Step 1 of 7 - Introduction
Port User Induction - All Port Users must complete the Health and Safety induction prior to accessing the port. This can be done through this induction - by completing the following form, watching the induction videos contained here, and completing the questionnaire.
Please complete this induction at least seven days prior to your entry to the port.
Each indivual port user must complete this induction - please note you may not complete this on behalf of another person.
All Port users are to comply with all relevant COVID-19 public health response orders, and all persons affected by the Public Health Maritime Border Order and the Required Testing Order must comply with those requirements.
Any high risk work being undertaken must have prior approval through a Permit to Work issued by PMNZ, as described in the video above.
Please note that hot work permits must be obtained before any land-based hot work is undertaken, but if you require one for hot work onboard a vessel, the Harbour Master issues these, not Port Marlborough.
Phone 111 immediately if a person is harmed or risk to life is imminent. Port Marlborough has an emergency response plan that covers all areas. Each business and Port User should also have its own emergency response plan.
Port Users and visitors must report all hazards, incidents, damage to infrastructure or near hits to Port Services 03 520 3350.
All incidents involving serious injury or death, or incidents involving damage to infrastructure must be immediately reported to PMNZ via Port Services.
For serious incidents, Port Marlborough must receive an initial investigation report within 72 hours of the incident & a final investigation report within 2 weeks.
All other H&S events must be reported within 48 hours.
All visitors must complete and submit the Port Marlborough & Public Health visitor form prior to their arrival at the Port. Access will be denied to those not completing the correct documentation.
Port Marlborough is committed to protecting our local environment from environmental contamination from pests and pollution.
It’s the responsibility of every Port User to be mindful of our natural environment when undertaking work, and to report anything of concern to Port Services.
Oil spills within Picton Harbour are immediately notifiable to the Picton Harbourmaster on 03 5207400.
Be observant – identify any areas that could be a habitat for pests. When working on vessels be observant for old cargo residue (dunnage), pests or contamination.
The Port has legal responsibilities under the Biosecurity Act 1993.Be alert – When working with sea containers and general cargo be alert for any unwanted pests or biosecurity contamination.
Have you spotted something unusual? If it is alive, Contain it, if it is safe to do so. If it is dead, Bag it, inspect for any live organisms. Inform others around you and your manager immediately. Call MPI on 0800 809966 immediately.
The Waitohi Wharf area includes Ferry berths, bull ring, punt landing and immediate surroundings. Activities in and around Waitohi Wharf include:
Access to Waitohi Wharf is via the Western/Eastern wharf gates
Except when vessels are alongside the Eastern side of wharf, in which case access is restricted to the Western side only.
Vehicle hazard lights must be turned on when on Waitohi Wharf.
Snap back zones must be adhered to when a Vessel is tied up - see images below.
Snap-back zone –The unsafe area around a bollard where if a ship line were to fail, personnel are at risk of harm. The following diagrams illustrate the danger zones when mooring lines break and snap backs occur:
Trucks enter the Wharf area from the North or South end, depending on requirements.
Access to all other areas – use normal access route
The Shakespeare Bay Area includes the log yard, Waimahara wharf area and barge ramp.
Activities in Shakespeare Bay involve heavy vehicles and mobile plant.
Shakespeare Bay is a card access area. Only site specific inducted users can enter.
You will be redirected to Windcave’s processing page (a secure third-party website).