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Queen's Harbour Master Portsmouth

LNTM No 26/18

MAINTENANCE DREDGING – PORT SOLENT APPROACHES AND GOSPORT MARINA

1.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth that routine maintenance dredging will conducted by ML (UK) Dredging Ltd within the Port Solent Approaches and Gosport Marina, including Endeavour Quay,  commencing 8 March 2018 and will be conducted over several phases completing by 21 May 2018. The works will be conducted 24 hours a day. 

2. The vessels conducting this task will be either “Witton II” or “Boxer” (Backhoe dredgers) which will display the appropriate signals from the COLREGS when conducting their operations.  Spoil from the dredging vessels will be loaded into one of two self-propelled barges, “Split Two” or “Split Three” for disposal to the NAB Spoil Ground.

3. QHM Harbour Control will be informed of the vessels daily area of operations and may be contacted on VHF Ch 11 or by telephoning 02392 723689 for the latest information. Their movements will be de-conflicted from other movements by QHM Harbour Control in the usual manner.

4.  Cancel this LNTM 10 June 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.