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KHM Plymouth / Safety and regulations


Here you can find extracts from the full regulations, pertaining to the most common questions from safety guidelines to fishing.

KHM's powers derive from the Dockyard Ports Regulations Act of 1865, which covers general powers for all KHM's in Dockyard Ports. Detailed rules and regulations are contained in the Dockyard Port of Plymouth Order 2020.  Information pertinent to Naval and MOD Operators is included in Port Guidance.
A black rib boats passes at speed in front of HMS Tamar, a River class ship

Safety guidelines

Don't make waves, cut your speed. There are a number of safety points to consider including speed, good lookout and damage reports.

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An individual with a fishing rod in their hands adjusts the line


Find out more about the regulations concerning fishing within the dockyard port of Plymouth.

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A Duke class frigate and a harbour patrol boat coast towards the camera at dawn
HMS Tamar, a River class ship, sails on a blue-sky day and calm waters

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