NAVAREA VII MESSAGES

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2017 Series

NAVAREA VII 109 OF 2017: (03 MAY 2017)
1. SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN NE SECTOR OFFSHORE ANGOLA
2. CHARTS SAN 1, BA 307
3. AREAS HAZARDOUS TO NAVIGATION DUE TO PERMANENT DRILLING AND CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS IN BLOCK 32
4.A. KAOMBO NORTH: 07 12.80 S 011 17.03 E (8NM RADIUS)
B. KAOMBO SOUTH: 07 24.58 S 011 19.53 E (10NM RADIUS)|
5. VESSELS TO PROCEED WITH CAUTION AND REPORT RELATED INFORMATION TO TOTAL MARINE OPERATIONS OFFICER BY EMAIL: EP-AO-DT.LOG-MOM-BLOC17@TOTAL.COM OR ON VHF
6. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 116 OF 2017: (11 MAY 2017)
1. INDIAN OCEAN SW SECTOR REUNION ISLAND
2. CHART SAN 28 (INT 700)
3. FAD 27 DEPLOYED IN NEW POSITION
4. 20 48.7 S 055 26.8 E
5. NAVIGATE WITH CAUTION
6. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 283 OF 2017: (10 OCT 2017)
1. INDIAN OCEAN SW SECTOR OFFSHORE MOZAMBIQUE
2. CHART SAN 28 (INT 700), 3
3. M/V OCEANIC ENDEAVOUR CONDUCTING SURVEY OPERATIONS IN THE FOLLOWING AREA
4.A. 18 30.0 S 037 15.0 E
B. 18 30.0 S 037 30.0 E
C. 18 30.0 S 038 00.0 E
D. 18 30.0 S 038 30.0 E
E. 19 30.0 S 038 30.0 E
F. 19 30.0 S 038 05.1 E
G. 19 39.1 S 037 55.9 E
H. 19 45.0 S 037 34.8 E
I. 19 46.2 S 037 30.1 E
J. 19 50.8 S 036 40.7 E
K. 19 50.1 S 036 37.8 E
L. 19 41.7 S 036 37.6 E
M. 19 39.7 S 036 59.9 E
N. 19 00.0 S 037 00.0 E
O. 19 00.0 S 037 15.0 E
5. VESSEL IS TOWING GEAR 5.5NM IN LENGTH AND MARKED A TAIL BUOY. VESSEL SEVERELY RESTRICTED IN ABILITY TO MANOEUVRE
6. VESSELS TO KEEP 3NM CLEAR AHEAD AND 7NM CLEAR ASTERN. SUPPORT VESSELS S/V BOURBON GREBE, S/V VICTORY-G AND S/V TARASKA IN ATTENDANCE
7. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 287 OF 2017
: (13 OCT 2017)
1. SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN NE SECTOR ANGOLA
2. CHARTS SAN 1, 57, AND BA307, BA311, BA306
3. NINE FPSO RISERS ESTABLISHED AT EACH OF THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS
A. 07 14.20 S 011 17.15 E
B. 07 21.89 S 011 22.49 E
4. DANGER TO NAVIGATION, VESSELS TO GIVE FPSO RISERS 1NM WIDE BERTH
5. CANCEL NAVAREA VII 274 OF 2017
6. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

NAVAREA VII 302 OF 2017
: (31 OCT 2017)
1. INDIAN OCEAN SW SECTOR PORT OF ANGOCHE
2. CHARTS MOZ 432 AND BA 2933
3. LIGHTHOUSE MAFAMEDE UNLIT
4. VESSELS TO NAVIGATE WITH CAUTION
5. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 303 OF 2016
: (31 OCT 2017)
1. INDIAN OCEAN SW SECTOR PORT OF PEMBA
2. CHARTS BA 647
3. BUOY 1 OUT OF POSITION
4. VESSELS TO NAVIGATE WITH CAUTION
5. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 304 OF 2017
: (31 OCT 2017)
1. INDIAN OCEAN - SW SECTOR - MOZAMBIQUE CHANNEL
2. PORT OF MOCIMBOA DA PRAIA
3. CHARTS MOZ 455 AND BA 2927
4. BUOY 11 OUT OF POSITION
5. 11 20.04 S 040 21.75 E
6. VESSELS TO NAVIGATE WITH CAUTION
7. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

