King's Harbour Master Portsmouth

LNTM No 43/23

1.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the King’s Harbour Master Portsmouth and the Harbour Master Portsmouth International Port, that  routine maintenance dredging will be conducted by Jenkins Marine Ltd within the Rudmore Channel to the south east of Whale Island. It will commence 02 May 2023 and complete on approximately 10 June 2023. The works are being conducted 24 hours a day. 

2. Dredging works will be undertaken by the Backhoe Dredger ‘DOREEN DORWARD’ assisted by the hopper barges ‘NAB’ and  ‘NEEDLES’. Other vessels may be used to assist in the tasking.

3. All vessels involved will display relevant lights and shapes as per the COLREGS during operations.

4. Vessels involved in the dredging are to maintain a listening watch on VHF 11.

5. Portsmouth International Port can be contacted on 02392 855900 for further information.

6. Their movements will be de-conflicted from other movements by KHM Harbour Control in the usual manner.

7.  Cancel this Local Notice to Mariners 12 June 2023.

Friday 28 Apr 2023

King's Harbour Master

Owners, Agents, Charterers, Marinas, Yacht Clubs and Recreational Sailing Organisations should ensure that the contents of this Notice are made known to the masters or persons in charge of their vessels or craft.