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Boskalis Westminster Ltd - Notice to Mariners

Date: to Thursday, 27 October 2022

Boskalis Westminster Limited wishes to advise the commencement between 5th and 9th October 2022, of the shingle replenishment works for Eastbourne Borough Council, taking approximately 6 days to complete. The shingle will be placed on Eastbourne beach in groyne bays opposite the Wish Tower and the Bandstand.

The shingle will be delivered by hopper dredger ‘Sospan Dau’.

The vessel will sail from the dredge area at Owers Bank to the discharge areas in Eastbourne. The delivery will take place from 2 hours before high tide (HW) until 1 hour after.

The vessel will keep watch on VHF Channel 16.

All Mariners, Fishermen, Yachtsmen and other recreational users of these waters are asked to provide a wide berth to the dredger, particularly when she makes her approach to the beach and during discharge operations close to the beach.

The works are weather dependent and consequently could take a few extra days to complete.

Additional information, if required, can be obtained on site or from Boskalis Westminster Limited at the address below.

On behalf of BOSKALIS WESTMINSTER LIMITED

Bob Kidd, Operations Manager
Westminster House, 4 Compton Way
Segensworth West, Fareham,
Hampshire. PO15 5SS.
Tel: 01489 885933