Cromarty Firth Outer Anchorage
Notice to Mariners No.13 - 2016
West Phoenix Semi-submersible rig
Chart - BA223 - Dunrobin Point to BuckieMariners are advised that the semi-submersible rig "West Phoenix" is at anchor in the Cromarty Firth Outer anchorage at Lat 57 degrees 42.3' North, Long 003 degrees 52.6' West
The rig will be anchored with a spread of 8 anchors, each with a scope of up to 2000m.
Supply and support vessels are liable to be encountered anywhere in the vicinity of moored rigs within Cromarty Firth Port limits. Mariners are therefore instructed to give the "West Phoenix" a wide berth and at all times to proceed with utmost caution.
Further information can be obtained from 'Cromarty Firth Port Radio' VHF 11 or telephone +44(0)1349 852308
Captain Torquil Macleod
Harbour Master/Operations Manager
Port of Cromarty Firth
Date 12th August 2016