NtM no.37 of 2019 – Monday 16th September 2019

Wallasea [CROSSRAIL] Commercial Jetty – Decommissioning and Removal

NAVIGATION

Mariners are advised that the Wallasea Loading Jetty, Pontoons, Fixing Piles, Shore Connections and all associated lights in approximate position:

051˚ 37.041N
000˚ 50.800E

have been removed.

NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 25 OF 2019 IS HEREBY CANCELLED.


NtM no.36 of 2019 – Friday 13th September 2019

Current Meter Surveys – River Crouch

INFORMATION

We have been requested to publish the following information:

As part of the Anglian Water Coastal Modelling System Upgrade, Intertek has subcontracted Partrac Ltd to undertake a current meter survey in the Crouch estuary, from a moored vessel. This is to be completed over two days on both a Neap and Spring tide.

The work will require the vessel to remain on station for a total period of 13 hours. Equipment is to be lowered every 30 minutes for the duration of the survey.

The Neap tide survey is to be completed on the 23rd September and the Spring tide survey on the 29th September.

This survey position is:-

Easting
595085
Lat 51˚.622’N
Long 0.817˚E
Northing
195264
Lat 51˚37.342’N
Long 000˚49.010’E

Positions are in WGS84.

The survey is to be completed on board the ‘Predator’, owned and operated by Predator Charters Marine Ltd.

Avoidance to a range of 200m of any operations is requested.

Contact Information:
Survey (Partrac Ltd)
• Project Director: Peter Wilson pwilson@partrac.com, Office: 01626 90667
Mobile: 07793 249 080.
• Project Manager: Nikki Clargo nclargo@partrac.com, Mobile: 07792 793 999.

Vessel
• Predator: Stewart Olley: 07958 664602.


NtM no.35 of 2019 – Monday 9th September 2019

No 15 Fairway Lighted Buoy – River Crouch

NAVIGATION

Mariners are advised that No 15 Fairway Lighted Buoy in position:

51˚ 37.569’N
000˚ 47.298’E

is back in operation.


NtM no.34 of 2019 – Wednesday 28th August 2019

No 15 Fairway Lighted Buoy – River Crouch

NAVIGATION

Mariners are advised that No 15 Fairway Lighted Buoy in position:

51˚ 37.569’N
000˚ 47.298’E

is unlit.


NtM no.33 of 2019 – Friday 22nd August 2019

Outer Crouch No 2 Lighted Buoy – River Crouch

NAVIGATION

Mariners are advised that Outer Crouch No 2 Lighted Buoy in position:

51˚ 38.622’N
000˚ 59.200’E

is back in operation.

NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 31 OF 2019 IS HEREBY CANCELLED.


NtM no.32 of 2019 – Tuesday 20th August 2019

Burnham Sailing Regatta 2019 will take place between Saturday 24th August 2019~Saturday 31st August 2019

INFORMATION

A higher density of sailing and rowing craft are to be expected on the river during the period.

Organisers of the Rowing Craft have been requested to keep the courses outside of the main Fairway and NOT use Fairway Buoys as Racing marks.

Mariners are requested to be additionally vigilant and keep a good look out at all times.

Some Events to highlight:
Monday 26th August 2019 – Burnham Quay Day
13:00 Captain Jack Sparrow views quayside from launch prior to landing ashore at Burnham.
15:00-15:10 Fly Pass by World War 1 Aircraft (Nieuport 17)

Saturday 31st August 2019 – River Crouch, Firework Display
The culmination of the 2019 Burnham Sailing Regatta will be marked by a firework display on the evening of Saturday 31st August 2019 at approximately 21:00 hours with an expected duration of around fifteen minutes.

The pyrotechnics will be discharged from a floating pontoon moored fore and aft centered on an approximate position of:

51˚ 37.42’N
001˚ 48.92’E
(opposite the Burnham Quayside Public House/Hotel “Ye Olde White Harte”). It may be necessary to alter this location on the day depending on weather conditions.

There will be an exclusion zone in place centered on the position/pontoon (overleaf) of 200 metres.

This will come into force at 20:50 ten minutes prior to commencement of display until its conclusion. Mariners are to remain outside the exclusion zone.

A safety boat will be in attendance throughout the display and the CHA HM Launch “Watchful” will also be on location.

Vessels will keep a listening watch on VHF Channels 16 & 11.


NtM no.31 of 2019 – Friday 16th August 2019

Outer Crouch No 2 Lighted Buoy – River Crouch

NAVIGATION

Mariners are advised that Outer Crouch No 2 Lighted Buoy in position:

51˚ 38.622’N
000˚ 59.200’E

is unlit.


