Notice to Mariners

Notice To Mariners No.081 of 2022 - Survey Work of The East and West Channels (supersedes NtM 064 of 2022)

02/08/2022

1.  MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, from 4th August for approximately three weeks, the Survey Vessel GEO OCEAN V will be conducting a survey between South-East of Ireland, from Great Island, County Wexford to South-West Wales, at Freshwater West, Pembrokeshire.

 

2.  Around 8th August the Survey will be in an area from 2.5nm South of Mid Channel Rock Beacon on a line West to a position approx. 5nm Southwest of Skokholm Island, including time south of the West Channel Approach. Timing to be coordinated with Milford Haven VTS to avoid conflicts with shipping.

 

3.  Around 9th August, the survey will be in an area from 2.5nm South of Mid Channel Rock Beacon on a line heading Northeast into Freshwater West, including a time south of the East Channel Approaches. Timing to be coordinated with Milford Haven VTS to avoid conflicts with shipping.

 

4.  GEO OCEAN V will have stern deployed equipment and will be restricted in manoeuvrability. Mariners are requested to keep clear, 500m where safe to do so, and pass with minimum speed to reduce wash.

 

5.  GEO OCEAN V will be displaying the appropriate lights and shapes as required under the COLREGS Rule 27(b), maintain contact with Milford Haven VTS on Ch12 and maintaining listening watch on VHF Ch16.

 

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


7.  This notice will be cancelled when survey work has been completed.


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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