Archive for August, 2017

August 23, 2017

Lowestoft – reporting vessel movements

Mariners and Port-Users are reminded of the requirement to make contact with Lowestoft Port Control, on VHF Ch14, before port arrival, port departure, and for any internal Harbour transit at Lowestoft. This requirement covers all vessels, including fishing vessels and leisure vessels.

For departures and in-harbour transits, vessels are requested to report intentions via VHF 14 before leaving any berth or area. If vessels/craft do not have VHF radio, then port control must be contacted via telephone, no. 01502 572286.

Please bring this notice to the attention of any port users or vessel owners/operators not included as a recipient of local notices.

Please contact Lowestoft Port Control, VHF Ch14, or Tel. 01502 572286, if further information is required.


August 11, 2017

Reedham, Somerleyton and Trowse Swing Bridges

Reedham Swing Bridge

Latest Network Rail bridge update from the Broads Authority as at 11 August 2017:

  • Reedham Swing Bridge  – Operating
  • Somerleyton Swing Bridge  – Operating
  • Oulton Swing Bridge – Operating
  • Trowse Swing Bridge – repaired and will open with 24 hours notice