2018 Series

NAVAREA VII 052 OF 2018: (13 FEB 18)
1. SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN - NE SECTOR - NAMIBIA
2. CHARTS SAN 53, 54, 75 (INT 2630), 76 (INT 2640)
3. M/V YA TOIVO (C/S C6QB6) CONDUCTING MINING SAMPLING OPERATIONS BETWEEN THE FOLLOWING COORDINATES
4.A. 26 56.78 S 015 09.85 E
B. 28 14.96 S 015 56.45 E
5. VESSEL OPERATING ON 4 ANCHOR SPREAD. 2NM WIDE BERTH REQUIRED
6. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 055 OF 2017: (15 FEB 18)
1. SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN - NE SECTOR - NAMIBIA
2. CHARTS SAN 54, 75 (INT 2630), 76 (INT 2640), 113, 74 (INT 2620)
3. MARINE MINING VESSELS LIST
A 28 33.0 S 015 55.0 E M/V MAFUTA
B 28 30.3 S 015 51.5 E M/V GARIEP
C 28 35.9 S 015 50.5 E M/V GRAND BANKS
D 28 34.4 S 015 51.5 E M/V CORAL SEA
4. MARINE MINING VESSELS OPERATING ON 3 OR 4 ANCHOR SPREAD WITH UNLIT ANCHOR MOORING BUOYS. 2NM WIDE BERTH REQUIRED
5. CANCEL NAVAREA VII 030 OF 2018
6. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 075 OF 2018: (06 MAR 18)
1. SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN NE SECTOR ANGOLA
2. CHART SAN 1, BA 306, BA 307, BA 311
3. M/V RAMFORM STERLING (C/S C6YE5) CONDUCTING SEISMIC SURVEY OPERATIONS IN AREA BOUNDED BY THE FOLLOWING CO-ORDINATES
4.A. 06 12.6 S 010 56.4 E
B. 06 12.6 S 011 25.5 E
C. 05 59.6 S 011 25.5 E
D. 05 59.6 S 010 56.4 E
5. VESSEL IS STREAMING GEAR AT 6000 METERS IN LENGTH AND 900 METERS WIDE MARKED BY FLASHING TAIL BUOYS. SANCO SEA (C/S ZDHF4), THOR MAGNI (C/S C6DN2) AND OCEAN EUROPE (C/S C6ZI6) AND MIRANDA (C/S C6CR7) IN ATTENDANCE. VESSEL OPERATING ON VHF CH 67. ALL VESSELS REQUESTED TO PROVIDE MINIMUM CPA OF 5 NM ASTERN, 2 NM AHEAD AND 3 NM ABEAM
6. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 078 OF 2018: (07 MAR 18)
1. INDIAN OCEAN SW SECTOR PORT OF INHAMBANE
2. CHARTS MOZ 493, 46646 AND BA 2939
3. BARRA DE INHAMBANE LIGHT UNLIT
4. PONTA ZAVORA LIGHT UNLIT
5. VESSELS TO NAVIGATE WITH CAUTION
6. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 080 OF 2018: (08 MAR 18)
1. INDIAN OCEAN SW SECTOR PORT OF QUELIMANE
2. CHART SAN 1 AND CHART 16402 (INT 7641)
3. INHAMIARRA LIGHT UNLIT
4. PONTA MATIRRE LIGHT UNLIT
5. BUOY 1 OUT OF POSITION
6. VESSELS TO NAVIGATE WITH CAUTION
7. CANCEL NAVAREA VII 308 OF 2017 AND 079 OF 2018
8. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 084 OF 2018: (12 MAR 18)
1. SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN NE SECTOR ANGOLA
2. CHARTS SAN 1 AND BA307, BA311, BA306
3. GIRASSOL LOADING BUOY SPM WINKER LIGHTS UNLIT IN POSITION
A. 07 38.1 S 011 41.2 E
4. DANGER TO NAVIGATION, VESSELS TO GIVE GIRASSOL LOADING BUOY SPM 500 METER WIDE BERTH. ENQUIRIES ON VHF 71 OR VHF 88
5. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 090 OF 2018: (20 MAR 18)
1. INDIAN OCEAN SW SECTOR PORT OF BEIRA
2. CHARTS MOZ 49638 AND BA 1003, 2934
3. BUOY T OUT OF POSITION
4. BUOY 8 UNLIT (NEW)
5. BUOY 12 UNLIT (NEW)
6. CANCEL NAVAREA VII 039 OF 2018
7. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 093 OF 2018: (22 MAR 18)
1. SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN NE SECTOR NAMIBIA - NORTH OF CAPE CROSS
2. CHARTS SAN 72 (INT 2600), 52
3. F/V FUKUSEKI MARU 7 AGROUND
4. 21 18.0 S 013 41.7 E
5. VESSELS TO NAVIGATE WITH CAUTION
6. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 101 OF 2018: (26 MAR 18)
1. SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN NE SECTOR ANGOLA
2. CHART SAN 5, BA 604, BA 306, BA 307, BA 311
3. MOORING BUOYS DEPLOYED IN FOLLOWING POSITIONS
A. 07 15.12 S 011 15.43 E
B. 07 24.07 S 011 24.32 E
4. BUOYS ARE YELLOW AND 4 METERS IN DIAMETER, FITTED WITH RADAR REFLECTOR AND CONTINUOUS FLASHING LIGHT
5. 750 METER EXCLUSION ZONE ENFORCED AROUND EACH BUOY, AND WIDE BERTH REQUESTED
6. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 111 OF 2018: (29 MAR 18)
1. INDIAN OCEAN SW SECTOR PORT OF MAPUTO
2. CHARTS BA 644 AND MOZ 16201
3. THE FOLLOWING BUOYS ARE TEMPORARILY PLACED IN NEW POSITIONS
4.A. BUOY NO 2N 25 46.21 S 032 49.76 E
B. BUOY NO 3N 25 49.81 S 032 50.87 E
C. BUOY NO 5 25 55.94 S 032 51.89 E
D. BUOY NO 6 25 56.04 S 032 44.48 E
E. BUOY NO 8 25 56.81 S 032 41.26 E
F. BUOY NO 9 OUT OF POSITION
G. BUOY NO 11 25 58.00 S 032 39.08 E
H. BUOY NO 12 25 57.98 S 032 37.97 E
I. BUOY NO 12A 25 58.15 S 032 38.10 E
J. BUOY NO 13 25 58.52 S 032 37.02 E
K. BUOY NO 14 25 59.24 S 032 36.02 E
L. BUOY NO 17 25 59.20 S 032 34.73 E
M. BUOY NO 7 OUT OF POSITION (NEW)
5. VESSELS TO NAVIGATE WITH CAUTION
6. CANCEL NAVAREA 077 OF 2018
7. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 118 OF 2018: (03 APR 18)
1. SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN SE SECTOR OFFSHORE TRISTAN DA CUNHA
2. CHART SAN 1, 2, 5
3. SCIENTIFIC BUOY DEPLOYED
4. 37 02.8 S 012 18.2 W
5. NAVIGATE WITH CAUTION
6. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 122 OF 2018: (10 APR 18)
1. SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN NE SECTOR NW OF PORT NOLLOTH
2. CHARTS SAN 76 (INT 2640),
3. M/V THE EXPLORER (C/S J8B3625) CONDUCTING DRILLING OPERATIONS IN THE FOLLOWING AREA:
4.A 29 01.79 S 016 28.99 E
B. 28 57.65 S 016 32.37 E
C. 28 52.47 S 016 25.03 E
D. 28 52.77 S 016 14.77 E
5. 1 NM WIDE BERTH REQUIRED
6. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 123 OF 2018: (12 APR 18)
1. SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN NE SECTOR OFFSHORE ANGOLA
2. CHART SAN 1, BA 604,306,307, 311
3. TWO METEOROLOGICAL BUOYS ESTABLISHED 07 14.39 S 011 18.68 E AND 07 21.92 S 011 18.06 E. YELLOW BUOYS LIT FL (5) 25s
4 VESSELS TO NAVIGATE WITH CAUTION
5. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 124 OF 2018: (12 APR 18)
1. SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN NE SECTOR ANGOLA
2. CHART SAN 1, BA 311, 306
3. RIG WEST ECLIPSE MOVING TO FOLLOWING LOCATION:
4. 06 16.16 S 011 04.21 E
5. RIG WILL REMAIN IN THIS LOCATION UNTIL 3 MAY 18. A 500 METRE SAFETY ZONE ESTABLISHED AROUND POSITION. VESSELS TO KEEP WELL CLEAR
6. CANCEL THIS MESSAGE 4 MAY 18

