Notice to Mariners

Notice to Mariners No.23 of 2018 - Weighted Heaving Lines

15/01/2018

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 for Merchant Seaman, Consolidated Edition Amendment 2, December 2017 Section 26.3.5.


3. This Notice is issued under Milford Haven Harbour Byelaws 1984, number 57 and any occurrence of such equipment being used may result in a criminal prosecution.


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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