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Queens Harbour Master Portsmouth 40 of 2018

Date: to Tuesday, 14 August 2018

IFAC 2 Cable Operations - Central Solent

1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN jointly by the Queen's Harbour Master Portsmouth and ABP Southampton that Diving and Survey operations will take place in support of the IFAC2 works in the central Solent on the route between Chilling and Daedalus, Lee-on-Solent. Works are planned to commence from the 18 June 2018 for approximately 42 days, during daylight hours only.

Figure 1 - Survey Area - QHM Notice to Marina 40 of 2018
Figure 1 – Survey Area

2. The dive works will be carried out by James Fisher Marine using the vessels HM DENHAM, CHARTWELL, (see figs 2 & 3) with the additional support of the vessel STOUR.

Figure 2 - HM Denham - QHM Notice to Marina 40 of 2018
Figure 2 – HM DENHAM

Figure 3 - Chartwell - QHM Notice to Marina 40 of 2018 
Figure 3 – CHARTWELL

3. All vessels will be considered to be Restricted in Ability to Manoeuvre when conducting operations and as such, mariners are reminded of their responsibilities under the COLREGS and are requested to remain well clear and to give a wide berth while passing. All vessels will maintain a listening watch on VHF Channels 11 (QHM Harbour Control) and 12 (VTS Southampton) throughout.  QHM and VTS can be contacted over VHF or by calling 023 9272 3694 (QHM) or 023 8048 8800 (VTS).

4. This notice will be cancelled on 14th August 2018.