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Byelaws, Rules and Regulations Governing Navigation

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

 

 

 

Thames Byelaws 2012

The new Byelaws have been confirmed by the Secretary of State and came into effect on 1 July 2012. Hard copies are now available to purchase.

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.

 

 

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

Rules and regulations covering navigation on the tidal River Thames.

Thumbnail publication cover Pilotage Directions 2013

 

 

Pilotage Directions 2013

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

 

 

 

 

Permanent Notice to Mariners 2011

All permanent Notices to Mariners in force.

 

 

Dangerous Substances in Bulk Byelaws 1991 (as amended)

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

Craft and Boat Registration and Regulation Byelaws 2000 (as amended)

 

 

Craft and Boat Registration and Regulation Byelaws 2000 (as amended) - No longer available in print

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

Amendment to the Craft and Boat Registration and Regulation Byelaws 2000

Schedule to General Directions 2006

 

 

Schedule to the General Directions for Navigation in the Port of London - No longer available in print

 

Information about the use and administration of Local Navigation Certificates.

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