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  11-Apr-2016

LANDING CRAFT SUNK
Port Khalid, Sharjah, UAE
PORT RESUMES BUNKER SUPPLY OPERATIONS
Aden, Yemen
REMOVAL OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF POYAN RESERVOIR
Singapore
NEW JETTY CONSTRUCTION & UPGRADING OF EXISTING JETTIES AT OIL TANKING STORAGE TERMINAL
Singapore
Landing craft sunk
Monday, April 11, 2016, Port Khalid, Sharjah, UAE
A Landing Craft – L/C Shahryar 1, IMO: 8741753, LOA 60M – has sunk in the approximate position:
25 deg. 30.067min N
055 deg. 23.50min E
[at Port Khalid, Sharjah].The clear depth available in the position is 98.0 meters at chart datum. All mariners/craft are requested to keep clear of this location and navigate with caution.(For information about operations in Sharjah contact GAC Sharjah at sharjah@gac.com)Source: Navigational Warning SPA.NW/003/2016 from Port Khalid, Sharjah – Harbour Master’s  office, dated 10 April 2016

Port resumes bunker supply operations
Monday, April 11, 2016, Aden, Yemen
The port of Aden resumed bunker supply operations on Friday (8 April). Supplies were halted since March 2015 when Houthi rebels invaded the city of Aden.The Russian flag fishing vessel “OPTIMIST” was the first ship to inaugurate the resumption of bunker supply operations at the port.  Aden Bunkering Department, an affiliate of the Aden Refinery Company, is the supplier of bunker products at the Port of Aden.For information about operations in Yemen contact GAC Yemen at yemen@gac.com

Removal of floating sea barrier off Poyan Reservoir
Monday, April 11, 2016, Singapore
The working period has been extended for work to remove a floating sea barrier off Poyan Reservoir, West Johor Strait.According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marie Notice No.34 of 2016, the work will be now conducted 24 hours daily – including Sundays and Public Holidays – from 11 April to 10 October, along a line joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
A) 01 deg. 22.988’N / 103 deg. 39.427’E
B) 01 deg. 22.925’N / 103 deg. 39.333’E
C) 01 deg. 22.525’N / 103 deg. 39.083’E
D) 01 deg. 22.383’N / 103 deg. 38.917’E
E) 01 deg. 22.183’N / 103 deg. 38.875’E
F) 01 deg. 21.500’N / 103 deg. 38.433’E
G) 01 deg. 21.327’N / 103 deg. 38.337’E
H) 01 deg. 21.226’N / 103 deg. 38.371’EThe work involves the dismantling and removal of the floating sea barrier off Poyan reservoir. A safety boat will be deployed in the vicinity to warn other craft about 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

New jetty construction & upgrading of existing jetties at oil tanking storage terminal
Monday, April 11, 2016, Singapore
From 11 April to 10 October, work to construct a new jetty and upgrading of existing jetties will be carried out at the oil tanking storage terminal off East Jurong Channel.According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.35 of 2016, the works are being conducted 24 hours daily – including Sundays and Public Holidays – within the working area bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
1) 01 deg. 17.208’N / 103 deg. 43.493’E
2) 01 deg. 17.142’N / 103 deg. 43.424’E
3) 01 deg. 17.187’N / 103 deg. 43.345’E
4) 01 deg. 17.155’N / 103 deg. 43.327’E
5) 01 deg. 17.190’N / 103 deg. 43.309’E
6) 01 deg. 17.232’N / 103 deg. 43.333’E
7) 01 deg. 17.288’N / 103 deg. 43.234’E
8) 01 deg. 17.339’N / 103 deg. 43.263’ECrane barges will be used for the upgrading and construction concrete works, installation of jetty structural elements. Flat top barges will be used to transport and store the materials. These flat top barges will be assisted by tugs.A safety boat will be deployed in the vicinity to warn other craft about 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 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

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