Mariners are advised that maintenance operations are due to be carried out at the Rhyl Flats Offshore Wind Farm by the jack-up platform Wind Server, starting on the 8th October 2017. A Notice to Mariners has been issued , which is summarised below and can be downloaded here.
The maintenance operations will include heavy lifting at 3 locations within the Rhyl Flats Offshore Wind Farm boundary. These operations are due to start on the 8th October 2017 and will take approximately 14 days to complete (subject to weather and sea conditions).
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
Mariners are requested to keep well clear and pass slowly, particularly when the craft is manoeuvring or during lifting operations.
Vessels are requested to:-
- Give the Wind Server a wide berth of 500m during these operations.
- Gain permission from Wind Server prior to access / approach if required within the 500m zone.
The Wind Server will be monitoring VHF channels 16 & 14
Please contact Jim Andrews, Fishery Liaison Officer by e-mail or phone (+44(0)7908-225865) if you have any queries or concerns about this update.