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Queen's Harbour Master Portsmouth

LNTM No 33/20


1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth that routine maintenance dredging will be conducted by Jenkins Marine Ltd within the Trafalgar Wharf Approaches, commencing on the 19 May 2020 with completion due by early June 2020. The works are being conducted 24 hours a day. 

2. The vessels conducting this task are the “Doreen Dorward” (Spud legged backhoe dredger) which will display the appropriate signals from the COLREGS when conducting their 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.

3. QHM Harbour Control 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 Local Notice to Mariners 12 June 2020.


G A F Sherwood
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.