Navigation Restriction - Blackwattle Bay, Glebe - Sydney fish markets demolition

Blackwattle Bay, Glebe
SYDNEY FISH MARKETS DEMOLITION
Tuesday 1 September 2020 to 30 Friday April 2021

THE WORKS

Vessel operators are advised that demolition of infrastructure on the site that will become the new Sydney Fish Markets has commenced. Marine contractors will demolish the existing marina and cement works infrastructure over the coming months. Barges and other workboats will be used during the demolition and will be encapsulated within a lit floating silt curtain boom. Works will take place during normal construction hours.

NAVIGATION RESTRICTION AND WARNING

All vessel operators and persons using the vicinity must keep a proper lookout, keep well clear of the works, pay particular attention to construction work vessels, any advisory signage and exercise extreme caution when navigating in the area. There will be an increased number of commercial vessel movements between the works area and Rozelle Bay for the duration of the works. See attached diagram for the exact location of works.

During the works the area will be closed to recreational and fishing vessels with access restricted to essential construction plant and vessels only.

This navigation restriction and warning remains in place for the duration of the works.

DIRECTIONS

Transport for NSW advises:

  1. 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).
  2. 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(2)) - Maximum Penalty $5,500.00)

MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED

Transport for NSW Boating Map – 9G

Blackwattle Bay, Glebe - Sydney fish markets demolition map

For further information concerning this Navigation Restriction, please contact Transport for NSW (Maritime) on 13 12 36.

MARINE NOTICE SY2035

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