Ribble Cruising Club | Lytham | Lancashire
Sailing on the Ribble estuary since 1950

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Our Clubhouse & correspondence
address is:

The Promenade,
Central Beach,
Lytham,
Lancashire,
FY8 5LD.

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Tuesday and Friday Nights on:

01253 739983

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Monthly Notice to Mariners (May) -ORSTED’S EASTERN IRISH SEA WIND FARMS

Monthly Notice to Mariners (May) -ORSTED’S EASTERN IRISH SEA WIND FARMS
29th Apr 2020 Captain Barnacle
In Homepage, Sailing [NTM]

Please be advised that the local ‘Regional Local Notice to Mariners’ concerning the forthcoming activities for ORSTEDS WIND FARMS in the Irish Sea will now be issued on a monthly basis with updates provided should there be a requirement for an addition NtM to be distributed.

 This notice lists any changes to the Aids to Navigation Availability as well as any proposed Jack-up / maintenance operations in the region

 Awareness items in the notice relate to the following wind farms:

Wind Farm

Abbreviation

                                            Barrow Area and Cumbrian Coast

Barrow Offshore

BOW

West of Duddon Sands

WoDS

Walney Offshore Extensions  1 & 2

WOW 01  –  WOW 02

Walney Offshore Extensions  3 & 4

WOW 03  –  WOW 04

                                                             Liverpool Bay

Burbo Bank Wind Farm

BBW 01

Burbo Bank Extension

BBW 02 (EXT)

 MAIN ITEMS OF INTEREST INCLUDED IN THE NtM

 

Introduction – Subsea Cables Information and KIS-ORCA Wind Farm Awareness Charts  (Page 4)

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Chartlet showing General Location of Operational Wind Farms as well as key contact details  (Page 5)

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Notice to Mariners Summary  (Page 6)

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BARROW    (Page 7)  Turbine A07 – Navigation lights extinguished

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BURBO 01   (Page 8)

Navigation Light Extinguished Turbine  BB42   –  Fog Signal Inoperative Turbine BB38

BURBO 02 (EXT.)  (Page 9)

Fog Signal Inoperative Turbine C01

Wave Buoy in position 53º 30.11’N 003º21.66’W  –  Light Extinguished and Radar Reflector missing

JACK-UP OPERATIONS

The Jack-up ‘WIND ENTERPRISE’ can be expected on-site at Turbine position H01 on or around Sunday 3rd May until approx. Thursday 7th. May. Arrival will depend on weather as well as other commitments

PLEASE READ NOTICE ON PAGE 9

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WALNEY 01 & 02    (Page 10)

WALNEY 01

Fog Signal Inoperative Turbine A11

WALNEY 02

Nothing to report

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WALNEY 03    (Page 11)

JACK-UP OPERATIONS

The Jack-up ‘WIND ENTERPRISE’ can be expected on-site at Turbine position F03 on or around Friday 8th.  May until approx. Monday 11th . May Arrival will depend on weather as well as other commitments

PLEASE READ NOTICE ON PAGE 11

WALNEY 04   (Page 11)

Nothing to report

CARDINAL BUOYS  –  EXTINGUISHED

North Cardinal Mark in position 54º 09.72’N      003º49.58’W is extinguished.

West  Cardinal Mark in position 54° 06.63’N       003°55.33’W is extinguished

South Cardinal Mark in position 54°00.21’N        003°34.66’W is extinguished

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WEST of DUDDON SANDS    (Page 12 & 13)

The 10.1meter survey vessel ‘EGS WATCHFUL’ (picture and details attached on NtM)will be surveying at various Turbine positions in West of Duddon Sands Wind Farm.

Survey will be within the A3 (Pink) and A4 (Yellow) sections of the chart below (please note new chart) and survey can be expected to run for the next two to three weeks, depending on weather.

Survey operations will involve side scan sonar as well as highly sensitive, high resolution, multi-beam echo sounders. Safety Zone Safety Zone A wide berth, minimum of 500m and reduction in speed is requested when the vessel is operating in the wind-farm.

PLEASE READ NOTICE ON PAGE 12

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 Please note that the Jack-up ‘WIND SERVER’ is now working in the sector marked as Area 2 (Green) but will shortly move into Area 3 (PINK) expected in next week to 10 days.

Please refer to attached ‘Area Identification Chartlet’

It is requested that fishing and laying of gear is avoided in the whole of Area 2 (Green) until notified that the works are complete and fishermen are requested and advised not to set any gear close to any Turbine position in AREA 3 (PINK) as identified on the Chartlet and to please begin to re-locate any gear already there..

Information on Safety Zones and specifications of Jack-up ‘WIND SERVER’  (Page 13)

Duration dates are dependent on weather and work progress

All Navigation Aids are fully operational

PLEASE READ THE NOTICE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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Please do not hesitate to contact me if you are unsure about any of the content or require any further information, also please pass this information to any of your colleagues who you think might be interested.

If you know of any fisherman who works the area and does not receive this information or anybody else who would benefit from this information please let me know.

Regards  :  Tom Watson

Tel………..  Mobile 07903 173 624Ørsted Regional NtM Update - May 2020
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