26.5.18

NOTICE TO MARINERS AND FISHERMEN

Environmental Surveys beginning on or about May 26, 2018. Estimated duration 30-45 days.

Vessel: R/V Theory
LOA: 38 feet
Flag: US
Onboard Mobile: 1.305.394.7260
Standing by on VHF Channels 13 and 16

 

 

 

Sediment samples and underwater video imagery will be acquired for mapping and assessing benthic habitats in Nantucket Sound and offshore south of the islands, along proposed export cable corridors and in the Vineyard Wind Lease Area. Please see the second page of the full notice for survey area. Please check in with the contact below for the latest information.

Collecting data and working with the local fisheries, Vineyard Wind is committed to communicating and working with the local fishermen in the region during all stages of development of the proposed offshore windfarm. Information gathered will be used to further design the wind farm and refine the location for the cable route from the wind farm to shore.

In advance of and during survey operations, we seek contact with fishermen who are or may be working in the survey area. Please see the second page of the full notice for survey area.

Please contact Crista Bank, Fishery Liaison, for latest information.
Cell: 508-525-0421 • Email: cbank@vineyardwind.com

 

Rebecca Rutenberg