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Queen's Harbour Master Portsmouth

LNTM No 78/18


1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth that routine maintenance dredging will commence in the vicinity of Heritage Pontoon in the South Camber of HM Naval Base from 11 October 2018  lasting approximately 3 weeks. The contractor for the works is Jenkins Marine Ltd with operations being restricted to daylight hours only. 

2. The vessel conducting this task will be the Backhoe Dredger “Doreen Dorward” which will display the appropriate signals from the COLREGS when conducting operations. Spoil from the dredging vessel will be loaded into one of two self-propelled barges, “Nab” or “Needles” for disposal to the NAB Spoil Ground. With survey support craft “Yvonne T” being supplied by Baker Trayte Marine.

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 9 November 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.