham Immingham Western Deepwater Jetty Works application

Reference: DC9764
Application received 20 November 2013

Statement of justification (PDF 75 KB)

Parliamentary drawings (PDF 1.6 MB)

Draft harbour revision order (PDF 217 KB)

More supporting documents, including the full environmental statement, are available on request


Environmental impact assessment scoping report (PDF 2.5 MB)

Screening/Scoping opinion requested 21 December 2012

Screening and scoping opinions issued 7 May 2013

Screening and scoping opinions: Letter to applicant (PDF 48 KB)

Full screening and scoping opinion (PDF 174 KB)
ABP King’s Lynn King’s Lynn (Fisher Fleet) Harbour Revision Order Works order

PCP 4/6/3
Screening requested 28 February 2007 (PDF 472 KB)

Screening opinion provided 27 July 2007 (PDF 27 KB)

Application received 16 January 2008 (PDF 445 KB)

Environmental review (PDF 6.8 MB)

Statement of reasons (PDF 467 KB)

Draft order (PDF 216 KB)
Humber Oil Terminals Trustee Ltd The Port of Immingham (Humber Oil Terminal) HEO Non-works applications

Reference: DC 9436
Application withdrawn 5 September 2013 – withdrawal letter (PDF 186 KB)

Application made: 30 June 2011

Objection period closed

Draft order (PDF 192 KB)

Explanatory memorandum (PDF 90 KB)

Statement of justification (PDF 480 KB)

Book of Reference (PDF 391 KB)

Key plan (PDF 7.8 MB)

Plans (PDF 1.1 MB)
Folkestone Harbour Company Limited The Folkestone Seafront HRO Reference: DC9770 Scoping report (PDF 5 MB)

Letter to applicant requesting additional information (PDF 155 KB)

Revised scoping report (PDF 5.1 MB)

Environmental statement (PDF 68.7 MB)

Environmental statement: Appendices 1 (PDF 40.8 MB)

Environmental statement: Appendices 2 (PDF 28.3 MB)

Environmental statement: Addendum (PDF 14.9 MB)

Environmental statement: non-technical summary (PDF 1.4 MB)

Screening and scoping request: letter to applicant (PDF 158 KB)

Scoping opinion (PDF 238 KB)
Great Yarmouth Port Great Yarmouth HRO Non-works application

Reference: DC 9504
Full application made: 31 January 2010

Objection period closed

Draft order (PDF 173 KB)

More information about this application and decision
Lymington Harbour Commissioners Lymington HRO Reference: DC9684 Statement in support of application (PDF 142 KB)

Draft order (PDF 234 KB)

Lymington Harbour Limits (PDF 1.2 MB)

Draft general directions (PDF 247 KB)
Portsmouth City Council The Portsmouth Harbour (Abolition of Portsmouth and Gosport Joint Board) Revision Order Non-works application

Reference: DC9462
Application letter: 24 May 2013 (PDF 19 KB)

Draft order (PDF 39 KB)

Statement of need in support of the order (PDF 23 KB)
Anglo-Norden Forest Products Limited The Port of Ipswich Harbour Revision Order 2011 Non-works application

Reference: DC 9368
Application made: 26 May 2011

Objection period closed

Draft order (PDF 87 KB)

Supporting statement (PDF 111 KB)

Decision letter (PDF 138 KB)

Order made: Statutory instrument 2012/3129
Cowes Harbour Commissioners The Cowes HRO Non-works applications

Reference: DC 9683
Application made: 20 June 2012

Draft order (PDF 108 KB)

Supporting statement (PDF 85 KB)

Decision letter (PDF 65 KB)

Order made: Statutory instrument 2012/3080
Caernarfon Harbour Commissioners Caernarfon Harbour Trust (Constitution) HRO 2012 Non-works application

Reference: PCP 10/2/2
Full application made: 11 November 2005

Objection period closed

Decision letter (PDF 64 KB)

Order made: Statutory instrument 2012/1984
Poole Harbour Commissioners Port of Poole HRO Request for screening and scoping opinion – Harbours Act 1964 and Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009.

Reference: DC 9565
Application made: 11 October 2011

Consultation deadline: 25 November 2011

Environmental screening and scoping report (PDF 5.9 MB)

Screening and scoping opinion (PDF 3.7 MB)
Milford Haven Port Authority The Milford Haven Port Authority (Constitution) Harbour Revision Order 2012 Non-works application

Reference: DC 9427
Application made: 6 July 2011

Objection period closed

Draft order (PDF 97 KB)

Read more on the Milford Haven Port Authority website

Decision letter: 25 April 2012 (PDF 73 KB)

Order made: Statutory Instrument 2012/1154
Stena Line Ports Limited Stena Line Ports (Holyhead) HRO Non-works application

Reference: DC 9433
Screening opinion: 23 June 2011 (PDF 56 KB)

Application made: 4 August 2011

Objection period closed

Draft order (PDF 184 KB)

Supporting statement (PDF 168 KB)
Portsmouth City Council Portsmouth Continental Ferry Terminal HRO Screening request

Reference: DC 9367
Screening opinion issued: 13 April 2011 (PDF 60 KB)

Objection period closed

Draft order (PDF 57 KB)

Supporting statement (PDF 18 KB)

