Notices to Mariners

M143-19 Scientific Permit Area – Marine Farm Lease (261) SB3 off Variety Bay

Notice No.

Mariners are advised Huon Aquaculture Company in collaboration with IMAS will be placing two individually moored longlines for research into the propagation of Giant Kelp at their SB3 lease at Storm Bay off Trumpeter Bay commencing 12 August 2019.

The longlines will be marked by special lit marks at either end with the special marks to be deployed at the approximate co-ordinates shown below.  It is anticipated that the longlines will be deployed for approximately 18 months until 28 February 2021.

Corner marker location           Degrees, minutes decimal WGS 84
                                                        Latitude         Longitude
1.                                                     43 12.075        147 27.007
2.                                                     43 12.101         147 27.017
3.                                                     43 12.165         147 27.413
4.                                                     43 12.191         147 27.424
The special marks will be lit as per existing marine farming lease requirements.

Mariners should transit with care.

This Notice is cancelled.  M147-19 refers.