Navigation Warnings


Updated 21st November, 2022 at 00:00 (GMT)

Notice to Mariners

NTM 024

MILLS BREAKER BUOY, EAST CARDINAL MARK, LIGHT VERY QUICK FLASHING WHITE (3) EVERY 5 SECONDS, IN CHARTED POSITION: 32-23.9’N, 064-36.9’W, THE BUOY IS MISSING FROM STATION.

232355Z SEP 22

NTM 001

DUE TO THE DANGER OF STRANDING ON THE REEFS FRINGING BERMUDA AND FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANISATION (I.M.O) HAS ESTABLISHED AN AREA TO BE AVOIDED AROUND THE BERMUDA ISLANDS. THE AREA TO BE AVOIDED APPLIES TO ALL VESSELS CARRYING OIL OR HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, AND ALL OTHER VESSELS EXCEEDING 1000GRT WHETHER OR NOT BOUND FOR BERMUDA PORTS. VESSELS NOT CALLING AT BERMUDA ARE ADVISED TO KEEP A MINIMUM OF 30 MILES DISTANT. VESSELS INTENDING TO ENTER BERMUDA TERITORIAL WATERS ARE REQUIRED TO OBSERVE THE IMO AREA TO BE AVOIDED AND REQUEST PERMISSION TO ENTER FROM BERMUDA RADIO ON MARINE VHF CH16, 48 HOUR PRIOR SHIPS REPORTING IS REQUIRED TO ADVISE ISPS DOCUMENTATION, DANGEROUS GOODS DECLARATION AND WASTE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS, VESSELS CAN OBTAIN FURTHER INFORMATION FROM WWW.MAROPS.BM/SEAPORT_SECURITY SUBSEQUENTLY PRIOR TO DEPARTURE FROM BERMUDA PORTS, VESSELS ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A DANGEROUS GOODS DECLARATION.

161200Z SEP 21

Local Navigation Warnings

LNW 075

THE NARROWS CHANNEL. UNLIT GREEN BUOY #6 IS REPORTED OFF STATION BY APPROX 15 METRES AND INSIDE THE CHANNEL.

211055Z NOV 22

LNW 066

GREAT SOUND, EAST OF SOMERSET BRIDGE, A VESSEL IS REPORTED AS A HAZARD TO SAFE NAVIGATION, SUNK 15M FROM LANTANA DOCK IN POSITION 32-16.777N 064-52.332W. MARINERS SHOULD PROCEED WITH CAUTION IN THIS VICINITY.

022200Z OCT 22

LNW 001

ST. GEORGE'S. TOWN CUT CHANNEL. GATES FORT FIXED RED LIGHT, THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

101200Z NOV 18