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NOTICE TO MARINERS NO.61/2021T
ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE SHIPPING TRAFFIC
CHART 2017
OFF THE COAST OF SURINAME
EXPLORATION DRILLING

With reference to NtM NO.51/2021T, regarding exploration drilling by the drilling ship Maersk Valiant, the public is informed that she will be moved to the drilling site at
07° 50.2’ N – 055° 56.5’ W (WGS 84). The drilling ship will conduct exploration drilling off the coast of Suriname from September till November 2021 at this site.

For safety reasons vessels should keep a safe distance of 1000 (one thousand) meters from the drillship.

Please note:
• Communication is through the VHF channels 16 and 77.
• There is a SAFETY ZONE of 1000 (one thousand) meters from the drilling site.
• Maersk Valiant is not maneuverable and will display the relevant characters.

All ships should take notice of the above mentioned.