16-2017 Maintenance Dredging – Harwich Haven berths and approaches

Mariners are advised that on or about the 8th September 2017 the dredger HAM 316 will commence maintenance dredging of the Harwich Haven berths and approaches for a period of approximately 12 days.

Dredging will take place in the following areas:

  • Channel edges (Buoys 1-8), outer channel and the Beach End bend
  • Harbour dredging around 11th September until approximately 19th September

Material from these areas will be disposed to the Inner Gabbard disposal site.

The plough dredger Norma and the survey vessel Shamrock will be supporting the operation commencing on or about 7th September 2017.

Detailed dredger movements can be obtained from Harwich VTS on VHF Channel 71.

Lights and shapes as required by Collision Regulations will be exhibited and a listening watch on VHF Channel 71 will be maintained throughout.


Notice to Mariners No. 13-2017 is CANCELLED

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