Oct 2023


Harbour Management Solutions is looking to develop its 2023/2024 schedule of PFSO and PFSO Refresher courses – please contact or via 07876 705550 for availability, details and prices.



Harbour Management Solutions is beginning to develop its relationship with Ambipar for the delivery of OPRC training.


May 2023

Port Facility Security Officer accredited training course

A Port Facility Security Officer accredited training course will be held from 26 to 28 June 2023 inclusive hosted by ConocoPhillips at their Wynyard offices.

Cost £750 inclusive of all training materials and refreshments.

Expressions of interest to


Feb 2022


This course will be hosted by PD Ports between 7 and 10 February 2022
HMS is offering a three day accredited PFSO course from 28 March at a cost of £750, hosted on Teesside.

Please contact


Dec 2021

Four day Oil Response Manager course (MCA 4/5P On Scene Commander Ports)

This course will be hosted by PD Ports between 7 and 10 February 2022
Places are available
The cost is £1000 per person
All Covid 19 protocols will be obeyed
We have the facility to offer blended training to immune suppressed candidates or anyone forced to isolate after the course has started
We will be setting dates for MCA Foundation courses MCA Levels 1/2P when the Covid path is clearer.

We will also again be offering our Port Marine Safety Code workshops to Board members and Duty Holders of UK Ports and our full Designated Person service including via the virtual platform

All our trainers have received their booster vaccinations, follow Government guidance and take lateral flow tests

Further details from


Feb 2021

HMS is offering a PFSO course to be held at Judges Hotel, Yarm, from 16 to 18 January 2021

Applications are also being invited for all levels of OPRC courses to enable the schedule to be configured and publicised.

Please contact for details and bookings of and for all courses.


Jan 2021

We are pleased to announce

The Nautical Institute for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency has continued our accreditation to teach OPRC Refresher and Oil Response Manager (MCA 4/5P0) via the digital platform and in addition has reaccredited all HMS training material until 2023 with a report score approaching 90%.
The Department for Transport has reaccredited our PFSO training course and also approved its delivery via the digital platform and we continue to work closely with the Department.
We have delivered an online training course on ISPS Awareness for ship visitors, to the Merchant Navy Welfare Board.
We have been awarded a continuation of our contract for Irish Rail at Rosslare.
We continue to serve all our clients as usual despite restriction on movement, including those in two continents other than Europe.
We continue to work for seafarers’ welfare locally, regionally and nationally.
Two of our Directors have been appointed Merchant Navy Welfare Board Ambassadors.




Professional Membership

Member of the Nautical Institute
Commercial Member of the United Kingdom
Harbour Masters’ Association


Professional Qualifications

Accredited Port Facility Security Officer training
Lead Auditor Qualified


Tees and Hartlepool Port Users’ Association
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
The Nautical Institute