Navigation Restriction - Fennell Bay, Lake Macquarie - New Years fireworks display

(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Fennell Bay, Lake Macquarie
NEW YEARS FIREWORKS DISPLAY
11:00pm Sunday 31 December 2017 to
12:30am Monday 1 January 2018

SPECIAL EVENT

Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held on Fennell Bay, Lake Macquarie near Blackalls Park from 11:00pm Sunday 31 December 2017 to 12:30am Monday 1 January 2018.

EXCLUSION ZONE

Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to L & C Irvine Consultants Pty Ltd to conduct the event, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of Fennell Bay, Lake Macquarie within a 100 metre radius of the firing barge which will be moored 250 metres to the north of Blackalls Park between the above times. The Zone will be patrolled by control vessels. 

DIRECTIONS

Roads and Maritime advise that in relation to the Zone;

  1. Persons within the vicinity of the Zone must comply with any directions given by any 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).
  2. No unauthorised vessels or persons are permitted to enter the Zone and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.12(5) — Maximum Penalty $1,100.00)

MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED

Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 8A

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact Roads & Maritime Services on phone: 13 12 36

MARINE NOTICE MN17127

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