DREDGING AT HMNB DEVONPORT

1. This notice is issued for information by the Queens Harbour Master Plymouth.

2. Dredging operations will take place at berths at Northyard, HMNB Devonport commencing 6 July 2020 for approximately 4 days.

HMNB Devonport Maintenance Dredge Area

50°21.9241’N, 004°10.2918’W

50°24.8139’N, 004°11.7102’W

50°24.6446’N, 004°12.4954’W

50°21.7259’N, 004°11.1391’W

3. The works will comprise trailing suction hopper dredging with disposal of material at Plymouth Deep (PL035) licensed disposal site: 

Plymouth Deep (PL035)

50°16.7644’N, 004°17.4226’W

50°16.2250’N, 004°17.4080’W

50°16.2389’N, 004°16.1454’W

50°16.7783’N, 004°16.1597’W

4. Hopper Dredger “Sospan Dau” will complete the works with Survey Vessel “Porthos”.

5. Appropriate shapes will be displayed as required by International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea. Mariners are requested to pass at a safe distance and minimise wash when passing vessels engaged in dredging and surveying operations.

6. Cancel this PLNTM 10 Jul 20.