Newhaven Marina News

Archive for June, 2010


Monday, June 28th, 2010


Diving Works at North Quay Newhaven

Mariners are advised that the Diving Support Vessel Valkyre will be operating with divers in the vicinity of North Quay No.1 Berth (Newhaven Roadstone), No.2 Berth (Tarmac) and No.5 Berth (Incinerator) during the week commencing Monday 28th June 2010.

Mariners are to keep a close watch whilst navigating in the area and obey all instructions given by the dive support vessel and Newhaven Radio on VHF Channel 12.

More information can be obtained from Newhaven Radio on VHF Ch.12 and on
01273 612926.

D C Collins-Williams

Capt.Dave Collins-Williams
Harbour Master
Newhaven Port Issued: 28th June 2010

Newhaven Harbour Speed Limits

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Please ensure you comply with the speed limits within Newhaven Harbour.

All vessels equipped with VHF radios should call Newhaven Radio on Channel 12 prior to entry or departure to ask for permission to proceed.

There have been several instances of small craft and jet skis departing and entering whilst commercial traffic is operating in the Port and their actions have put themselves and other vessels at risk.

Newhaven Port Control

Newhaven Harbour Byelaws:

The Harbour Byelaws were enacted in 1931 but are still legally binding now. It is intended to update the byelaws in the near future. Below are listed the most relevant and important byelaws Port users should be aware of. Contravening the byelaws is an offence liable to prosecution. Copies of the full version are available to view upon request to the Harbour Master.

1. All vessels will obey the Port Traffic Signals and directions given by the Harbour- Master or his assistants and will only berth or moor as directed.

2. No vessel will be operated within port limits without a competent Master or Pilot in charge.

3. All vessels must provide a declaration on arrival if requested to do so.

5. No vessel to delay or disrupt the operation of the Ferry.

6. Speed limit of 8 knots south of the East Pier Light and 5 knots north of the East Pier Light.

Reminder: NOTICE TO MARINERS No 12 – 2010

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Reminder:┬áNOTICE TO MARINERS No 12 – 2010

Southease Bridge Refurbishment Works

Please find the attached Notice to Mariners issued by the Environment Agency with regards to the above works which will commence on 19th May 2010.

These works are outside of the jurisdiction of Newhaven Port Authority but will affect any vessels transiting the River Ouse in the Southease area.

Notice To Mariners

D C Collins-Williams

Capt.Dave Collins-Williams
Harbour Master
Newhaven Port Issued: 12th May 2010