PORTLAND HARBOUR AUTHORITY LIMITED Local notice to Mariners No 09/2015 (T) ATLAS ELEKTRONIK TOWING TRIALSNotice ID:
PORTLAND HARBOUR AUTHORITY LIMITED |
Local Notice to Mariners No 09/2015 (T) ATLAS ELEKTRONIK TOWING TRIALS
ATLAS ELEKTRONIK TOWING TRIALS
Trial Dates: 24th August 2015 - 31st October 2015 |
Trial Times: Daylight Hours
Trial Location: NE corner of Portland Inner Harbour Newtons Cove area of Portland Outer Harbour and Weymouth Bay
Trials Vessels: The trials vessel will be an 11metre asymmetric catamaran. Support vessel for towing trials will be "BINCLEAVES RIB"
The trials will involve a 11 metre vessel towing equipment on a cable of up to 75 metres in length. The cable will be marked by a float at the tail and the towing | vessel will display appropriate day shapes.
The towing vessel will be accompanied by "BINCLEAVES RIB", working channel will be VHF Channel 68.
A Securite broadcast will be made on VHF Channel 16/74 at the start of each towing trial and every hour for the duration of the trial.
Portland Harbour Authority working channel VHF
Mariners are requested to give the trials vessels a wide berth during operations.
Cancel this LNTM 31st October 2015.
This notice is issued under the powers vested by the Portland Harbour Revision Order 1997.
Captain M Shipley General Manager (Marine) Harbour Master
20th August 2015
Owners, Agents, Yacht Clubs and Recreational Sailing Organisations should ensure that the contents of this notice are made known to the Masters or persons in charge oftheir vessels or craft.