Two-Day Active and Cancelled Notices To Shipping - Pacific Coast

Notices issued between 15/Nov/2017 and 17/Nov/2017 including cancellations.

UPDATE DATE:                   DATE OF LAST NOTICE:
17/Nov/2017                    17/Nov/2017
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P-1839(2017) FRASER RIVER LIGHT BUOY S21 OFF POSITION
Area: FRASER RIVER
Type: LL337.5
Activated: 17/Nov/2017 23:05
FRASER RIVER LIGHT BUOY S21 LL337.5 IS REPORTED OFF ADVERTISED POSITION.
THE CURRENT POSITION AS REPORTED IS: 49 06.67N 123 09.67W
P-1838(2017) WORK
Area: FRASER RIVER - CP RAIL MARPOLE CENTRE PIER DEMO
Type: BRIDGE REPAIRS
Activated: 17/Nov/2017 11:50
FRASER RIVER PILE AND DREDGE(FRPD) WISHES TO ADVISE MARINERS THAT WE ARE WORKING AT THE CP RAIL MARPOLE 
SWING SPAN, AND ARE NOW WORKING DAY SHIFTS AND AFTERNOON SHIFTS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. HOURS OF WORK WILL 
NOW BE 0700 TO 1730, AND 1730 TO 0330 DAILY, 7 DAYS A WEEK. THE FRPD DERRICK GE V AND MATERIAL BARGE ARE 
LOCATED IN THE NORTH CHANNEL OF THE SWING SPAN AND WILL REMAIN THERE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

CATHERWOOD TOWING WILL BE THE ASSIST TUG ON SITE AND WILL MONITOR CHANNEL 69 MARINE TRAFFIC.

FRPD WILL ADVISE ON WHEN THE HOURS OF WORK WILL CHANGE. THE DEMOLITION OF THE CENTRE PIER IS EXPECTED TO 
REQUIRE ANOTHER 3-5 WEEKS OF WORK.

FRPD IS REQUESTING A SLOW BELL FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR WORKERS WHEN TRANSITING THE SITE.

SHOULD YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT FRPD AS LISTED BELOW.

FRPD - SUPERINTENDANT - JERRY KVAAS           CELLULAR 604-219-0052
FRPD - SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER BILL MCDERMID   CELLULAR 604-313-2279
P-1837(2017) BLACKFLY POINT
Area: NORTHERN INSIDE PASSAGE
Type: LL665.8
Activated: 17/Nov/2017 09:55
BLACKFLY POINT LL665.8 LIGHT OPERATING PROPERLY
Cancel Notship(s): P-1819(2017)
P-1836(2017) MINIMUM WASH
Area: PITT RIVER - GILES QUARRY
Type: GENERAL TYPE
Activated: 17/Nov/2017 06:00
THE BARGE HAS BEEN REMOVED AT GILES QUARRY.
Cancel Notship(s): P-1829(2017)
P-1835(2017) TOWED ARRAY SONAR OPERATIONS
Area: JUAN DE FUCA STRAIT - SEA AREAS BANKS 1 AND 2
Type: MILITARY
Activated: 16/Nov/2017 23:27
HMC SHIP WILL BE CONDUCTING TOWED ARRAY SONAR OPERATIONS NOVEMBER 17 2017 FROM 0000 TO 1500 LOCAL TIME IN SEA 
AREAS BANKS 1 AND 2.
P-1834(2017) SKIDEGATE CHANNEL WEST NARROWS ENTRANCE PORT DAYBEACON
Area: HAIDA GWAII
Type: UL6096.2
Activated: 16/Nov/2017 13:29
SKIDEGATE CHANNEL WEST NARROWS ENTRANCE PORT DAYBEACON UL 6096.2 IN POSITION 53 08 43.1 N 132 22 4.2 W (NAD 
83) HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY DISCONTINUED DURING CONSTRUCTION
P-1833(2017) BOOM DEPLOYMENT EXERCISE
Area: NANAIMO - DEPARTURE BAY
Type: GENERAL TYPE
Activated: 16/Nov/2017 10:47
ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017 IMPERIAL OIL WILL BE PERFORMING A BOOM DEPLOYMENT EXCERCISE FROM DEPARTURE BAY 
FACILITY BETWEEN 1030 AND 1230 HOURS.
IMPERIAL OIL SKIFF WILL BE THE ONLY VESSEL PARTICIPATING IN THIS EXCERCISE. CONATACT NUMBER IS 250 755 1150

VHF CH 16 WILL BE MONITORED
P-1832(2017) INDIAN ARM ANCHORAGES
Area: VANCOUVER HARBOUR - EAST - INDIAN ARM
Type: GENERAL TYPE
Activated: 16/Nov/2017 08:09
FOR SAFETY OF DEEP-SEA VESSELS TRANSITING BETWEEN BERRY POINT AND PORT MOODY ARM, THE VANCOUVER FRASER 
PORT AUTHORITY IS TEMPORARILY RE-LOCATING INDIAN ARM ANCHORAGES "K", "L", AND "N".

