All ships transiting north of Curacao and Aruba are advised that the seismic survey ship Polar Duke will be conducting surveys in the area until 15 September 2014. The towed array is very large – 12 streamers 9000 meters long, and 900 meters wide.
It is advised to give a wide berth of 8NM astern, 2NM ahead and 3NM abeam as maneuverability of this ship is limited.
Polar Duke in the Caribbean Sea
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