Navigation Warnings


Updated

Notice to Mariners

NTM 017

AT DTG 192105Z JULY 24, THE 26FT WHITE S/V AKORY WAS ABANDONED AND ADRIFT IN POSITION: 32-06.20N 064-06.91W, APPROX 33NM SE OF BERMUDA. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO KSLO, PROCEED WITH CAUTION AND REPORT ANY FURTHER SIGHTINGS TO BERMUDA RADIO.

192105Z JULY 24

NTM 013

TWO UNLIT 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. THE OUTER BUOY IS BLACK AT A DISTANCE OF 1.2NM.

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 045

MARINERS ARE REMINDED OF THE 5 KNOT NO WAKE ZONES AND SPEED RESTRICTIONS WITHIN 100M OF THE SHORE LINE, PARTICULARLY SPORTS FISHING VESSELS TRANSITING THE WESTERN SMALL BOAT CHANNEL BETWEEN POMPANO BEACON AND GRASSY BAY. MARINERS SHOULD KEEP VESSEL WAKE TO A MINIMUM, ENSURING THE SAFETY OF OTHER BOAT USERS AND SWIMMERS IN THESE AREAS.

241400Z JUNE 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