Brighton Marina Notice to Mariners No 4 of 2023
Notice is hereby given that preparation and dredge operations in the entrance channel and additional areas in the marina basin are due to commence on or after week commencing 8th May 2023.
A spud leg backhoe dredger Witton - length of 22.5m and a beam of 9m - will be working in conjunction with hopper barges Split 2 - 42m long and beam of 8.4m - and Split 3 - 52m long and 9m in beam.
All vessels are restricted in their ability to manoeuvre and will restrict width within the marina entrance channel and at times within the marina. These vessels will display day signals in accordance with International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 (COLREGS), Marine Safety Act and Marine Safety Regulations
All vessels must monitor VHF 80 and comply with all VHF announcements given by Brighton Marina when transiting around the marina or entrance. Vessel traffic will be regularly suspended during these works.
Vessels are advised to proceed with caution when navigating in this area.
Ahead of their passage, mariners may also request shipping information from Brighton Marina on VHF CH37/80 or by telephone on: +44 (0)1273 819919