1.  MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, commencing 31ST March for approx. 1 month Cable laying works will be taking place along the route of the Greenlink Interconnector cable across Port Limits from Freshwater West to Waterford (see chartlet ).

2.  Cable operations will be done in 3 phases with different vessels, dates below are approximate:

            a.  1st April – 10th April. Preparation for Beach Pull in. “CV Connector” operating in area KP2 to KP5.

            b.  10th April to 20th April. Burying of pre-laid cable. “CV Grand Canyon”, operating from KP5 to KP16

            c.  15th April onwards, Beach Pull in at Freshwater West. “CV SYMPHONY”, operating between KP0 and KP3 in Freshwater                      West, on edge of Port Limits.


3.  CONNECTOR (IMO: 9435480) is a Multi-Purpose Offshore Vessel Her length overall (LOA) is 156.9 meters and her width is 36.5 meters.CV

4.  GRAND CANYON (IMO: 9614608) is a Multi-Purpose Offshore Vessel. Her length overall (LOA) is 125.4 meters and her width is 30.1 meters.CV

5.  SYMPHONY (IMO: 9492581) is a Multi-Purpose Offshore. Her length overall (LOA) is 130.2 meters and her width is 24.04 meters

6.  Only one Cable Vessel will be operating within Port Limits at a time, all will keep in daily contact with VTS until operations are complete. There may be several small Crew Transfer Vessels and Guard Vessels operating in connection with these operations.

7.  All vessels will maintain a listening watch at all times on VHF Channels 12 & 16 and will be showing the appropriate day shapes and lights as laid down in the Collision Regulations when restricted in ability to maneuver.

8.  Mariners are required to navigate with caution in these areas whilst operations are taking place, to pass by with minimum wake and observe the 500m exclusion zones guarding their operations.

9.  For further details of the location and status of this vessel whilst within Port Limits, please contact Milford Haven VTS on:

                     i.  VHF channel 12
                    ii.  Telephone 01646 696100
                   iii.   Email vts@mhpa.co.uk

10.  Admiralty Charts 2878, 3273, 3274, Imray Y26 & 2600 ATLAS refer.

11.  A further notice will be issued when works are complete.


Port of Milford Haven
Gorsewood Drive
Milford Haven
SA73 3EP

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