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Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals — By on July 25, 2014 at 6:03 PM

GAC 01072014Rock removal & sheet piling work
July 25, 2014, Singapore, Singapore

The working period and working area for rock removal and sheet piling work of a cofferdam for the proposed construction of dock at Tuas New Shipyard, Tuas View Extension (West) have been revised.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No. 99 of 2014 dated 25 July 2014, the works are now being conducted from 7:00am to 7:00pm daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays – from 25 July to 25 December, within the working area bounded by the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum):

A) 1 deg. 15.629’N / 103 deg. 36.560’E

B) 1 deg. 15.389’N / 103 deg. 36.560’E

C) 1 deg. 15.389’N / 103 deg. 36.585’E

D) 1 deg. 15.258’N / 103 deg. 36.585’E

E) 1 deg. 15.258’N / 103 deg. 36.316’E

F) 1 deg. 15.629’N / 103 deg. 36.316’E

Rock removal and sheet piling work will be carried out by one dredger and two crane barges. A work barge will be used for delivering and storing of equipment. Tug boats will be used for shifting of barges.

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 and navigate with caution;

(d) maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 22 (Jurong Control);

and

(e) communicate with Jurong Control on VHF Channel 22 for assistance, if required.

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

Dredging work at Keppel Shipyard
July 25, 2014, Singapore, Jurong Port

Dredging work will be carried out at Keppel Shipyard Benoi Road, off West Jurong Channel, from 28 July to 30 September.

As per the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.98 of 2014, the works will be conducted 24 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays – within the working area bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):

A) 1° 17.880’N / 103° 40.914’E

B) 1° 17.845’N / 103° 40.929’E

C) 1° 17.796’N / 103° 40.823’E

D) 1° 17.831’N / 103° 40.807’E

Dredging works will be carried out by the grab dredgers. The grab dredgers will be held by 4-point anchoring system and each anchor position will be marked by a yellow buoy, Fl Y 3s.

The dredgers, with hopper barges in attendance, will have a circular safety working zone of 50-metre radius centred at the dredgers. Dredged materials will be transported to the designated dumping ground by the hopper barges.

During the operation, the dredgers will be attended by tug boat. The tug boats will be used to shift the dredger.

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

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 and navigate with caution;

(d) Maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 22 (Jurong Control);

and

(e) Communicate with Jurong Control on VHF Channel 22 for assistance, if required.

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

GAC is a global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services dedicated to helping customers achieve their strategic goals at the highest levels of quality, safety and compliance.

“Jo”

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