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* Singapore, Jurong Port – Mooring/unmooring at Banyan Basin, Jurong Island

DATE: December 15, 2013
COUNTRY: Singapore
PORT: Jurong Port
Mooring/unmooring at Banyan Basin, Jurong Island

[During reclamation of Ayer Chawan Basin, Jurong Island from 15 December 2013 to 14 June 2014], bulk carriers, self propelled barges and pusher tugs with barges in composite unit carrying bulk sand will be transiting the Banyan Basin, Sinki Fairway, Temasek Fairway and West Jurong Channel to Ayer Chawan Basin reclamation project area.

Masters of vessels and harbour craft shall keep a proper lookout for these vessels, proceed at a safe speed and navigate with extra caution when in the vicinity of the mooring buoys off Banyan Basin, Jurong Island.

The following existing Mooring Buoys BBB-1, BBB-2, BBB-3 and BBB-4 at Banyan Basin will be used for mooring and unmooring of the bulk carriers (WGS 84 Datum). Two additional mooring buoys BBB-5 & BBB -6 will be installed on 18th Dec 2013. The mooring buoys will be removed upon completion of the reclamation.

BBB-1) 01° 15.352’N / 103° 41.587’E
Yellow polyethylene buoy Fl .Y.2s.

BBB-2) 01° 15.170’N / 103° 41.641’E
Yellow polyethylene buoy Fl .Y.2s.

BBB-3) 01° 15.772’N / 103° 41.326’E
Yellow polyethylene buoy Fl .Y.4s.

BBB-4) 01° 15.644’N / 103° 41.465’E
Yellow polyethylene buoy Fl .Y.4s.

BBB-5) 01° 15.552’N / 103° 41.528’E
Yellow polyethylene buoy Fl .Y.3s.

BBB-6) 01° 15.370’N / 103° 41.582’E
Yellow polyethylene buoy

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