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Special: East Coast Alerts by Mel Neale February 3, 2012

By Tom Neale - Published February 03, 2012 - Viewed 531 times

SUBJ: SAFETY BROADCAST NOTICE TO MARINERS

CANCEL BROADCAST AT 080501Z FEB 2011

SEC NC BNM 079-12

NC - ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY - NEUSE RIVER TO MYRTLE GROVE

SOUND - SAFETY ZONE

1. THE COAST GUARD IS ESTABLISHING A TEMPORARY SAFETY ZONE ON THE ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY (AICW) ADJACENT TO MARINE CORPS BASE (MCB) CAMP LEJEUNE, NORTH CAROLINA, WHICH ENCOMPASSES THE NAVIGABLE WATERS OF THE AICW BETWEEN MILE HAMMOCK BAY AND THE ONSLOW SWING BRIDGE IN SUPPORT OF MILITARY TRAINING OPERATIONS ON FEBRUARY 6TH AND 7TH 2012. THIS ACTION IS NECESSARY TO PROVIDE FOR THE SAFETY OF MARINERS ON NAVIGABLE WATERS DURING THIS MILITARY TRAINING OPERATION. IT IS INTENDED TO RESTRICT VESSEL TRAFFIC ON THE ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY TO PROTECT MARINERS FROM THE HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH MILITARY TRAINING OPERATIONS. PERSONS OR VESSELS REQUIRING ENTRY INTO, OR PASSAGE THROUGH, ANY PORTION OF THE SAFETY ZONE MUST FIRST REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FROM THE CAPTAIN OF THE PORT, OR A DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVE, UNLESS THE CAPTAIN OF THE PORT PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED, VIA MARINE SAFETY RADIO BROADCAST ON VHF MARINE BAND RADIO

CHANNEL 22 (157.1 MHZ), THAT THIS REGULATION WILL NOT BE ENFORCED IN THAT PORTION OF THE SAFETY ZONE. THE CAPTAIN OF THE PORT CAN BE CONTACTED VIA TELEPHONE AT (910) 343-3882 OR BY RADIO ON VHF MARINE BAND RADIO, CHANNELS 13 AND 16.


This information is not to be used for navigation. Consult the latest charts and Local Notices to Mariners and use prudent seamanship. Conditions may change. Any person or entity that uses this information in any way, as a condition of that use, agrees to waive and does waive and also hold authors harmless from any and all claims which may arise from or be related to this use.

 





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