IFA2 – ROUTE SURVEY OPERATIONS

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Queen's Harbour Master Portsmouth

LNTM No 26/21

1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth that as part of the IFA2 Interconnector Project, Route Survey works are to take place in the Eastern Solent by Prysmian Powerlink on behalf of the National Grid for approximately 48 hour period between 8 -14 April 2021.   

2. The areas to be surveyed are highlighted in the chartlet below with the work being undertaken by the vessel “GLOMAR WORKER” (IMO 9344227; MMSI 352110000; Call Sign 3EKK8). Equipment will be towed astern from the vessel as required.

3. The vessel will have restricted manoeuvrability while undertaking underwater operations.  Vessels are requested to pass at a safe speed and distance and fishing vessels are advised to remain a safe distance (approximately 500m) from the works areas identified. The vessel will monitor VHF Channels 11, 12 & 16 as necessary.
 
4. Cancel this Local Notice to Mariners 25 April 2021.

 

Thursday 01 Apr 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.