NAVIGATIONAL WARNING AND NOTICES TO MARINERSThursday 14th March 2013
NOTICE TO MARINERS #1
Jolly Harbour Marina announces that permission has been granted to carry out maintenance dredging to the entrance channel at Jolly Harbour, Antigua.
This will start from the fairway buoy positioned at 17.04.05N/61.54.07W, to the first red and green channel marker within Jolly Harbour.
This project will commence on March 25th, 2013 and is estimated to take eight weeks.
A large dredge will be working in the channel and a dredge pipe will be located on the North side of the channel leading to the deposit site on Pearn’s Point.
The dredge pipe will be marked with 12 inch diameter red buoys, at intervals of 50ft when the pipe is at surface level and intervals of 200ft when the pipe is on the sea bed.
The dredge will carry international signals and be illuminated at night.
A temporary channel, marked with red and green buoys, will be laid to the south of the channel where the dredge is working, the depth will average 8ft and navigators should proceed with extreme caution.
Call the marina on (268)462-6042 or VHF Channel 68 for current depth information.
While work is in progress navigators should NOT PASS OR ANCHOR to the North of the channel.
Please proceed with caution in the vicinity of the works.
NOTICE TO MARINERS - #2
Maintenance dredging to the channel at Jolly Harbour, Antigua
During the dredging works specified in notice #1 the channel will be open to boats that draw more than 8 feet on a prior notification basis.
Please call Jolly Harbour Marina at (268) 462-6041/464-6971 or VHF 68 to discuss your request.
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