Restrictions will now be in place at all Comhairle ports, it has been announced today (Friday 3 April).

Open port access to all Comhairle ports, harbours and facilities is now closed to all non-essential vessels. These specifically include recreational vessels.

The measures will remain in force until further notice, the Comhairle have said.

Comhairle facilities remain open to the following essential vessel traffic:

  • Lifeline ferries
  • Local fishing and Fish Farm vessels or those only landing catch or taking on supplies
  • Commercial ships operated in support of local communities
  • Vessels seeking a port of refuge
  • Marine casualties or other similar emergencies
  • Medivacs

For further information please contact the Harbour Master on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.