Mariners are advised that Minesto UK Ltd are due to move the MGS Buoy from its existing location in the Holyhead Deep to the Port of Holyhead. Details are provided in a Notice to Mariners that can be downloaded here and which is summarised below.
In addition, the Minesto team would welcome anyone interested in the Deep Green Project to meet with them on the 18th December in Holyhead – details are summarised below and can be downloaded here.
Movement of MGS Buoy
Minesto are due to move the MGS Offshore Support Buoy from its existing location approximately 6km west of South Stack to the Port of Holyhead. The buoy is due to be moored at the southern end of the Orthios jetty, a deep water berth in the outer harbour of Holyhead.
This operation is part of the ongoing development programme for the Holyhead Deep project and in order to facilitate routine maintenance and system upgrades. The buoy is due to be moved over the 5th and 6th December 2018 (weather permitting).
The safety zone of 500m which was established around the MGS Buoy is now relaxed.
A map showing the location of the buoy and a photograph showing its appearance is shown in the Notice to Mariners which can be downloaded here.
The movement of the MGS Buoy will be carried out by the vessels listed below. A link to the vessel details on MarineTraffic.com is provided where available, which will show the current location of each vessel:-
- C Odyssey – Multiworker | Call Sign 2ETW7
- Taktow – Tug | Call Sign MBGN
- Lynas Shuttle – Port Tender | Call sign GCHK
The MGS Buoy will continue to show a YELLOW FLASHING LIGHT Fl(4) 15s during the hours of darkness.
Project Update event: 18th December, Holyhead
The Minesto project team would welcome any interested parties to come and meet them at the Minesto UK Visitor Centre between 0900 and 1100 on Tuesday 18th December 2018. This will provide you with an opportunity to receive up to the minute information about the Deep Green Project.
The Visitor Centre is located at 43 Market St, Holyhead. A copy of the event details 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 this notice.