Notice to Mariners
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12 May

Notice To Mariners No.035 of 2022 - NARC Coast Care Dive

  1.  MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, on Saturday 21st May 2022, scuba diving activities will take place off Hobbs Point, ...
10 May

Notice To Mariners No.033 of 2022 - Crane Barge Operations, VPOT Terminal, Waterston

  1.  MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, from Wednesday 11th to Friday 13th May 2022 and again from Monday 16th to Friday 20th ...
25 Apr

Notice To Mariners No.027 of 2022 - Ecological Surveys in Milford Haven and Pennar Gut

1.  MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, ecological surveys will take place on the Haven between 26th April and 31st August 2022. ...
14 Apr

Notice to Mariners No.024 of 2022 - META  MEECE Test Buoy - Dale Roads

MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, a temporary buoy carrying scientific equipment will be deployed in Dale Roads META area from ...
01 Apr

Notice to Mariners No 022 of 2022 - Wreck Marker Buoys

  MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, Marker buoys and associated shot lines have been established on the following wrecks to ...
23 Mar

Notice to Mariners No 019 of 2022 - Puma Energy Jetty Approach Road & T-Head Works

MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, from Monday 21st March 2022 until end October 2022, scaffolding works and routine maintenance ...
18 Mar

Notice to Mariners No 018 of 2022 - Deployment and Operation of ADCP in Freshwater West

MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) used to inform the engineering designs and ...
03 Mar

Notice To Mariners No.014 of 2022 - SANCTIONS ON RUSSIAN VESSELS

  1.  Due to the current situation in Ukraine the UK Government does not consider it appropriate for Russian vessels to ...
01 Mar

Notice To Mariners No.013 of 2022 - Control Depths

  1.  MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, following last year’s dredging survey, the following control depths have been ...
17 Jan

Notice To Mariners No.005 of 2022 - Ecological Surveys in Milford Haven and Pennar Gut

  1.  MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, ecological surveys will take place on the Haven between 17th January 2022 and 22nd ...
04 Jan

Notice To Mariners No. 002 of 2022 - COVID 19 Special Procedures

  MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, following the outbreak of the Coronavirus (Covid19), the UK Department for Transport, in ...
04 Jan

Notice To Mariners No. 001 of 2022 - Notices Remaining In Force

  1.  MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that, the following Notices to Mariners, in addition to the Annual Standing Notice ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.25 - Narrow Channels

  1.  MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the Milford Haven Waterway is defined as a “Narrow Channel” under the International ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.24 - Policy on the Use of Open-Loop Exhaust Scrubbers

  1.  MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, this Notice to Mariners is to communicate Milford Haven Port Authority’s (MHPA) ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.23 - Obstructing the Fairway

  1. MARINERS ARE REMINDED that vessel movements may occur with limited under keel clearance and in order to navigate safely ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.22 - Weighted Heaving Lines

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the practice of weighting heaving lines with infills of metal and like objects poses a ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.21 - 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 ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.20 - Controlled and Exclusion Zones

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, for enhancement of safety, certain specified vessels whilst navigating within the ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.19 - Message Markers

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, in accordance with IALA V103 training, Milford Haven Port Control will use Standard ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.18 - Hazards to Navigation

  1. Following a number of incidents that have occurred in the Haven, fishermen are reminded of the hazard to navigation that ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.17 - 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 ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.16 - Passage Planning

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that passage plans are a requirement for every movement of reporting vessels of more than 50 ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.15 - Exclusion Zone

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that an exclusion zone for fishing including potting and diving has been established in the ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.14 - Warning that Photograghs and Video Pictures maybe taken and used as Evidence

  1.  MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that; Milford Haven Port Authority (MHPA) is committed to complying with the Port Marine ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.13 - Coding of Workboats

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that it is a requirement of Milford Haven Port Authority that any workboat offered for ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.12 - 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 ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.11 - 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 ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.10 - 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 ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.09 - Moored Vessels - Interaction

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of the need to navigate with care when passing moored vessels. 2. In particular, the effects ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.08 - Beam Trawlers

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that, they may encounter beam trawlers deploying or recovering their trawl beams in the area ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.07 - 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 ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.06 - Navigation Outside Recognised Channels

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that vessels or objects moored to licensed permanent buoys within the following designated ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.05 - Mixed Moorings

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of the dangers involved in the use of mixed moorings in the port of Milford Haven. ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.04 - Alongside - Safety

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of the dangers of embarking and disembarking vessels from jetties or quays within the Haven. 2....
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.03 - 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 ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.02 - Safe Access for Pilots

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of their obligations to facilitate the safe embarkation and disembarkation of Pilots, as laid ...
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.01 - Milford Haven Port Control

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that Milford Haven Port Authority operates a vessel traffic service which includes harbour ...
23 Apr

Notice to Mariners No.040 of 2021 - Great Castle Sector Light Reported Dim

1.  MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, Great Castle sector Light, in approx. position 51°42'40.662"N, 5°7'3.673"W and listed as ...
05 Mar

Notice to Mariners No.024 of 2021 - West Block House Point Leading Light Racon Q

    MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, West Block House Point Leading Light Racon Q, in approx. position Lat 51º41.31’N Long ...
31 Jul

Notice to Mariners No.059 of 2020 - Dale Point Light, Characteristics and Sectors Angles Incorrect

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that Dale Point Light, in approx. position Lat 51º42.14’N Long 005º 08.96’W and listed as ...
04 Feb

Notice to Mariners No.13 of 2019 - Milford Haven Fishermans Pontoon

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, due to damage sustained to the access brow the SWWFA Outer Fisherman’s Pontoon ...
10 Oct

Notice to Mariners No.93 of 2018 - Biological Survey Equipment

1.MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, from Monday 15th October 2018 biological survey equipment will be deployed in the waterway ...