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Queen's Harbour Master Portsmouth

LNTM No 68/18


1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth that routine  maintenance dredging will commence within Haslar Marina Gosport from 17 September 2018 and is expected to last for approximately 4 - 5 weeks. The contractor for the works is Jenkins Marine Ltd. 

2. The vessel conducting this task will be the 30.1 metre Backhoe Dredger DOREEN DORWARD which will display the appropriate signals from the COLREGS when conducting her operations. The spoil will be loaded into one of two 44.1 metre self propelled split hopper barges NAB  and / or NEEDLES for disposal to the NAB Spoil Ground. Operations will be conducted daily between 0600 and 2100 Monday to Friday but with the option to work weekends if bad weather is a factor.  

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 31 October 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.