Notice to Mariners

Notice to Mariners No.28 of 2018 - Ecological Surveys in Milford Haven and Pennar Gut

15/01/2018

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, ecological surveys will take place on the Haven between 22nd January 2018 and 17th December 2018.


2. Otter Trawl surveys will be undertaken in February, May, August and November by the vessels “Severn Guardian” or “Sea Leopard” which will maintain a listening watch on VHF channels 12 and 71 during operations.


3. The surveys will take place at the following locations:

Trawl location Start Finish
FT02 51°41’ 83”N   005° 00’ 32”W 51°41’ 88”N   005° 00’ 74”W
FT03 51°41’ 96”N   005° 00’ 22”W 51°41’ 02”N   005° 00’ 64”W
FT04 51°41’ 58”N   004° 59’ 83”W 51°41’ 62”N   005° 00’ 21”W
FT06 51°41’ 84”N   004° 59’ 46”W 51°41’ 89”N   004° 59’ 81”W
FT08 51°41’ 58”N   004° 59’ 01”W 51°41’ 67”N   004° 59’ 45”W
FT11 51°41’ 84”N   004° 58’ 04”W 51°41’ 71”N   004° 58’ 41”W
FT12 51°41’ 11”N   004° 58’ 62”W 51°41’ 08”N   004° 59’ 03”W


4. Monthly Marine Water Quality surveys will be undertaken by the vessel “Razorbill” which will maintain a listening watch on VHF channels 12 and 71 during operations.


5. The survey will take place at the following locations:

Site Position
WQ01 51°41’ 91”N     005° 00’ 95"W
WQ02 51°41’ 86”N     005° 00’ 44”W
WQ03 51°41’ 58”N     005° 00’ 24”W
WQ04 51°41’ 71”N     004° 59’ 81”W
WQ05 51°41’ 40”N     004° 59’ 70”W
WQ06 51°41’ 71”N     004° 58’ 67”W
WQ07 51°41’ 56”N     004° 59’ 18”W
WQ08 51°41’ 13”N     004° 58’ 68”W
WQ09 51°42’ 06”N     004° 57’ 10”W
WQ10 51°42’ 00”N     005° 02’ 69”W

 

6. Ichthyoplankton Trawl surveys will be undertaken in April, May, June, July and August by the vessel “Sea Leopard”, which will maintain a listening watch on VHF channels 12 and 71 during operations.


7. The surveys will take place at the following locations:

Trawl Location Start Finish
Pennar Gut 51°41’ 325”N   004° 58’ 693”W 51°41’ 066”N   004° 58’ 558”W
Pennar East 51°41’ 688”N   004° 58’ 749”W 51°41’ 843”N   004° 58’ 391”W
Pennar West 51°41’ 609”N   004° 59’ 082”W 51°41’ 805”N   004° 59’ 386”W

 

8. Mariners are required to navigate with caution in these areas whilst survey vessels are in operation.


9. For details of the whereabouts of these craft, please contact Port Control on:
i. VHF channel 12
ii. Telephone 01646 696137
iii. Fax 01646 696110
iv. Email portcontrol@mhpa.co.uk


10. Admiralty chart 3275, 3274 and Imray Y26 & 2600 ATLAS refer.


11. This Notice will self cancel at 2359 on Sunday 31st December 2018.


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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