Health, Safety & Environment

The Health and Safety of our team, Port users, stakeholders and the community around the Port is paramount.
Warrenpoint Port has a robust system of policies and procedures as well as training systems in place to ensure it adheres to the highest standards at all times.
Warrenpoint Port is also committed to protecting and enhancing the environment in which it operates.
The Port is on a journey of continuous improvement both in its position within the local community and indeed its commitment to the environment.

Warrenpoint Port currently employs 70 employees including both full-time employees and casual workers. Together with Seatruck Ferries Ltd, our agents and hauliers, more than 200 people work daily in the Harbour complex. The Health and Safety our our team and site users is the primary concern of Warrenpoint Harbour Authority. The Authority continues to reduce accident rates and encourages employees to upskill and improve work practices as part of a planned training programme.

Warrenpoint Port prides itself on providing a safe working environment for employees and visitors alike. The management and employees constantly strive to promote safety awareness with good teamwork, feedback and a structured safety management system.
A working Port is a challenging environment and constant vigilance and example in safety management is a fundamental part of the operations management function.
Accident rates and environmental controls at Warrenpoint Port are benchmarked against best practice in the industry. The emergency response plan is continually under review with Newry Mourne and Down District Council, and the emergency services, to ensure that all procedures are co-ordinated and that meaningful practical exercises are undertaken. Full scale emergency planning exercises are undertaken on a regular basis.