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Queen's Harbour Master Portsmouth

LNTM No 23/18


1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Queen's Harbour Master Portsmouth that Surveying Operations and Maintenance Dredging will be conducted in the maintained areas within Portsmouth Harbour and its approach channels from 2 to 16 March 2018. 

2. The contractor for the works will be Boskalis Westminster Ltd using the "plough" vessel "NORMA" (LOA 27m) and TSHD “FREEWAY” (LOA 92m) with the support vessel "SMIT NEYLAND" carrying out survey operations. All vessels will display the appropriate signals when conducting survey and dredging operations. 

3. Mariners are requested to keep a good lookout and pass at slow speed while dredging operations are being conducted. A listening watch will be maintained on VHF Ch 11 throughout.

4. QHM Harbour Control will be kept informed of work in progress and will de-conflict movements with other marine traffic. They can be contacted on VHF Ch 11 or by telephoning 02392 723689 for the latest information. 

5.  Cancel this LNTM on 21 March 2018.


S O Hopper
Queen'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.