Update Service

Nordsee Serie 11

Seegebiet Elbe, Hamburg bis Helgoland

Date of last notice: 20.05.2022

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 from: 23.08.2021

The green fairway buoy 1 is currently extinguished (without identification).

The shipping industry is asked for increased attention.

Notice valid: 31.05.2022 until 31.05.2022
On 31.05.2022 diving work will take place at the Outer Estes Barrage from 09.00 to 15.00. During the dives, the passage is temporarily closed.

The flag "A" and the visual signs at the barrage are to be observed.

Further information is available on VHF channel 9 or on 040- 428 477 011.

The shipping is asked to navigate with caution.
Notice valid: 11.05.2022 until 31.10.2022
The lighting at the Pagensand jetty in the Pagensander Nebenelbe, west of buoys PN13 and PN15, has gone out.

Shipping is asked to navigate with caution.
Notice valid: 04.05.2022 until 13.05.2022
At pos. 54°06.00'N 008°38.78'E gauges have been laid out.
The gauges are marked with a yellow buoy with inscription "ODAS - IfM-Uni HH - TelNr.", Fl(5) 20s.

The shipping is requested to pay attention to.
Notice valid: 04.05.2022 until 13.05.2022
On pos. 54°10.65'N 008°37.34'E gauges have been laid out.
The gauges are marked with a yellow buoy with label "ODAS - IfM-Uni HH - TelNr.", Fl(5) 20s.

The navigation is asked to pay attention.
Notice valid from: 17.10.2021

Operating hours:

Daily
Opening during operating hours:

  • 05:30h
  • 12:30h
  • 17:00h
  • 00:00h

From 00:00 - 5:30 on request.

According to. § 24 (2) of the Port Traffic Regulations:

  1. Movable bridges shall be opened on request during the operating hours announced by the competent authority, if traffic and operating conditions permit.
  2. Outside the operating hours, the opening will only take place if the vehicle
    is announced at least ½ hour before closing time.

Request: VHF channel 13, "Kattwyk Bridge" or telephone: +49 40 42847 7088

Notice valid: 22.12.2021 until 31.08.2022

In the Cuxhaven tidal flats, the rescue beacons

and the two waymarkers were reinstalled at the following positions.

a) Lifeguard Beacon 1  53°54.40'N 008°40.07'E

b) Lifeguard Beacon 2  53°54.96'N 008°38.44'E

c) Lifeguard Beacon 3   53°54.70'N 008°37.50'E

d) Lifeguard beacon 4  53°53.95'N 008°36.00'E

e) Lifeguard beacon 5 53°52.70'N 008°34.90'E

f) Lifeguard beacon 6  53°52.62'N 008° 34.13'E

g) Lifeguard beacon 7 53°53.44'N 008°33.80'E

h) Lifeguard beacon 8 53°53.83'N 008°32.96'E

i) Red Waymarker 53°54.42'N 008°38.23'E

j) New Waymarker at 53°53.30' N 008°36.70'E

Caution: The map display of the rescue beacons, signposts and tidelands is currently not up to date and will be adjusted via update service.

In the area from Mittelgrund to St. Margarethen, underwater obstacles in the form of
eel traps, winged buoy traps and the like must be expected outside the designated fairway, especially near the shore.

Navigation, especially recreational navigation, is warned.
The operating times of the road bascule bridge (current km 2.15) over the Schwinge:

daily between 06.00 o'clock and 22.00

The bridge opening must be announced at least 30 minutes in advance by calling 04141-2317.


Affected NV Chart: NV DE11 C14
Dated: 18.06.2020
Notice valid: 09.05.2022 until 13.05.2022

From 09.05.2022 to 13.05.2022 in the period from 07:00 to 19:00

will be carried out in the entire bed area of the Oste barrage diving
 by a diving group with diving pontoon.

During the entire period must be expected short-term obstructions and blockages. The above times are indicative. However, they may be changed at short notice due to unforeseen work processes.

Notice valid from: 17.05.2021

In the south port of Helgoland there are no mooring pontoons available on the north and east quays. Can only be moored to the sheet pile walls. 

The sanitary facilities are still not open.

