Notice to Mariners

Notice to Mariners

26/08/2015Notice to Mariners No.98 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM
Notice to Mariners No.98 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners have now been cancelled: No. 50 of 2015 – MACKEREL LANDING STAGENo. 75 of 2015 – VALERO CRANE BARGE OPERATIONSNo. 76 of 2015 – DIVE SURVEY - MILFORD HAVENNo. 81 of 2015 – TARGET BARGE MOORINGS MAINTENANCENo. 88 of 2015 [...]

25/08/2015Notice to Mariners No.97 of 2015 - Merchant Navy Day
Notice to Mariners No.97 of 2015 - Merchant Navy Day

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, UK will celebrate Merchant Navy Day on Thursday, 3rd September 2015. 2. Mariners on ships in the port are encouraged to fly a red ensign and to sound one long blast of the ships whistle at 1000 on that day. 3. This Notice will self cancel at 2359 on Thursday, [...]

21/08/2015Notice to Marines No 96 of 2015 - Black Diamond River Passage
Notice to Marines No 96 of 2015 - Black Diamond River Passage

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that on Sunday 30th August 2015 the Black Diamond River Passage (an Arts Event) will take place between Neyland Yacht Haven (approximate position 51° 42.4 N 004° 56.5W) and Haverfordwest (approximate position 51° 48.01 N 004° 58.0W).  2. The vessel SEA LEOPARD [...]

19/08/2015Notice to Mariners No.95 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM
Notice to Mariners No.95 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled: No.82 of 2015 – ST ANN’S BUOY [...]

19/08/2015Notice to Mariners No.94 of 2015 - Unmanned Surface Vehicle
Notice to Mariners No.94 of 2015 - Unmanned Surface Vehicle

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the unmanned surface vehicle [USV] C-Enduro will be commencing operations from Milford Haven on 19th August 2015. 2. Trials will take place in either Milford Dock or at another suitable location during the afternoon on Wednesday 19th August 2015. 3. The USV [...]

12/08/2015Notice to Mariners No.92 of 2015 - Day Visitor Moorings Established in Longoar Bay
Notice to Mariners No.92 of 2015 - Day Visitor Moorings Established in Longoar Bay

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, two leisure day visitor moorings have been established in Longoar Bay. 2. The approximate position of the mooring buoys are: 51042’.723N  005006.809W And  51042’.728N  005006.804W  3. The buoys are red in colour and clearly marked ‘DAY [...]

12/08/2015Notice to Mariners No.91 of 2015 - Valero Berth No.2 Nav Light Extinguished
Notice to Mariners No.91 of 2015 - Valero Berth No.2 Nav Light Extinguished

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the Easternmost upper navigation light on berth No.2 at the Valero Terminal is extinguished.  (Approximate position 51o41’9N 005o01’.7W) 2FG (Vert). 2. Admiralty chart 3274 3275 and Imray 2600.11 refer. 3. A further Notice will be issued when the light [...]

31/07/2015Notice to Mariners No.85 of 2015 - Dale Weekend Yacht Regatta
Notice to Mariners No.85 of 2015 - Dale Weekend Yacht Regatta

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that a yacht racing regatta will take place in Milford Haven Waterway between 29th August and 31st August 2015. 2. All racing will start and finish in Dale Roads (approximate position 51º 42’.4 North, 05º 07’.8 West). The approximate start and finish times [...]

31/07/2015Notice to Mariners No.83 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM
Notice to Mariners No.83 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled: No. 53 of 2015 – YACHT REGATTAS [...]

23/07/2015Notice to Mariners No.80 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM
Notice to Mariners No.80 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled: NO. 77 of 2015 - NAVIGATION BUOY MAINTENANCE [...]

22/07/2015Notice to Mariners No.79 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM
Notice to Mariners No.79 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners have now been cancelled: No. 48 of 2015 – PENNAR GUT BUOY EXTINGUISHEDNo. 68 of 2015 – VALERO ELECTRICAL WORKNo. 70 of 2015 – LIFTING BEAM TEST - DRAGON [...]

21/07/2015Notice to Mariners No.78 of 2015 - Navigation Buoy Maintenance
Notice to Mariners No.78 of 2015 - Navigation Buoy Maintenance

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, navigation buoy maintenance will take place between 21st July and 4th August 2015.  The maintenance programme will be undertaken by the Williams Shipping vessel “WILTANGO” who will monitor VHF channel 12 at all times. 2. The following buoys will be [...]

07/07/2015Notice to Mariners No.74 of 2015 - Terminal Re-naming
Notice to Mariners No.74 of 2015 - Terminal Re-naming

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, as of todays date, the Murco Marine Terminal has been renamed (approximate position 51o42’N 005o03’5W). 2. The new name for this Terminal will be Puma Energy Milford Terminal. 3. Admiralty chart 3274 and Imray 260.11 refer. [...]

06/07/2015Notice to Mariners - No 71 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM 55 of 2015
Notice to Mariners - No 71 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM 55 of 2015

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled: No. 55 of 2015 – NEYLAND POINT BEACON [...]

18/06/2015Notice to Mariners No.67 of 2015 - Maintenance Works at Semlogistics Jetty
Notice to Mariners No.67 of 2015 - Maintenance Works at Semlogistics Jetty

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, commencing 22nd June 2015 maintenance works will be undertaken at Semlogistics berths 2 & 3 (approximate position 51o41’.9N 004o59’.5W). 2. Scaffolding will be erected on the berths and their associated piling. 3. The work barge Jennas Island will also be [...]

18/06/2015Notice to Mariners No.66 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM
Notice to Mariners No.66 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled: No. 64 of 2015 – HEAVY LIFT BARGE AT VALERO [...]

12/06/2015Notice to Mariners No.65 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM
Notice to Mariners No.65 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled: No. 61 of 2015  – NEYLAND YACHT HAVEN CHANNEL MARKER BUOYS [...]

10/06/2015Notice to Mariners No.62 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM
Notice to Mariners No.62 of 2015 - Cancellation of NTM

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled: No. 79 of 2014  – UNMARKED OBSTRUCTION [...]

