Mariners are advised that maintenance operations are due to be carried out in the Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm by the jack-up platform Wind. These are due to start on the 20th October 2018. A Notice to Mariners has been issued , which is summarised below and can be downloaded here.
Location of works
The maintenance operations will take place within the Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm boundary. The wind turbine where these operations will take place is given below:-
- F17E: 053° 27.787’N 003° 29.680’W
The operations will take approximately 7 days to complete (subject to weather and sea conditions)
Wind is a 55 m jack up vessel with a red hull and white superstructure. The vessel details, including a link to its present location, are:-
- Wind: jack up vessel | Call sign OXSW2
Mariners are requested to keep well clear and pass slowly, particularly when the craft is manoeuvering or during lifting operations. A 500m exclusion zone has been requested around the vessel.
The Wind will be monitoring VHF channel 16 at all times.
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.