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Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals — By on April 25, 2018 at 8:35 PM

25-Apr-2018
MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINAL 3
Hong Kong

MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT SHEK TSAI WAN, MA WAN
Hong Kong

PROHIBITION OF VESSELS ANCHORING
Singapore

REPLACEMENT OF FENDERS OFF PUNGGOL JETTY
Singapore
Marine site investigation at Kwai Tsing Container Terminal 3
Wednesday, April 25, 2018, Hong Kong

For approximately one month, marine site investigation works involving drilling of boreholes will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (D) and the adjacent shoreline:
(A) 22 deg. 20.452’N / 114 deg. 07.345’E
(B) 22 deg. 20.436’N / 114 deg. 07.306’E
(C) 22 deg. 20.591’N / 114 deg. 07.255’E
(D) 22 deg. 20.607’N / 114 deg. 07.293’E

The works will be carried out by one flat top barge. One tugboat and one work boat will provide assistance.

A working area of approximately 20 metres around the flat top barge will be established. Yellow marker buoys with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the flat top barge.

The hours of works will be from 0800 to 1800 hours. No works will be carried out on Sundays and public holidays. Vessels employed in the works will stay in the works area outside the hours of works.

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 the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.62 of 2018

Marine site investigation at Shek Tsai Wan, Ma Wan
Wednesday, April 25, 2018, Hong Kong

For approximately one month, marine site investigation works involving drilling of boreholes 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. 21.086’N / 114 deg. 03.413’E
(B) 22 deg. 21.064’N / 114 deg. 03.413’E
(C) 22 deg. 21.064’N / 114 deg. 03.395’E
(D) 22 deg. 21.086’N / 114 deg. 03.395’E

The works will be carried out by one jack-up platform. One tugboat will provide assistance.

Yellow flashing lights will be installed at the four corners of the jack-up barge to indicate its position.

The hours of works will be from 0700 to 1900 hours. No works will be carried out on Sundays and public holidays. Vessels employed in the works will stay in the works area outside the hours of works.

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 the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.61 of 2018

Prohibition of vessels anchoring
Wednesday, April 25, 2018, Singapore

The Port Master hereby prohibits all vessels from anchoring in the demarcated area within the Eastern Anchorage (AEW), and Eastern Holding C Anchorage (AEHC). This prohibition shall take effect at the following times:
27 April 2018 (Fri): 1800hrs to 2100hrs
28 April 2018 (Sat): 0800hrs to 1430hrs

The demarcated areas referred to is bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
1. 01 deg. 15.300’N / 103 deg. 52.200’E
2. 01 deg. 15.300’N / 103 deg. 52.800’E
3. 01 deg. 14.700’N / 103 deg. 52.800’E
4. 01 deg. 14.700’N / 103 deg. 52.200’E

Vessels that are currently anchored within the demarcated area are required to shift out of the area by 0800hrs on the days mentioned above.

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

Source: Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.042 of 2018 dated 23 April 2018

Replacement of fenders off Punggol Jetty
Wednesday, April 25, 2018, Singapore

From today (25 April) until 7 August, fender replacement work is being carried out at Punggol Jetty.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine Notice No.043 of 2018, the work is being conducted between 0800 and 1800 hours daily from Monday to Saturday, excluding public holidays, within a working area bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
1. 1 deg. 25.316’N / 103 deg. 54.626’E
2. 1 deg. 25.318’N / 103 deg. 54.658’E
3. 1 deg. 25.310’N / 103 deg. 54.658’E
4. 1 deg. 25.308’N / 103 deg. 54.626’E

A work barge, assisted by tug boats, will be used to replace the fenders. Craft involved with the works will exhibit the appropriate local and international signals.

When in the vicinity of the working area, mariners are reminded to:
a) keep well clear and not 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 21 (Sembawang Control);
and
e) communicate with Sembawang Control on VHF Channel 21 for assistance, if required.

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

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