29/05/2015Notice to Mariners No.59 of 2015 - Temporary Marker Buoy
Notice to Mariners No.59 of 2015 - Temporary Marker Buoy

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that a temporary marker buoy has been established in position 51’ 41.871” North, 005’ 01.045” West. 2. The Buoy is orange and circular and about 1metre in diameter.  This position is approximately 200 metres to the East of 5A buoy. 3. The buoy marks an [...]

06/05/2015Notice to Mariners No 52 of 2015 - Yacht Racing Slots
Notice to Mariners No 52 of 2015 - Yacht Racing Slots

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, to facilitate greater access to the waterway for leisure racing, no SPECIFIED VESSEL (NTM 21/2015 refers) may navigate upstream of an imaginary line between Thorn Island (approximate position 51o 41’.53N 005o 07’.06W) and Great Castle Head (approximate [...]

17/04/2015Notice to Mariners No 49 of 2015 - Cleddau Marathon Longboat Race
Notice to Mariners No 49 of 2015 - Cleddau Marathon Longboat Race

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that a Longboat Rowing race will take place on Saturday 2nd May 2015. 2. The race will begin at Dale, Approximate position 51’42.5N 005’10.1W and finish at Haverfordwest, approximate position 51’48.1N 004’57.9W.  Approximately 30 vessels will take part. [...]

31/03/2015Notice to Mariners No 45 of 2015 - Ship Moves Within Milford Haven
Notice to Mariners No 45 of 2015 - Ship Moves Within Milford Haven

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of the requirement to obtain permission of the Harbourmaster for moving between berths, shifting ship on a berth or to enter or depart berths. 2. Harbour Byelaws (1984) and General Directions (2006) refer to this requirement in Byelaw 15 and General Direction 20. [...]

31/03/2015Notice to Mariners No 44 of 2015 - Schedule II
Notice to Mariners No 44 of 2015 - Schedule II

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that a properly completed Schedule II document is required to be sent to Port Control prior to any arrival, departure or berth move in Milford Haven (to view the document click here).  2. This applies to all vessels over 50m LOA. 3. Port Control can be contacted: i. [...]

31/03/2015Notice to Mariners No 43 of 2015 Warning Buoys Re-established
Notice to Mariners No 43 of 2015 Warning Buoys Re-established

1.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that warning buoys to prohibit the activities of high speed craft and water skiers have been re-established in the following positions: JENKINS POINT  a) Latitude 51° 43.000' North - Longitude 04° 53.272' West approx.b) Latitude 51° 43.021’ North - Longitude 04° 53. [...]

27/03/2015Notice to Mariners No 42 of 2015 - Control Depth Change
Notice to Mariners No 42 of 2015 - Control Depth Change

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that following a recent plough dredge campaign, the following control depth has changed:                                               New Depth         Old DepthPembroke Port Berth No 2    [...]

20/03/2015Notice to Mariners No. 41 of 2015 - Cancellation of Notice to Mariners – No. 31 of 2015 - Cable Laying Works
Notice to Mariners No. 41 of 2015 - Cancellation of Notice to Mariners – No. 31 of 2015 - Cable Laying Works

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners is now cancelled: No. 31 of 2015 - Cable Laying Works   [...]

18/03/2015Notice to Mariners No 40 of 2015 - Cancellation of NtM 135 of 2014
Notice to Mariners No 40 of 2015 - Cancellation of NtM 135 of 2014

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled: No. 135 of 2014 – Marina Dredging Operations [...]

13/03/2015Notice to Mariners No. 38 of 2015 - Cancellation of No. 34 of 2015
Notice to Mariners No. 38 of 2015 - Cancellation of No. 34 of 2015

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled: No. 34 – SANDY HAVEN OBSTRUCTION   [...]

10/03/2015Notice to Mariners No. 37 of 2015 - Cancellation Notice
Notice to Mariners No. 37 of 2015 - Cancellation Notice

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notices to Mariners have now been cancelled: No. 33 – MILFORD DOCKS CHANNEL STARBOARD HAND BUOYNo. 35 – DREDGING AT PORT OF PEMBROKE [...]

17/02/2015Notice to Mariners No. 32 of 2015 - Milford Docks Approach Channel Buoys
Notice to Mariners No. 32 of 2015 - Milford Docks Approach Channel Buoys

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the Milford Dock Approach Channel Port Hand Buoys Q.R, in position Lat 51° 42.37’N Long 005° 02.19’W, and Fl.R.5s in position Lat 51° 42.45’N Long 005° 02.19’W. have been re-established.. 2. Notice to Mariners No 27 of 2014 is hereby cancelled.   [...]

13/02/2015Notice to Mariners No. 31 of 2015 - Cable Laying Works
Notice to Mariners No. 31 of 2015 - Cable Laying Works

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that beginning on approximately 16th February 2015, the vessel MTS ‘Grey Bear’ and associated pontoon systems will lay cables across the waterway. 2. The cables will be laid in the vicinity of Rudders Boatyard, Lawrenny and Picton Point as marked 1. 2. and 3. 3. [...]

11/02/2015Notice to Mariners No 30 of 2015 - Ecological Surveys in Milford Haven and Pennar Gut
Notice to Mariners No 30 of 2015 - Ecological Surveys in Milford Haven and Pennar Gut

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, ecological surveys will take place on the Haven between 15th February 2015 and 30th December 2015. 2. An Otter Trawl survey will be undertaken by the vessel “Sea Leopard ” who will listen on VHF channels 71 and 12 during operations. 3. The survey will [...]

19/01/2015Notice to Mariners No 29 of 2015 - Milford Docks Approach Channel Buoy - Now Re-established
Notice to Mariners No 29 of 2015 - Milford Docks Approach Channel Buoy - Now Re-established

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the Milford Dock outer buoy Fl (2+1) R.6s, position Lat 51o 42.27’N Long 005o 02.16’W has been repaired and is now re-established. 2. Notice to Mariners No 28 is therefore hereby cancelled. [...]

12/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 27 of 2014 - Milford Dock Approach Channel Buoys
Notice to Mariners No. 27 of 2014 - Milford Dock Approach Channel Buoys

1) MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Milford Docks Approach Channel Port Hand Buoys will be removed on the 13th of January 2015 for maintenance. 2) Q.R, in position Lat 51o 42.37’N Long 005o 02.19’W, and Fl.R.5s in position Lat 51o 42.45’N Long 005o 02.19’W. 3) The Milford [...]

