NOTICE TO MARINERS

Harbour Office Opening Times

Summer
Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Winter
Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday
9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Harbour Master, or staff on duty, will be present on the tide during peak season (beginning of June to end of August).  For the remainder of the year (September to end of May), a VHF listening watch will be maintained.

Emergencies

For emergencies in or around the harbour and coast, dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.  At sea, call Humber Coastguard, VHF Ch.16.

Notice to Mariners

PORT OF WELLSNOTICE TO MARINERSDREDGING OPERATIONS 019/21 For week commencing 19th July 2021, the “Kari Hege”, Captained by Tristan Roberts, will be engaged in dredging

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Notice to Mariners

PORT OF WELLSNOTICE TO MARINERSDREDGING OPERATIONS 018/21 For week commencing 14th June 2021, the “Kari Hege”, Captained by Tristan Roberts, will be engaged in dredging

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Notice to Mariners

PORT OF WELLSNOTICE TO MARINERSDREDGING OPERATIONS 017/21 For week commencing 10th May 2021, the “Kari Hege”, Captained by Tristan Roberts, will be engaged in dredging

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Notice to Mariners

PORT OF WELLSNOTICE TO MARINERSDREDGING OPERATIONS 015/21 For week commencing 26th April 2021, the “Kari Hege”, Captained by Tristan Roberts, will be engaged in dredging

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Notice to Mariners

PORT OF WELLSNOTICE TO MARINERSDREDGING OPERATIONS 014/21 For week commencing 19th April 2021, the “Kari Hege”, Captained by Tristan Roberts, will be engaged in dredging

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Notice to Mariners

PORT OF WELLSNOTICE TO MARINERSDREDGING OPERATIONS 013/21 For week commencing 12th April 2021, the “Kari Hege”, Captained by Tristan Roberts, will be engaged in dredging

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PORT OF WELLS DREDGING OPERATIONS

For week commencing 24th February 2020, the “Kari Hege”, Captained by Tristan Roberts, will be continuing the emergency works in the Inner Harbour and resuming dredging in the Outer Harbour. Vessels entering or exiting the harbour should call the “Kari Hege” when working, on channel 12 or harbour staff if it’s not working. All pre-arranged dredging areas are constrained by the weather and wave heights therefore operations are subject to change on a daily basis.

The Port’s dredger “Kari Hege” operates from Monday to Friday. Its normal area of work is in the main channel between buoy number 12 and buoy number 8. It works during the low water period, starting three hours after high water until three hours prior to the next high water. The “Kari Hege” will manoeuvre into its dig position, or back to its mooring, approximately half an hour before or after this time. Any larger vessels intending to pass the “Kari Hege” in the channel during digging operations or while it is manoeuvring should call the dredger up on Channel 12 to ascertain which is the safe side to pass. All material removed from the channel during dredging operation is placed on the berm which is marked by the Port hand channel buoys. Areas to be dredged are dictated by regular survey results but these areas are subject to weather constraints.

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