Navigation Restriction - Missingham Bridge, (North Creek) Richmond River
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Missingham Bridge, (North Creek) Richmond River
7:45pm to 9:00pm - Saturday 12 November 2016
Vessel operators are advised that Roads and Maritime Services has declared that the above event, which is to be held on the Richmond River within a 150 metre radius of the Missingham Bridge (North Creek) at Ballina and between 7:45pm and 9:00pm on Saturday 12 November 2016 is a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998.
SPECIAL EVENT & EXCLUSIVE USE AREA
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to Alohi Pty Ltd to conduct the event, and a Special Event/Exclusive Use Area (‘the Area’) will be established on the navigable waters of the Richmond River with a 150 metre exclusion zone around the Missingham Bridge, (North Creek) between the above times. The Area will be monitored by control vessels.
Roads and Maritime advises that in relation to the Area;
- 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 Special Event 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).
- No unauthorised vessels are permitted to enter the Area and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.12(6) - Maximum Penalty $1,100.00)
MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED
Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 2A
For further information concerning this navigation advice, please contact Marcus Cahill, Boating Safety Officer, Maritime Operations Division, Roads and Maritime Services on phone 0455 093 266.
MARINE NOTICE NH16119