The River Hamble Harbour Authority

Notice to River Users 32 of 2012

Maintenance Dredging: Mercury Yacht Harbour

  1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that maintenance dredging operations at Mercury Yacht  Harbour will commence on 5 December 2012.   The expected completion date for these works is 23 December 2012, but this will be dependant on the weather.

  2. All vessels involved will display the appropriate lights and shapes as required by the International Regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea.

  3. River users are advised to maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 68 for navigational broadcasts during these operations, and navigate with caution in the vicinity of the vessels involved, particularly large spoil barges constrained by their draught, which may also transit the River during the hours of darkness.

  4. Further information on these works can be obtained from the Harbour Office or by calling ‘Hamble Harbour Radio’ on VHF Channel 68.

  5. Cancel this Notice on 24 December 2012