09/01/2015Notice to Mariners No 26 of 2015 - Relocation and Renaming of S W Martello Tower Leading Light
Notice to Mariners No 26 of 2015 - Relocation and Renaming of S W Martello Tower Leading Light

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED the “SW Martello Tower” leading light in position Lat 51 41’.63N Long 004 57’.615 W is extinguished and as of 10:00hrs 12th January 2015 will be removed. 2. The day mark is not to be used for navigation and will be removed in due course. 3. Concurrent to [...]

06/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 25 of 2015 - Cancellation of Notice to Mariners
Notice to Mariners No. 25 of 2015 - Cancellation of Notice to Mariners

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the obstruction identified to the north of the Hobbs Point Slipway in approximate position 51o 42’.01N Long 004o 56’.50W has been removed 2. This Notice cancels Notice to Mariners 98 of 2014.   [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 24 of 2015 - Obstructing The Fairway
Notice to Mariners No. 24 of 2015 - Obstructing The Fairway

1. MARINERS ARE REMINDED that vessel movements may occur with limited under keel clearance and in order to navigate safely requires the vessel to remain in the channel. 2. No vessel, whether under sail or power, which is not confined to a channel by reason of its draft, shall obstruct another [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 23 of 2015 - Weighted Heaving Lines
Notice to Mariners No. 23 of 2015 - Weighted Heaving Lines

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the practice of weighting heaving lines with infills of metal and like objects poses a significant risk of injury and is not acceptable in Milford Haven. 2. Monkeys fist or similar may be used to weight the line for throwing. See Code of Safe Working [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 22 of 2015 - Letting Go Tug Lines
Notice to Mariners No. 22 of 2015 - Letting Go Tug Lines

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that it is a requirement in Milford Haven that tug lines are let go from the ship in a seamanlike manner. 2. Lines and messengers should be lowered slowly and under control to the tug unless specifically agreed with the tug master.   [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 21 of 2015 - Controlled and Exclusion Zones
Notice to Mariners No. 21 of 2015 - Controlled and Exclusion Zones

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, for enhancement of safety, certain specified vessels whilst navigating within the jurisdiction of the port may be allocated zones as follows: Controlled Zones Extending 1 mile ahead and astern of the specified vessel and within the main channel. No commercial [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 20 of 2015 - Message Markers
Notice to Mariners No. 20 of 2015 - Message Markers

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, as from 10th May 2010 in accordance with IALA V103 training, Milford Haven Port Control will use Standard Marine Communication Phrases (SMCP) message markers when in communication with vessels transiting within harbour limits. 2. There are eight such message [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 19 of 2015 - Hazards to Navigation
Notice to Mariners No. 19 of 2015 - Hazards to Navigation

1. Following a number of incidents that have occurred in the Haven, fishermen are reminded of the hazard to navigation that lost fishing nets pose to Haven users, specifically for large vessels by becoming entangled in bowthrusters and, for small craft, fouling both propellers and rudders. [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 18 of 2015 - Passage Planning and Pre-movement Declaration
Notice to Mariners No. 18 of 2015 - Passage Planning and Pre-movement Declaration

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that aids to passage planning for Milford Haven are now available electronically. 2. Mariners may go to www.mhpa.co.uk to download charts showing the Milford Haven Waterway and our Master/Pilot Exchange form (MPex). 3. The charts are not for use in navigation [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 17 of 2015 - Passage Planning
Notice to Mariners No. 17 of 2015 - Passage Planning

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that passage plans are a requirement for every movement of reporting vessels of more than 50 metres LOA within the limits of the jurisdiction of Milford Haven Port Authority. 2. General Directions 2006 section 8.3 refers to the need for a passage plan. 3. Passage [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 16 of 2015 - Exclusion Zone
Notice to Mariners No. 16 of 2015 - Exclusion Zone

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that an exclusion zone for fishing including potting and diving has been established in the Haven. 2. Fishing, potting and diving must not take place within a 100 metres radius of position 51o 42’.2N 004o 57’.2W. 3. This exclusion zone protects the wreck of a [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 15 of 2015 - Warning That Photographs And Video Pictures May BeTaken And Used As Evidence
Notice to Mariners No. 15 of 2015 - Warning That Photographs And Video Pictures May BeTaken And Used As Evidence

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that, Milford Haven Port Authority (MHPA) is committed to complying with the Port Marine Safety Code. This Code requires, amongst other things, that MHPA exercises its statutory powers to regulate the conduct of vessels in the Haven.  The Code recognises that [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 14 of 2015 - Coding of Workboats
Notice to Mariners No. 14 of 2015 - Coding of Workboats

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that it is a requirement of Milford Haven Port Authority that any workboat offered for commercial use within the Haven must be coded under the appropriate Code of Practice OR present a Category 6 compliance examination report to MHPA. 2. Further information can [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 13 of 2015 - Fishing Pot Markers
Notice to Mariners No. 13 of 2015 - Fishing Pot Markers

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that fishing pots must not be laid in the main navigation channels. 2. Lines to marker buoys can foul propellers and cause a hazard to navigation. 3. Any pots laid outside the channel or further upriver must have sufficient line to the marker buoy to allow the [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 12 of 2015 - Escort Tug Wash
Notice to Mariners No. 12 of 2015 - Escort Tug Wash

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that large wash may be experienced in the vicinity of the West Channel – St. Ann’s Head to Dale Point and Sheep Island to Thorn Island. 2. Harbour tugs engaged in active or passive escorting of large tankers travel at speeds of up to 12 knots and can create high [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 11 of 2015 - Waterskiing, Aquaplaning Or Similar Activities Not Permitted Amongst Moorings
Notice to Mariners No. 11 of 2015 - Waterskiing, Aquaplaning Or Similar Activities Not Permitted Amongst Moorings

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that waterskiing, aquaplaning or similar activities are not permitted amongst moorings or between moorings and the shore. Users participating in such activities should give moorings and vessels moored there a wide berth and navigate with caution. 2. Milford Haven [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 10 of 2015 - Moored Vessels - Interaction
Notice to Mariners No. 10 of 2015 - Moored Vessels - Interaction

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of the need to navigate with care when passing moored vessels. 2. In particular, the effects of interaction which can cause such vessels to surge alongside with potential adverse effects to moorings, access ladders, cargo operations (including loading arms), [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 9 of 2015 - Beam Trawlers
Notice to Mariners No. 9 of 2015 - Beam Trawlers

