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Queen's Harbour Master Portsmouth

LNTM No 40/18


1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN jointly by the Queen's Harbour Master Portsmouth and ABP Southampton that Diving and Survey operations will take place in support of the IFAC2 works in the central Solent on the route between Chilling and Daedalus, Lee-on-Solent. Works are planned to commence from the 18 June 2018 for approximately 42 days, during daylight hours only.

   Figure 1 – Survey Area

2. The dive works will be carried out by James Fisher Marine using the vessels HM DENHAM, CHARTWELL, (see figs 2 & 3) with the additional support of the vessel STOUR.   

     Figure 2 – HM DENHAM                                                       Figure 3 – CHARTWELL

3. All vessels will be considered to be Restricted in Ability to Manoeuvre when conducting operations and as such, mariners are reminded of their responsibilities under the COLREGS and are requested to remain well clear and to give a wide berth while passing. All vessels will maintain a listening watch on VHF Channels 11 (QHM Harbour Control) and 12 (VTS Southampton) throughout.  QHM and VTS can be contacted over VHF or by calling 023 9272 3694 (QHM) or 023 8048 8800 (VTS).

4.  Cancel this LNTM on 14 August 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.