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Date: 28th March 2014

MALDON’S HYTHE QUAY COLLAPSES

A 25m section of the Hythe Quay at Maldon has collapsed …more>>


Date: 28th March 2014

WORK FINISHED - BUOY REMOVED

A Notice to Mariners issued by the Crouch Harbour Authority ...more>>


Date: 13th February 2014

MIND THE YELLOW BUOY

A temporary special mark — a yellow buoy with a cross topmark — has been established ...more>>


Date: 2nd January 2014

CROUCH BUOY RETURNED

The Crouch NCB has been put back on station ...more>>


Date: 30th December 2013

CROUCH BUOY REMOVED

The Crouch Harbour Authority has issued a warning ...more>>


Date: 20th December 2013

ROGER TAYLOR TALK ON BUILDING MINGMING II

She’s been launched, she’s begun sea trials and now Roger Taylor is booked ...more>>


Date: 19th December 2013

SWALLOWTAIL BUOY REINSTATED

After a brief absence, the Swallowtail WCB has been returned ...more>>


Date: 18th December 2013

SWALLOWTAIL BUOY REMOVED

The Crouch Harbour Authority has removed the Swallowtail WCB ...more>>


Date: 18th December 2013

REDUCED BRIGHTLINGSEA LIGHTS BACK

The leading lights for night entry to Brightlingsea Creek have been reinstated ...more>>


Date: 11th December 2013

BRIGHTLINGSEA LEADING LIGHTS OUT

The two red leading lights for night entry to Brightlingsea Creek ...more>>


Date: 13th November 2013

LIMEHOUSE BASIN LOCK CLOSED

The Limehouse Basin tidal lock between the River Thames ...more>>


Date: 11th November 2013

QUEENBOROUGH ALL-TIDE LANDING CLOSED

The All-Tide Landing at Queenborough has been closed ...more>>


Date: 5th November 2013

HAVENGORE REOPENS

The Havengore bridge is back in full operation ...more>>


Date: 1st November 2013

HAVENGORE BRIDGE CLOSED

The Havengore bridge is out of action awaiting ...more>>


Date: 30th October 2013

MERSEA BUOY MISSING

The Quarters Spit ECB, which marks the divide between the Mersea and Tollesbury channels ...more>>


Date: 22nd August 2013

NEW VISITOR PONTOONS AT KING’S LYNN

A new pontoon has been established in the heart of King’s Lynn specifically to draw ...more>>


Date: 18th August 2013

HARWICH DREDGING OPERATIONS

Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) has issued a Notice to Mariners announcing ...more>>


Date: 6th August 2013

DETAILS OF BUOYAGE CHANGES FOR LONDON GATEWAY

There have been a number of significant buoyage changes in the area of Sea Reach to the Sunk ...more>>


Date: 5th August 2013

BARGE TRUST WINS LOTTERY FUNDING

The Thames Sailing Barge Trust (TSBT) has received confirmation ...more>>



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The collapse of stonework at Maldon’s Hythe Quay means no visitor berths there this summer. See the news story for full details and advice from the River Bailiff.
Photo © Colin Jarman

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'Ellen Grace' in Brightlingsa. © John Castell. CLICK TO READ ARTICLE. Collapsed stonework at Maldon's Hythe Quay. © Colin Jarman. CLICK TO ENLARGE