Navigation Warnings


Updated 7th February, 2023 at 00:00 (GMT)

Notice to Mariners

NTM 005

THE SEA BUOY. SAFE WATER MARK, LT. FL. WHITE MO(A) 6 SECS, THE LIGHT IS UNRELIABLE.

070200Z FEB 23

NTM 024

MILLS BREAKER BUOY, EAST CARDINAL MARK, LIGHT VERY QUICK FLASHING WHITE (3) EVERY 5 SECONDS, IN CHARTED POSITION: 32-23.9’N, 064-36.9’W, THE BUOY IS MISSING FROM STATION.

232355Z SEP 22

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.

161200Z SEP 21

Local Navigation Warnings

LNW 007

LITTLE SOUND, RIDDELL'S BAY. RIDDELL'S BAY LIGHT, FL. G. EVERY 4 SECONDS, THE LIGHT IS REPORTED EXTINGUISHED.

010150Z FEB 23

LNW 004

SWING BRIDGE, FERRY REACH. STEEL SCAFFOLDING MARKED BY A SERIES OF FLASHING YELLOW LIGHTS, IS IN PLACE BENEATH THE SWING BRIDGE AS PART OF MAINTENANCE WORK. THE CENTRAL SPAN OF THE BRIDGE IS NOT AFFECTED. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

131530Z JAN 23

LNW 001

ST. GEORGE'S. TOWN CUT CHANNEL. GATES FORT FIXED RED LIGHT, THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

101200Z NOV 18