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Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm – Offshore Construction Operations

Mariners are advised of the commencement of offshore construction at the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm.

Vessels will be operating as follows:

Vessel Name

Type

Call Sign

MMSI

IMO

Operating Port

Commence Date

Sorrento

Guard Vessel

SXLE

235087639

N/A

Grimsby

28/12/19

Precision 1

Guard Vessel

2FCD2

235089165

N/A

Hull

28/12/19

Seacat Intrepid

Crew Transfer

2HWU6

235107284

N/A

Grimsby

01/01/20

Seaway Strashnov

Heavy Lift Vessel

5BNL2

212905000

9452701

Rotterdam

01/01/20

Manta

AHTS

ORKJ

205340000

9261487

Rotterdam

01/01/20

Seraya

AHTS

9HA4875

248942000

9662368

Rotterdam

01/01/20

Bravenes

Scour Protection

PDCF

244860916

9756200

Rotterdam

06/02/20

Falcon

Boulder Clearance

HP9176

370782000

9448401

Rotterdam

07/02/20

All Vessels Can be Contacted Via VHF 16 When Infield

  • Guard Vessel - Sorrento Operating from Port of Grimsby
  • Relief Guard Vessel - Precision 1 Operating from Port of Hull
  • Crew Transfer Vessel - Seacat Intrepid Operating from Port of Grimsby
  • Heavy Lift Vessel - Seaway Strashnov - Installation of 92 Monopiles and Transition Pieces and also 2 Offshore Sub Station Platforms - 8 Point Mooring System Utilised.
  • AHTS - Seraya - Supporting Seaway Strashnov by installing the 8 point mooring system.
  • AHTS - Manta - Supporting Seaway Strashnov by installing the 8 point mooring system. Manta is also installing Noise

Monitoring Equipment on the seabed at various locations around the Triton Knoll Wind Farm

Scour Protection Vessel - Bravenes shall be operating at 4 locations within the Triton Knoll Wind Farm Area and will be on location for approx 10 days.

AHTS - Falcon - Boulder Clearance Works Within The Triton Knoll Wind Farm Area and will be on location for approx 30 days.

All vessels shall be following standard shipping routes to / from Triton Knoll and River Humber & Rotterdam respectively.

Note: There are numerous infield hazards within the Triton Knoll Wind Farm which are associated with Offshore Construction (noise monitoring equipment, 8 point mooring systems etc.) These are changing on a daily basis. It is strongly advised that the adherence of the demarcation buoys if followed.

For the latest information on these infield hazards, the Guard Vessel Sorrento needs to be contacted. To be clear to avoid all infield hazards, mariners are advised to respect the demarcation buoys that is in place around the perimeter of the construction area that is Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm.

Information can be found at Admiralty Notice to Mariners 6175(P)/2019 - England - East Coast - Works.Windfarm.Buoyage.Restricted Area.

-  Guard Vessel Sorrento also broadcasts information messages regularly as required with initial notification on VHF 16 and then moving to a working channel.

** Note ** 

Application of Triton Knoll Wind Farm Safety Zones During Construction

The Secretary of State has granted the Application of Safety Zones on the Triton Knoll Wind Farm Project as follows:

  • 500m "rolling" safety zones around any structure where construction is being undertaken (as indicated by the presence of construction vessels)

50m pre-commissioning safety zones surrounding partial structures or completed structures prior to commissioning.

For further information: Lee Cornwell_Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm_07384 807293_

l.cornwell@tritonknoll.co.uk_www.tritonknoll.co.uk

Daniel Proctor_Precision Marine Ltd_ Tel 01964 624423_  Mobile 07507 556582_

d.proctor@precisionmarine.co.uk

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