Notices to Mariners Week 6 – Notices to Mariners for the Southern East Coast of the UK and across to France, Belgium and part of Holland

Notices to Mariners for the southern east coast of the UK and across to France, Belgium and part of Holland
3 Permanent UKHO notices:

1. Admiralty Charts to be published 23 February 2017: Chart 1975 England – East Coast, Thames Estuary, Northern Part. 1:50,000.
2. ENGLAND – East Coast – Shipway and Harwich North Channel – Depths. – 2 reductions but unlikely to hinder leisure craft;
3. BELGIUM – Westhinder to Schooneveld – Legends. Notes. Wreck. – The Belgium HO has notified that 8 wrecks have been designated as Historic Wrecks.
Temporary – a few this week

1. Medway VTS being ungraded – during which the surveillance monitoring will be reduced. Details at: – and select the Temporary list.
2. Medway Approach Channel – Survey and dredging work – now in survey now, dredging to start on or about the 3rd February for about five days;
3. Great Yarmouth – Outer Harbour Southern Breakwater illumination defective at present which will make the Wave wall difficult to see. Illumination intermittent until repaired;
4. Access Restriction at Reedham and Somerleyton *Swing Bridges – Network Rail are undertaking works *on Reedham and Somerleyton Bridges during the following period:
Friday 24 February 2017 23:59 hours until Monday 6 March 2017 07:00 hours. Going underneath may be possible;
5. Port of Wells dredging;
6. Havengore Bridge still defective.
Local NtMs compiled by and reproduced by kind permission of Roger Gaspar, author of Crossing the Thames Estuary

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  1. Lower Halstow Yacht Club says:

    Update 01/02/2017

    Havengore Bridge: Open to maritime traffic

    I am pleased to inform you that Havengore Bridge is re-open to maritime traffic in accordance with MOD Byelaws. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may have caused.

    Nicki Uden – Community Liaison Officer, SHOEBURYNESS RANGE

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