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that, they may encounter beam trawlers deploying or recovering their trawl beams in the area between the west end of South Hook LNG Terminal and Thorn Island. 2. These beams may protrude as much as 15 metres from the side of the vessel port and starboard. [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 08 of 2015 Tug Wash Durning Berthing or Unberthing
Notice to Mariners No. 08 of 2015 Tug Wash Durning Berthing or Unberthing

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that, small craft should proceed with caution when passing vessels mooring or unmooring with the aid of tugs. 2. These tugs, when pushing a vessel onto a berth may use their engines at full power, either intermittently or for extended periods. This will cause a [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 07 of 2015 - Navigation Outside Recognised Channels
Notice to Mariners No. 07 of 2015 - Navigation Outside Recognised Channels

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that vessels or objects moored to licensed permanent buoys within the following designated “small craft mooring areas” are NOT required to exhibit, all round, white riding lights. 2. Mooring areas as displayed on Admiralty charts 3273, 3274 and 3275. [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 06 of 2015 - Mixed Moorings
Notice to Mariners No. 06 of 2015 - Mixed Moorings

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of the dangers involved in the use of mixed moorings in the port of Milford Haven. 2. Generally mooring lines of the same size and material should be used for all leads, if this is not possible due to the available equipment, all lines in the same service, i.e. [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 05 of 2015 Alongside - Safety
Notice to Mariners No. 05 of 2015 Alongside - Safety

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of the dangers of embarking and disembarking vessels from jetties or quays within the Haven. 2. In particular, attention is drawn to the need for a vessel making fast to be fully secure and engines stopped before shore personnel embark. 3. VHF channels 15 and 9 [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 04 of 2015 - Milford Haven Leading Lights - High Intensity Lights
Notice to Mariners No. 04 of 2015  - Milford Haven Leading Lights - High Intensity Lights

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that the following stations are fitted with high intensity lights for use in daylight in reduced visibility.Click to view locations. 2. These day lights will be exhibited, on request to the Port Control at any time via VHF channel 12. 3. Mariners are reminded that [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 03 of 2015 - Safe Acess for Pilots
Notice to Mariners No. 03 of 2015 - Safe Acess for Pilots

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of their obligations to facilitate the safe embarkation and disembarkation of Pilots, as laid down by the current Merchant Shipping (Pilot Ladders and Hoists) Regulations. 2. In particular, attention is drawn to the sections which specify, in detail, the [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 02 of 2015 MILFORD HAVEN PORT CONTROL
Notice to Mariners No. 02 of 2015 MILFORD HAVEN PORT CONTROL

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that Milford Haven Port Authority operates a vessel traffic service which includes harbour surveillance radar covering Milford Haven up to the Cleddau Bridge and the seaward approaches for ranges of up to 6 miles. 2. Milford Haven Port Control offers a Traffic [...]

02/01/2015Notice to Mariners No. 01 of 2015 - NOTICES REMAINING IN FORCE
Notice to Mariners No. 01 of 2015 - NOTICES REMAINING IN FORCE

1. MARINERS ARE REMINDED that the following Notice to Mariners remain in force: No. 69 of 2013 – Voluntary No Anchoring Area Established in Longoar Bay No. 135 of 2014 Marina Dredging Operations No. 142 of 2014 No. 142 OF 2014 Neyland Spit Buoy No. 146 of 2014 Underwater Testing of an Underwater [...]

28/11/2014Notice to Mariners No 147 of 2014 - Milford Dock Works and Lock Closures
Notice to Mariners No 147 of 2014 - Milford Dock Works and Lock Closures

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, during the week commencing Sunday 30th November 2014, tug and barge work will commence in Milford Dock Lock (Approximate Position 51° 42.’6N 005° 02.’36W). 2. The tug ‘MTS VALIANT’ and crane barge ‘SKYLINE 22’ will be deploying the new Dock [...]

18/11/2014Notice to Mariners No 146 of 2014 - Testing of Underwater Turbine
Notice to Mariners No 146 of 2014 - Testing of Underwater Turbine

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the crane barge BD 6074 currently moored at the western end of Port of Pembroke #1 quay, approximate position 51° 41.80N  004° 57.00W, will be undertaking testing of an underwater turbine from the approximate dates of 23rd to 28th November 2014. 2. These [...]

12/11/2014Notice to Mariners No 145 of 2014 - Declared Control Depths
Notice to Mariners No 145 of 2014 - Declared Control Depths

  MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that following a recent survey the following declared control depth has altered as indicated.     New Depth Old Depth         Port of Pembroke Approach 4.5m 4.7m   Admiralty charts 3274 & 3275 and Imray 2600.11 refer.   [...]

12/11/2014Notice to Mariners No 144 of 2014 - Declared Control Depths
Notice to Mariners No 144 of 2014 - Declared Control Depths

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that following a recent survey the following declared control depths have altered as indicated.   New Depth Old Depth Murco Berth 1 18m 16.4m Murco 2 11.1m 11m Murco 3 7.2m 7.2m Murco 3 Approach 5.6m 5.7m       Valero 1 19.7m 20.1m Valero 2 14.4m 14.7m Valero 3 11. [...]

29/10/2014Notice to Mariners No. 143 of 2014 - Cancellation of Notices to Mariners
Notice to Mariners No. 143 of 2014 - Cancellation of Notices to Mariners

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notices to Mariners are now cancelled: Notice to Mariners No. 122 – Mackerel Landing Stage Notice to Mariners No. 141 - Milford Dock Lock Works - Closure     [...]

15/10/2014Notice to Mariners No 142 of 2014 - Neyland Spit Buoy
Notice to Mariners No 142 of 2014 - Neyland Spit Buoy

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that Neyland Spit Buoy F (2) R 10s in position 51° 42.08N  004° 56.78W is reported extinguished. 2. Mariners should navigate the area with caution. 3. A further Notice to Mariners will be issued when the Buoy is relit. 4. Admiralty chart 3275 and IMRAY C2600.11 [...]

08/10/2014Notice to Mariners 139 of 2014 - Cancellation of NtM 125 of 2014
Notice to Mariners 139 of 2014 - Cancellation of NtM 125 of 2014

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled: • No 125 of 2014 – Neyland Yacht Haven Channel Marker Buoy [...]

