NOTICE TO MARINERS NO.10/2021T
ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE SHIPPING TRAFFIC
OFF THE COAST OF SURINAME
The drillship Maersk Valiant will conduct exploration drilling off the Coast of Suriname from March 9th till June 9th, 2021 at the drilling location 07° 25’.5 N – 056° 00’.5 W (WGS 84).
For safety reason vessels should keep a safe distance of 1000 (one thousand) meters from the drillship.
The Offshore Support Vessels (OSV) that will assist during the operations are MV Bourbon Topaz, MV Brad Dartez, MV Timbalier Island, MV Felton Tide and MV Gerard Tide.
• Communication is through the VHF channels 16 and 77.
• There is a SAFETY ZONE of 1000 (one thousand) meters from the drilling site.
• Maersk Valiant is not maneuverable and will display the relevant characters.
All ships should take notice of the above mentioned.