Archive for April, 2018

April 19, 2018

Rail Bridges – not opening

Reedham Swing Bridge

We are advised that the swing bridges at Somerleyton and Mutford lock will not be opening between 10:00 and 19:00 today due to the hot weather.

Reedham swing bridge will open for certain periods during the day.

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April 16, 2018

Lowestoft Harbour survey – 17, 18 April

Mariners and Port Users are advised that post dredge bathymetric survey operations are scheduled for Lowestoft Inner and Outer Harbour Areas as follows:-
17th and 18th April 2018 – full harbour area survey by vessel ‘UKD Resolution’. Vessel will be monitoring VHF Ch14 throughout the survey activities.
All other vessel movements will be monitored and co-ordinated via Lowestoft Port Control. Vessels will be updated with survey activities and location accordingly.
Vessels are requested to afford the survey vessel a wide berth, and pass at slow speed to minimise vessel wash.
Please contact Lowestoft Port Control, VHF Ch14, or Tel. 01502 572286, if further information is required.

April 16, 2018

Urgent Boating News – Wroxham and Potter Heigham 17, 18 April

Reports from the Broads Authority:

On Tuesday 17 April 3 large barges will be escorted from Wroxham Broad to Faircraft Loynes in Wroxham from 09:00 hrs until mid-afternoon. A Ranger Launch will be directing river traffic for safety.  Please exercise care and patience in that area.

 

On Wednesday 18 April divers will be inspecting Potter Heigham old bridge between 08:00 – 14:00 hrs. This will require the bridge to be closed to river traffic for a maximum of 1 hour between these times for safety. Please exercise care and follow instructions in that area.