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Notice to Mariners No 13 of 2018

11 May 2018

SOUTH AUSTRALIA – ACROSS BACKSTAIRS PASSAGE – BETWEEN CUTTLEFISH BAY AND FISHERY BEACH (Cancelled on 8 August 2019)

Further to Notice to Mariners No. 8 of 2018, mariners are advised that subsea operations associated with the installation of a power cable in Backstairs Passage in the vicinity of Kangaroo Island (Cuttlefish Bay) and Cape Jervis (Fishery Beach) are scheduled between 20th May and 30th June 2018, weather permitting.

The work zone in Backstairs Passage is bounded by the following four land based coordinates:

35° 43’ 46.47” S          138° 00’ 30.63” E        Cuttlefish Bay

35° 44’ 43.72” S          138° 02’ 07.10” E        Cuttlefish Bay

35° 37’ 29.75” S          138° 06’ 06.26” E        Fishery Beach

35° 38’ 26.90” S          138° 07’ 42.69” E        Fishery Beach

Mariners are advised to use caution when transiting the area and keep at least 500 metres clear of any vessels undertaking the above operations.

Chart affected:  AUS Chart 126

Adelaide, 11 May 2018

Gordon Panton

Manager Marine Operations

Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure.

DPTI 2017/02277/01

www.dpti.sa.gov.au