No. 03 - 2022 Emergency and incident reporting in the Dee Conservancy

Mariners are hereby reminded of the requirement for the reporting of marine emergencies and incidents in the Dee Conservancy in line with MGN 564 (M+F) – Marine Casualty and Marine Incident Reporting, issued in October 2017.

Emergency reporting

Any marine emergency or incident that could endanger life or lead to a possible hazardous situation developing within the Dee Conservancy should be immediately reported to the Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) by:

Tel 999 – ask for the Coastguard
VHF Channel 16

Incident reporting

In addition to the above and for all other incidents the office of Dee Conservancy Harbour Master can be contacted on:

Tel 01244 371428 during office hours
0300 065 3000
(Natural Resources Wales 24 hour reporting line)

Additional information on marine safety in the Dee Conservancy and further useful contact details can be obtained from the Harbour Master’s Office or accessed on Natural Resources Wales’s web site.

The Local Coastguard Station at Holyhead can also be contacted 24 hours a day by calling 999 and asking for the coastguard, or directly on 01407 762051.
The MCA Infoline can be contacted at
For general enquiries NRW can be contacted on 0300 065 3000.

Harbour Master
5th January 2022

c/o Strategic Marine Services Ltd.
12 Chapel Court, Wervin Road, Wervin, Chester. CH2 4BP
Telephone: +44 (0) 1244 371428

Incident hotline: 0300 065 3000 (Freephone, 24 hour service)
Floodline: 0345 988 1188 (24 hour service)

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