Notices to mariners

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For stress free boating please make sure you have the right information before you set sail. 

Local Notice to Mariners (Number 6 of 2023)

Flood Debris at Marina Entrance

Following heavy rainfall associated with Storm Babet, flood debris in the Tyne estuary is continuing to cause a problem as it accumulates against the lock gates.

Local Notice to Mariners No 5 of 2023

Temporary closure of Marina lock gates on Wednesday 13th September

Mariners are advised that the lock gates at Royal Quays Marina will be out of action on Wedneday 13th September between 830 and 1700 (approx.).

It will not be possible for vessels to enter or depart the Marina during this time


Local Notice to Mariners: No 4 of 2023

Underwater Dive Works & Repairs to Disused Timber Lock Gates

Mariners are advised that divers will be carrying out underwater work on two of the now disused timber lock gates, situated either side of the current lock gates, during the period from Tuesday 5th September 2023 to Friday 15th September 2023

Local Notice to Mariners : Number 3 of 2023

Repair Work to Disused Timber Lock Gates

Mariners are advised that from Saturday 26 August 2023 conservation repair work will take place on the disused timber lock gates at Royal Quays Marina.

The work will take place during daylight hours and will be ongoing for approximately one month.

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Port of Tyne

Port of Tyne Navigational Notices

Notices are issued by the Port of Tyne to ensure the safety of navigation on the River.

Please check this webpage regularly.

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