NtM no.30 of 2019 – Thursday 15th August 2019

Sunken Buxey Lighted Buoy – River Crouch

NAVIGATION

Mariners are advised that Sunken Buxey Lighted Buoy in position:
51˚ 39.595’N
001˚ 00.765’E
is now back on station.

NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 16 OF 2019 IS HEREBY CANCELLED.


NtM no.29 of 2019 – Thursday 15th August 2019

Temporary Meter Deployments

INFORMATION

We have been requested to publish the following information:

As part of the Anglian Water Coastal Modelling System Upgrade, Intertek has subcontracted Partrac Ltd to deploy ten seabed mounted acoustic monitoring devices around the East Anglian Coast. Weather permitting, these will be deployed during the period 19th to 24th of August 2019.

Please see attached information.

Attachment to NtM No 29

NtM no.28 of 2019 – Thursday 1st August 2019

Forthcoming Sailing Events

INFORMATION

Mariners are advised of the following sailing events:

Royal Corinthian OTTER Week

The Royal Corinthian Yacht Club will be hosting and running the annual Otters Week sailing/racing event between Sunday 04th August and Sunday 11th 2019. The majority of racing will take place between the entrance to Bridgemarsh Marina and the River Roach, courses to be set on the day dependant on weather conditions.

A one- off longer race may take place outside this area but again only if weather permits.

Organisers have been requested to keep the courses outside of the main fairway and NOT use Fairway Buoys as racing marks.

River users are requested to keep a sharp and diligent lookout and navigate in a considerate manner, keeping their vessels wash to a minimum in the vicinity of these races particularly as some of the participants are likely to be young and relatively inexperienced.

Safety vessels will be in attendance.

Corinthian Otters 24 Hours Sailing Event – Saturday 10th – Sunday 11th August 2019

At 11:00hrs on Saturday 11th August 2019 a 24-hour sailing event will begin.

The race will comprise of a “LOOP-COURSE” between a marker to be placed in the vicinity of Rice and Coles and a second marker off of the Town Hard.

Participating vessels will NOT enter the Fairway or use Fairway Buoys as racing marks.

All craft including safety vessels will display lights in accordance with COLREGS Part C Lights and Shapes.

In addition to safety ribs, two cruisers will also be in attendance moored on buoys in an appropriate location.

Mariners are again requested to keep a good lookout and avoid passing through Burnham Moorings during this event if possible. Finish time 11:00hrs Sunday 11th August 2019.

Royal Burnham CADET Week

The Royal Burnham Yacht Club will be running and hosting their annual Cadet Week between Sunday 11th August and Friday 16th August 2019.

Race courses will be set on the day depending on weather conditions between Cliff Reach racing mark (western end) and Holliwell race mark (eastern end).

As with Otter Week organisers are being requested not to set courses that encroach upon the Fairway and NOT to use Fairway Buoys as racing marks.

Mariners are requested to pay heed when navigating as stated for Otter week.

Your attention to this matter is appreciated.


NtM no.27 of 2019 – Tuesday 30th July 2019

Swallowtail West Lighted Buoy, River Crouch

NAVIGATION

Mariners are advised that the Swallowtail West Lighted Buoy in position:

51˚ 40.043’N
001˚ 02.661’E

is now back on station.

NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 26 OF 2019 IS HEREBY CANCELLED


NtM no.26 of 2019 – Monday 22nd July 2019

Swallowtail West Lighted Buoy, River Crouch

NAVIGATION

Mariners are advised that the Swallowtail West Lighted Buoy in position:

51˚ 40.043’N
001˚ 02.661’E

is off station.


NtM no.25 of 2019 – Friday 19th July 2019

Wallasea [CROSSRAIL] Commercial Jetty – Decommissioning and Removal

NAVIGATION

Mariners are reminded of Notice to Mariners No 18 of 2019 dated 12th June 2019.

Work on Wallasea [CROSSRAIL] Commercial Jetty in approximate position: 051˚ 37.041N – 000˚ 50.800E is scheduled to commence on Monday 22nd July 2019. The works are estimated to last for approximately 5 weeks.

All vessels navigating in the vicinity and passing the operation are requested to do so at a safe distance and with minimum wash and at a speed no greater than 8 knots.

Your cooperation in this matter is appreciated.


NtM no.24 of 2019 – Tuesday 9th July 2019

Foul Anchorage, River Roach – Quay Reach

NAVIGATION

Mariners are advised that we have had a report of “foul ground” (Anchorage) approximate depth LW 5m in position

51˚36.206’N
000˚52.223’E
All vessels are advised to avoid this area when anchoring in the River Roach.


