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

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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:
http://www.crossingthethamesestuary.com/page9.html - 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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