News from the Harbormaster

Maintenance Dredging
Popponesset Bay
The Barnstable County Dredge ‘Cod Fish II’ will be conducting dredging operations in the South Channel of Popponesset Bay starting Wednesday, September 22nd through Wednesday, September 28th (weather and equipment status will determine dredging times), the hours of operations are Monday thru Saturday 0800 to 1600.
The ‘Cod Fish II’ is stationary and has limited maneuverability while dredging. The discharge pipe maybe floating at times and may block the channel. Mariners are requested to give adequate clearance to the dredge equipment at all times.
The Dredge and supporting watercraft can be contacted via VHF Channel 16 and 18.
Below is a link that will show you the area to be dredged and more information about the project.
Shortly after completion of the project, the dredge will relocated to northern channel with-in Popponesset Bay, more information about this project will be provided at a later date.
Please let me know if you have any questions.
Jeff Smith
Town of Mashpee – Harbormaster
Ph: 508-539-1400 ext 8597
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