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Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals — By on April 23, 2018 at 7:32 PM

23-Apr-2018
DREDGING OFF SULTAN SHOAL LIGHTHOUSE
Singapore

DREDGING IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY
Singapore

TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF DOCKING/UNDOCKING
Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Dredging off Sultan Shoal Lighthouse
Monday, April 23, 2018, Singapore

The working period for dredging off Sultan Shoal Lighthouse has been extended and the working area revised.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine Notice No.41 od 20187, the work is now being carried out 24 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holiday – until 19 October, within the working area bounded by the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
1. 1 deg. 14.548’N / 103 deg. 39.133’E
2. 1 deg. 13.759’N / 103 deg. 39.500’E
3. 1 deg. 13.661’N / 103 deg. 39.250’E
4. 1 deg. 14.465’N / 103 deg. 38.946’E

Dredging works are being carried out by a grab dredger, supported by hopper barges and pusher tugs. The grab dredger is held in position by spuds-systems within the working area.

The safety zone is a circular area of 250m radius centred at the dredger.

A safety boat is deployed to warn other craft in the vicinity.

Craft involved in the works 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 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 require

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

Dredging in Temasek Fairway
Monday, April 23, 2018, Singapore

The working period for dredging in the Temasek Fairway has been extended. The work is now being carried out 24 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holiday – until 19 October, within the working areas bounded by the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum):

WORKING AREA A
1. 1 deg. 15.222’N / 103 deg. 39.279’E
2. 1 deg. 13.239’N / 103 deg. 40.079’E
3. 1 deg. 13.164’N / 103 deg. 39.876’E
4. 1 deg. 15.139’N / 103 deg. 39.079’E

WORKING AREA B
5. 1 deg. 15.706’N / 103 deg. 38.924’E
6. 1 deg. 15.334’N / 103 deg. 39.924’E
7. 1 deg. 15.334’N / 103 deg. 38.760’E
8. 1 deg. 15.440’N / 103 deg. 38.709’E
9. 1 deg. 15.705’N / 103 deg. 38.709’E

Dredging works are being carried out by a grab dredger, supported by hopper barges and pusher tugs. The grab dredger is held in position by spuds-systems within the working area.

A safety boat is deployed to warn other craft in the vicinity.

Craft involved in the works 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 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 require

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

Temporary suspension of docking/undocking
Monday, April 23, 2018, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Marine operations at Kind Abdul Aziz Port, Dammam, were temporarily suspended today at 1600 hours local time today (23 April) due to strong winds.

For safety reasons, the Port Authority/Marine Department halted ships’ movements for docking /undocking. This may affect ships’ windows and vessel performance.

For information about operations at Dammam, contact GAC Saudi Arabia at shipping.dammam@gac.com

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