|NO. 50/2012 Gas Platform "Mari-B" - RE-ACTIVATED|
|Monday, 30 July 2012 18:39|
Subject: Gas Platform "Mari-B" - RE-ACTIVATED.
Charts affected: Survey of Israel - Charts no. 1 and 23. B.A. - Chart no. 2634.
This is to advise that the gas platform "Mari-B" in position: 31° 44' 08" N 34° 17' 42" E has been re-activated.
The platform is fitted with navigation lantern flashing Morse Code "U" visible 10 miles and a foghorn sounding the Morse Code of the letter "U".
All vessels (fishing vessels included) approaching a distance of 5 Nautical Miles from the platform, shall initiate and maintain radio contact with the platform or with RCC Haifa on Channel 16 VHF.
ASll craft in the vicinity are advised to maintain a safety radius of 3 Nautical Miles at least.
Furthermore, a 3 cables (500 meters) radius, non-entry zone is established around the outer edge of the platform.
This zone is a non-entry zone for all surface or sub-surface craft and as such will be protected by the necessary defence measures warranted by circumstances.