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10-Jul-2017

DREDGING AT NORTH-WESTERN CORNER OF KWAI TSING CONTAINER BASIN
Hong Kong
MARINE WORKS OFF WAN CHAI
Hong Kong
Dredging at north-western corner of Kwai Tsing Container Basin
Monday, July 10, 2017, Hong Kong
For approximately 2 months, dredging works will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (D):
(A) 22 deg. 20.809’N / 114 deg. 06.889’E
(B) 22 deg. 20.700’N / 114 deg. 06.926’E
(C) 22 deg. 20.666’N / 114 deg. 06.810’E
(D) 22 deg. 20.776’N / 114 deg. 06.773’EThe works will be carried out by one grab dredger. Three tugboats and two split-hopper barges will assist in the works. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit operational requirements.A working area of approximately 100 metres around the grab dredger will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the grab dredger.

The hours of work will be from 0700 to 1900 hours. The vessels employed in the works will not stay in the works area outside the hours of work.

Vessels engaged in the operations will display signals as prescribed in international and local regulations.

Vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution.

(For information about operations in Hong Kong contact GAC Hong Kong at shipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Government of Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No. 100 of 2017

Marine works off Wan Chai
Monday, July 10, 2017, Hong Kong
For approximately 24 months, seawall and box culverts construction works will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (F) and the adjacent shoreline:
(A) 22 deg. 16.973’N / 114 deg. 10.502’E
(B) 22 deg. 16.996’N / 114 deg. 10.499’E
(C) 22 deg. 17.001’N / 114 deg. 10.561’E
(D) 22 deg. 17.034’N / 114 deg. 10.557’E
(E) 22 deg. 17.047’N / 114 deg. 10.673’E
(F) 22 deg. 17.059’N / 114 deg. 10.849’EThe works will be carried out by two dumb lighters. One tugboat and one work boat will provide assistance.A working area of approximately 50 metres around the lighters will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the lighters.

Several silt curtains, extending from the sea surface to the seabed, will be established within the works area. Each silt curtain is a large piece of netting used to contain mud and sediments. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the extents of the silt curtains.

The works will be carried out round-the-clock.

Diving operations will be carried out from time to time during the hours of work.

Vessels engaged in the operations will display signals as prescribed in international and local regulations.

Vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution and keep clear of the works area at slow speed, bearing in mind there are divers working in the area.

(For information about operations in Hong Kong contact GAC Hong Kong at shipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Government of Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No. 101 of 2017

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