Navigation Restriction Tweed River, Tweed Heads dredging of Tweed River Bar
Tweed River, Tweed Heads
DREDGING OF Tweed RIVER BAR
Thursday 6 August to Friday 2 October 2020
Vessel operators are advised that as part of the Tweed River maintenance works, Tweed Sand Bypassing will be undertaking dredging work and associated sand relocation operations, in the vicinity of the Tweed River entrance and north east of Point Danger 24 hours a day, 7 days per week from Thursday 6 August to Friday 2 October 2020. (These dates may vary slightly due to weather conditions.)
Vessel operators are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating in the vicinity of the dredge and associated work vessels.
This navigation warning remains in place for the duration of the works.
Transport for NSW advises that in relation to the works;
- 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 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).
- Vessels are required to maintain a safe distance and speed (no more than 4 knots) 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(2)) - Maximum Penalty $5,500.00)
MAPS and CHARTS AFFECTED
Transport for NSW Boating Map - 1A & Map 1 (coastal)
For further information concerning this Navigation Restriction please contact the Transport for NSW Info Line on phone 131 236.
MARINE NOTICE NH2052