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NOTICE TO FISHERMEN–Now to approx July 18, ExxonMobil ROV pipeline survey (Heritage, Harmony, and Hondo to shore).

NOTICE TO FISHERMEN–Now to approx July 18, ExxonMobil ROV pipeline survey (Heritage, Harmony, and Hondo to shore).
ExxonMobil has an ROV inspection in the water now at the ExxonMobil SYU pipeline between Heritage, Harmony, and Hondo to shore.
Aqueous inadvertently did not send JOFLO the change in dates. Here is the revised notice:
   
June 13, 2018 Reference: Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) Pipeline Survey

 

Start Date: On or about July 10, 2018 to July 18, 2018
Owner: Exxon Mobil
Duration of Project: Approximately 8 days (24 hrs per day)
Location: SYU Platforms to shore.

 

On or about July 10, 2018 the M/V Clean Ocean; official number 1077091;
call sign WDE 7605
; will be conducting underwater pipeline inspection work
with an ROV. The operations will include Live Boat ROV pipeline
inspections. The Clean Ocean operations will be conducted on a 24 hour per
day basis.

 

The Clean Ocean will be monitoring channel 16 and Bridge phone (805) 218-
3023 and SAT (254) 377-0446
. The Clean Oceans general description is the
following: 155’ LOA; black hull with white superstructure; typical Supply boat
configuration with deck-mounted crane.

 

We appreciate your assistance in this regard and should you have any
questions please do not hesitate to contact the undersigned @
(805) 676-4330 or 805-205-3156.
Sincerely,
Aqueos Corporation
Jason Smith
Project Manager
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Indonesia Commits to Sustainable Tuna by End of 2015

The Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) has announced that by the end of 2015, the country’s pole-and-line and handline tuna fisheries, for skipjack and yellowfin, will enter into full Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) assessment….

Read more (The Fish Site)

EMTU/communication services are no longer approved for compliance with VMS requirements in United States federal fisheries, after September 30, 2015

Today’s Federal Register includes an revision to the list of approved EMTUs – which may become important should NMFS move forward with requiring EMTUs on high seas permitted vessels.  See –
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2015-06-05/pdf/2015-13675.pdf.

In short, the following EMTU/communication services are no longer approved for compliance with VMS requirements in United States federal fisheries, after September 30, 2015:

Skymate
Stellar ST2500G (with messaging terminal).
Stellar ST2500G (with closed Dell laptop).

CLS America
Thorium TST (Note – The Thorium TST A2.0 and the Thorium LEO A2.0 are still approved).

I have to be in Court this morning; but will plan on giving you a call later this morning or early this afternoon.