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GAC 01072014Works at Tuas Terminal Phase 1
July 14, 2015, Singapore, Singapore

The working period and working area for works at Tuas Terminal Phase 1 have been extended. The works will now be conducted from 21 July 2015 to 20 January 2016.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine Notice No.75 of 2015 dated 14 July 2015, the works will be carried out 24 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays – within the working area bounded by the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum):

1) 01 deg. 15.651’N / 103 deg. 37.040’E

2) 01 deg. 14.290’N / 103 deg. 37.039’E

3) 01 deg. 14.290’N / 103 deg. 36.979’E

4) 01 deg. 14.200’N / 103 deg. 37.005’E

5) 01 deg. 14.214’N / 103 deg. 37.352’E

6) 01 deg. 14.290’N / 103 deg. 37.444’E

7) 01 deg. 14.289’N / 103 deg. 38.553’E

8) 01 deg. 14.548’N / 103 deg. 39.133’E

9) 01 deg. 15.003’N / 103 deg. 38.920’E

10) 01 deg. 15.334’N / 103 deg. 38.756’E

11) 01 deg. 15.334’N / 103 deg. 37.135’E

12) 01 deg. 15.488’N / 103 deg. 37.135’E

13) 01 deg. 15.651’N / 103 deg. 37.135’E

The works will include reclamation, dredging, soil investigation, and shore

protection removal.

Dredging work will be carried out by dredger assisted by tug boats. The dredger will have a circular safety working zone of 70m radius centered at the dredger. Dredged materials will be transported to the designated dumping ground by the hopper barges which are assisted by tug boats.

The soil investigation work will involve borehole drilling and vibro-coring using jack-up barge. Tug boats will be used to shift the jack-up barge.

There will be a circular safety zone of 30m radius centered at the borehole.

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 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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