Gwynt y Môr: Jack up Vessel Operations, February 2019 – Update

This is an update to our previous notice about maintenance operations.  Mariners are advised that the  jack up vessel Wind Server started work within the Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm off the North Wales coast earlier than planned, on 6th February 2019.  A revised Notice to Mariners has been issued, which is summarised below and can be downloaded here.

Maintenance operations

The jack up vessel Wind Server will be carrying out maintenance at wind turbine C10D within the Gwynt y Môr Offshore Windfarm area.  The location of this turbine can be seen on the Kingfisher Awareness Chart here, and coordinates for the turbine are given below:-

  • Turbine C10D: 53° 28.7845′ N 003° 31.31783’W (alternatively 53° 28′ 47.07″N 003° 31′ 19.07″W)

This work started on 6th February 2019, with an expected duration of 3-5 days, weather permitting.

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:-

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 this notice.

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