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Ports & Terminals — By on November 8, 2013 at 9:22 PM

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In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Singapore, Jurong Port – Debris clearing
* Singapore, Singapore – Sensor deployment & testing at Selat Pauh
Anchorage
* Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Around the Island Paddling Boat Race

DATE: November 08, 2013
COUNTRY: Singapore
PORT: Jurong Port
Debris clearing

The working period for debris clearing at Secondary SLNG Terminal on Jurong
Island has been extended. The works will now be carried out from 11
November to 31 December.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine
Notice No.149 of 2013 dated 8 November 2013, the works will be conducted 24
hours daily – including Saturdays & Sundays – at the following co-ordinates
(WGS 84 Datum):
1) 01 deg. 13.642′N / 103 deg. 40.560′E
2) 01 deg. 13.716′N / 103 deg. 40.509′E
3) 01 deg. 13.911′N / 103 deg. 40.374′E
4) 01 deg. 13.990′N / 103 deg. 40.319′E
5) 01 deg. 14.076′N / 103 deg. 40.352′E

Debris clearing will be carried out on the working area. A safety boat will
be deployed in the vicinity to warn other craft of the project work.

Craft involved in the works will exhibit the appropriate local and
international day and night signals.

When in the vicinity of the working area, mariners are reminded to:
(a) Keep well clear and not to enter the working area;
(b) Maintain a proper lookout;
(c) Proceed at a safe speed & navigate with caution;
(d) Maintain a listening watch on VHF channel 22 (Jurong Control);
and
(e) Communicate with Jurong Control on VHF 22 for assistance, if required.

For information about operations in Singapore contact GAC Singapore at
singapore@gac.com

DATE: November 08, 2013
COUNTRY: Singapore
PORT: Singapore
Sensor deployment & testing at Selat Pauh Anchorage

From 11 November to 2 December, sensor deployment and testing will be
carried out at Selat Pauh Anchorage.

According to the  Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine
Notice No.148 of 2013 dated 8 November 2013, the works will be conducted
from 0900 to 1700 hours daily, including Saturdays & Sundays, at the
following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
1) 01 deg. 13.86′N / 103 deg. 43.69′E
2) 01 deg. 13.64′N / 103 deg. 43.53′E
3) 01 deg. 13.50′N / 103 deg. 43.73′E
4) 01 deg. 13.48′N / 103 deg. 43.90′E
5) 01 deg. 13.42′N / 103 deg. 44.23′E
6) 01 deg. 13.35′N / 103 deg. 44.67′E
7) 01 deg. 13.36′N / 103 deg. 45.07′E
8) 01 deg. 13.42′N / 103 deg. 45.36′E
9) 01 deg. 13.08′N / 103 deg. 45.68′E
10) 01 deg. 13.18′N / 103 deg. 45.45′E
11) 01 deg. 13.07′N / 103 deg. 45.36′E
12) 01 deg. 12.95′N / 103 deg. 44.95′E
13) 01 deg. 12.85′N / 103 deg. 44.72′E
14) 01 deg. 12.82′N / 103 deg. 44.25′E
15) 01 deg. 12.60′N / 103 deg. 44.37′E
16) 01 deg. 12.78′N / 103 deg. 43.85′E
17) 01 deg. 12.90′N / 103 deg. 43.30′E
Anchor 1) 01 deg. 13.10′N / 103 deg. 44.15′E
Anchor 2) 01 deg. 13.20′N / 103 deg. 44.19′E
Anchor 3) 01 deg. 13.17′N / 103 deg. 44.40′E
Anchor 4) 01 deg. 13.09′N / 103 deg. 44.37′E

The tests consist of deployment of buoys, sensor, data measurement and
sensor recovery.

A safety boat will be deployed in the vicinity of the working area of the
project to warn other craft.

Craft involved in the works will exhibit the appropriate local and
international day and night signals.

When in the vicinity of the working area, mariners are reminded to:
(a) Keep well clear and not to enter the working area;
(b) Maintain a proper lookout;
(c) Proceed at a safe speed & navigate with caution;
(d) Maintain a listening watch on VHF channel 68 (West Control);
and
(e) Communicate with West Control on VHF 68 for assistance, if required.

For information about operations in Singapore contact GAC Singapore at
singapore@gac.com

DATE: November 08, 2013
COUNTRY: Hong Kong
PORT: Hong Kong
Around the Island Paddling Boat Race

A paddling boat race will take place around Hong Kong Island on 10 November
2013 (Sunday). About 20 canoes and 6 rowing boats are expected to
participate in the race.

The boats will set off at 0815 hours at the south of Middle Island in a
clockwise direction around Hong Kong Island, and finish the race in the
vicinity of Middle Island by 1700 hours.

Masters, coxswains and persons-in-charge of vessels navigating in the
vicinity of the race route should proceed with caution, giving practical
consideration to the contestants. Compliance with the provisions of the
International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 is
mandatory.

(For information about operations in Hong Kong contact GAC Hong Kong at
shipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Government of Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.130 of 2013

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