Orkney Islands Council Division of Marine Services as the Competent Harbour Authority (CHA) is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the 29 piers and harbours located throughout the Orkney Islands under their jurisdiction and operate under the principles set out in the Port Marine Safety Code.
The 5th Edition of the Ports Handbook replaces all previous editions and contains information on the many ports and harbours under the jurisdiction of the Orkney Islands Council Marine Services as the Statutory Harbour Authority and the Competent Harbour Authority for the relevant areas.
Information such as Pilotage and Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) to the location of visitor moorings is all provided in this 5th Edition with many new images to allow you to visualise the ports as part of your planning for a trip to Orkney's waters.
We hope you find the information useful and assists you in a safe and successful visit to Orkney.
- Ports Handbook (5th Edition) (21Mb)