The Ports and Yachting Directorate of Transport Malta issued the Maritime Safety Information & the Promulgation of Notices to Mariners.
This document was published on January 4th, 2023.
The Ports and Yachting Directorate, Transport Malta, advises the public in general, Local Councils, Government Agencies, mariners and entities along the foreshore, that the Chief Officer & Harbour Master, is to be notified as early as possible when new or suspected dangers to navigation are discovered or when any changes to aids to navigation are observed within the territorial and internal waters of Malta, within the land and sea approaches to any port or bay, within any Port and any Marina and on any berth, landing, quay, slipway or pontoon.
The above also applies when irregularities which are related to depths of seabed, navigational aids, marine facilities, and any other circumstances that may affect the safety of navigation and shipping in general, within the territorial and navigable waters of Malta, and which may necessitate corrections or amendments to Navigational Charts or Nautical Publications.
In the case of pre-planned maritime activities, including surveys and works along the foreshore or within the territorial and internal waters and ports and the approaches thereto, the Chief Officer & Harbour Master, is to be notified by not less than fourteen (14) working days prior to the date of the commencement of the intended activity.
This is to ensure that, if required, relevant Notices to Mariners are issued and promulgated through the Government Gazette and publicly, in a timely manner and in conformity with the legal requirements.
Observations are to be reported to:
Preferably Via Valletta Ports Vessel Traffic Service(VALLETTA VTS)
Hours of Service: 24/7
Tel: (+356) 22914491/2
VHF: Channel 12 / 14 / 16
Tel: (+356) 22914413
Tel: (+356) 22914430
Transport Malta - Ports and Yachting Directorate:
Tel: (+356) 21 222203
Correspondence is to be addressed to:
The Chief Officer / Harbour Master
Malta Transport Centre
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Mariners are further reminded that Weather Bulletin and Navigational Warnings are issued daily by Malta Radio (9HD) Maritime Coast Radio Station on VHF, MF/RT.
For further details regarding Transmissions please contact Malta Radio on:
Tel: (+356) 22494201/2/3/4/5/6
Fax: (+356) 21809860
email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, please see the document below (available only to subscribers):
Maritime Safety Information & the Promulgation of Notices to Mariners
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