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King’s Harbour Master Portsmouth

LNTM 42/24

1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN jointly by the King’s Harbour Master Portsmouth and the Harbour Master ABP Southampton that as part of the IFA2 Interconnector Project, guard duties are being carried out in the Eastern Solent by Seagard Ltd on behalf of National Grid Ventures between 26 February 2024 and approximately 28 September 2024.

2. The area is approximately 1.5 NM SSW of Gilkicker Point (as indicated on the below chartlet) by the Red Dot.

3. Repair operations carried out by Prysmian have concluded and project now enters guard phase to protect asset whilst licences are acquired for cable protection. 

4. Guard operations will be ongoing to protect the area of the cable repair at sea. The Guard Zone will be marked primarily by guard vessel “GV DILIGENT” (IMO 7229743: MMSI: 232007970, Call Sign MJZK7), “BJ P950” (MMSI:232014146, Call Sign MVXZ9) or F/V NICOLE M (P23) (MMSI: 232023543, Callsign MFTT2)



BJ P950 

5. Vessels involved in guard operations will monitor VHF Channels 11, 12 & 16 as necessary and more information can be requested from KHM Harbour Control using 02392 723694.     

6. LNTM 33/24 is hereby superseded. 

7. Cancel this Local Notice to Mariners 30 September 2024. 

Wednesday 20 Mar 2024

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.

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