Mariners are advised that the maintenance operations within the Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm that had been scheduled for January 2017 are now due to be carried out during early February 2017. The revised schedule and the scope of this work is set out in Notice to Mariners that can be downloaded here and is summarised below .
Jack up vessel operations
The jack up vessel Wind Server is due to be carrying out maintenance work close to wind turbines C10D and K1M within the Gwynt y Môr Offshore Windfarm area. The location of these two turbines can be seen on the Kingfisher Awareness Chart here. The turbines are located at the following positions:-
- Turbine C10D: 53° 28.7845′ N 003° 31.31783’W (alternatively 53° 28′ 47.07″N 003° 31′ 19.07″W)
- Turbine K1M: 53° 26.385’N 003° 40.1895’W (alternatively 53° 26′ 23.10″N 003° 40′ 11.37’W)
The start date for this work is expected to be between the 3rd and 6th February 2017 with an expected duration of 8-10 days.
Wind Server is a 79.3 m jack up vessel with a red hull and white superstructure. The vessel details, including a link to its present location, are:-
- Wind Server: jack up vessel | Call sign OWLB2
When at the specified locations the vessel will be restricted in the ability to manoeuvre and other vessels are asked to observe a 500m exclusion zone at all times.
The vessel will monitor VHF Channel 16 at all times.
Details of this work are specified in the Notice to Mariners that can be downloaded here.
Please contact Jim Andrews, Fishery Liaison Officer by e-mail or phone (+44(0)7908-225865) if you have any queries or concerns about these notices.