Update to Mariners Regarding Closure of Placentia Lift Bridge
The Department of Transportation and Works advises mariners of a change in dates for the planned closure of the Placentia Lift Bridge.
The channel at the Placentia Lift Bridge is now scheduled to be closed to navigation by marine vessels which require the bridge to be lifted, for a period of four weeks starting November 18 at 7 a.m. until December 16 at 7 p.m.
During the three-day period at the start of the closure, the channel will be closed to ALL marine vessels. After the first three ...
Cod Fishery Closing in NAFO Divisions 4RS and Sub-Division 3Pn
DFO advises that the directed competitive Cod fishery in NAFO Divisions 4RS and sub-Division 3Pn, for fixed gear vessels less than 65 feet, using six gillnets or 2000 hooks, will close at 1200hrs (noon) on Friday, July 17, 2015.
This closing is for the following vessel classes:
enterprises based in Western NL and Southern Labrador - 4R3Pn (A274, A275, A277, A278)
enterprises based in 3Ps with overlap rights to 3Pn (A263, A266, A269,A272)
The reason for the closure is that the quota ...