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Queens Harbour Master Notice to Mariners No 22 of 2020


1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth that routine maintenance dredging will commence within the Heritage Area of HMNB Portsmouth, to the north of HMS Warrior, from 16 March 2020 with completion expected by late March 2020.  

2. The vessel conducting this task will be the 26.7m Multi-Cat Dredger “STOUR” 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. 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.

4. Cancel this Local Notice to Mariners 31 March 2020.