32-2018: Pipeline re positioning on temporary mooring installation in the River Stour

Mariners are advised that between 08:30 hrs and 10:00 hrs (over low water) on the 1st of August 2018 two 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 08:30 hrs and 10:00 hrs on the 01st of August 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 and Ashraf.

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