Local notices to mariners - Long Island Sound

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This information is taken from the First Coast Guard District’s Local Notice to Mariners alerting boaters to navigational changes or hazards. The list here is not an official Coast Guard statement but edited excerpts from recent notices. To be placed on the mailing list for the entire Local Notice to Mariners, contact the First Coast Guard District at (617) 223-8335. (The notices also are available on the World Wide Web at www.navcen.uscg.gov .)

This information is taken from the First Coast Guard District’s Local Notice to Mariners alerting boaters to navigational changes or hazards. The list here is not an official Coast Guard statement but edited excerpts from recent notices. To be placed on the mailing list for the entire Local Notice to Mariners, contact the First Coast Guard District at (617) 223-8335. (The notices also are available on the World Wide Web at www.navcen.uscg.gov .)

REVISED NAUTICAL CHARTS

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has updated the following nautical charts:

• chart 12368, 27th ed. — North Shore of Long Island Sound, Sherwood Point to Stamford Harbor;

• chart 12326, 50th ed. — Approaches to New York Fire Island Light to Sea Girt;

• chart 12402, 10th ed. — New York Lower Bay, northern part.

The new editions are available through NOAA sales agents. A free list of authorized sales agents is available by contacting the National Ocean Service, Distribution Division (N/ACC3), 6501 Lafayette Ave., Riverdale, Md. 20737.

EAST RIVER, EAST 90TH STREET FERRY LANDING, N.Y.

Weeks Marine will be installing a ferry landing at East 90th Street through Nov. 15. Weeks W276 crane barge with supply barges will be on scene. Work hours are from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (NOAA chart 12339)

NEWARK BAY, N.Y. and N.J.

Cashman Marine is maintenance dredging at Port Newark and Port Elizabeth berths 53-98 through Oct. 1. Dredge Wood 1 will be on scene with other Cashman assist vessels. Work hours are 6 a.m. to midnight. (NOAA chart 12333)

HUDSON RIVER, NY CRUISE

TERMINAL, N.Y. and N.J.

Turner Construction is widening Pier 88 at the NY Cruise Terminal through June 29, 2007. One crane barge and two deck barges will be on scene. Work hours are 6 a.m. to dark. (NOAA chart 12335)