Navigation Restriction - Balls Head and Ballast Point to Long Nose Point and Manns Point Port Jackson
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
PORT JACKSON – MARINE BARGE WORKS
April 2017 to October 2017
Vessel operators are advised that due to marine barge works, navigation will be restricted in the area of Balls Head and Ballast Point to Long Nose Point and Manns Point, Port Jackson. The barges will be conducting marine works within the area. Each barge will have a 25 metre exclusion zone, marked by lit yellow buoys.
Unauthorised vessels are prohibited from operating within the 25 metre exclusion zones.
Vessel operators are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating in the vicinity of the works and to pay particular attention to work vessels and buoyed off areas. This navigation warning remains in place for the duration of the works.
Roads and Maritime advises:
- 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 – clause 11(2)) - Maximum Penalty $5,500.00)
- Persons within the vicinity of the works must comply with any directions given by a Boating Safety Officer or Police Officer in relation to the works 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).
MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED
Roads & Maritime Services Boating Map – 9G
For further information concerning this Navigation Restriction, please contact the Roads and Maritime info line on 13 12 36.
MARINE NOTICE SY1706