Port Security Authority

Welcome to the Liverpool and Manchester Ship Canal Port Security Authority (LMPSA).

"Working together to create and maintain the most secure ports in the UK"

We are the largest Port Security Authority in the UK, with the unique ability to enhance and support security standards across the ports of Liverpool, Birkenhead and the Manchester Ship Canal.

More about Liverpool and Manchester PSA


Covid-19 and Port Security

The PSA is operating fully and here to assist you with any queries or … Read more

Port Facility Security Officer Training

Department for Transport accredited training. Read more

Counter Terrorism Training

Free Counter Terrorism Training. Read more


If you’d like to learn more about the Liverpool & Manchester Port Security Authority, or you have a specific question we can help with, please feel free to contact us.


Maritime Centre
Port of Liverpool
L21 1LA
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)151 949 6925