Falmouth Port Notice to Mariners No 7 of 2019
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the wave energy device that was removed in September 2018 is being re-deployed in the FAB Test Site in position 50⁰ 06'.273 N, 004⁰ 59'.639 W. The deployment is scheduled to begin on Wednesday 3rd April 2019 by the vessel Boy Brendan and is expected to last until Friday 5th April.
When in operating mode, the device will operate sub-surface and will not have surface marks indicating its position.
To mark the area of device operations, a pattern of four cardinal marks lit as described below is deployed in the following positions:
North Cardinal 50⁰ 06'.327 N 004⁰ 59'.641 W Flash Q 1s
East Cardinal 50⁰ 06'.274 N 004⁰ 59'.555 W Flash VQ (3) 5s
South Cardinal 50⁰ 05'.165 N 004⁰ 59'.632 W Flash VQ (6) + LF1 10s
West Cardinal 50⁰ 06'.272 N 004⁰ 59'.723 W Flash Q (9) 15s
Deployment operations will be undertaken by the vessel Boy Brendan which will maintain continuous listening watch on VHF Channels 17 and 09. It will exhibit lights and shapes required for a vessel restricted in its ability to manoeuvre.
Mariners are requested to keep well clear of the Boy Brendan during deployment operations; there will be diving activity during this deployment.
When deployment is completed mariners are advised to remain clear of the operating area marked by the pattern of cardinal marks.