Complete NTM 32/18

Latitude 55° 37.610’ North (WGS-84 datum)
Longitude 006o 11.433’ West (WGS-84 datum)


Mariners are advised that contractor Alchemy Plant & Contracting Ltd will be undertaking repairs of damaged fendering on the west side of the pier roundhead at Port Ellen Ferry Terminal, Isle of Islay.

Weather permitting works are scheduled to commence on or about 22 March 2018 and are expected to be completed within two days.

Works will be undertaken from the pier deck and from alongside on the workboat Dorus Mhor. The vessel Master will monitor communications on VHF channels 12 and 16.

All vessels navigating in the vicinity of Port Ellen Ferry Terminal during this time are advised to maintain a look-out for the workboat, proceed with caution and regulate their speed to minimise the effects of wash accordingly.

Vessels intending to call at Port Ellen on or about this date should be aware that due to the nature of the works the availability for berthing on the fixed ramp (west) side of the pier may be restricted and the CalMac Harbour Manager, Port Ellen (tel: 01496 730172 / VHF Channel 12 or 16) should be contacted directly for updated information.

Further details can be obtained using the contact details below

David McHardie
Harbour Master

Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited
Municipal Buildings, Fore St.,
Port Glasgow
PA1 4 5EQ
Tel: 01475 749 920

Categories: Notice to Mariners