27-2018: Pipeline re positioning on temporary mooring installation in the River Stour

Mariners are advised that between 09:30 hrs and 12:00 hrs on 19th July 2018 one of the four pipelines moored on the temporary mooring instillation in the river Stour (Reference Notice to Mariners No 17 of 2018) will be taken off the mooring, re positioned and re attached to the mooring configuration in preparation for departure on the 20th of July 2018.

Mariners are reminded that the pipelines are approximately one kilometre in length. Traffic management restrictions will apply during the planned move.

All vessels must declare their intention to navigate past the temporary moorings to Harwich VTS during 09:30 hrs and 12:00 hrs on the 19th of July 2018 via VHF 71 or telephone.

The temporary trot moorings are positioned in the river Stour between the following approximate position.


51 ̊   56.96 N       0001 ̊ 12.00 E         to           51 ̊   56.93 N       0001 ̊  12.93 E


The following vessels will be involved in the re positioning operation; Forth Sentinel, Forth Warrior Ashraf and the Celtic Guardian.

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