Newhaven Marina News

Archive for March, 2011

Geotechnical Investigations at Rampion (02)

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Notice is hereby given that Fugro GeoConsulting Limited (Fugro) will be conducting a Geotechnical Investigation within the UK Sector of the English Channel on behalf of E.ON Climate & Renewables UK Limited (Eon). The Rampion Wind Farm site (formerly known as Hastings) is one of the Round 3 Zones that have been identified by the Crown Estate as potential areas of Wind Farm Site developments. Fugro will undertake the investigation in two phases, with the first phase due to commence around the week commencing the 21st March 2011 for a period of approximately ten days and will utilise the Dynamically Positioned Geotechnical drilling vessel the MV Fugro Saltire (see attached vessel information, below). Details of the second phase will be confirmed in due course, although we currently anticipate that a second vessel will be mobilised during April 2011…

Download the full notice: Rampion Wind Farm Site Notice to Mariners (02)

New shop opening at the Marina

Friday, March 11th, 2011

A new shop will open at the marina next month (April) and details can be obtained from their website:

We all at Newhaven Marina wish “Haven – Trading” every success and are delighted that this new shop follows so quickly after the opening of the new Marina Workshop facilities operated by Cutts Marine.

FGCLTD Rampion Wind Farm Site Notice to Mariners

Friday, March 11th, 2011

FGCLTD Rampion Wind Farm Site Notice to Mariners

Rampion Gear Marker Observation Survey

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Notice is hereby given that Brown & May Marine Ltd will be conducting a gear marker observation survey off the Sussex coast on behalf of E.On Rampion Offshore Wind Ltd. The details of the survey are as follows;

Proposed Schedule:
The survey operations will commence on 8th March 2011 for a period of 4/5 days (weather dependant).

Survey Area:
The chart below illstruates the proposed transect line the observation survey vessel will be tranversing around the proposed borehole locations.


The table overleaf gives the coordinates of the proposed borehole locations to be surveyed.


Survey Vessel
The Aquavitesse, a charter fishing vessel from Brighton Marina, will be undertaking the survey.
Contact Details:
Please contact the following Brown & May Marine Ltd personnel for further information about the
works or any fishing related queries:
Leanne James
Office: 0044 (0) 1379 870 181
Mobile: 0044 (0) 7850 604 851
David Guy (Commercial, Onshore FLO)
Mobile: 0044 (0) 7980 591 631
Alan Edwards (Charter/Recreational, Onshore FLO)
Mobile: 0044 (0) 7840 057 471
Distribution Details:
The UKHO –
Trinity House –
Kingfisher –
NNFO Services –
Solent Coastguard
Dover Coastguard
Brighton Marina
Newhaven Harbour
Shoreham Harbour
Littlehampton Harbour