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Anmaropa Buoy – Re-established

Mariners are advised the navigation buoy on the sunken vessel Anmaropa  at the St Helens Bar has been re-established. A copy of the email advice from Marine and Safety Tasmania (MaST) is featured below. It is timely to remind sea farers

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Negotiating the St Helens Barway

Many skippers of vessels assume that it is not possible or safe to cross the St Helens bar into Georges Bay. It is, of course, true that the barway presents a problem with a swell on it, which is no

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Pelican Point Dredging Completed

The dregding on the channel at Pelican Point was completed this week and half a metre of additional depth has been added. The channel should now be navigable at all times to vessels up to 1.8 metre draft. At high

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Barway Update, May 2010

Summer is over and boating activity has dropped off with only 3 boats requiring an escort into St Helens during April. The southern channel on the St Helens Barway is maintaining its position, generally providing good access. Care should be

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MAST CEO Interviewed by ABC

Marine and Safety Tasmania CEO, Colin Finch was interviewed by ABC Rural today at Blanche Beach, where dredging to remove 215,000 cubic metres of sand is almost complete. The sand is being moved from a major deposition area alongside the

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