NtM no.23 of 2019 – Tuesday 9th July 2019

“Mind Your Wash”

INFORMATION

Mariners are requested to be extra vigilant and reduce their speed and keep wash to as minimal as possible when passing newborn seals, particularly in the River Roach area.

The Conservation of Seals Act (1970) protects common seals during their breeding season and it is illegal to cause disturbance that may affect the newborn pups.

Your co-operation in this matter would be appreciated.


NtM no.22 of 2019 – Tuesday 2nd July 2019

ADA Point Flashing Red Light – Bridgemarsh Creek, River Crouch

NAVIGATION

Mariners are advised that the red light on ADA Point in approximate position:

51˚ 38.410’N
000˚ 45.687’E

at the entrance to Bridgemarsh Creek is now working correctly.


NtM no.21 of 2019 – Friday 28th June 2019

ADA Point Flashing Red Light – Bridgemarsh Creek, River Crouch

NAVIGATION

Mariners are advised that the red light on ADA Point in approximate position:

51˚ 38.410’N
000˚ 45.687’E

at the entrance to Bridgemarsh Creek is barely visible.

Caution should be taken when entering and leaving Bridgemarsh Marina.


NtM no.20 of 2019 – Monday 24th June 2019

Native Oyster Restoration West Mersea
Marker Buoy Lights Currently Not Working

INFORMATION

We have been requested to publish the following information.

Mariners are advised that the six yellow marker buoys recently deployed as described in Notice to Mariners No 19 of 2019 are currently not working.

Please see attached updated information.

Attachment NtM 20 of 2019


NtM no.19 of 2019 – Thursday 20th June 2019

Native Oyster Restoration – Spat Collector Frames & Marker Buoys
West Mersea

INFORMATION

The activities for the Mersea Oyster Restoration Project have been delayed due to weather conditions and water temperatures. The works are anticipated to start on the 19th June 2019 or soon thereafter.

Please see attached information with regard to updated details concerning the marker buoy locations.

Attachment Notice to Mariners No 19 of 2019


NtM no.18 of 2019 – Friday 12th June 2019

Approaches to Burnham Fairway
Temporary Repositioning of 8 Knot Speed Limit Marker Buoys

NAVIGATION

Wallasea [CROSSRAIL] Commercial Jetty in approximate position: 051˚ 37.041N – 000˚ 50.800E is scheduled to be decommissioned and removed, including the extraction of linked mooring piles.
River works associated with this project are programmed to commence on Monday July 01st 2019 and continue for between 4 and 5 weeks.
During the assignment a large crane barge ‘Forth Atlas’ and tug will be stationed at this location.
In preparation and for the duration of the works the eastern boundary of the 8 knot maximum speed limit area has been moved East to a position in the vicinity of the ‘HORSE SHOAL’ Cardinal [N] light buoy.
The two yellow unlit 8 knot speed limit marker buoys currently positioned East of the Burnham Fairway have consequently been moved as follows:

Buoy 1)
Original Position 051˚ 37.293N – 000˚ 49.885E
New Temporary Position 051˚ 37.220N – 000˚ 51.426E

Buoy 2)
Original Position 051˚ 37.192N – 000˚49.905E
New Temporary Position 051˚ 37.060N – 000˚ 51.500E

All vessels navigating in the vicinity and passing the operation are requested to do so at a safe distance and with minimum wash and at a speed no greater than 8 knots.
Upon completion of these works the original boundary of speed restriction zone will be reinstated and the yellow marker buoys returned to their original positions.


NtM no.17 of 2019 – Tuesday 4th June 2019

Native Oyster Restoration – Spat Collector Frames & Marker Buoys – West Mersea

INFORMATION

We have been asked to circulate details about activities for the Mersea Oyster Restoration Project. The activities include the deployment of six spat collector frames and six marker buoys, and are expected to start 6th June 2019 or soon thereafter (subject to optimum water temperatures in the Blackwater estuary.

Attachment to NtM 17 of 2019


NtM no.16 of 2019 – Friday 3rd May 2019

Sunken Buxey Lighted Buoy – River Crouch

NAVIGATION

Mariners are advised that Sunken Buxey Lighted Buoy in position:
51˚ 39.595’N
001˚ 00.765’E
has been reported off station.


NtM no.15 of 2019 – Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Native Oyster Restoration Works – Commencement of Activities, West Mersea

INFORMATION

We have been asked to circulate details about the commencement of activities for a Mersea Oyster Restoration Project. The works are due to commence on Monday 29th April 2019.

Native Oyster Restoration Works


NtM no.14 of 2019 – Tuesday 9th April 2019

Dredging Operations

INFORMATION
Please be advised that Burnham Yacht Harbour Marina Ltd have now completed their Maintenance Dredging Operations in the approach to and within Burnham Yacht Harbour, Burnham on Crouch, Essex.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 38 of 2018 IS HEREBY CANCELLED.


