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INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE MASTERS OF DAMAGED VESSELS

01/01/2024

King’s Harbour Master Clyde

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References

A: Clyde Dockyard Port of Gareloch and Loch Long Order 2011.

Introduction

1. Mariners are advised that the King’s Harbour Master Clyde has made the following General Direction under the Clyde Dockyard Port of Gareloch and Loch Long Order 2011.

Direction

2. The Master of a vessel with damage which affects or is likely to affect its seaworthiness, or allows or is likely to allow oil, dangerous or inflammable substances to escape from that vessel, must seek permission from the King’s Harbour Master Clyde before entering the port limits.

3. Such vessels are to wait outside the limits of the Clyde Dockyard Port until permission to enter is given by the King’s Harbour Master. The limits of the Dockyard Port are defined below:

(a) the Gareloch north of latitude 55° 59.263′ North; and

(b) Loch Long and Loch Goil north of latitude 55° 59.993′ North.

4.Damaged vessels requesting permission to enter the Clyde Dockyard Port should contact the King’s Harbour Master (Callsign KHM) on VHF Ch73 or by telephoning 01436 674321 (Option 1, Extension 3555 (Out of Hours: 4005)).

 

5. This General Direction will be reviewed by 06 Jan 25.

 

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