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News - 05/01/16

Dredge Licence Application 01/2016 Shepards Wharf – Town Quay

An application has been made for a maintenance dredge licence at Shepards Wharf Marina and approaches and the Town Quay mooring basin.

Shepards Wharf PO31 7HT and Town Quay PO31 7AS 

Description of the Proposed Work:
The area to be dredged includes Shepards Wharf Marina and the surrounding approaches and separately the Town Quay mooring basin. Shepards Wharf will be returned to its design depths of between 2.0m – 2.5m below chart datum and the approaches to between 1.5m – 3.0m below chart datum. Town Quay will be reduced back to its design depth of between 1.0m – 2.0m below chart datum. The amount of dredge material to be removed is approximately 3,000 cubic metres at Shepards Wharf and 500 cubic metres at Town Quay. The work is aimed to be carried out either in April or the autumn/winter of 2016 taking approximately 10 days.

Hard copies of supporting drawings and method statements can be viewed at the Harbour Office, Town Quay, Cowes between 0900-1700 Monday to Friday.

The deadline for comments or objections is 14th February 2016; these should be submitted to the Harbour Master’s office in writing.