Navigation Warning - Berrys Bay and Balls Head, Port Jackson - Derelict structures and floating debris
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Berrys Bay and Balls Head, Port Jackson
Derelict structures and possible floating debris
31 July 2018 - Ongoing
Vessel operators are advised that derelict structures and/or partially submerged derelict structures are present in the waters of Port Jackson, in the vicinity of Berrys Bay on the north western side and Balls Head (Balls Head Coal Loader).
Vessel operators are advised to exercise caution when navigating on the waters of Port Jackson, in the vicinity of the Area.
As a result of the derelict structures floating and partially submerged debris has been found in and around the Area. A number of pylons and a containment barrier has been installed around the site.
The Area is lit by a West cardinal mark and 4 yellow flashing lights on either side.
Transport for NSW (Maritime) has taken preventative measures and actively monitors the area and removes debris, however further debris may exist particularly during and after periods of adverse weather conditions.
MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED
TfNSW Maritime Boating Map – 9D
For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the TfNSW Maritime Infoline seven days a week from 8:30am to 4:30pm on 131 236.
MARINE NOTICE SY1826