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17/11/2017

Notice to Mariners No.121 of 2017 - Waverider Buoy and Admiralty Buoy

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that a Yellow Waverider Buoy Fl(5)W, 20secs will be moored on Dale Shelf Anchorage in approximate position 51º42.’22 N   005º08.’63 W. 2. An unlit Admiralty Mooring Buoy will be […]

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09/11/2017

Notice to Mariners No.120 of 2017 - Cancellation of NTMs

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the following Notice to Mariners have now been cancelled as works to repair and replace buoyage are complete: No.114 of 2017 – Navigation Buoy Status No.118 of 2017 – Navigation Aids No.[…]

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19/10/2017

Notice to Mariners No.116 of 2017 - Cancellation of NTMs

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled: No.49 of 2017 – Cosheston Pill Navigation Buoy No.87 of 2017 – Milford Dock Approach Lights No. 100 of 2017 – Thorn Island […]

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18/10/2017

Notice to Mariners No.115 of 2017 - Lock Gates at Milford Marina

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the damaged gate is now secured to the outer turn of the lock pits entrance wall on the Milford side (East wall) and protrudes slightly into the lock entrance channel.  2. Access and Exit […]

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13/10/2017

Notice to Mariners No.111 of 2017 - Cancellation of NTM

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled:   No.44 of 2017 – Warning Buoys Re-established in West Angle Bay, Gelliswick Bay, Jenkins Point and Dale Bay BY ORDER M RYAN […]

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22/09/2017

Notice to Mariners No.110 of 2017 - Mid Channel Rock Cardinal Buoy

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the Mid-Channel Rock cardinal buoy Q(9).15s in approx. position Lat 51º40.18’N Long 005º 10.14’W is now relit.   2. Admiralty charts 3274, and Imray Y26 & 2600 ATLAS refer.   3.[…]

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23/08/2017

Notice to Mariners No.103 of 2017 - Control Depths

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, following a recent hydrographic survey the following control depths have been amended:   Berth / Channel Old New       West Channel 15.4 15.7 Main Channel 16.3 16.1 South Channel 9.[…]

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01/08/2017

Notice to Mariners No.90 of 2017 - Neyland Point Beacon

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the Neyland Point Beacon site (approx. position 51°42’.19N  004°57’.16W) has now been reinstated.   2. As such the following Notices have now been cancelled: • No.68 of 2017 – […]

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25/07/2017

Notice to Mariners No.88 of 2017 - Haverfordwest Railway Bridge Obstruction

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, an obstruction to navigation exists under the Haverfordwest Railway bridge approximate position 51°47’.75N  005°07’.28W.   2. A timber support on the eastern side of the bridge has […]

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20/07/2017

Notice to Mariners No.86 of 2017 - Angle Bay Moorings

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the westernmost of the buoys to the north of Angle bay and just south of the main channel, known locally as Angle bay moorings, and used exclusively as a temporary berth for Svitzer tugs, […]

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17/07/2017

Notice to Mariners No.85 of 2017 - Cancellation of NTM

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the following Notice to Mariners have now been cancelled:   No.78 of 2017 – Welsh Grand Prix of the Sea 2017[…]

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07/07/2017

Notice to Mariners No.82 of 2017 - Cancellation of NTMs

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the following Notice to Mariners have now been cancelled:   No.52 of 2017 – Fog Signal Puma Energy Jetty No.70 of 2017 – Diving Operations (1)[…]

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05/07/2017

Notice to Mariners No.81 of 2017 - Cosheston Pill Buoyage

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the buoyage in Cosheston Pill will be undergoing maintenance commencing 5th July 2017.   2. The buoys will be lifted individually and taken ashore for painting and replaced temporarily by […]

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05/07/2017

Notice to Mariners No.79 of 2017 - Thorn Island Pontoon Installation

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that on or about 17th July 2017 a private pontoon will be installed at Thorn Island (approx. position 51°41’.5N  005°07’.0W).   2. In addition, three private moorings have been reinstated […]