NAVAREA VII 125 OF 2018: (12 APR 18)
1. SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN NE SECTOR ANGOLA
2. CHART SAN 1, BA 312
3. FPSO KAOMBO NORTE MOORING HOOK UP OPERATION
4. START POSITION: 07 18.36 S 011 14.33 E
HOOK UP POSITION: 07 14.20 S 011 17.15 E
5. DURING TRANSIT EXCLUSION ZONE 1.5.NM RADIUS AND 800 M RADIUS AT HOOK UP POSITION. VESSELS TO KEEP WELL CLEAR
6. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 129 OF 2018: (16 APR 18)
1. SOUTH ATLANTIC AND INDIAN OCEAN SECTORS
2. ANGOLA, NAMIBIA, SOUTH AFRICA AND MOZAMBIQUE
3. CHARTS SAN 1, 4, 5, 27 (INT 204), 28 (INT 700), 75 (INT 2630), 81 (INT 7510), BA 307, 311, 604, 3877
4. RIG LIST
A. 06 21.20 S 011 09.11 E KIZOMBA B
B. 07 18.55 S 011 16.86 E OCEAN RIG SKYROS (NEW)
C. 07 09.93 S 011 11.33 E ENSCO DS-8
D. 07 44.10 S 011 45.70 E WEST GEMINI
E. 07 43.41 S 012 04.90 E ENSCO DS-7
F. 08 53.73 S 012 09.22 E POSEIDON
G. 22 49.81 S 014 28.80 E SAIPEM 12000
H. 28 07.55 S 015 24.47 E OCEAN RIG OLYMPIA
I. 34 06.70 S 022 13.50 E ORCA
5. 4 NM EXCLUSION ZONE AROUND RIGS DUE TO PRESENCE OF UNLIT ANCHOR MARKING BUOYS.
6. CANCEL NAVAREA VII 076 OF 2018
7. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 130 OF 2018: (18 APR 18)
1. SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN SE SECTOR
2. CHART SAN 1, 2, 5
3. TUG PERIDOT (C/S 9VHE7) TOWING SHINSEI MARU NO3 (C/S JAAL). LENGTH OF TOW 500 METERS. DESTINATION CAPE TOWN. ETA 22 APR 18
4. 43 57.7 S 014 46.4 E
5. VESSELS TO KEEP WELL CLEAR
6. CANCEL NAVAREA VII 128 OF 2018
7. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 133 OF 2018: (19 APR 18)
1. INDIAN OCEAN - SW SECTOR APPROACHES TO LA REUNION
2. CHARTS SAN 28 (INT 700)
3. PARTLY SUBMERGED 50 METRE CAPSIZED RED HULL REPORTED ON 19 APR 18
4. 19 25.0 S 054 39.7 E
5. VESSELS TO NAVIGATE WITH CAUTION AND REPORT SIGHTINGS TO MRCC CAPE TOWN AND CAPE TOWN RADIO
6. CANCEL THIS MESSAGE 221400 UTC APR 18

