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01-Jun-2018

SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT AP LEI CHAU
Hong Kong

DREDGING OFF NIM WAN, DEEP BAY
Hong Kong

PORT STATUS UPDATE
Yemen

SHIPPING CHANNEL WIDENING PLAN APPROVED
Port Adelaide, Australia

Seawall reinstatement works at Ap Lei Chau
Friday, June 1, 2018, Hong Kong

For approximately 3 months, seawall reinstatement works will be carried out in 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. 14.366’N / 114 deg. 08.932’E
(B) 22 deg. 14.338’N / 114 deg. 08.903’E
(C) 22 deg. 14.376’N / 114 deg. 08.861’E
(D) 22 deg. 14.404’N / 114 deg. 08.891’E

The works will be carried out by one derrick lighter. One tugboat will provide assistance.

A working area of approximately 30 metres around the lighter will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the lighter.

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

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 works area.

(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.88 of 2018

Dredging off Nim Wan, Deep Bay
Friday, June 1, 2018, Hong Kong

For approximately 3 months, dredging operations will be carried out in the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (D) and from (E) to (F), and the adjacent shorelines:
(A) 22 deg. 25.426’N / 113 deg. 55.755’E
(B) 22 deg. 25.562’N / 113 deg. 55.707’E
(C) 22 deg. 25.719’N / 113 deg. 56.223’E
(D) 22 deg. 25.620’N / 113 deg. 56.293’E
(E) 22 deg. 25.438’N / 113 deg. 56.364’E
(F) 22 deg. 25.425’N / 113 deg. 56.309’E

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

A working area of approximately 80 metres around the derrick barge will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the barge.

The hours of work will be round-the-clock.

A silt curtain will be established within the works area. The silt curtain is a large piece of netting used to contain mud and sediments.

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.87 of 2018

Port status update
Friday, June 1, 2018, Yemen

According to reports in local media, military forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition have advanced towards Hodeidah and they are now several kilometres from the city’s airport.

The port of Hodeidah is still open and operational, with eight ships secured to berth and nine ships at anchorage awaiting berth as at yesterday (31 May).

The following ports and terminals are currently open and operational: Aden, Mukalla, Ash Shihr Oil Terminal, Nishtun, Hodeidah and Saleef

The following ports and terminals are closed: Balhaf LNG Terminal, Mokha, Ras Isa Marine Terminal and Ras Isa Petroleum Products Reception Facility

For information about operations in Yemen contact GAC Yemen at yemen@gac.com

Shipping channel widening plan approved
Friday, June 1, 2018, Port Adelaide, Australia

The South Australian Government has approved a plan to widen the Port Adelaide shipping channel and dump the dredged waste in Gulf St Vincent.

The plan involves removing 1.5 million cubic metres of material from the Outer Harbour shipping channel before being disposed 30 kilometres offshore.

For information about operations in Australia contact GAC Australia at shipping.australia@gac.com

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