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Fish Docks Health
& Safety Information.

Important information for vessel owners
and visitors to the dock

Vessel Owners
Vessels to notify marine control on channel 74 on arrival at Lower Burcom
(no.6 Buoy)
Vessels must make a request before entering or leaving the docks.
Penning request forms can be obtained from Marine Control.
Vessels must be insured.
Damage must be reported immediately.
Vessels to notify marine control before any movements within the docks.

Market Traders
Regular market users must hold a permit to enter the fish market building, to
apply contact the GFDE office. Buyers must be members of the Grimsby FMA and have a guarantee with the GFVOA.

General Rules
High visibility and lifejackets are to be worn in the designated areas.
Speed restricted to 5mph inside the GFDE complex. No dogs allowed.

abp ABP are the superior landlords and as such have overall responsibility, therefore, accessing the Port of Grimsby you have to abide by their rules as well.

GFDE Health & Safety Policy   GFDE Rules & Regulations
Fish Dock Working Hours
Grimsby Fish Dock and Fish Auction
Market are open 24 hours a day,
all year round.

Dock Openings (subject to spring tides)
2 hours either side of high water
penning for vessels up to 28 metres in length, outside of free flow (subject to draft)

VHF Channel 74
Lock Dimensions
Penning Length

73 metres
12.8 metres
5.5 metres
28 metres

From the A1(M) north bound:
Exit junction 35 to M18. At junction 5 exit to M180
Continue onto A180
At 3rd roundabout take 1st exit to Grimsby Docks.

From the A1(M) sou