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Marine Information

Marine and Shipping Information


Cromarty Firth Port Chart and Tidal Information


Cromarty Firth Chart and Tidal Information: Details of the Cromarty Firth Approaches are shown on Admiralty Chart 1077, Charts 1889 Cromarty Firth Cromarty Bank to Invergordon and 1890 Invergordon to... More
Details of the Cromarty Firth Approaches are shown on Admiralty Chart 1077, Charts 1889 Cromarty Firth Cromarty Bank to Invergordon and 1890 Invergordon to Dingwall.  All information is given in WGS84 format.  Attention is drawn to the fact that rigs anchored in the Firth may have extended moorings.
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Cromarty Firth tidal information for the next 7 days is available via UKHO website.  Alternatively tide table booklets for the year can be purchased at the Port Office.

The datum used in the Tide Tables and                            HAT below 4.90m
Admiralty Charts is the level of 2.1m             MHWS   below 4.30m
below Ordnance Datum (Newlyn). The             MHWN below 3.30m
heights shown should be added to the             OD below 2.10m
depth on the soundings plans and charts             MLWN below 1.50m
unless they are preceded by a minus             MLWS below 0.60m
sign when they should be subtracted.             LAT below 0.20m
              CD below 0.00m

 (The tidal information for Cromarty Firth Port Authority is reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the UK Hydrographic Office (www.ukho.gov.uk).  British Crown copyright.)

 

CFPA Marine and Shipping Port Security Security:


CFPA is the statutory body under the International Ship and Port Security (ISPS) Code; the level of security awareness may change without notice on the instruction of the British... More
 

Security:

CFPA is the statutory body under the International Ship and Port Security (ISPS) Code; the level of security awareness may change without notice on the instruction of the British Government.

ISPS code compliance is mandatory in respect of all vessels within the Cromarty Firth and the internatioal reporting procedures must be strictly complied with.  In respect of vessels berthed in the Firth compliance is controlled by the berth operator as follows:

 

  • Nigg Fabrication Yard  (Kellog Brown and Root)
  • Nigg Oil Terminal  (Ithaca)
  • Saltburn Pier  (CFPA)
  • Admiralty Pier  (Bannerman Company Ltd)
  • Invergordon Service Base  (CFPA)
  • Highland Deephaven  (Highland Deephaven Ltd)

 

Access to CFPA property will be permitted only to persons holding an approved security pass; details are available from the Port Office.

Deep Water Shipping Port, Scotland "Contributing to the Long Term Sustainability of the Environment":


CFPA's Policy Statement: "'The Cromarty Firth Port Authority shall contribute to the long-term sustainable environmental development by minimising the emissions to... More

"Contributing to the Long Term Sustainability of the Environment":

CFPA's Policy Statement:

"'The Cromarty Firth Port Authority shall contribute to the long-term sustainable environmental development by minimising the emissions to air, land and water in all its operations and those under its control.  The Port will work to protect designated conservation areas through monitoring and review of activities in the Port area."

CFPA is totally committed to maintaining the environmental integrity of the Cromarty Firth, including the safe disposal of waste, environmental management and education.  The CFPA has within its jurisdiction various designated nature conservation sites, notably SAC, SSI, NNR, SPA and Ramsar site.

Shipping Logistics and Marine Conservancy, Scotland Conservancy and Pilotage:


Shipping Logistics and Marine Conservancy, Scotland Conservancy and Pilotage: Providing a Safe Passage CFPA's jurisdiction for the regulation and maintenance of safe navigation in the Cromarty Firth covers an area upstream to the Cromarty Bridge and seawards... More

Conservancy and Pilotage: Providing a Safe Passage

CFPA's jurisdiction for the regulation and maintenance of safe navigation in the Cromarty Firth covers an area upstream to the Cromarty Bridge and seawards two miles into the Moray Firth from the North and South Sutors.

Under the Pilotage Act 1987, CFPA, as a Competent Harbour Authority, has full responsibility for the provision of pilotage services within the port area.

During 2011 the availability of CFPA marine aids to navigation were as follows:

  • Category 1:  100% available (IALA required minimum standard 99.8%)
  • Category 2:  99.86% available (IALA required minimum standard 99.0%)
  • Category 3:  92.83% available (IALA required minimum standard 97.0%)

24 hours, 365 days per year Port Information Service is maintained, keeping radio watch on VHF channel 11.  CFPA is committed to using all facilities at its disposal to ensure a safe, efficient and environmentally aware conservancy function for all its stakeholders.

Tugs with firefighting capability are normally stationed at Invergordon plus numerous small craft also capable of towage.

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