NOTICE TO MARINERS

2nd January, 2020

MARITIME ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT

 

NOTICE TO MARINERS

 

No. 110 (2019) Guyana

 

DEMERARA RIVER                                                                                                                   

The Maritime Administration Department hereby notifies all vessels calling Port Georgetown and onwards to the upper Demerara River, Guyana Telephone & Telegraph would commence a submarine cable burial operation across the Demerara River from Craig to Vriesland. 

 

This operation will commence on December 31, 2019 and is scheduled to conclude on January 06, 2020, and will incorporate the use of the undermentioned vessels.

 

  • M/T MINDY LYNN
  • D/B GAICO MARINE 1

 

The cable would be installed in the following coordinates:

 

No.

Location

  Latitude (N)

Longitude (W)

       Remarks

1

Craig

06°41'.241

58°11'.126

WGS 84 (Zone 21)

06°41'.347

58°11'.146

 

2

Vriesland

06°41'.074

58°11'.595

WGS 84 (Zone 21)

06°41'.182

58°11'.594

 

 

 

During this period, the spud barge (fitted with necessary day signals and navigational lights) would be moving along this defined route.

 

As such, ALL mariners are required to communicate with VHF Ch.16 or via Georgetown Lighthouse if required to transit the area, and to navigate with caution when in this area.

 

 

 

 

Harbour Master (Ag)