Notice is hereby given
that on Tuesday 14th July 2020
essential maintenance work will commence on the chain ferry.
The chain ferry will be taken out of service
on Tuesday 14th July 2020. The chain ferry will then be beached on the West Cowes slipway at high tide (approximately 0600) on the same day.
The maintenance work is expected to take up to ten days
Upon completion of the work, the chain ferry will be re-floated and returned to service.
During the maintenance, the chain ferry drive chains will be slackened
and will lay on the river bed. The chain ferry will be unable to move
during the maintenance work.All vessels
are to navigate
with particular caution
whilst in the vicinity of the Chain Ferry during the maintenance work.This Local Notice to Mariners will self-cancel upon completion of the maintenance work.• LNTM 27(T) of 2020 - Chain Ferry Planned Maintenance