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Exclusion Zones

Bay of Plenty Harbourmaster

Rena exclusion zones

Notice 001/2016

All previous directions relating to the closure of areas associated with the Rena salvage operation are withdrawn, with effect from 0800 NZST 05 April 2016.

From 0800 NZST 05 April 2016 the following areas are closed to vessels 500GT and over:

Astrolabe Reef 2.0nm centred on position           37 32.446 S – 176 25.625 E

Brewis Shoal 1.5nm centred on position                37 34.136 S - 176 22.828 E

Okaparu Reef 1.5nm centred on position              37 34.914 S – 176 21.669 E

Penguin Shoal 1.0nm centred on position             37 26.752 S – 176 20.164 E

Volkner Rocks 2.0nm centred on position             37 28.624 S – 177 08.015 E

This notice is given by Peter Buell, Bay of Plenty Harbourmaster, in accordance with clause 3.11 of the Bay of Plenty Regional Navigation Safety Bylaw 2010 and section 33F(1) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994.

Any questions should be directed to the Bay of PlentyHarbour Master on 0800 884 880.

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