Notice to Mariners

Notice to Mariners No.19 of 2018 - Hazards to navigation

15/01/2018

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.


2. Fishermen are urged to report immediately any loss of nets whilst operating within the Haven immediately to Port Control.


3. Mariners are reminded of the need to exercise vigilance when navigating in any part of the Haven and promptly report any hazards to navigation to Port Control.


4. Port Control operates on a 24 hour basis and may be contacted by any of the following means:
i. VHF channel 12, call sign: Milford Haven Port Control
ii. Telephone 01646 696136/7
iii. Email portcontrol@mhpa.co.uk
iv. Fax 01646 696110


BY ORDER
M RYAN
HARBOURMASTER



Port of Milford Haven
Gorsewood Drive
Hakin
Milford Haven
Pembrokeshire
SA73 3EP

Tel: 01646 696100
Email: enquiries@mhpa.co.uk


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