03/2018 - Reporting Point - Point Romeo

Reporting Point - Point Romeo

 

As shown on Admiralty Chart 1828, is defined as any point on a circle of radius 2.5 nautical miles centred midway between the charted positions of the channel entrance buoys (Nos.1 & 2)

Arrival and Sailing Requirements for Vessels not requiring a Pilot

Any vessel over 20 metres in length and not requiring a pilot must report to the Port Control by VHF radio or by telephone at the following times:-

 

Vessel Type

 

Arrival Advice’s

 

Sailing Advice’s

 

One Hour Before Romeo

 

30 Mins Before Romeo

 

At Point Romeo

 

Entering the Channel

 

Vessel Secure

 

Twenty Minutes Before Sailing

 

Five Minutes Before Sailing

 

Ready to Sail

 

Clear of the Channel

 

See  Notes

 

3

 

1

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

1 , 3

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

Conventional Vessels    

 

T

 

T

 

T

 

T

 

T

 

T

 

T

 

T

 

T

 

High Speed Craft    **

 

 

 

T

 

T

 

T

 

T

 

T

 

T

 

T

 

T

 

Notes:-                         **      

As Defined in the International Code of Safety for High Speed   Craft.

1.        Vessel must advise any circumstances which might affect the manoeuvring capability of the vessel, and also the number of  any  Exemption Certificate.

2.        To obtain permission to proceed into the channel or to leave the berth.

3.        Vessels are advised to keep listening watch on VHF channel 14 from this time until vessel secure or clear of the channel.