Navigation Warnings


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Notice to Mariners

NTM 014

BERMUDAIN SAILING VESSEL SUNSHINE 2 IS OVERDUE ON HER PASSAGE TO BERMUDA FROM ST MAARTIN. VESSEL IS A GULF STREAM 42 FOOT KETCH WITH A WHITE HULL AND BLACK TRIM. VESSELS ARE REQUESTED TO REPORT ANY SIGHTINGS TO BERMUDA RADIO AT DUTYOFFICER@MAROPS.BM

221700Z JUNE 24

NTM 013

TWO YACHT RACE FINISH LINE BUOYS HAVE BEEN PLACED BEARING 096T FROM ST DAVID’S LIGHTHOUSE. THE INNER BUOY IS GREEN AT A DISTANCE OF 0.8NM WITH A VERY QUICK FLASHING GREEN LIGHT. THE OUTER BUOY IS BLACK AT A DISTANCE OF 1.2NM WITH A VERY QUICK FLASHING WHITE LIGHT.

141600Z JUNE 24

NTM 009

GIBBS HILL LIGHTHOUSE, LIGHT FLASHING WHITE EVERY 10 SECONDS. THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

061605Z FEB 24

NTM 001

DUE TO THE DANGER OF STRANDING ON THE REEFS FRINGING BERMUDA AND FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANISATION (I.M.O) HAS ESTABLISHED AN AREA TO BE AVOIDED AROUND THE BERMUDA ISLANDS. THE AREA TO BE AVOIDED APPLIES TO ALL VESSELS CARRYING OIL OR HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, AND ALL OTHER VESSELS EXCEEDING 1000GRT WHETHER OR NOT BOUND FOR BERMUDA PORTS. VESSELS NOT CALLING AT BERMUDA ARE ADVISED TO KEEP A MINIMUM OF 30 MILES DISTANT. VESSELS INTENDING TO ENTER BERMUDA TERITORIAL WATERS ARE REQUIRED TO OBSERVE THE IMO AREA TO BE AVOIDED AND REQUEST PERMISSION TO ENTER FROM BERMUDA RADIO ON MARINE VHF CH16, 48 HOUR PRIOR SHIPS REPORTING IS REQUIRED TO ADVISE ISPS DOCUMENTATION, DANGEROUS GOODS DECLARATION AND WASTE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS, VESSELS CAN OBTAIN FURTHER INFORMATION FROM WWW.MAROPS.BM/SEAPORT_SECURITY SUBSEQUENTLY PRIOR TO DEPARTURE FROM BERMUDA PORTS, VESSELS ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A DANGEROUS GOODS DECLARATION.

010000Z JAN 24

Local Navigation Warnings

LNW 044

THE ROUND THE ISLAND SEAGULL RACE WILL BE HELD SATURDAY 22 JUNE BETWEEN 0745HRS AND 1700HRS. THE RACE WILL START AND FINISH AT SANDYS BOAT CLUB TAKING AN ANTI CLOCKWISE DIRECTION AROUND THE ISLAND. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO GIVE RACERS A WIDE BERTH.

211805Z JUNE 24

LNW 041

NARROWS CHANNEL, GREEN BUOY #8, LIGHT FLASHING GREEN EVERY 4 SECONDS. THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

190115Z JUN 24

LNW 040

ST. GEORGES. TOWN CUT CHANNEL. UNLIT RED BEACON SG-3 IS REPORTED MISSING FROM STATION. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

181415Z JUNE 24

LNW 031

ST GEORGE’S, MURRAYS ANCHORAGE. AN UNLIT YELLOW CONICAL FISHERIES BUOY MARKED ‘’NO FISHING’’, HAS BEEN DEPLOYED IN POSITION 32-23.4N 064-41.4W, APPROX 900 MTRS WNW OF TOBACCO BAY. THE BUOY IS 2M IN HEIGHT, AND MARKS THE ‘’BLUE STRIPE GRUNT NO FISHING AREA’’ RUNNING FROM ST. CATHERINES POINT, TO CHANNEL MARKER #12, TO #16, SW TO THIS BUOY THEN SE TO FORT GEORGE. MARINERS IN THE AREA ARE ADVISED TO KSLO AND PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

011728Z MAY 24