06/10/2014Notice to Mariners No 138 of 2014 - Cancellation Notice of NTM 131.14
Notice to Mariners No 138 of 2014 - Cancellation Notice of NTM 131.14

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled: • No 131 of 2014 - Navigation Buoy Maintenance Programme       [...]

03/10/2014Notice to Mariners No 137 of 2014 - Cancellation of Notice of Seasonal Marker Buoys Deployed 2014
Notice to Mariners No 137 of 2014 - Cancellation of Notice of Seasonal Marker Buoys Deployed 2014

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled: NOTICE TO MARINERS NO. 59 OF 2014 – SEASONAL MARKER BUOYS DEPLOYED 2014 [...]

02/10/2014Notice to Mariners No. 136 of 2014 - Cancellation of Notice to Mariners
Notice to Mariners No. 136 of 2014 - Cancellation of Notice to Mariners

  MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled:   NOTICE TO MARINERS NO. 111 OF 2014 – ST ANNES LIGHTHOUSE        [...]

22/09/2014Notice to Mariners No. 130 of 2014 Cancellation of Notice to Mariners
Notice to Mariners No. 130 of 2014 Cancellation of Notice to Mariners

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners is now cancelled: Notice to Mariners 120 of 2014 – Carr Jetty Leading Lights. [...]

15/09/2014Notice to Mariners No. 128 of 2014 Cancellation of Notice to Mariners
Notice to Mariners No. 128 of 2014 Cancellation of Notice to Mariners

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners is now cancelled: Notice to Mariners 123 of 2014 – Hydrographic Survey. [...]

29/08/2014Notice to Mariners No. 121 of 2014 - Cancellation of Notices to Mariners
Notice to Mariners No. 121 of 2014 - Cancellation of Notices to Mariners

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notices to Mariners are now cancelled: Notice to Mariners No. 96 of 2014 – Dive Inspections SEM Logistics. Notice to Mariners No. 100 of 2014 – Dive Survey – Milford Haven. Notice to Mariners No. 107 of 2014 – Dive Survey – Milford Haven. [...]

15/08/2014Notice to Mariners No 118 of 2014 - Mackerel Landing Stage
Notice to Mariners No 118 of 2014 - Mackerel Landing Stage

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that cruise vessels will call at Milford Haven and anchor at Milford Shelf on 17th and 21st August 2014. 2. There is a strict security zone at the Mackerel Stage area (approximate position 51º42’.7N 005º02’.2W) where tenders will land and collect passengers. [...]

05/08/2014Notice to Mariners No. 115 of 2014 Cancellation of Notice to Mariners
Notice to Mariners No. 115 of 2014 Cancellation of Notice to Mariners

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the work on Dockyard Bank no. 4 buoy (051° 42.06 N 004° 57.06 W) and Carr Spit no. 2 buoy (051° 42.11 N 004° 57.63 W) has now been completed. 2. This Notice cancels Notice to Mariners 112 of 2014. [...]

28/07/2014Notice to Mariners No. 110 of 2014 Traynor Buoy Operating Correctly
Notice to Mariners No. 110 of 2014 Traynor Buoy Operating Correctly

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the Traynor Buoy (Q(6) + LF1.15s) in position 51° 41’.97N 04° 57’.08W is now operating correctly. 2. Admiralty charts 3274, 3275 and Imray 2600.11 refer. 3. This Notice cancels Notice to Mariners 106 of 2014. [...]

24/07/2014Notice to Mariners No. 105 of 2014 Milford Docks Approach Channel Buoy
Notice to Mariners No. 105 of 2014 Milford Docks Approach Channel Buoy

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the Milford Docks Approach Channel Port Hand Buoy (Q.R), in approximate position Lat 51o 42.37’N Long 005o 02.19’W, is now lit. 2. Notice to Mariners No. 83 of 2014 is hereby cancelled.   [...]

22/07/2014Notice to Mariners No. 103 of 2014 - Brunel Quay Pontoon
Notice to Mariners No. 103 of 2014 - Brunel Quay Pontoon

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the pontoon structure at Brunel Quay, Neyland (approximate position 51° 42’. 47N 004° 56’. 56(W) is unsafe and should not be used to moor any craft to. 2. Admiralty Chart 3275 and Imray C2600.11 refer.      [...]

21/07/2014Notice to Mariners No. 102 of 2014 - Cancellation of Notices to Mariners
Notice to Mariners No. 102 of 2014 - Cancellation of Notices to Mariners

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notices to Mariners are now cancelled: Notice to Mariners No 68 of 2014 – CONTROL DEPTHS. Notice to Mariners No 97 of 2014 – HOVERCRAFT INTERTIDAL SURVEYS. [...]

11/07/2014Notice to Mariners No. 99 of 2014 - Control Depths
Notice to Mariners No. 99 of 2014 - Control Depths

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, following recent surveys the following depths are considered control depths. 2. A control depth is relative to chart datum and should be used as such. 3. Admiralty charts 3274 and 3275 and Imray C2600.11 refer. To view Control Depths click here: Control_Depths. [...]

07/07/2014Notice to Mariners No. 98 of 2014 - Obstruction off Hobbs Point Slipway
Notice to Mariners No. 98 of 2014 - Obstruction off Hobbs Point Slipway

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that an obstruction has been identified to the north of the Hobbs Point Slipway in approximate position 51° 42’.01N Long 004° 56’.50W. 2. The unmarked obstruction stands approximately 1.5 meters above the seabed. 3. Mariners should operate with caution when [...]

04/07/2014Notice to Mariners No 95 of 2014 - AIS AS AN AID TO NAVIGATION (AtoN)
Notice to Mariners No 95 of 2014 - AIS AS AN AID TO NAVIGATION (AtoN)

1. Mariners are hereby advised that as of 09:00 hours 4th July 2014 an AIS transmission will be made on a test basis as a virtual Aid to Navigation (AtoN) for the following: Mid-Channel Rocks Lighthouse in position 51°40.31’N 005° 09.82’W Mid Channel Rocks Buoy in position 51°40.19 N 005° [...]

30/06/2014Notice to Mariners No. 90 of 2014 - Yacht Regattas.
Notice to Mariners No. 90 of 2014 - Yacht Regattas.

