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Notice to Mariners No 8 of 2021 - Seaward Approaches

Seaward Approaches to the River Tyne

Mariners are advised that all vessels approaching the Port from the south or east should:

  • Be within the northern section of, or to the north of the seaward approaches at a distance of no less than 1.5 nautical miles from the entrance
  • Avoid setting a course that crosses outbound traffic for a distance from the piers of 1.5 nautical miles

Mariners should navigate with extreme caution within this area.  All vessels should monitor “Tyne VTS” on VHF Channel 12, and may request an update on current shipping movements.

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Notice to Mariners No 8 of 2021 Seaward Approaches to the River Tyne

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