Oil Spill

Oil spills on the water must be reported to the Marlborough Harbour Master.


In the event of an oil spill:

Please call 03 520 7400 (24 hrs) to report a spill;

Alternatively, advise Picton Harbour Radio on VHF 18 or Marlborough - Nelson Marine Radio on VHF 01 or 65.


It is an offence to discharge any oil products at sea and fines can be severe. Please only discharge oily waste at approved sites in the marinas.