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that to facilitate greater access to the waterway for leisure use, no SPECIFIED VESSEL (NTM 21/2014 refer) may navigate upstream of an imaginary line between Thorn Island (approximate position 51° 41’.53N 005° 07’.06W) and Great Castle Head (approximate [...]

23/06/2014Notice to Mariners No. 88 of 2014 - SMIT Pontoons on Carr Jetty
Notice to Mariners No. 88 of 2014 - SMIT Pontoons on Carr Jetty

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that refurbishment works to the SMIT Pontoons on Carr Jetty (approximate position 51° 41.’ 9N 004° 57.’ 42 W) will begin during the week commencing 23rd June 2014.  2. The pontoons will be disconnected and the securing chains “hung off” on buoys. [...]

19/06/2014Notice to Mariners No 87 of 2014 - Neyland Yacht Haven Channel Marker Buoy
Notice to Mariners No 87 of 2014 - Neyland Yacht Haven Channel Marker Buoy

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners is now cancelled Notice to Mariners No 85 of 2014 – NEYLAND YACHT HAVEN CHANNEL MARKER BUOY [...]

18/06/2014Notice to Mariners No. 86 of 2014 - AIS as an Aid to Navigation (A to N)
Notice to Mariners No. 86 of 2014 - AIS as an Aid to Navigation (A to N)

  1. Mariners are hereby advised that as of 14:00 hours 18th June 2014 an AIS transmission will be made on a test basis as a virtual Aid to Navigation (A to N) in approximate position 51°41.65’N 004° 57.51’W. 2. The A to N will be displayed as ‘Dockyard Transit’. 3. These AIS [...]

04/06/2014Notice to Mariners 82 of 2014 - Cancellation of NtM 72 of 2014
Notice to Mariners 82 of 2014 - Cancellation of NtM 72 of 2014

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that Dockyard Bank Beacon (Fl. G. 5s) in position 51°42’.10N 004°57’.23W is now operating correctly.  The following Notice to Mariners is now cancelled: Notice to Mariners No. 72 of 2014 - DOCKYARD BANK BEACON [...]

29/05/2014Notice to Mariners No 79 of 2014 - Umarked Obstruction
Notice to Mariners No 79 of 2014 - Umarked Obstruction

NO. 79 OF 2014 UNMARKED OBSTRUCTION 1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the unlit Special Mark Beacon marking an obstruction in approximate position 51° 42.585N  005° 02.158W is missing. 2. A vertical section of the mounting post remains in situ and may be submerged at some states of tide. [...]

21/05/2014Notice to Mariners No 73 of 2014 - Mid Channel Rock Lighthouse
Notice to Mariners No 73 of 2014 - Mid Channel Rock Lighthouse

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the Mid-Channel Rock Lighthouse (F1 3 G 7 Sec) in position 51°40.31’N  005°09.82’W has been returned to full intensity.  2.  Notice to Mariners No 63 of 2014 is hereby cancelled. [...]

15/05/2014Notice to Mariners No. 71 of 2014 - Cancellation of Notices to Mariners
Notice to Mariners No. 71 of 2014 - Cancellation of Notices to Mariners

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY advised that the following Notices to Mariners are now cancelled: No. 26 of 2014 – Ecological Surveys in Milford Haven and Pennar GutNo. 36 of 2014 – Fisherman’s Pontoon No. 41 of 2014 – Milford Docks Starboard Hand BuoyNo. 47 of 2014 – Milford Dock Lock No. 49 of [...]

06/05/2014Notice to Mariners No. 69 of 2014 Cancellation of Notice to Mariners
Notice to Mariners No. 69 of 2014 Cancellation of Notice to Mariners

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners is now cancelled: Notice to Mariners No 66 of 2014 – POWERSTATION INTAKE       [...]

22/04/2014Notice to Mariners No. 65 of 2014 - Cancellation of NTM
Notice to Mariners No. 65 of 2014 - Cancellation of NTM

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners is now cancelled: NO. 60 of 2014 – Milford Dock Lock Gate Works   [...]

14/04/2014Notice to Mariners No. 64 of 2014 - Cancellation of NTM
Notice to Mariners No. 64 of 2014 - Cancellation of NTM

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners is now cancelled: NO. 54 OF 2014 - Valero Barge Works   [...]

09/04/2014Notice to Mariners 58 of 2014 - Cancellation of Notice in Force - Dakotian Buoy
Notice to Mariners 58 of 2014 - Cancellation of Notice in Force - Dakotian Buoy

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the following Notice to Mariners is now cancelled: Notice to Mariners No. 106 of 2013 – Dakotian Buoy [...]

02/04/2014Notice to Mariners No. 57 of 2014 - Yacht Racing Slots
Notice to Mariners No. 57 of 2014 - Yacht Racing Slots

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, to facilitate greater access to the waterway for leisure racing, no SPECIFIED VESSEL (NTM 21/2014 refers) may navigate upstream of an imaginary line between Thorn Island (approximate position 51o 41’.53N 005o 07’.06W) and Great Castle Head (approximate [...]

18/03/2014Notice to Mariners No 52 of 2014 - Marina Dredging Operations Complete
Notice to Mariners No 52 of 2014 - Marina Dredging Operations Complete

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, dredging operations in Neyland Yacht Haven are now complete. 2. The plastic outfall pipe will remain in place parallel to the marina entrance channel.  The special marker in position 51° 42’.453N 004° 56’.426W identifies the end of the outfall pipe. [...]

14/03/2014Notice to Mariners No 50 of 2014 - Jetty Works at Valero Berths 1,2,3 Now Complete
Notice to Mariners No 50 of 2014 - Jetty Works at Valero Berths 1,2,3 Now Complete

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that works being carried out at Valero 1, 2 and 3 (approx position 51o 41.9N 005o01.7W) are now complete. 2. Notice to Mariners 37 of 2014 is hereby cancelled. [...]

10/03/2014Notice to Mariners No. 46 of 2014 - Milford Dock Lock Works
Notice to Mariners No. 46 of 2014 - Milford Dock Lock Works

  NOTICE TO MARINERS NO. 46   OF 2014 Milford Dock Lock Works 1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the works to install new lock gates at Milford Dock (approx position 51°42¹.62N 005°02.5W) are entering the final installation phase. 2. The cill will be installed followed by the gates [...]

