Local Notices to Mariners - New England

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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. The notices also are available online at

www.navcen.uscg.mil

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. The notices also are available online at

www.navcen.uscg.mil .

REVISED NAUTICAL CHARTS

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

• chart 13223, 40th ed. - Narragansett Bay, including NewportHarbor

• chart 13275 , 31st ed. - Salem and LynnHarbors, ManchesterHarbor

STATE AND

FEDERAL WATERS, N.J.

Geophysical and Geological Reconnaissance Activities Seaforth Geosurveys Inc., on behalf of BlueOcean Energy Terminal LLC (BOE Terminal) and BlueOcean Energy Pipeline LLC (BOE Pipeline), are conducting geophysical and geological surveys in federal and New Jersey state waters until approximately Aug. 28. On scene is research vessel Connecticut, call sign WCY 4995, which will be monitoring VHF channels 13 and 16, and VTS channel as required. Vessels will participate in the VTS system as required. Vessels are fitted with AIS. Other communications methods: cell phone (860) 625-3251, e-mail captain d.nelson@uconn.edu. The study area for these reconnaissance activities extends from the proposed floating terminal site (roughly 20 miles offshore New Jersey and 30 miles south of Long Island) to the onshore coastal area and north into RaritanBay. (NOAA charts 12300, 12327, 12332)

DAMARISCOTTA, SHEEPSCOT AND KENNEBECRIVERS, SASANOA RIVER, MAINE

The following seasonal buoys had not been established by their advertised Light List date of May 15:

• The Boilers buoy 2 (LL 5895)

• SasanoaRiver buoy 30 (LL 5958)

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