Please see below for our FAQ relating to the Port of Tees and Hartlepools. Should your question not be answered below, please send it to us via the enquires box, and we will aim to respond to you within 48 hours.
A vessel should be navigated with such care and caution and at such speed and in such manner so as not to endanger the lives of or cause injury to persons or damage to property, and not to interfere with the navigation manoeuvring loading or discharging of vessels or with moorings, river banks or other property.
The Master of a vessel navigating in the navigable channel shall keep their vessel to the starboard side of the channel, except when crossing the channel to or from moorings.
- Billingham Beck
- Greatham Creek
No person may use any sailing boat, canoe, paddle boat or other recreational vessel in the Port of Tees and Hartlepools in a manner which may cause any danger, annoyance, nuisance or inconvenience to other users, or any injury to any person or damage to any property.
No person may engage in water-skiing, sail boarding, kite surfing, paddle boarding or any other activity involving movement in the Port of Tees and Hartlepools in a manner which may cause any danger, annoyance, nuisance or inconvenience to other users, or any injury to any person or damage to any property.
No. A Master must not make their vessel fast to, lie against or interfere with any navigational aid.
No person can conduct any diving operations, except with the permission of the Harbour Master.
Harbour Master / TEES VTS
PD Teesport Limited
Statutory Harbour Authority
VHF CH 14
Telephone: 01642 277205/6
Canal and River trust
VHF Ch 37
Telephone: 01642 633273
VHF CH37 (M) & 80
Telephone: 01429 856 744
|Barrage Slipway||Upstream of barrage navigation lock||Canal and River Trust (CRT)||Public slipway for general use – permission from CRT required|
|River Tees Water sports Centre||North Shore Stockton-on-Tees. TS18 2NL||River Tees Watersports Centre||Leased access managed by watersports centre and Castlegate Marine Club|
|Castlegate Marine Club Slipway||By the rowing club||Private Ownership||Tees River User Trust has leased access to use the slipway and control access via a road barrier|
|Tees Motor Club||Tees Motor Club||Private use club members only|
|Hartlepool Marina||Slake Terrace Hartlepool||Hartlepool Marina||Lock access|
|South Gare Marine Club||South Gare||Private use club|
The Harbour Master must be immediately informed of the following:-
- If a vessel has been involved in a collision with another vessel, property, or other object or has been sunk or grounded or become stranded;
- If a vessel is affected by fire, is defective or otherwise is in such condition as to affect its safe navigation or to give rise to danger to other vessels;
- If a vessel is causing an obstruction in the Port of Tees and Hartlepools.
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