THE REVISED CENTRE POSITIONS OF EACH ANCHORAGE IS AS FOLLOWS:

ANCHORAGE "K" - MOVES 425M NE TO - LATITUDE 49 - 18' 03" LONGITUDE 122 - 56' 41"
                UTM COORDINATE - NORTHING 5,460,894.9353, EASTING 504,018.5484

ANCHORAGE "L" - MOVES 188M NNE TO - LATITUDE 49 - 17' 59" LONGITUDE 122 - 56' 06"
                UTM COORDINATE - NORTHING 5,460,639.3824, EASTING 504,707.9324

ANCHORAGE "N" - MOVES 60M SE TO - LATITUDE 49 - 17' 38" LONGITUDE 122 - 58' 03"
                UTM COORDINATE - NORTHING 5,460,168.3376, EASTING 502,329.842

CONTACT: VANCOUVER FRASER PORT AUTHORITY - OPERATIONS CENTER - 604-665-9086 OR EMAIL AT 
Harbour_Master@portvancouver.com
Cancel Notship(s): P-1815(2017)
P-1831(2017) TOWED ARRAY SONAR OPERATIONS
Area: JUAN DE FUCA STRAIT - SEA AREAS BANKS 1 AND 2
Type: MILITARY
Activated: 16/Nov/2017 00:12
HMC SHIP WILL BE CONDUCTING TOWED ARRAY SONAR OPERATIONS NOVEMBER 16 2017 FROM 0000 TO 2400 LOCAL TIME IN SEA 
AREAS BANKS 1 AND 2.
Cancel Notship(s): P-1828(2017)
P-1830(2017) TOWED ARRAY SONAR OPERATIONS
Area: JUAN DE FUCA STRAIT - SEA AREAS BANKS 1 AND 2
Type: MILITARY
Activated: 16/Nov/2017 00:10
HMC SHIP WILL BE CONDUCTING TOWED ARRAY SONAR OPERATIONS NOVEMBER 16 2017 FROM 0000 TO 2400 LOCAL TIME IN SEA 
AREAS BANKS 1 AND 2.
P-1829(2017) MINIMUM WASH
Area: PITT RIVER - GILES QUARRY
Type: GENERAL TYPE
Activated: 16/Nov/2017 00:01
A MINIMUM WASH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE PASSING GILES QUARRY DUE TO A BARGE AGROUND AND RECOVERY 
OPERAITONS.
P-1828(2017) TOWED ARRAY SONAR OPERATIONS
Area: WEST COAST VANCOUVER ISLAND - SEA AREAS BANKS 1 AND 2
Type: MILITARY
Activated: 15/Nov/2017 23:47
HMC SHIP WILL BE CONDUCTING TOWED ARRAY SONAR OPERATIONS NOVEMBER 16 2017 FROM 0000 TO 2400 LOCAL TIME IN SEA 
AREAS BANKS 1 AND 2.
P-1827(2017) [SAFETY] MILITARY GUNNERY EXERCISES
Area: WEST COAST VANCOUVER ISLAND - SEA AREA WP AND WEST COAST FIRING AREAS NORTH AND SOUTH
Type: MILITARY
Activated: 15/Nov/2017 23:33
THE CANADIAN MILITARY WILL BE CONDUCTING GUNNERY EXERCISES NOVEMBER 16 2017 FROM 0800 TO 1700 LOCAL TIME IN 
SEA AREAS WP AND WCFA NORTH AND SOUTH.
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CAUTION:

Fixed and floating Aids to Navigation are subject to damage, sinking, failure, or dislocation which may not be discovered and reported for a lengthy period of time and therefore should be used with prudence and not relied upon as a sole source of navigational assistance.

Report any Aid to Navigation defect or other issues to MCTS via the nearest Coast Guard Radio station.

Marine Communications & Traffic Services
Western Region
Canadian Coast Guard Base
25 Huron Street
Victoria, BC, V8V 4V9
mcts@dfo-mpo.gc.ca.
250-363-8904 Administrative Office