Afternoon all, fresh of the press from Harwich Haven Authority concerning the new extension to Felixstowe Landguard Quay
Authority No. 09
Notice to Mariners
FELIXSTOWE BERTH 9 QUAY EXTENSION
Mariners are advised that on or about the 8th April 2014 the dredger Shoreway will commence dredging for the Felixstowe Berth 9 quay extension project. Initial work will be to remove soft silts from the Landguard approach area which will be disposed of at the Inner Gabbard disposal site. Other work later in the project will include the placing of reclamation material and the excavation of stiff clay. Further Notices to Mariners will be issued to cover these operations.
The plough dredger Baloe and the survey vessel Shamrock will be supporting the operation.
Detailed dredger movements can be obtained from Harwich VTS on VHF Channel 71.
Lights and shapes as required by Collision Regulations will be exhibited and a listening watch on VHF Channel 71 will be maintained throughout.
2nd April 2014
CAPTAIN N GLENDINNING