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14-Nov-2018

TRAFFIC SUSPENDED AT BEAUMONT / PORT ARTHUR DUE TO WEATHER
Beaumont / Port Arthur

WORKS AT TUAS TERMINAL PHASE 2
Tuas, Singapore

TRAFFIC DELAYED DUE TO WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS
Dardanelles, Turkey

Traffic suspended at Beaumont / Port Arthur due to weather
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, Beaumont / Port Arthur

Traffic at Beaumont / Port Arthur remains suspended since 12 November 16:00 hours (local time) due to high winds.

For the latest updates and information about operations in the United States, contact GAC North America at usa@gac.com

Works at Tuas Terminal Phase 2
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, Tuas, Singapore

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine Notice No.112 of 2018 dated 13 November, the working area and list of craft for works at Tuas Terminal Phase 2 have been revised with effect from 18 November 2018 to 17 May 2019.

Works are being conducted 24 hours daily, including Sundays and Public Holidays, within the working areas bounded by the following coordinates:

1) 01 deg. 13.323’N / 103 deg. 36.876’E

2) 01 deg. 14.507’N / 103 deg. 36.876’E

3) 01 deg. 14.507’N / 103 deg. 36.901’E

4) 01 deg. 14.289’N / 103 deg. 36.900’E

5) 01 deg. 14.289’N / 103 deg. 36.979’E

6) 01 deg. 14.200’N / 103 deg. 37.005’E

7) 01 deg. 14.207’N / 103 deg. 37.237’E

8) 01 deg. 14.398’N / 103 deg. 37.237’E

9) 01 deg. 14.398’N / 103 deg. 38.755’E

10) 01 deg. 14.344’N / 103 deg. 38.755’E

11) 01 deg. 14.344’N / 103 deg. 38.991’E

12) 01 deg. 13.659’N / 103 deg. 39.251’E

13) 01 deg. 13.486’N / 103 deg. 38.892’E

14) 01 deg. 13.486’N / 103 deg. 38.384’E

15) 01 deg. 13.676’N / 103 deg. 38.290’E

16) 01 deg. 13.676’N / 103 deg. 38.138’E

17) 01 deg. 13.486’N / 103 deg. 37.979’E

18) 01 deg. 13.486’N / 103 deg. 37.481’E

19) 01 deg. 13.296’N / 103 deg. 37.571’E

20) 01 deg. 13.296’N / 103 deg. 37.300’E

21) 01 deg. 13.193’N / 103 deg. 37.300’E

22) 01 deg. 13.193’N / 103 deg. 36.901’E

23) 01 deg. 13.323’N / 103 deg. 36.901’E

Craft approved for deployment in the working area will exhibit the appropriate local and international day and night signals.

The soil investigation works will entail borehole drilling, seabed surface sampling, and marine cone penetration test. Jack-up barges and crane barges will be used to carry out the soil investigation work. Tug boats will be used to shift jack-up barges and crane barges. The circular safety zone for the borehole drilling and marine cone penetration test are 50m and 150m respectively.

Self-Discharge Sand Carriers (SDSC) and Trailer Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) will discharge sand at the designated temporary area.

Dredging operations consist of Trailer Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) and grab dredger/ backhoe dredger mobilization to the working area, dredging of clayey/ sandy/ residual soils.

The reclamation works consist of transport and discharge of materialsutilizing TSHD, CSD, flat top barges, hopper barges, and conveyor barges.

Safety boats will be deployed to warn other craft in the vicinity of the working area

When in the vicinity of the working area, mariners are reminded to:

a) Keep well clear and not to 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 22(JurongControl);and

e) Communicate with Jurong Control on VHF Channel 22 for assistance, if required.

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

Traffic delayed due to winter weather conditions
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, Dardanelles, Turkey

Vessel traffic congestion in the Dardanelles has been affected by 5-7 days awaiting as the winter period caused shorter daylight and bad weather.

For the latest updates and information about operations in the Turkish Straits contact GAC Istanbul at turkey@gac.com

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