Notice valid: 11.04.2022 until 09.05.2022
In the area of the sluices Große Rhin- and Kleine Rhinschleuse an emergency lock is to be installed and removed by means of divers. The diving work will take place in the period from 19.04.2022 to 22.04.2022, in each case from 08:30 hrs to 17:00 hrs. The diver flags and markings are to be observed. Obstructions must be expected. Consideration is required. Further information during the operating hours via Glückstadt Lock, channel 11.
Notice valid: 23.11.2021 until 22.05.2022
In the period from 23.11.2021 to 22.05.2022, the bascule bridge Uetersen of the B431 (Pinnau Strom-km 9.5) can not be folded due to a defect.

The bridge can be driven under with sufficient safety distance.

Shipping is asked to navigate with caution.
In the buoyed fairway Rhinplate Süd/Kartoffelloch from/to Glückstadt, reduced depths of 1.2m at MTNW are to be expected!
Notice valid: 10.02.2022 until 30.06.2022
Due to work on the circulation gate, the south chamber of the Great (New) Brunsbüttel Lock will be unavailable to navigation until 30.06.2022 during normal daytime working hours (Mon-Fri from 07:30 - approx. 16:00 h).
Notice valid: 01.05.2022 until 26.08.2022

1) For the purpose of the damming of the Krückau for the start of the season of the ferry Kronsnest, the Krückau barrage will be closed on the following day:

Sunday,  01.05.2022 from vorsichtl. 04:45 clock to 17:15 clock .

2) For the purpose of keeping the Krückau at a standstill for the organization of the Flora Week, the barrage will be closed on the following days:

Friday,  26.08.2022 from vorsichtl. 16:20 clock to
Sunday, 28.08.2022 voraussichtl. 17:30 clock.

The exact opening hours can be obtained on VHF channel 09 (Krückau-Lock).

Notice valid: 30.06.2021 until 31.12.2021

In the Glückstädter Nebenelbe, reduced depths of 1.6 m at MTNW (Mean Tidal Low Water) were measured between buoys GN8/ GN11 and GN10/ GN13.

Notice valid: 22.03.2022 until 31.10.2022
The yellow beacon buoy Fl(5)Y.20s at position 53°41.45' N ; 009°31.99' E denotes a current measurement device.

Consideration is requested from the shipping community.
Notice valid: 19.01.2022 until 31.12.2022

1) Due to defects that have arisen on the Inner / Outer Wartedalben of the Störsperrwerk, the waiting places are not usable.

When the barrage closed or imminent closure, vehicles with a length of 25 m or more, may not leave the berth.
Information on imminent closure should be obtained from the Störsperrwerk on VHF channel 9 or by phone 04124/ 91 60 30.

2) From 18.03.2022 to presumably 22.05.2022 the two gauge battens of the bridge gauges are defective and not readable at the Störsperrwerk.

 
Navigation is requested to exercise caution.

Notice valid: 16.03.2022 until 16.03.2023

1) Auf Grund morphologischer Veränderungen wurden verlegt:

 

die unbeleuchtete grüne Spitztonne "EN 1"

without 53° 57.9900' N   008° 28.9000' E

 

die unbeleuchtete grüne Spitztonne "EN 3"

auf 53° 57.7400' N   008° 29.0530' E

 

die unbeleuchtete grüne Spitztonne "EN 5"

nach 53° 57.2610' N   008° 29.1350' E

 

die unbeleuchtete rote Spierentonne "EN 2"

auf 53° 57.9740' N   008°29.0100' E

 

Neu ausgelegt wurde:

 

die unbeleuchtete grüne Spitztonne "EN 3 a"

auf 53° 57.5000' N   008° 29.1650' E

 

Im Elbe- Neuwerk- Fahrwasser sind

mit trockenfallenden Bereichen zu rechnen.

 

Die Schifffahrt wird um Aufmerksamkeit gebeten.

Entsprechende Kartenberichtigungen erscheinen mit dem Update-Service.

Notice valid: 15.02.2022 until 15.02.2023
At position 53° 53.9097' N 008° 42.6489' E a new unknown underwater obstacle with depth 7.4m was found.

The fishery is warned.
Notice valid: 15.02.2022 until 15.02.2023
At position 53° 50,967' N 008° 46,485' E, close to the red light buoy "36", a new unknown wreck with depth 10m was found.

Fishing is warned.
Notice valid: 01.01.2022 until 31.12.2022

Due to maintenance measures on the outer Estesperrwerk this, in the period 01.01.2022 to 31.12.2022 each day from 2.5 to 3.0 hours after local high water Cranz, closed for flushing stowage.

After the gates open, a strong ebb current sets in.

The navigation signs at the barrage are to be observed.

Impediments and restrictions must be expected.