NAVAREA VII 134 OF 2018: (19 APR 18)
1. INDIAN OCEAN SW SECTOR RSA DURBAN TO CAPE ST FRANCIS
2. CHART SAN 60, 59, 58, 93, 131,130,129,128,127,126, 86 (INT 7560), 85 (INT 7550), 84 (INT 7540), 83 (INT 7530)
3. M/V SANCO ATLANTIC (C/S C6TU2) CONDUCTING SEISMIC SURVEY OPERATIONS IN THE FOLLOWING AREA
4.A. 32 00.0 S 033 00.0 E
B. 30 00.0 S 031 00.0 E
C. 35 30.0 S 024 30.0 E
D. 37 30.0 S 027 00.0 E
5. VESSEL STREAMING SEISMIC GEAR 5 NM ASTERN, RESTRICTED IN HER ABILITY TO MANOEUVRE. SUPPORT VESSEL M/V FELLOWSHIP (C/S E5U2318)
6. VESSELS TO PROVIDE CPA OF 3 NM AHEAD, ON BOTH SIDES, AND 7 NM ASTERN. COMMUNICATION WATCH ON VHF CH 16, 2182 KHZ AND 4146 KHZ.
7. CANCEL THIS MESSAGE 12 MAY 18

NAVAREA VII 135 OF 2018: (19 APR 18)
1. SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN - NE SECTOR - OFFSHORE ORANJEMUND
2. CHARTS SAN 27 (INT 204)
3. GUNNERY EXERCISE FIRING WILL TAKE PLACE FROM 20 - 23 APR 18 AND 01 - 03 MAY 18 DAILY
4. AREA BOUNDED BY
A. 25 05.5 S 014 25.5 E
B. 25 15.5 S 014 25.5 E
C. 25 05.5 S 014 14.7 E
D. 25 05.5 S 014 14.7 E
5. ALL VESSELS REQUESTED TO KEEP 7NM CLEAR OF EXERCISE AREA
6. CANCEL THIS MESSAGE 04 MAY 18

NAVAREA VII 136 OF 2018: (19 APR 18)

1. SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN NE SECTOR - SW OF WALVIS BAY
2. CHART SAN 75 (INT 2630), 76 (INT 2640), 54
3. M/V MAERSK TENDER (C/S OYGS2) TOWING M/V SHENGMING (C/S HO8621). LENGTH OF TOW EXCEEDS 200 METERS. DESTINATION PORT OF CAPE TOWN
4. 28 48.7 S 015 09.1 E
5. VESSELS TO KEEP WELL CLEAR
6. CANCEL NAVAREA VII 131 OF 2018
7. UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

NAVAREA VII 137 OF 2018: (20 APR 18)
1. MESSAGES IN FORCE AT 0600 UTC 20 APR 18
2. NAVAREA VII MESSAGES IN FORCE = 109, 116, 283, 287, 302, 303, 304 OF 2017, 052, 055, 075, 078, 080, 084, 090, 093, 101, 111, 118, 122, 123, 124, 125, 129, 130, 133, 134, 135, 136 OF 2018
3. MESSAGES RE-ISSUED AS NOTICES TO MARINERS = NIL
4. MESSAGES ISSUED PREVIOUS TWO WEEKS = 127 137 OF 2018
5. MESSAGES CANCELLED PREVIOUS TWO WEEKS = 072, 076, 082, 121, 128, 131, 132, 137 OF 2018
6. CANCEL THIS MESSAGE
 

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