In charge of regulatory and police responsibility, the Harbour Master’s Office is an essential actor of the port operation. It contributes both to the public service mission of the port and to its development as an economic tool. It is a link between the land and the ship. It is a 24/7 activity.
Nautical responsibility: police on the water
Conservation of the domain: police of the great roads
Port Security: Compliance with Regulations
Commandant du Port de Saint-Malo – Capitainerie - Terre-Plein des Ecluses - 35408 Saint-Malo
+33 (0)2 99 20 36 90
Pilots assist ship commanders during port entry/exit manoeuvres. In some cases, given the risk of grounding, the pilot’s presence on board is made mandatory.
Coordinates: Fort du Naye Pilot Station Fort du Naye 35400 Saint-Malo
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The Brittany Region antenna in the port of Saint-Malo represents the regional port authority at the local level. The port antenna teams also perform maintenance and engineering work.
REGION BRETAGNE – Antenne portuaire et aéroportuaire de Saint-Malo - Quai du Pourquoi Pas - 35400 Saint-Malo
02 99 20 52 00 - email@example.com
Le remorquage portuaire est un service indispensable aux navires. Il permet l’accostage à des navires qui ne peuvent assurer seuls leurs manœuvres dans l’enceinte du port. Les remorqueurs sont toujours armés et prêts à intervenir sur des opérations d’assistance d’urgence.
A Saint-Malo, le lamanage est géré par les équipes Edeis Ports de Saint-Malo & Cancale (gestionnaire des ports).
Boatmen/Linesmen is a service to assist in the mooring and dropping of vessels upon their arrival or departure.
These peope are specialized sailors, and they can also intervene during a call to shift a vessel, or from one quay to another.
In Saint-Malo, Boatmen/Linesmen service is managed by Edeis Ports de Saint-Malo & Cancale.
Port handling plays an essential role in the proper management of port operations. There are several types of handling:
The stevedoring companies’ mission is organized around various activities:
in Saint-Malo :
16 av Louis Martin, BP 19 - 35401 Saint Malo - 02 99 20 61 61
Hangar à Tabac - Chaussée des Corsaires - 35400 Saint-Malo - 06 72 44 72 09
The freight forwarder, also called a transit agent, is in charge of administrative registration operations but also of the preparation of customs documents. It may also provide and supervise technical and administrative links for the international movement of goods.
It represents the shipowner’s interests during the call. It arranges the call on behalf of the vessel and its crew.
The shipowner is the owner, operator or charterer (lessor) of the vessel on its behalf.
Its role is to transport goods from point A to point B by sea in good condition and time. It arms the ship, providing it with crew, equipment, and supplies. It provides for all that is necessary for the operation and shipping.
Given his role in the chain, he is in contact with most of the other operators of the supply chain: freight forwarders, stevedores, port services.
In ports where it is not installed directly, the shipowner is in direct contact with a shipping agent/ship consignee, who defends his interests and acts on his behalf.
It supplies ships with food, equipment and fuel.
The customs officer shall be the person who checks for compliance with the rules on competition, consumption and movement of goods.s.
Service des Douanes Fort du Naye BP 151 - 35408 Saint-Malo
Created in 1806, in France, the lighthouse and beacons service (Phares et Balises) is in charge of maintaining the aids to navigation set up along the coasts of France and overseas to signal the dangers (pitfalls, shoals) and marking shipping routes and port access channels.
Phares & Balises de Saint-Malo - 17 chaussée des Corsaires - 35400 Saint-Malo
The Ship Safety Centres are specialized services of the North Atlantic Sea-West Channel Interregional Directorate (DIRM NAMO). They are responsible for the inspection of ships and are involved in safeguarding human life at sea and preventing pollution from ships.
Centre de Sécurité des Navires de Saint-Malo - 27 quai Duguay Trouin - CS 51802 35418 Saint-Malo cedex