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GAC 01072014Reclamation at Pasir Panjang Terminal Phases 3 & 4
May 29, 2015, Singapore, Pasir Panjang

The working period has been extended for Phases 3 & 4 of reclamation at Pasir Panjang Terminal. The works will now be conducted from 31 May to 31 August.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine Notice No.57 of 2015, the works will be carried out 24 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays – within the two working areas bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):

1) 01 deg. 16.774’N / 103 deg. 46.645’E

2) 01 deg. 16.662’N / 103 deg. 46.579’E

3) 01 deg. 16.533’N / 103 deg. 46.794’E

(PKHV4 / Yellow Pillar / FI(2) Y .4S)

4) 01 deg. 16.449’N / 103 deg. 46.744’E

(PKHV1 / Yellow Pillar / FI(2) Y .2S)

5) 01 deg. 16.338’N / 103 deg. 46.930’E

(PKHV2 / Yellow Pillar / FI(2) Y .4S)

6) 01 deg. 16.226’N / 103 deg. 47.115’E

7) 01 deg. 15.551’N / 103 deg. 46.714’E

8) 01 deg. 15.458’N / 103 deg. 46.659’E

9) 01 deg. 15.298’N / 103 deg. 46.925’E

10) 01 deg. 15.138’N / 103 deg. 47.190’E

(PKHV9 / Yellow Pillar / FI Y .2S)

11) 01 deg. 15.308’N / 103 deg. 47.290’E

12) 01 deg. 15.266’N / 103 deg. 47.360’E

13) 01 deg. 15.320’N / 103 deg. 47.433’E

(PKHV8 / Red Can / FI R .4S)

14) 01 deg. 15.665’N / 103 deg. 47.638’E

(PKHV7 / Red Can / FI R .2S)

15) 01 deg. 15.985’N / 103 deg. 47.656’E

16) 01 deg. 15.976’N / 103 deg. 47.662’E

(PKHV13 / Red Can / FI R .6S)

17) 01 deg. 16.030’N / 103 deg. 47.694’E

(PKHV3 / Red Can / FI R .8S)

18) 01 deg. 16.153’N / 103 deg. 47.663’E

(PKHV5 / Red Can / FI(2) R .5S)

19) 01 deg. 16.278’N / 103 deg. 47.737’E

20) 01 deg. 16.321’N / 103 deg. 47.665’E

21) 01 deg. 16.307’N / 103 deg. 47.640’E

22) 01 deg. 16.211’N / 103 deg. 47.583’E

23) 01 deg. 15.890’N / 103 deg. 47.718’E

24) 01 deg. 15.786’N / 103 deg. 47.710’E

Temporary markers/buoys will be in place for

the duration of the project.

Work will include reclamation, dredging, soil investigation, caisson construction, demolition of the de-commissioned Pasir Panjang wharves,

removal of submarine cables and pipelines, and construction of container berth.

Dredging work will be carried out by dredgers attended by tug boats.

Safety boats will be deployed in the vicinity of the working area to warn other craft and vessels of the work.

Craft involved in the project 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 25 (Pasir Panjang Control);

and

e) Communicate with Pasir Panjang Control on VHF Channel 25 for assistance, if required.

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

Soil investigation at Ayer Merbau Basin
May 29, 2015, Singapore, Singapore

Soil investigations works will be carried out at Ayer Merbau Basin from 30 May to 30 September.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine Notice No.56 of 2015, the works will be conducted 24 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays – within the working area at the following borehole

points (WGS 84 Datum):

BH1) 1 deg. 16.150’N / 103 deg. 43.458’E

BH2) 1 deg. 16.185’N / 103 deg. 43.497’E

BH3) 1 deg. 16.218’N / 103 deg. 43.540’E

BH4) 1 deg. 16.236’N / 103 deg. 43.592’E

BH5) 1 deg. 16.232’N / 103 deg. 43.650’E

BH6) 1 deg. 16.217’N / 103 deg. 43.702’E

BH7) 1 deg. 16.202’N / 103 deg. 43.754’E

BH8) 1 deg. 16.187’N / 103 deg. 43.806’E

BH9) 1 deg. 16.172’N / 103 deg. 43.858’E

BH10) 1 deg. 16.157’N / 103 deg. 43.909’E

BH11) 1 deg. 16.142’N / 103 deg. 43.961’E

BH12) 1 deg. 16.101’N / 103 deg. 43.982’E

BH13) 1 deg. 16.047’N / 103 deg. 43.986’E

BH14) 1 deg. 15.993’N / 103 deg. 43.989’E

BH15) 1 deg. 15.939’N / 103 deg. 43.993’E

BH16) 1 deg. 15.885’N / 103 deg. 43.997’E

BH17) 1 deg. 16.179’N / 103 deg. 43.543’E

BH18) 1 deg. 16.136’N / 103 deg. 43.609’E

BH19) 1 deg. 16.099’N / 103 deg. 43.709’E

BH20) 1 deg. 16.069’N / 103 deg. 43.813’E

BH21) 1 deg. 15.980’N / 103 deg. 43.846’E

BH22) 1 deg. 15.872’N / 103 deg. 43.842’E

BH23) 1 deg. 15.818’N / 103 deg. 43.844’E

BH24) 1 deg. 16.202’N / 103 deg. 43.519’E

BH25) 1 deg. 16.234’N / 103 deg. 43.621’E

BH26) 1 deg. 16.210’N / 103 deg. 43.728’E

BH27) 1 deg. 16.179’N / 103 deg. 43.832’E

BH28) 1 deg. 16.149’N / 103 deg. 43.935’E

BH29) 1 deg. 16.074’N / 103 deg. 43.984’E

BH30) 1 deg. 15.966’N / 103 deg. 43.991’E

Soil investigation work will be carried out by drilling using jack-up barges. Tug boats will be used to shift the jack-up barges. The safety zone is a circular area of 30m radius centered at the barges.

Safety boats 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 68 (Sinki Control);

and

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

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

New pilotage tariff
May 29, 2015, Australia, Melbourne

The pilot tariff at Melbourne, Geelong and Westernport will increase by 4%, with effect from 1 July 2015.

For further details, and information about operations in Australia, contact GAC Australia at shipping.australia@gac.com

Traffic suspension for bridge works
May 29, 2015, Turkey, Izmit

Traffic will be suspended for vessels in Izmit Bay, between the coordinates 029 30 E and 029 32 E, between 08:00 and 18:00 from 31 May to 4 June, due to works on Izmit Bay Suspension Bridge.

Masters of vessels in the area must act in line with VTS instructions and take all related precautions accordingly.

For information about operations in Turkey contact GAC Turkey at turkey@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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