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Binnen 8

Binnengewässer Göta Kanal, Trollhätte Kanal, Passage, Vättern & Vänern

Date of last notice: 22.10.2021

These nautical notices serve to provide additional information, especially for short-term notices, and do not replace the necessary up-to-date paper charts on board. The information is specially tailored to the content in NV nautical charts.

Notice valid: 16.11.2021 until 16.10.2021
Mariehomsbroarna will be closed to all vessels requiring bridge opening on November 16 for maintenance.
Notice valid: 27.08.2021 until 19.09.2021

Due to maintenance work on the lock system of Lake Vänern and Trollhätte Canal, the Järnvägsbron bridge and associated locks will not be operated during the period 27 Aug to 19 Sep 2021. 

For all shipping traffic, the bridge passage under the  railway bridge will be closed from 12 to 16 July 21 during the period 2200h to 0500h.

Notice valid: 27.08.2021 until 19.09.2021

From 27.08.21 0600h to 19.09.21 1800h the fairway will be closed to all vessel traffic due to maintenance work on the lock.

Notice valid: 27.08.2021 until 19.09.2021
from 27.08.21 0600h to 19.09.21 1800h the fairway is closed for all shipping traffic due to maintenance work on the lock.
Notice valid: 27.08.2021 until 19.09.2021
from 27.08.21 0600h to 19. 09.21 1800h the fairway is closed for all shipping traffic due to maintenance work on the lock.
Notice valid from: 19.07.2018
Destroyed lighted beacon ‚Bastungsgrundet‘ in position 58°23.981’N 012°19.434’E has been replaced with a unlit yellow special buoy.

Affected NV Charts: NV Binnen 8 VÄN8, S.44
Dated: 19.07.2018

Notice valid from: 31.05.2018
Underwater rock discovered in position 58°34.20’N 013°10.71’E and marked by a yellow special spar buoy.



Notice valid from: 22.04.2021

Until further notice, the temporary beacon floodlight, together with the all-round light Iso 2s, has been extinguished.

Notice valid from: 23.11.2020
The fairway is closed.
A rope fitted with red and yellow floats will be deployed across river 'Nordre Älv', approximately 70 m upstream from
the ferry landing point at Kornhall. This temporary measure is undertaken in order to prevent ice floes from causing
undue disturbance to the operation of the cable ferry.
Contact: Duty officer on the cable ferry, VHF Ch 16 or by telephone +46 10-123 26 95.
Notice valid: 08.07.2020 until 01.09.2021
in the Time from Jul 8, 2020 - September 1, 20121 the fairway under the bridge 'Motorvägsbron' in Kungälv is closed for maintenance work. Leisure craft may pass south of the fairway and the closed area.
The area is partly marked-out with buoyage.
Until further notice, the racon at the Lilla Milskär beacon (pos. approx. 58°44.2'N 013°15.2'E) is down.

Affected NV Charts: NV Inland 8 VÄN6, p.42
As of 31.01.2019

Caution: the passage south of Sävtuvan Island is not navigable throughout, as there is a shoal (water depth 0.8m reported) east of the green buoy line at approximately 57°51.63'N 012°00.32'E.

Affected NV Charts: NV Inland 8 TROLL9, p.60:
As of 29/07/2019
Underwater rock with depth less than 2,2m reported near to the green side of the channel in position 58°42.04’N 013°09.37’E North of Transnäsudde.

Affected NV Charts: NV Binnen 8 VÄN6, S.42
Dated: 06.12.2017
The isolated danger buoy N of Lurö Röskar light has been replaced with a port-hand light buoy (Fl.R.3s) in position 58°47.892’N 013°15.896’E.

Affected NV Charts: NV Binnen 8 VÄN5, S.41
Dated: 24.05.2018
Die Wassertiefe im Göta-Kanal ist zwischen den Schleusen "Carlsborgs övre sluss / Söderköping" und "Norsholms sluss" auf 2,4 Meter begrenzt.

Affected NV Charts: NV Binnen 8 Ö GÖT, S.13
Dated: 24.08.2017
The depth in the Göta Canal fairway between the locks "Motala" and "Carl Johans Slussar/ Berg" is limited to 2.7m.

