Milestone year for port of Falmouth as Harbour Commissioners marks 150 years

2020 marks an historical year for Falmouth Harbour Commissioners – its landmark 150th anniversary. Here, to commemorate the occasion, we take a look back at some of its fascinating and colourful history and find out what made the organisation what it is today. Step back in time to 1870. Queen Victoria was on the throne,...

Harbour Master and Chief Executive to bow out

Following a distinguished career with Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) spanning more than 28 years, long standing Harbour Master and Chief Executive, Mark Sansom, has announced that, at the end of 2020, he will be retiring from his role Explaining his decision Mark said: “I am hugely privileged to have been employed in this role for...

New recruits at Falmouth Harbour Commissioners

PRESS RELEASE Following an extensive open recruitment process at the end of 2019, John Elliott joins the eight-strong board of commissioners. Elliott, who has lived in Falmouth for over 20 years, brings over 30 years’ experience working in a variety of fields from water utilities, energy, media, telecoms and most recently financial services where he...