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04/07/2017

Notice to Mariners No.75 of 2017 - Fog Signal South Hook LNG Jetty

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the SOUTH HOOK LNG JETTY fog signal, Horn (2) 30sec located at the western most end of the jetty is now back in service.   2. Admiralty chart 3274, and Imray Y26 & 2600 ATLAS refer.[…]

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30/06/2017

Notice to Mariners No.74 of 2017 - Cancellation of NTM

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the following Notices to Mariners have now been cancelled:   No. 62 of 2017 – Milford Haven Hydrographic Survey   No. 69 of 2017 – Milford Haven Hydrographic Survey (2)[…]

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27/06/2017

Notice to Mariners No.72 of 2017 - Valero Jetty Small Boat Passage Open

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the maintenance work has now been completed and the Valero Terminal Small Boat Passage is now open.   2. Admiralty chart 3274, 3275 and Imray Y26 and 2600 atlas refer.   3. Notice to […]

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16/06/2017

Notice to Mariners No.67 of 2017 - Reinstatement of the Traynor Buoy

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the TRAYNOR BUOY (Q6+LFl 15secs), has been reinstated and is on station in position; Lat 51º 42.0’ North and Long 04º 57.09’ West.   2. Admiralty Chart 3275 and Imray Y26 and 2600 […]

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07/06/2017

Notice to Mariners No.64 of 2017 - Cancellation of NTM

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled:   No. 60 of 2017 – Mackerel Landing Stage[…]

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06/06/2017

Notice to Mariners No.62 of 2017 - Milford Haven Hydrographic Survey

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, commencing Tuesday 13th June 2017, a hydrographic survey of the Haven will take place.   2. The survey vessel ‘Marine Sensor’ will carry out the work and will monitor VHF Ch 12 at all […]

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05/06/2017

Notice to Mariners No.61 of 2017 - Pembrokeshire Marine Code App

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum have commissioned an “app” for all IOS and Android devices that can be downloaded from the  “app store”.   2. The new app houses all of the vital […]

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05/06/2017

Notice to Mariners No.59 of 2017 - Cancellation of NTM

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled:   No. 56 of 2017 – Mackerel Landing Stage[…]

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31/05/2017

Notice to Mariners No 055 of 2017 - Use of Drones in Milford Haven Waterway

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that Port of Milford Haven has issued the Port’s Drone Policy. 2. This policy and advice is available at www.mhpa.co.uk/drone-policy/. 3. The Policy applies to drones and unmanned aerial […]

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15/05/2017

Notice to Mariners No.51 of 2017 - Cancellation Notice

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the following Notice to Mariners have now been cancelled:   No. 29 of 2017 – Works at Puma Jetty No. 32 of 2017 – Angle Bay Works No. 35 of 2017 – Benthic Grab Surveys in Milford […]

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05/05/2017

Notice to Mariners No.48 of 2017 - Dakotian Navigation Buoy

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the Dakotian Navigation Buoy Q(3).10s in approx. position Lat 51º42.16’N Long 005º 08.28’W is now relit.   2. Admiralty charts 3274, and Imray Y26 & 2600 ATLAS refer.   3. Notice to […]

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06/04/2017

Notice to Mariners No.44 of 2017 - Warning Buoys Re-established in West Angle Bay, Gelliswick Bay, Jenkins Point & Dale Bay

1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that warning buoys to prohibit the activities of high speed craft and water skiers have been re-established in the following positions:   JENKINS POINT a) Latitude 51° 42.967' North - Longitude 04° […]

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24/03/2017

Notice to Mariners No.42 of 2017 - CERS 3 (Consolidated European Reporting System)

Summary The CERS system is how the UK meets its reporting obligations under the European Legislation for The Vessel Traffic Monitoring Directive.   CERS 3 will come into force on the 1st April 2017 at which time all reporting […]

