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11-Oct-2016

JETTY CONSTRUCTION & UPGRADING WORK
Singapore
UNDERWATER SONAR EXPERIMENT
Singapore
IMMIGRATION INWARD FORMALITIES
Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
Jetty construction & upgrading work
Tuesday, October 11, 2016, Singapore
The working period has been extended for works to construct a new jetty and upgrade existing jetties at the oil tanking storage terminal off East Jurong Channel. The works are now being conducted from 11 October 2016 until 9 April 2017.According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine Notice No.111 of 2016, the works will be carried out 24 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays – within the working area bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
1) 01 deg. 17.318’N / 103 deg. 43.516’E
2) 01 deg. 17.388’N / 103 deg. 43.556’E
3) 01 deg. 17.482’N / 103 deg. 43.391’E
4) 01 deg. 17.567’N / 103 deg. 43.438’E
5) 01 deg. 17.348’N / 103 deg. 43.823’E
6) 01 deg. 17.237’N / 103 deg. 43.708’E
7) 01 deg. 17.313’N / 103 deg. 43.576’E
8) 01 deg. 17.259’N / 103 deg. 43.546’E

Crane barges will be used for the upgrading, construction of concrete works and installation of jetty structural elements. Flat top barges will be used to transport and storage of the construction materials. These flat top barges will be assisted by tugs. A safety boat will be deployed in the vicinity to warn other craft 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 of the working area;
b) Maintain a proper lookout;
c) Proceed at a safe speed and to 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

Underwater sonar experiment
Tuesday, October 11, 2016, Singapore
An underwater sonar experiment will be carried our off east of St John’s Island from 12 to 14 October, inclusive.According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine Notice No.110 of 2016, the experiment will be conducted between the hours of 0900 and 1700 local time daily, within the working area bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
1) 01 deg. 13.033’N / 103 deg. 51.088’E
2) 01 deg. 13.077’N / 103 deg. 51.187’E
3) 01 deg. 12.920’N / 103 deg. 51.256’E
4) 01 deg. 12.848’N / 103 deg. 51.113’E

The experiment includes the deployment of a transmitter system by work boat. Divers will be on standby during the deployment and recovery of transmitter system.

Craft involved in the experiment 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 of the working area;
b) Maintain a proper lookout;
c) Proceed at a safe speed and to 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

Immigration inward formalities
Tuesday, October 11, 2016, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
Following discussions with the Fujairah Immigration Department, the Port of Fujairah has announced the following inward immigration formalities, effective immediately:

  • Document to obtain “Immigration In” may be submitted 24 hours prior the berthing of the vessel
  • Berthing of vessels should be confirmed and their names listed in the shipping list of the Operations Department or FOTT before submitting documents to the Immigration Department
  • In case of difficulty in obtaining “Immigration In”, the matter should be reported to the respective Department (Operations or FOTT) and subsequently the slot will be given to the next vessel in the queue
  • Within the first three hours of the vessel being alongside berth, a copy of Immigration Inward Clearance must be submitted to the respective Department (Operations or FOTT) and Control Tower
  • Failure to comply with this requirement will result in the termination of cargo operations and unberthing of the vessel without further notice, including legal actions against the ship’s local agent in Fujairah.

Vessels calling at Fujairah are urged to strictly adhere to the aforementioned practice to avoid issues or delays at the terminals.

For information about operations in Fujairah contact GAC Fujairah at fujairah@gac.com

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