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Byelaws, Rules and Regulations Governing Navigation

Rules, regulations and guidance for navigation in the Port of London

 

Thames Byelaws 2012

 

These Bylaws relate to the management and regulation of marine operations and navigation in the Port of London, and include rules governing the conduct of vessel Masters.

For River Byelaw 9 - Drink or Drugs which remains in force following the introduction of Thames Byelaws 2012 on 1 July 2012 click here.

For associated guidance on some of these Byelaws click here

 

 

Dangerous Substances in Bulk Byelaws 1991 (as amended)

 

Rules and regulations covering the transport of dangerous substances in the tidal River Thames.

 

 

 

Port of London Vessel Licensing Byelaws 2014Vessel Licensing Bylaws 2014

 

Rules and regulations covering the licensing of certain classes of commercial vessles on the tidal River Thames.

 

 

General Directions for Navigation in the Port of London 2011 (as amended)

 

Rules and regulations covering navigation on the tidal River Thames

 

 

Schedule to the General Directions for Navigation in the Port of London

 

Information about the use and administration of Local Navigation Certificates

 

 

Pilotage Directions 2013

 

Rules and regulations concerning compulsory pilotage for certain vessels navigating the tidal River Thames.

 

Notices to Mariners

Essential, up-to-date information and advice to those navigating in the port.

Notices to Agents, Berths and Ship Operators

Dedicated Notices containing pertinent information of specific interest to Agents, Berth and Ship Operators

 

For general enquiries about Notices, Regulations and Navigational information, please use this Enquiry Form.