Notice is hereby given jointly with ABP Southampton Harbour Master that operational works will be carried out on the submarine cable as shown in figure 1. The works are due to commence on 17th October 2018 and will take two days. The vessel ‘CS Sovereign’ (see figure 2), will be required to conduct ROV operations in the Solent, between Lepe Beach, in the Western Solent and Gurnard, Isle of Wight.
Figure 1 - Route of CS Sovereign
The ‘CS Sovereign’ (figure 2) should be contacted to arrange safe passing where necessary.
The ‘CS Sovereign’ will maintain a listening watch on VHF channel 12 and will display the lights and shapes as required by the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGs).
Figure 2 - 'CS Sovereign'
• LNTM No. 26(T) of 2018 - Operational Cable Works in the Western Solent 17th - 19th October 2018