Plans (PDF 1.9 MB)

Decision letter: 16 December 2011 (PDF 88 KB)

Order made: Statutory Instrument 2011/3032
Weymouth and Portland Borough Council The Weymouth (The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games) HRO 2011 HRO application

Non-works application

Reference: DC 9233
Application made: 31 January 2011

Objection period closed

Draft order and supporting documents

Decision letter (PDF 79 KB)

Order made: Statutory Instrument 2011/1694
Portland Harbour Authority Limited The Portland (The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games) HRO 2011 HRO application

Non-works application

Reference: DC 9129
Application made: 31 January 2011

Objection period closed

Draft order and supporting documents

Decision letter (PDF 72 KB)

Order made: Statutory Instrument 2011/1693
NNB Generation Company Ltd The Hinkley Point (Temporary Jetty) HEO Works application

Reference: DC 9229

Two associated Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 (FEPA) licence applications have also been made under references DC9228 and DC9235. For further information see the FEPA public register.
Screening/scoping opinion requested: 18 March 2010
Screening/scoping opinion issued: 7 June 2010 (PDF 964 KB)

Full application made: 10 December 2010

Objection period closed

The environmental statement and appendices for this project are available but have not been posted to the website due to the large size of the files. If you would like to receive this information on a disk, please contact the Marine Licensing Team.

More information
Humber Oil Terminals Trustee Limited Port of Immingham (Humber Oil Terminal) HRO Non-works application

Reference: DC 9090
Full application made: 30 June 2010

Objection period closed

Decision made: 23 December 2010 (PDF 164 KB)

Book of Reference (PDF 1.5 MB)

Draft order (PDF 1.1 MB)

Explanatory memorandum (PDF 259 KB)

Key plan (PDF 265 KB)

Statement of justification (PDF 1.5 MB)

Plans (PDF 3.1 MB)
ABP Hull The Hull Riverside Bulk Terminal HRO Works application

Reference: PCP 2/4/2

Two associated Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 (FEPA) licence applications have also been made under references DC8981 and DC8979. For further information see the FEPA public register.
Screening/scoping opinion requested: 8 September 2006
Screening/scoping opinion issued: 19 January 2007

Screening/scoping opinion requested: 14 August 2009
Screening/scoping opinion issued: 22 December 2009

Full application made: 18 February 2010

Objection period closed
Milford Haven Port Authority The Milford Haven Port Authority Harbour Revision (Constitution) Order Non-works application

Reference: PCP 10/8/9
Full application made: 10 February 2010

Objection period closed

Application withdrawn
ABP The Barrow Marina HRO Works application

Reference: DC 9505
Screening/scoping opinion requested: 18 July 2007
Screening/scoping opinion issued: 15 November 2007 and 11 December 2009

Full application made: 3 February 2010

Objection period closed
Harwich Haven Authority The Harwich Haven (Pension Fund) HRO Non-works application

Reference: PCP 4/4/10
Full application made: 25 March 2009

Objection period closed

Public inquiry: 30 March 2010

Inspector's report: 22 April 2010 (PDF 135 KB)

Decision made: 2 February 2011 (PDF 84 KB)

Order made: Statutory Instrument 2011/207
Yarmouth Harbour Commissioners The Yarmouth (Isle of Wight) HRO Non-works application

Reference: PCP 6/20/2
Full application made: 13 February 2008

Objection period closed

Public inquiry: 19 January 2010

Inspector's report: 25 February 2010 (PDF 236 KB)

Decision made: 26 May 2011 (PDF 76 KB)

Order made: Statutory Instrument 2011/1347
ABP The King's Lynn (Fisher Fleet Quay) HRO Works application

Reference: PCP 4/6/3
Screening/scoping opinion requested: 28 February 2007
Screening/scoping opinion issued: 27 July 2007

Full application made: 16 January 2008

Objection period closed
Milford Haven Port Authority The Milford Haven Port Authority (ONS) HRO Non-works application Application made: 29 October 2004

Objection period closed

Stayed pending the Department for Transport's Trust Port Policy Review
Port of Tyne Authority The Port of Tyne (ONS) HRO Non-works application Application made: 6 October 2004

Objection period closed

Stayed pending the Department for Transport's Trust Port Policy Review
Poole Harbour Commissioners The Poole (ONS) HRO Non-works application Application made: 30 September 2004

Objection period closed

Stayed pending the Department for Transport's Trust Port Policy Review
Shoreham Port Authority The Shoreham Port Authority (ONS) HRO Non-works application Application made: 24 September 2004

Objection period closed

Stayed pending the Department for Transport's Trust Port Policy Review
Harwich Haven Authority The Harwich Haven (ONS) HRO Non-works application Application made: 23 September 2004

Objection period closed

Stayed pending the Department for Transport's Trust Port Policy Review
Aluminium Metal Renewables Ltd Holyhead Jetty Extension HRO Works application

Reference: PCP 10/7/2
Screening/scoping opinion requested: 7 September 2009

Screening/scoping opinion issued: 19 March 2010 (PDF 37 KB)

Contact information

Marine Licensing Team
Marine Management Organisation
Lancaster House
Hampshire Court
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE4 7YH

Tel: 0300 123 1032
Fax: 0191 376 2681
Email: harbourorders@
marinemanagement.org.uk

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