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Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals — By on May 18, 2015 at 6:30 PM

GAC 01072014Dredging at terminals
May 18, 2015, United States, Mobile, Alabama

Maintenance Dredging, Inc will commenced dredging operations on or about May 15, 2015 at APM Terminals Mobile. They will be at that location for approximately 7 days and then move to the McDuffie Terminal and remain there for approximately 2 – 3 weeks.

The dredging should be completed on or about June 15, 2015. They will at times have an anchor barge located near the edge of the channel. Please contact the dredge 30 minutes in advance to have them move any of their equipment.

The dredge HENRY A can be reached on channel 06/13 VHF/FM or by cell phone on the dredge at (985) 703-2246. The contact person for Maintenance Dredging Inc. is Mr. Justin Tassin and can be contacted at (504) 782-0995.

(For information about operations in the USA contact GAC USA at usa@gac.com)

Source: Alabama State Port Authority Harbormaster Notice to Shipping No.07-15

Deployment and testing of sensors
May 18, 2015, Singapore, Singapore

From 20 May to 20 June, sensors will be deployed and tested southeast of St John’s Island.

Accoridng to the Maritime and Port Authority of Sigapore’s Port Marine Notive No.51 of 2015, the works will be conducted from 0800 to 1800 hours daily – including Sundays & Public

Holidays – within the working area bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):

1) 01 deg. 12.950’N / 103 deg. 51.250’E

2) 01 deg. 12.928’N / 103 deg. 51.266’E

3) 01 deg. 12.912’N / 103 deg. 51.244’E

4) 01 deg. 12.934’N / 103 deg. 51.228’E

The sensors will be deployed by divers and assisted by the crane barge and work boats.

The diving boat, with safety boats in attendance, will have a circular safety working zone of 20 meters radius centered at the diving boat.

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 68 (West Control);

and

e) Communicate with West Control on VHF Channel 68 for assistance, if required.

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

Construction of jetty near SAF Changi Yacht Club
May 18, 2015, Singapore, Singapore

From 18 March to 18 September, work will be carried out to construct a jetty near the SAF Changi Yacht Club.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine Notice No.27 of 2015, the work will be conducted 24 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays – in a working area bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):

1) 01 deg. 18.953’N / 104 deg. 01.280’E

2) 01 deg. 18.790’N / 104 deg. 01.284’E

3) 01 deg. 18.784’N / 104 deg. 01.069’E

4) 01 deg. 18.910’N / 104 deg. 01.065’E

5) 01 deg. 18.908’N / 104 deg. 00.981’E

6) 01 deg. 18.945’N / 104 deg. 00.981’E

The construction of jetty will involve piling, formwork and concrete 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 and navigate with caution;

d) Maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 12 (East Control);

and

e) Communicate with East Control on VHF Channel 12 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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