Temporary Buoy Removal

From week commencing Monday 30th September 2019 the two inner lateral marks in Havelet Bay will be removed to facilitate cable laying operations. In addition the Small Craft Moorings will also be temporarily removed.

The buoys and moorings will be reinstated on completion of the operation.

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Survey Operations Guernsey to Jersey

Route Clearance Operations

NKT High Voltage cables AB is, on behalf of Guernsey Electricity Ltd, installing a submarine power cable between Saint Peter Port, Guernsey and Greve de Lecq, Jersey.

As part of this work a route clearance will be performed within in a 50 m corridor at locations along the cable route as indicated in the figure below.

The Route Clearance is scheduled to be carried out between the 2nd – 9th September 2019. The programme may however need to be extended to take in consideration any technical or weather down time. A further update will be issued if this contingency is activated.

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Survey Operations

The vessel Nora B will carry out a seabed survey along the route of the submarine power cable between Saint Peter Port, Guernsey and Greve de Lecq, Jersey.

Survey operations are expected to commence on Monday 24th June 2019 lasting for approximately 22 days.

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Launch & Recovery of Personal Watercraft (PWC’s) at St Sampsons harbour.

Mariners are advised that from 09:00 on 23rd August 2019, approved Personal Watercraft (PWC) users will be permitted to launch & recover their craft from La Crocq slipway in St Sampsons harbour.

To obtain a permit, PWC users must present their insurance documentation, proof of ownership and a description of their craft at the Harbour office in St Peter Port. They will be asked to complete an application document and will then be issued with a permit.

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Vessel Traffic Service (VTS)

At 0001 on Monday 1 July 2019 Guernsey Port Control will become a declared Vessel Traffic Service (VTS).

  • Vessels of 20m and over and vessels engaged in towing are designated as reporting vessels and are to participate in the VTS.
  • Vessels over 20m in length and/or carrying passengers should contact Guernsey VTS (VHF Ch12) prior to moving within any harbour.

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