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Queens Harbour Master Notice to Mariners No 63 of 2019


1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth that routine maintenance dredging will commence within Haslar Marina Gosport and the RNSA pontoon (located to the south of the marina), from 9 September 2019 by Jenkins Marine Ltd with completion expected by mid December 2019.  

2. The vessel conducting this task will be the 30.1m Backhoe Dredger “DOREEN DORWARD” which will display the appropriate signals from the COLREGS when conducting her operations. The spoil will be loaded into one of two 44.1m self propelled split hopper barges “NAB” or “NEEDLES”  for disposal to the Nab spoil Ground. Operations will be conducted daily between 0600 and 2100 Monday to Friday but with the option to work weekends if bad weather is a factor.

3. The RNSA pontoon will have to be removed to facilitate these works and will be renewed and re-piled by Walcon Marine Ltd, assisted by marine assets belonging to Baker Trayte Marine Ltd.  

4. QHM Harbour Control may be contacted on VHF Ch 11 or by telephoning 02392 723689 for the latest information. Their movements will be de-conflicted from other movements by QHM Harbour Control in the usual manner.