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17/03/2017

Notice to Mariners No.41 of 2017 - Marina Dredging Operations Complete

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the dredging operations in Neyland Yacht Haven have now been completed. 2. Notice to Mariners 98 of 2016 is hereby cancelled. 3. Admiralty chart 3275 and Imray Y26 and 2600 Atlas refer.[…]

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16/03/2017

Notice to Mariners No.40 of 2017 - Neyland Yacht Haven Cill Marker Reinstated

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the starboard cill marker at Neyland Yacht Haven has been reinstated (approx. position 510 42.73N  0040 56.’5W). 2. Admiralty chart 3275 and Imray Y26 and 2600 Atlas refer. 3. Notice to […]

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16/03/2017

Notice to Mariners No.39 of 2017 - Cancellation Notice

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled:   No. 26 of 2017 – Neyland Yacht Haven Piling Works[…]

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10/03/2017

Notice to Mariners No.37 of 2017 - Mill Bay Navigation Buoy

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the MILL BAY Navigation Buoy Fl(2)R.5s in approx. position Lat 51º41.05’N Long 005º 09.44’W is relit.   2. Admiralty charts 3273, 3274, and Imray Y26 & 2600 ATLAS refer.   3.[…]

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08/03/2017

Notice to Mariners No.36 of 2017 - Mill Bay Navigation Buoy

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the MILL BAY Navigation Buoy Fl(2)R.5s in approx. position Lat 51º41.05’N Long 005º 09.44’W is reported as unlit.   2. Mariners are required to navigate with caution in the area.[…]

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21/02/2017

Notice to Mariners No.34 of 2017 - Cancellation of NTM

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the following Notice to Mariners has now been cancelled:   No. 31 of 2017 – Thorn Rock Navigation Buoy[…]

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13/02/2017

Notice to Mariners No.33 of 2017 - Gelliswick Bay Works Completed

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the engineering works to the retaining wall at the North end of the Bay have now been completed.   2. The following Notice to Mariners will now been cancelled: No. 25 of 2017 – […]

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03/02/2017

Notice to Mariners No.31 of 2017 - Thorn Rock Navigation Buoy

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, the THORN ROCK Buoy Q(9)15s in approx. position Lat 51º41.53’N Long 005º 07.76’W is missing the top mark and is unlit, Buoy is still visible.   2. Mariners are required to navigate […]

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19/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.30 of 2017 - Ecological Surveys in Milford Haven and Pennar Gut

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, ecological surveys will take place on the Haven between 13th February 2017 and 30th December 2017. 2. Otter Trawl surveys will be undertaken in February, May, August and November by the […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.24 of 2017 - Obstructing the fairway

1. MARINERS ARE REMINDED that vessel movements may occur with limited under keel clearance and in order to navigate safely requires the vessel to remain in the channel. 2. No vessel, whether under sail or power, which is not […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.23 of 2017 - Weighted Heaving Lines

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that the practice of weighting heaving lines with infills of metal and like objects poses a significant risk of injury and is not acceptable in Milford Haven. 2. Monkeys fist or similar may be […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.22 of 2017 - Letting go tug lines

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that it is a requirement in Milford Haven that tug lines are let go from the ship in a seamanlike manner. 2. Lines and messengers should be lowered slowly and under control to the tug unless […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.21 of 2017 - Controlled and Exclusion Zones

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, for enhancement of safety, certain specified vessels whilst navigating within the jurisdiction of the port may be allocated zones as follows:   Controlled Zones Extending 1 mile ahead and […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.20 of 2017 - Message Markers

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, in accordance with IALA V103 training, Milford Haven Port Control will use Standard Marine Communication Phrases (SMCP) message markers when in communication with vessels transiting within […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.19 of 2017 - Hazards to navigation

1. Following a number of incidents that have occurred in the Haven, fishermen are reminded of the hazard to navigation that lost fishing nets pose to Haven users, specifically for large vessels by becoming entangled in […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.18 of 2017 - Passage planning and pre-movement declaration

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that aids to passage planning for Milford Haven are now available electronically. 2. Mariners may go to www.mhpa.co.uk to download charts showing the Milford Haven Waterway and our Master/Pilot […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.17 of 2017 - Passage Planning

