Gwynt y Môr: Wave Buoy Maintenance, July 2021

[Please note – this work has now been completed, the notice is archived here for reference only.]

Mariners are advised that one day of maintenance operations is due to be carried out on the wave buoy located at the Gwynt y Môr Offshore windfarm in July 2021.  A Notice to Mariners about this operation is summarised below and can be downloaded here.


The vessel Vital is due to recover, service and redeploy the Gwynt y Môr wave buoy on or around the 13th July 2021.  This date is subject to weather and sea conditions.  This work will be carried out at the following position:-

  • Wave buoy: 53°28.596’N 003°30.154’W

Vessel details

Vital is a multi-role vessel measuring 17.00m in length, 7.00m breadth and has a max draft of 1.80m, Blue and White in colour.  The vessel details and a link to its present location are given below:-

  • Vital: jack up vessel | MMSI 235100118 | Call sign 2GSI9

Other vessels are requested to keep well clear and pass slowly with a wide berth, particularly when the vessel is conducting lifting operations.

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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