30-2018: Pipeline re positioning on temporary mooring installation in the River Stour

Mariners are advised that between 13:00 hrs and 15:00 hrs (over low water) on 22nd July 2018 one of the pipelines moored on the temporary mooring installation in the river Stour (Reference Notice to Mariners No 17 of 2018) will be taken off the moorings, turned around and repositioned on the moorings.

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 between 13:00 hrs and 15:00 hrs on the 22nd of July 2018 via VHF 71 or telephone.

The temporary 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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