LATEST NEWS at Hull & Goole Port Health Authority




Shippers handling bulk cargo/products -

Check our Pollution Control page for information.

Our foremost objective is the protection of public, animal and environmental health in the Humber, Trent & Ouse
port areas

Humber NHS - East Riding Healthtrainers
Providing personal support to adults within the East Riding who seek a healthier lifestyle

To find out more about this local health initiative please clck on the following weblink or contact the project co-ordinator, Natalie Belt -


Andy Emerson

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our friend and Ex colleague Andy Emerson who left the Authority in 2013. We send our deepest sympathy to Trish & family.

Hull & Goole Port Health Authority Joint Board Meetings
Calendar of 2017/18 Board meetings


Tuesday 11 December 2018 - 2pm

Tuesday 12 March 2019 - 10am

Tuesday 11June 2019 - 2pm

To be held at The Guildhall, Kingston upon Hull


UK National SSC Charges will be increased from 1 April 2019 in line with inflation as follows;

Gross Tonnage of Vessel                     New rate from 1/4/2019 (£)

Up to 1000                                                             95

1001-3000                                                             130

3001-10000                                                            200

10001-20000                                                          255

20001-30000                                                          330

Vessels with 50-1000 persons                             390

Vessels with over 1000 persons                          665

Extensions                                                              65



Food Hygiene Rating Scheme

The Authority launched the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme to food businesses within our area on 1 April 2017. This will include certain passenger ships.

For further details please see our 'Food Hygiene Rating Scheme' page.

BREXIT - Potential for Change

Following the UK referendum decision of 23 June 2016 to leave the EU we await further clarity on the implications and changes to the UK legal framework under which we work.

For example, the control of imported food is based on EU legislation. It is not yet clear how this may change following UK withdrawal on 29 March 2019.  For the forseeable future the current EU based UK legislation remains in force.