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that passage plans are a requirement for every movement of reporting vessels of more than 50 metres LOA within the limits of the jurisdiction of Milford Haven Port Authority. 2. General […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.16 of 2017 - Exclusion Zone

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that an exclusion zone for fishing including potting and diving has been established in the Haven. 2. Fishing, potting and diving must not take place within a 100 metres radius of position 51o […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.15 of 2017 - Warning that photographs and video pictures may by taken and used as evidence

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that, Milford Haven Port Authority (MHPA) is committed to complying with the Port Marine Safety Code. This Code requires, amongst other things, that MHPA exercises its statutory powers to […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.14 of 2017 - Coding of Workboats

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that it is a requirement of Milford Haven Port Authority that any workboat offered for commercial use within the Haven must be coded under the appropriate Code of Practice OR present a Category 6 […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.13 of 2017 - Fishing Pot Markers

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that fishing pots must not be laid in the main navigation channels. 2. Lines to marker buoys can foul propellers and cause a hazard to navigation. 3. Any pots laid outside the channel or […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.12 of 2017 - Escort Tug Wash

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that large wash may be experienced in the vicinity of the West Channel – St. Ann’s Head to Dale Point and Sheep Island to Thorn Island. 2. Harbour tugs engaged in active or passive escorting […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.11 of 2017 - Waterskiing, Aquaplaning or similar activities not permitted amongst moorings

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that waterskiing, aquaplaning or similar activities are not permitted amongst moorings or between moorings and the shore. Users participating in such activities should give moorings and vessels […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.10 of 2017 - Moored Vessels - Interaction

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of the need to navigate with care when passing moored vessels. 2. In particular, the effects of interaction which can cause such vessels to surge alongside with potential adverse effects to […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.09 of 2017 - Beam Trawlers

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that, they may encounter beam trawlers deploying or recovering their trawl beams in the area between the west end of South Hook LNG Terminal and Thorn Island. 2. These beams may protrude as much […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.08 of 2017 - Tug Wash During Berthing or Unberthing

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that, small craft should proceed with caution when passing vessels mooring or unmooring with the aid of tugs. 2. These tugs, when pushing a vessel onto a berth may use their engines at full […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.07 of 2017 - Navigation outside recognised channels

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that vessels or objects moored to licensed permanent buoys within the following designated “small craft mooring areas” are NOT required to exhibit, all round, white riding lights. 2. Mooring […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.06 of 2017 - Mixed Moorings

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of the dangers involved in the use of mixed moorings in the port of Milford Haven. 2. Generally mooring lines of the same size and material should be used for all leads, if this is not possible […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.05 of 2017 - Alongside - Safety

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of the dangers of embarking and disembarking vessels from jetties or quays within the Haven. 2. In particular, attention is drawn to the need for a vessel making fast to be fully secure and […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.04 of 2017 - Milford Haven Leading Lights - High Intensity Lights

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that the following stations are fitted with high intensity lights for use in daylight in reduced visibility.   Station Approximate Position (WGS 84 datum (ETRS 89)) a.  West Block House, North […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.03 of 2017 - Safe Access for Pilots

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED of their obligations to facilitate the safe embarkation and disembarkation of Pilots, as laid down by the current Merchant Shipping (Pilot Ladders and Hoists) Regulations. 2. In particular, […]

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03/01/2017

Notice to Mariners No.02 of 2017 - Milford Haven Port Control

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY REMINDED that Milford Haven Port Authority operates a vessel traffic service which includes harbour surveillance radar covering Milford Haven up to the Cleddau Bridge and the seaward approaches for ranges […]

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09/12/2016

Notice To Mariners No. 98 of 2016 - Marina Dredging Operations

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, dredging operations will take place in Neyland Yacht Haven beginning on or around 21st December 2016. 2. A dredging unit “May Queen” will operate within Neyland Yacht Haven and out to […]

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