Navigation Warnings


Updated 15th August, 2022 at 00:00 (GMT)

Notice to Mariners

NTM 001

DUE TO THE DANGER OF STRANDING ON THE REEFS FRINGING BERMUDA AND FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANISATION (I.M.O) HAS ESTABLISHED AN AREA TO BE AVOIDED AROUND THE BERMUDA ISLANDS. THE AREA TO BE AVOIDED APPLIES TO ALL VESSELS CARRYING OIL OR HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, AND ALL OTHER VESSELS EXCEEDING 1000GRT WHETHER OR NOT BOUND FOR BERMUDA PORTS. VESSELS NOT CALLING AT BERMUDA ARE ADVISED TO KEEP A MINIMUM OF 30 MILES DISTANT. VESSELS INTENDING TO ENTER BERMUDA TERITORIAL WATERS ARE REQUIRED TO OBSERVE THE IMO AREA TO BE AVOIDED AND REQUEST PERMISSION TO ENTER FROM BERMUDA RADIO ON MARINE VHF CH16, 48 HOUR PRIOR SHIPS REPORTING IS REQUIRED TO ADVISE ISPS DOCUMENTATION, DANGEROUS GOODS DECLARATION AND WASTE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS, VESSELS CAN OBTAIN FURTHER INFORMATION FROM WWW.MAROPS.BM/SEAPORT_SECURITY SUBSEQUENTLY PRIOR TO DEPARTURE FROM BERMUDA PORTS, VESSELS ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A DANGEROUS GOODS DECLARATION.

161200Z SEP 21

Local Navigation Warnings

LNW 055

MULLET BAY, ST GEORGES. THE AQUARIUM VESSEL R/V ENDURANCE IS CONDUCTING A TURTLE TAGGING PROJECT TODAY IN THE VICINITY OF MULLET BAY. THE PROJECT ARE USING A 1000FT NET, A SUPPORT VESSEL AND 13 SWIMMERS WILL BE ASSISTING. MARINERS ARE REQUESTED TO PROCEED WITH CAUTION AND KEEP WELL CLEAR OF TURTLE TAGGING OPERATIONS.

151200Z AUG 22

LNW 054

ST. GEORGE'S. TOWN CUT CHANNEL. CHALK WHARF FIXED RED LIGHT, THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

140500Z AUG 22

LNW 001

ST. GEORGE'S. TOWN CUT CHANNEL. GATES FORT FIXED RED LIGHT, THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

101200Z NOV 18