Navigation Restriction - Manning River, Old Bar

NAVIGATION RESTRICTION
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Manning River, Old Bar
DREDGING OF FARQUHAR INLET
Wednesday 14 July 2021 to Friday 10 September 2021

THE WORKS

NSW Maritime as part of Transport for NSW (TfNSW) advises that dredging works will be undertaken in the South Channel of the Manning River at Farquhars Inlet, Old Bar between Wednesday 14 July and Friday 10 September 2021 from 7:00am to 7:00pm Monday to Friday, and from 8:00am to 12 noon on Saturdays.

NAVIGATION RESTRICTION

Vessel operators are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating in the vicinity of these works and to pay particular attention to work vessels and buoyed off areas. The area will be marked by yellow hazard markers with yellow flashing lights.

This navigation warning remains in place for the duration of the works.

DIRECTIONS

TfNSW advises that in relation to the works;

  1. Persons within the vicinity of the Area must comply with any directions given by a Boating Safety Officer or Police Officer in relation to the works or to marine safety. Failure to comply with any such direction is an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.15A - Maximum Penalty $3,300.00).
  2. Vessels are required to maintain a safe distance and speed (no more than 4 knots) from the works and operators are reminded that the production of wash which impacts unreasonably on the works is an offence (Marine Safety Regulation 2016 – clause 11(2) - Maximum Penalty $5,500.00)

MAPS and CHARTS AFFECTED

TfNSW Boating Map – 6A

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice please contact the TfNSW (NSW Maritime) Info Line on 13 12 36.

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