NtM no.13 of 2019 – Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Barton Hall No 3 Lighted Buoy – River Roach

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that Barton Hall No 3 Lighted Buoy in position:
51° 34.924’N
000° 45.886’E
is back on station.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 3 of 2019 IS HEREBY CANCELLED.


NtM no.12 of 2019 – Tuesday 26th March 2019

No Wash 8 Knot Speed Limit Buoys

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised of the repositioning and characteristics of 2 special lighted “NO WASH” 8 KNOT SPEED LIMIT BUOYS in Longpole Reach (River Crouch) at the Eastern and Western ends of Fambridge Yacht Haven’s yacht moorings abeam of North Fambridge Jetty.

Eastern Buoy
Yellow – Round Base – White No Wash 8 Knots Sign
in position:
51° 38.13’N
000° 41.32’E
Light Fl Y 2.5 secs

Western Buoy
Yellow – Round Base – White No Wash 8 Knots Sign
in position:
51° 38.13’N
000° 39.85’E

All vessels are requested to ensure their wash is kept to a minimum when passing through yacht moorings.


NtM no.11 of 2019 – Monday 25th March 2019

Black Edge No 1 Lighted Buoy – River Roach

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that Black Edge No 1 Lighted Buoy in position:
51° 35.230’N
000° 48.190’E
is back on station.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 9 OF 2019 IS HEREBY CANCELLED


NtM no.10 of 2019 – Wednesday 20th March 2019

River Crouch – PLA Survey Works

INFORMATION
Mariners are advised that the PLA survey works have now been completed.

NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 4 OF 2019 IS HEREBY CANCELLED


NtM no.9 of 2019 – Friday 15th March 2019

Black Edge No 1 Lighted Buoy – River Roach

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that Black Edge No 1 Lighted Buoy in position:
51˚ 35.230’N
000˚ 48.190’E
is out of the water for maintenance. We will advise when it is back on station.


NtM no.8 of 2019 – Friday 15th March 2019

Burnham Fairway No 13 Lighted Buoy – River Crouch

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that Fairway No 13 Lighted Buoy in position:
51˚ 37.492’N
000˚ 47.333’E
is back on station.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 7 OF 2019 IS HEREBY CANCELLED


NtM no.7 of 2019 – Tuesday 12th March 2019

Burnham Fairway No 13 Lighted Buoy – River Crouch

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that Fairway No 13 Lighted Buoy in position:
51˚ 37.492’N
000˚ 47.333’E
is out of the water for maintenance. We will advise when it is back on station.


NtM no.6 of 2019 – Friday 8th March 2019

Shoeburyness MOD Range

INFORMATION
Unusual Activity Alert: Wednesday 13 & Thursday 14 March 2019

On Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 March 2019, from approximately 09:00hrs, QinetiQ will be carrying out activities at the Shoeburyness Range on behalf of the MOD, which may be visible in the vicinity of the Thames Estuary.

The activity involves the use of airborne munitions which are designed to illuminate large areas and therefore, members of the public may report repeated observation of distress signals/flares or similar up to 3km out to sea.

All activity on the Range is conducted in a strictly controlled environment and presents no danger to the public. This work, as with the vast majority of work undertaken on the site, is subject to suitable acoustic forecasts and tide times, which are governed by weather conditions on the day. Consequently, the date of the activity may be subject to change. If members of the public are concerned by Range activity, they can call the freephone Careline on 0800 0560108.

Captain Susan Harrison MNM
Harbour Master
8th March 2019


NtM no.5 of 2019 – Wednesday 6th March 2019

River Crouch – PLA Survey Works

INFORMATION

Due to adverse weather conditions survey work as described in CHA Notice to Mariners No 4 of 2019 has been delayed and is now expected to commence on Friday 8th March.

Following a close quarter incident on the River Blackwater between the Survey Vessel ‘MAPLIN’ and a yacht we have been requested to remind mariners as follows:
During survey operations the vessel ‘MAPLIN’ will deploy subsurface towed equipment up to 200m astern which will be marked with a tail buoy.
Whilst engaged in surveying the vessel:

Will be restricted on its ability to manoeuvre
Will display lights and shapes in accordance with International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea [COLREGS] 1972 (as amended) Rule 27b
Will maintain a listening watch on VHF Channels 16 and 11
All vessels are to proceed with caution whilst navigating in the vicinity of the Survey Vessel, pass at a safe distance and not impede her progress in any manner.

Your full co-operation in this matter will be appreciated.