Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Notices to Mariners Week 52 - Notices to Mariners for the Southern East Coast of the UK and across to France, Belgium and part of Holland


Permanent

1. New Editions of ADMIRALTY Charts on 11th January, 2018 - Chart 1351 - France - North Coast, Approaches to Calais
2. ENGLAND - East Coast - Stanford Channel - Depths. Foul. Buoy. - A collection of 7 reduced depths in the Stanford Channel with a group around the Newcome Sand PHM buoy (which is also slightly moved. But not critical to leisure craft.

Temporary

1. Medway (Peel Ports) Isle of Grain BP Jetty Lifting Operations - from the 16th of December 2017 for 4 days, the crane barge ‘Tilman’ will undertake lifting operations alongside BP number 1 berth on the Isle of Grain;
2. Approaches and within the Burnham Yacht Harbour Marina - dredging campaign from 21st December to 31st May 2018 - must be a significant campaign;
3. Approaches to Lowestoft (ABP Ports NtM) reported that depths are better and now are not less than 4.7m CD;
4. Mutford Lock, Norfolk Broads - closed for maintenance 5th February to 9th February;
5. Approaches to the Wash Ports - trenching works and survey in three places from 23rd December(!) to 10th January. One location is deeply inland so I assume it is a typo which makes it on the Sunk Sand off Hunstanton (so well out of the way) and the other two are beyond the area I monitor being north off Skeggie (who some may know it as Skegness).


Local NtMs compiled by and reproduced by kind permission of Roger Gaspar, author of Crossing the Thames Estuary


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