Notice to Mariners
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13 Jan

Notice to Mariners No.006 of 2021 - Ecological Surveys in Milford Haven and Pennar Gut

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, ecological surveys will take place on the Haven between 18th January 2021 and 10thDecember ...
13 Jan

Notice to Mariners No.005 of 2021 - Notices Remaining in Force (Supersedes No.003 of 2021)

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that, the following Notices to Mariners remain in force:   No.032 of 2018: Datawell Directional ...
08 Jan

Notice to Mariners No.004 of 2021 - Pembroke Port and Valero Ro-Ro Heavy Lift Operations

MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, from 8th January 2021 heavy lifting operations will take place at Pembroke Port Quay 1 and ...
05 Jan

Notice to Mariners No 001 of 2021 Cancellation of Notices

MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the following Notices to Mariners have been cancelled as works have now been completed: No. 105 ...
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 Marine ...
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 lost ...
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 Haven....
04 Jan

Annual Standing Notice No.14 - Warning that photographs and video pictures may by 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 ...
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 of ...
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 the ...
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. 2. Generally ...
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. ...
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 reduced ...
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 ...
24 Dec

Notice to Mariners No.120 of 2020 - Supersedes NtM 029/20 - COVID-19 and Pilot Declaration of Health

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, during the Coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic, Masters of vessels may require the Pilot to ...
21 Dec

Notice to Mariners No.119 of 2020 - Coronavirus Guidance

MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, following the Welsh Government announcement, leisure users should be aware that from midnight ...
17 Nov

Notice to Mariners No.109 of 2020 - Neyland Yacht Haven Dredging

MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, trickle dredging operations will take place in Neyland Yacht Haven beginning on or around 18th ...
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 Jun

Notice to Mariners No.046 of 2020 - Valero Jetty (East End) Small Boat Passage Clearance Height Partially Restricted

MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, from 22nd June 2020, the Valero Terminal Small Boat Passage at the East End of the Valero Jetty ...
28 Mar

Notice to Mariners No.028 of 2020 - Special Procedures For Pilot Embarkation

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

Notice to Mariners No.013 of 2020 - Wuhan Novel Coronavirus

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, information and guidance regarding the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus as it relates to vessels ...
29 Jan

Notice to Mariners No.010 of 2020 - Control Depths

  1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, following last year’s dredging survey, the following control depths have been amended: ...
19 Dec

Notice to Mariners No.127 of 2019 - Policy on the Use of Open-Loop Exhaust Scrubbers

MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, this Notice to Mariners is to communicate Milford Haven Port Authority’s (MHPA) policy on the ...
02 Dec

Notice to Mariners No.124 of 2019 - Marine Energy Test Area (Meta) Wave Buoy Deployment

MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, a temporary buoy carrying scientific equipment will be established in Dale Roads, approximate ...
26 Feb

Notice to Mariners No.17 of 2019 (Amended) - Marine Energy Test Area (META) Wave Buoy Deployments

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, of two temporary buoys carrying scientific equipment that were established on 26th February ...
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 ...
20 Jul

Notice to Mariners No.66 of 2018 - Pembroke River Navigation Buoy Status

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the unlit Pembroke River Bouys No.7 & No. 11 in respective approximate positions 51° 40.74 ...
05 Feb

Notice to Mariners No.32 of 2018 - Datawell Directional Wave Survey Buoy

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, a Datawell Directional Wave Rider MkIII Survey Buoy Fl(5)Y,20s will be deployed in approx. ...