MAINTENANCE DREDGING AT HMNB PORTSMOUTH 22 – 30 MARCH 2021

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Queen's Harbour Master Portsmouth

LNTM No 23/21

1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Queen's Harbour Master Portsmouth that Surveying Operations and Maintenance Dredging will be conducted in the maintained areas within Portsmouth Harbour and its approach channels from 22 to 30 March 2021. 

2. The contractor for the works will be Boskalis Westminster Ltd using the “plough” vessel “FASTNET SOUND” (LOA 27m) and Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) “WATERWAY” (LOA 97.7m) with the support vessel "SHORELINE" carrying out survey operations. All vessels will display the appropriate signals when conducting survey and dredging operations. 

3. Mariners are requested to keep a good lookout and pass at slow speed while dredging operations are being conducted. All dredging and surveying craft will maintain a listening watch on VHF Ch 11 throughout operations.

4. QHM Harbour Control will be kept informed of work in progress and will de-conflict movements with other marine traffic. They can be contacted on VHF Ch 11 or by telephoning 02392 723689 for the latest information. 

5.  Cancel this LNTM on 4 April 2021.

 

Monday 15 Mar 2021

N J RANDALL
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.