Liverpool Port: Safety

Transport written question – answered on 1st March 2012.

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Photo of Bill Esterson Bill Esterson Labour, Sefton Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment she has made of the potential effects on maritime safety of a turnaround cruise facility at Liverpool.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport

The Mersey Docks and Harbour Company (Peel Ports) is the harbour authority responsible for safety in this area. The provisions of the Port Marine Safety Code, merchant shipping regulations and the international conventions on ship safety are sufficient to assure the safety in port areas of ships and other port users.

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