The River Hamble Harbour Authority

Notice to River users 26 of 2012

Barge movement and temporary channel closure

8 September 2012

  1. Notice is hereby given that a large dumb barge and accompanying tug will be entering the River Hamble at about 2030 on Saturday 8 September and transiting upstream to Swanwick Bend where it will moor temporarily.  It will depart by about 2300 the same evening.

  2. The main channel in the vicinity of Swanwick Bend will be temporarily closed to all traffic during the period 2210 - 2230 on the evening of Saturday 8 September.  

  3. Harbour Authority vessels will escort the barge during its transits of the River and will be stationed upstream and downstream of the barge during the channel closure period.

  4. Cancel this Notice to River Users on 9 September 2012.

David M Evans
Marine Director and Harbour Master
River Hamble, Shore Road, Warsash SO31 9FR