St Sampson Wave Pontoons

The wave attenuation pontoons in St Sampson Marina have incurred serious damage requiring their temporary removal.

Until the pontoons are reinstated wave protection to the outer marina will be limited.

Effected boat owners are advised to put out additional lines and fendering and regularly check on their boats during this period. Particular vigilance should be applied when an easterly wind is forecast and during spring tides.

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Subsea cable trenching and burial

Mariners are advised that the vessel Global Symphony will be undertaking trenching and burial work on the length of the replacement HV cable between:

Havelet Bay (Guernsey) and Greve de Lecq (Jersey).

The operation will commence on 17th October 2019 and run until 8th November 2019.

 

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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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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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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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