27/02/2014Notice to Mariners No 42 of 2014 - Jetty Works at Valero No 2 now complete
Notice to Mariners No 42 of 2014 - Jetty Works at Valero No 2 now complete

1. Mariners are hereby advised that, jetty works being carried out at Valero No. 2 berth (approx. position 51o 41.9N 005o01.7W) are now complete. 2. Notice to Mariners 38 of 2014 is hereby cancelled. [...]

21/02/2014Notice to Mariners No: 40 of 2014 - Milford Docks Approach Channel Buoy
Notice to Mariners No: 40 of  2014 - Milford Docks Approach Channel Buoy

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the Milford Docks Approach Channel Port Hand Buoy FI(2+1)R 6s, in position Lat 51o 42.27’N Long 05o 02.16’W, is now back in position. 2. This Notice cancels Notice to Mariners 97 of 2013. 3. Admiralty charts 3274, 3275 and Imray 2600.11 refer. [...]

21/02/2014Notice to Mariners 39 of 2014 - Neyland Spit Buoy
Notice to Mariners 39 of 2014 - Neyland Spit Buoy

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that: 2. Neyland Spit Buoy (Fl. (2) R 10s) in position 51°42.08 N  004° 56.78 W is now lit. 3. Admiralty Chart 3275 and Imray C2600.11 refer. [...]

10/02/2014Notice to Mariners No. 33 of 2014 - Navigation Buoy Status
Notice to Mariners No. 33 of 2014 - Navigation Buoy Status

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED of the following: 2. Turbot Bank Buoy (V.Q. (9) 10s) in position 51° 37.43 N  005° 10.06 W is extinguished. 3. Sheep Buoy (Q G) in position 51° 40.06 N  005° 08.31 W is extinguished. 4. St Annes Buoy (Fl. R. 2.5s) in position 51° 40.26 N  005° 10.49 W has [...]

07/02/2014Notice to Mariners No. 32 of 2014 - SW Martello Tower Light Lit
Notice to Mariners No. 32 of 2014 - SW Martello Tower Light Lit

1. MARINERS ARE ADVISED that SW Martello Tower light (Iso R 4s) in position 51o 41’.63N 04o 57’.61W is now lit. 2. Notice to Mariners No. 28 of 2014 is hereby cancelled. 3. Admiralty Charts 3275 and Imray C2600.11 refer.     [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 24 of 2014 - Obstructing the Fairway
Notice to Mariners No 24 of 2014 - Obstructing the Fairway

1. MARINERS ARE REMINDED that vessel movements may occur with limited under keel clearance and in order to navigate safely requires the vessel to remain in the channel. 2. No vessel, whether under sail or power, which is not confined to a channel by reason of its draft, shall obstruct another [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 23 of 2014 - Weighted Heaving Lines
Notice to Mariners No 23 of 2014 - Weighted Heaving Lines

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the practice of weighting heaving lines with infills of metal and like objects poses a significant risk of injury and is not acceptable in Milford Haven. 2. Monkeys fist or similar may be used to weight the line for throwing. See Code of Safe Working Practices [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 22 of 2014 - Letting go of Tug Lines
Notice to Mariners No 22 of 2014 - Letting go of Tug Lines

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that it is a requirement in Milford Haven that tug lines are let go from the ship in a seamanlike manner. 2. Lines and messengers should be lowered slowly and under control to the tug unless specifically agreed with the tug master. [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 21 of 2014 - Controlled and Exclusion Zones
Notice to Mariners No 21 of 2014 - Controlled and Exclusion Zones

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, for enhancement of safety, certain specified vessels whilst navigating within the jurisdiction of the port may be allocated zones as follows: Controlled Zones Extending 1 mile ahead and astern of the specified vessel and within the main channel. No commercial [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 20 of 2014 - Message Markers
Notice to Mariners No 20 of 2014 - Message Markers

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, as from 10th May 2010 in accordance with IALA V103 training, Milford Haven Port Control will use Standard Marine Communication Phrases (SMCP) message markers when in communication with vessels transiting within harbour limits. 2. There are eight such message [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 19 of 2014 - Hazards to Navigation
Notice to Mariners No 19 of 2014 - Hazards to Navigation

1. Following a number of incidents that have occurred in the Haven, fishermen are reminded of the hazard to navigation that lost fishing nets pose to Haven users, specifically for large vessels by becoming entangled in bowthrusters and, for small craft, fouling both propellers and rudders. [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 18 of 2014 - Passage Planning and Pre-Movement Declaration
Notice to Mariners No 18 of 2014 - Passage Planning and Pre-Movement Declaration

MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that aids to passage planning for Milford Haven are now available electronically. Mariners may go to www.mhpa.co.uk to download charts showing the Milford Haven Waterway and our Master/Pilot Exchange form (MPex). The charts are not for use in navigation but contain [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 17 of 2014 - Passage Planning
Notice to Mariners No 17 of 2014 - Passage Planning

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that passage plans are a requirement for every movement of reporting vessels of more than 50 metres LOA within the limits of the jurisdiction of Milford Haven Port Authority. 2. General Directions 2006 section 8.3 refers to the need for a passage plan. 3. Passage [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 16 of 2014 - Exclusion Zone
Notice to Mariners No 16 of 2014 - Exclusion Zone

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that an exclusion zone for fishing including potting and diving has been established in the Haven. 2. Fishing, potting and diving must not take place within a 100 metres radius of position 51o 42’.2N 004o 57’.2W. 3. This exclusion zone protects the wreck of a [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 15 of 2014 - Warning that photographs and video pictures may be taken and used as evidence
Notice to Mariners No 15 of 2014 - Warning that photographs and video pictures may be taken and used as evidence

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that, Milford Haven Port Authority (MHPA) is committed to complying with the Port Marine Safety Code. This Code requires, amongst other things, that MHPA exercises its statutory powers to regulate the conduct of vessels in the Haven.  The Code recognises that [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 14 of 2014 - Coding of Workboats
Notice to Mariners No 14 of 2014 - Coding of Workboats

MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that it is a requirement of Milford Haven Port Authority that any workboat offered for commercial use within the Haven must be coded under the appropriate Code of Practice ORpresent a Category 6 compliance examination report to MHPA. Further information can be obtained [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 13 of 2014 - Fishing Pot Markers
Notice to Mariners No 13 of 2014 - Fishing Pot Markers