Dated: 24.08.2017

Dangerous underwater rocks are reported at the following position

 58°45.340'N 013°48.600'E (Bössholmen)


Affected NV Marine Charts: NV Inland 8 VÄN2, p.38

Dated: 17.08.2017

A new bascule bridge, called „Olidebron“, with a vertical clearance of 3,5m (closed) has been established in Trollhättan. The bridge is opened according to procedures as other bridges in Trollhätte canal.

Affected NV Charts: NV Binnen 8 TROLL4, S.55
Stand: 24.08.2017
Dangerous underwater rocks are reported at the following position

58°44.484'N 013°46.675'E (Stengårdsholmen)

Affected NV Charts: NV Inland 8 VÄN2, p.38
Dated: 17.08.2017
In the approach channel to Främnäshamnen, a reduced depth of 1.9m has been reported due to silting.
Affected NV nautical charts: Inland 8 VÄN7, p.43
As of 14.07.2016.
The east cardinal buoy at position 58°43.135'N 013°41.889'E east of Onsö has been withdrawn.
Affected NV nautical charts: NV Inland 8 VÄN2, p.38
As of: 17.08.2016
Dangerous underwater rock has been reported in position 58°33.73’N 014°27.13’E. Navigating in the marked passage is highly recommended.

Affected NV Charts: NV Binnen 8 V GÖT1, S.26
a) The sector light Borhallsudde (Fl(4)WRG) at pos 58°51.200’N 013°42.660’E has been extinguished. The daymark remains in place.
b) The character of the light Brännäs (Dir.Iso.4s) at pos 58°51.200’N 013°42.660’E has been changed to Iso.4s all-round white.

Affected NV Charts: NV Binnen 8 VÄN3, S.39
Dated: 30.06.2016
Notice valid from: 01.03.2020
On the Göta Canal the following rules have to be followed since March 2020:

Vessels > 15m in length are recommended to be equipped with AIS, at least as receiver, and to be standby on VHF 16/10.
It is recommended to provide a mobile phone number to receive current messages from the canal operator via SMS.
In the Billströmmen, Spetsnäskanalen and Bergkanalen passages, vessels > 15m in length are requested to report their passage intention via VHF 16/10.

Affected NV Charts: NV Binnen 8
Dated: 01.03.2020
Notice valid from: 01.03.2020
On the Göta Canal the following rules have to be followed since March 2020:

Vessels > 15m in length are recommended to be equipped with AIS, at least as receiver, and to be standby on VHF 16/10.
It is recommended to provide a mobile phone number to receive current messages from the canal operator via SMS.
In the Billströmmen, Spetsnäskanalen and Bergkanalen passages, vessels > 15m in length are requested to report their passage intention via VHF 16/10.

Affected NV Charts: NV Binnen 8
Dated: 01.03.2020
Notice valid from: 06.12.2019
Until further notice, the sectors of light Bornäsudde (Fl.WRG.10s) in position 58°49.35’N 013°52.39’E are unreliable and should not be used for navigation.
Vessels > 15m are requested to notify their intended passage via VHF 16/10 and sound signal.
All Ships, All Ships, All Ships,
Vessel NAME inbound Bergkanalen east bound.

Vessels > 15m are requested to notify their intended passage via VHF 16/10 and sound signal.
All Ships, All Ships, All Ships,
Vessel NAME inbound Spetsnäskanalen east bound.

East bound sound signal: Long
Vessels > 15m are requested to notify their intended passage via VHF 16/10 and sound signal.
All Ships, All Ships, All Ships,
Vessel NAME inbound Bergkanalen west bound.

Vessels > 15m are requested to notify their intended passage via VHF 16/10 and sound signal.
All Ships, All Ships, All Ships,
Vessel NAME inbound Billströmmen east bound.

East bound sound signal: Long Long Short
Vessels > 15m are requested to notify their intended passage via VHF 16/10 and sound signal.
All Ships, All Ships, All Ships,
Vessel NAME inbound Spetsnäskanalen west bound.

West bound sound signal: Long Long Long
Vessels > 15m are requested to notify their intended passage via VHF 16/10 and sound signal.
All Ships, All Ships, All Ships,
Vessel NAME inbound Billströmmen west bound.
West bound sound signal: Long Long