Navigation Warning - The Boulders, Yacaaba Headland - Port Stephens
The Boulders, Yacaaba Headland – Port Stephens
FISH FARM CONSTRUCTION
Saturday 8 October 2016 to Tuesday 18 October 2016
Vessel operators are advised that Huon Agricultural Group Ltd will be constructing fish farm pens at The Boulders, Yacaaba Headland, Port Stephens from Saturday 8 October 2016 to Tuesday 18 October 2016. The fish farm pens will be anchored in the approximate location 32°41'52.69"S 152°11'6.85"E. The area will be marked with yellow Aqua Buoys which will define the perimeter of the construction works.
Vessel operators are advised to exercise caution when navigating in the vicinity of the construction works. All vessels are to keep a safe distance and minimise their wash. The yellow aqua buoys will be lit at night for the safety of navigation.
Roads and Maritime advises that:
- Persons within the vicinity of the works must comply with any directions given by a Boating Safety Officer or Police Officer in relation to marine safety. Failure to comply with any such direction is an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.15A - Maximum Penalty $3,300.00).
- Vessels are required to maintain a safe distance and speed from the works and operators are reminded that the production of wash which impacts unreasonably on the works is an offence (Marine Safety Regulation 2016 – clause 11 – Maximum Penalty $5,500.00).
MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED
Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 7A
For further information regarding this navigation restriction, please contact the Roads and Maritime info line on 13 12 36.
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