Notice valid: 01.11.2021 until 01.11.2022
Between fairway buoys "3" and "5" there are

depths of up to 6.40 m

SKN on the green buoy line.


Navigation is warned.
At position 53° 59.1720' N' N 008° 30.3460' E a. new underwater obstruction (presumed fishing gear) was found.

Navigation is warned.
Notice valid: 23.09.2021 until 04.11.2021
The buoy "Neufeld Reede 12" lying in position was temporarily withdrawn.
Notice valid: 07.10.2021 until 15.10.2021
In the period from 07.10. to 15.10.2021, the Lühe is closed from the road bridge Mittelkirchen (Lühe Strom-km 6.5) to Horneburg (Lühe Strom-km 0.0).

The reason for this is the clearing work of storm damage. The work is being carried out by the convoy of MV "Stade" with pontoon "DP4100".

The exceptional width of the convoy does not allow safe passage.
Notice valid: 16.09.2021 until 30.09.2022

The road bascule bridge at the Oste barrage is basically the whole year for the navigation open. There is a deviation from this:

From 01 October to 31 March
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday the bridge control post is manned from 10:00 to 17:00.
The opening of the bridge takes place immediately after registration via "Oste-Bridge", VHF channel 69 (16) or Tel. +49 4753 8449 10.
Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 17:00 the bridge control post is not manned.
The opening of the bridge takes place approx. 60 minutes after registration via "Elbe Traffic", VHF channel 71 (16) or Tel. +49 4721 5673 83.

From 01 April to 30 September
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday the bridge control station is manned from 10:00 to 17:00.
Saturday, Sunday the bridge control station is manned from 10:00 to 18:00.
The opening of the bridge takes place immediately after registration via "Oste-Bridge".

All year
On Mondays and Fridays there may be closures of the bridge due to operational work on the Oste Barrage. In this case, the bridge will be opened immediately after registration via "Oste-Bridge", VHF channel 69 (16) or tel. +49 4753 8449 10.

Notice valid: 10.05.2021 until 16.05.2021

Warning:
Current general decree of the Pinneberg district from may 10th, 2021:

Access to the island / dune of Helgoland including the port facilities is prohibited for people who want to enter Heligoland for tourist reasons, including sports boat crews.
The ports of Heligoland, including the federal port, are only open to a limited extent.
Private users must have a valid contract for a permanent berth. The boats and ships must be self-sufficient from the port's land facilities. There are no washrooms or toilets available.
The transfer of the boats or the berth to third parties is not permitted. All valid hygiene rules and contact restrictions must be followed.
Due to the construction site in the inland port, refuelling is ONLY possible after prior telephone registration.
After consultation you will receive instructions when and where to refuel.
On-call Mobile: 0151 65865220
Port Shop: 04725-8008980

more information:
https://www.rickmers-online.de/standorte/bunkerstation


Notice valid: 10.03.2021 until 26.07.2021

The lighting on the LZ4a “Steinriff” measuring post has failed.

To secure the measuring pile, an N cardinal buoy V.Q. (1) was laid about 1/2 kbl to the north east.

Notice valid from: 02.11.2020
new class of light:
Iso.4s65m 17M
Notice valid from: 02.11.2020
new class of light:
Iso.4s33m 15M
Notice valid from: 02.11.2020
beacon no more exist
Notice valid from: 02.11.2020
beacon ist no more exist
Notice valid from: 04.06.2020
The following operating hours apply to the road bascule bridge of the Lühesperrwerk with immediate effect:

Operating time from 15 April to 30 September

from 09:00 to 20:00

During operating hours, the immediate opening of the bridge can be requested by telephone or by means of a sound signal (2 x long tone). During the operating hours from 09:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. the bascule bridge is permanently manned for bridge openings daily from 3 hours before to 3 hours after high water.

Outside the operating hours, the bridge will only be opened after prior notification by telephone during the operating hours until 19:00 hrs at the latest. Registration under telephone 0170-4920272.

Operating hours from 01. October to 14. April

from 09:00 to 20:00

Bridge openings during operating hours only after one hour's prior notification by telephone 0170-4920272.

Outside the operating hours, the bridge will only be opened after prior notification by telephone during the operating hours until 19:00 hrs at the latest. Please call 0170-4920272 to make an appointment.

Status: 04.06.2020

The unlit red and white tonne of seal hole (set at 53°57.721'N 008°18.416'E) is not in position.

Affected NV Chart: NV DE11
Dated: 08.01.2020