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Local Notice to Mariners

Local Notice to Mariners

March 31, 2023

Editorial Team

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Safety -Local Notice to Mariners (LNM) on LONG ISLAND: SHINNECOCK-MORICHES INLET

Both Moriches and Shinnecock inlets have been experiencing ongoing shoaling conditions. In order to improve inlet conditions Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company, LLC. will be conducting dredging.

Coastal protection operations in Shinnecock & Moriches Inlets, NY, will commence on February 15 to May 15, 2023, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Equipment on scene will be:

  • Cutter Suction Dredges ILLINOIS & TEXAS,
  • Tug boats (6-8 each),
  • Booster Barges (2 each),
  • Survey Vessels (1-2 each),
  • Crew Boats (1-3 each),
  • Derrick Barges (1-3 each),
  • Anchor Barges (1-3 each).

They will be monitoring VHF-FM CH 13 and 16 for any concerned traffic.

Mariners are advised to use caution and transit at slow speed to minimize wake when transiting the area. This Local Notice to Mariners is updated weekly by the USCG.