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 -


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.

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


Tuesday 10 Sept 2019 - 2pm

Tuesday 10 Dec 2019 - 10am

Tuesday 10 March 2020 - 2pm

Tuesday 9 June 2020 - 10am

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




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 the revised date of 31 October 2019.  For the forseeable future the current EU based UK legislation remains in force.

Leaving the EU with a deal remains the Government's top priority. However, we must plan for every eventuality, including a "no deal" scenario. 

Businesses may need to take action before 31 October 2019

 For further information go to GOV.UK/EUEXIT

How to prepare for changes at the border in a "no deal" EU Exit

Importing & exporting fish if there is a "no deal" exit from the EU

If you are an importer/agent that imports fish from the EU, then IUU catch certificate endorsement may be required from 31 October 2019. Please contact us to discuss your trade.

New Border Inspection Post at Hull

Associated British Ports have made an application for the Port of Hull to be listed by the EU ( UK Govt following Brexit) as a Border Inspection Post. A successful application will allow non-EU fishery products to be imported at Hull. Such products will require inspection and import clearance by our Port Health Inspectors (EHOs) acting as Official Fish Inspectors. Further information will follow.