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that fishing pots must not be laid in the main navigation channels. 2. Lines to marker buoys can foul propellers. 3. Any pots laid must have sufficient line to the marker buoy to allow the buoy to be afloat on the surface at all stages of the tide. 4. Any marker [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 12 of 2014 - Escort Tug Wash
Notice to Mariners No 12 of 2014 - Escort Tug Wash

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that large wash may be experienced in the vicinity of the West Channel – St. Ann’s Head to Dale Point and Sheep Island to Thorn Island. 2. Harbour tugs engaged in active or passive escorting of large tankers travel at speeds of up to 12 knots and can create high [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 11 of 2014 - WATERSKIING, AQUAPLANING OR SIMILAR ACTIVITIES NOT PERMITTED AMONGST MOORINGS
Notice to Mariners No 11 of 2014 - WATERSKIING, AQUAPLANING OR SIMILAR ACTIVITIES NOT PERMITTED AMONGST MOORINGS

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that waterskiing, aquaplaning or similar activities are not permitted amongst moorings or between moorings and the shore. Users participating in such activities should give moorings and vessels moored there a wide berth and navigate with caution. 2. Milford [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 10 of 2014 - Moored Vessels - Interaction
Notice to Mariners No 10 of 2014 - Moored Vessels - Interaction

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of the need to navigate with care when passing moored vessels. 2. In particular, the effects of interaction which can cause such vessels to surge alongside with potential adverse effects to moorings, access ladders, cargo operations (including loading arms), [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 9 of 2014 - Beam Trawlers
Notice to Mariners No 9 of 2014 - Beam Trawlers

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that, they may encounter beam trawlers deploying or recovering their trawl beams in the area between the west end of South Hook LNG Terminal and Thorn Island. 2. These beams may protrude as much as 15 metres from the side of the vessel port and starboard. [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 8 of 2014 - Tug Wash During Berthing or Unberthing
Notice to Mariners No 8 of 2014 - Tug Wash During Berthing or Unberthing

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that, small craft should proceed with caution when passing vessels mooring or unmooring with the aid of tugs. 2. These tugs, when pushing a vessel onto a berth may use their engines at full power, either intermittently or for extended periods. This will cause a [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 7 of 2014 - Navigation Outside Recognised Channels
Notice to Mariners No 7 of 2014 - Navigation Outside Recognised Channels

MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that vessels or objects moored to licensed permanent buoys within the following designated “small craft mooring areas” are NOT required to exhibit, all round, white riding lights. Mooring areas as displayed on Admiralty charts 3273, 3274 and 3275.  a.    Dale [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 6 of 2014 - Mixed Moorings
Notice to Mariners No 6 of 2014 - Mixed Moorings

1.  MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of the dangers involved in the use of mixed moorings in the port of Milford Haven. 2.  Generally mooring lines of the same size and material should be used for all leads, if this is not possible due to the available equipment, all lines in the same service, i.e. [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No 5 of 2014 - Alongside - Safety
Notice to Mariners No 5 of 2014 - Alongside - Safety

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of the dangers of embarking and disembarking vessels from jetties or quays within the Haven.  2. In particular, attention is drawn to the need for a vessel making fast to be fully secure and engines stopped before shore personnel embark. 3. VHF channels 15 and 9 [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No. 4 of 2014 - Milford Haven Leading Lights - High Intensity Lights
Notice to Mariners No. 4 of 2014 - Milford Haven Leading Lights - High Intensity Lights

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that the following stations are fitted with high intensity lights for use in daylight in reduced visibility.  Click to view locations. 2. These day lights will be exhibited, on request to the Port Control at any time via VHF channel 12. 3. Mariners are reminded [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners 03 of 2014 - Safe Access for Pilots
Notice to Mariners 03 of 2014 - Safe Access for Pilots

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of their obligations to facilitate the safe embarkation and disembarkation of Pilots, as lay down by the current Merchant Shipping (Pilot Ladders and Hoists) Regulations. 2. In particular, attention is drawn to the sections which specify, in detail, the [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners 02 of 2014 - Milford Haven Port Control
Notice to Mariners 02 of 2014 - Milford Haven Port Control

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that Milford Haven Port Authority operates a vessel traffic service which includes harbour surveillance radar covering Milford Haven up to the Cleddau Bridge and the seaward approaches for ranges of up to 6 miles. 2. Milford Haven Port Control offers a Traffic [...]

02/01/2014Notice to Mariners No.1 of 2014 - Notices Remaining in Force
Notice to Mariners No.1 of 2014 - Notices Remaining in Force

1. MARINERS ARE REMINDED that the following Notice to Mariners remain in force: No. 54 of 2013 – Designated Cruise Ship Anchorage No. 64 of 2013 – Milford Dock Lock Works No. 69 of 2013 – Voluntary No Anchoring Area Established in Longoar Bay No. 97 of 2013 – Milford Docks Approach Channel [...]

20/08/2013Notice to Mariners No. 69 of 2013 - Voluntary No Anchoring Area Established in Longoar Bay
Notice to Mariners No. 69 of 2013 - Voluntary No Anchoring Area Established in Longoar Bay

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, as part of a trial to protect Zostra (Eel Grass) beds within Longoar Bay from the activity of anchoring, a voluntary no anchoring area has been established. 2. Marker buoys with the words “No Anchoring” in black lettering have been laid delineating the [...]

11/06/2013Notice to Mariners No. 54 of 2013 - Designated Cruise Ship Anchorage
Notice to Mariners No. 54 of 2013 - Designated Cruise Ship Anchorage

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, a designated Cruise Ship Anchorage position has been introduced. 2. Cruise ships should be directed to anchor in the position of 51o 42.06’N 005o 02’W. 3. Admiralty charts 3274, 3275 and Imray 2600.11 refer. [...]

03/06/2010Notice to Mariners No. 54 of 2010 - Fire Wires
Notice to Mariners No. 54 of 2010 - Fire Wires

1. Mariners are hereby advised that the deployment of ‘fire wires' is no longer a requirement of Milford Haven Port Authority. 2. This is in line with latest ‘OCIMF' position paper and risk assessment published in 2009. [...]