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Hot Port News from GAC

30-Oct-2019

ENHANCEMENT OF DRAFT
Paradip, India

SUSPENSION AT DARDANELLES
Dardanelles, Turkey

CONSTRUCTION OF LANDING FACILITY OFF MARINA BAY CRUISE CENTRE
Marina Bay, Singapore

Enhancement of Draft
Wednesday, October 30, 2019, Paradip, India

Enhancement of Draft at various berths for the months of November 2019 & December 2019

The draft at following berths are hereby temporarily enhanced as follows for the months of November 2019 & December 2019 considering prevailing weather and tidal conditions:

Berth No. 05 (CB-1)

Permissible Draft 15.00 mtrs

Times

0000 hrs to 2400 hrs

Dates

01.11.2019 – 23.11.2019

29.11.2019 – 30.11.2019

01.12.2019 – 10.12.2019

16.12.2019 – 23.12.2019

29.12.2019 – 31.12.2019

Berth No. 04 (IOB)

Permissible Draft 13.20 mtrs

Times

0000 hrs to 2400 hrs

Dates

01.11.2019 – 23.11.2019

29.11.2019 – 30.11.2019

01.12.2019 – 10.12.2019

16.12.2019 – 23.12.2019

29.12.2019 – 31.12.2019

NOTE

1. The above notice is purely temporary and can be withdrawn at any time without prior information due to sudden change in weather condition.

2. Draft for other days for above berths and draft for other berths shall remain as per the original notification No.:MD/SHS/TECH-26/2014/1109 Dt.30.06.2017

Source: Paradip Port Trust Marine Department No.:MD/SHS/TECH-26/2018(Vol.I)

For further details and information about operations in India contact GAC India at india@gac.com

Suspension at Dardanelles
Wednesday, October 30, 2019, Dardanelles, Turkey

According to information obtained from Canakkale VTS center, traffic will be suspended from 30.10.2019 at 22:00 Lt until 31.10.2019 04:00 Lt for vessels that are transitting without pilotage due to fiber optical cabling and infrastructure works in Canakkale strait by “Turk Telekom”.

Vessels transitting with pilotage will not be affected from this suspension.

For further details and information about operations in Turkey, contact GAC Turkey at turkey@gac.com

Construction of Landing Facility off Marina Bay Cruise Centre
Wednesday, October 30, 2019, Marina Bay, Singapore

Date: With effect from 01 Nov 2019 to 30 Apr 2020

Location: Off Marina Bay Cruise Centre, within the working area bounded by the following coordinates.

(WGS 84 Datum)

Point 1

Latitude (N) 01°15.841′

Longitude (E) 103°51.693′

Point 2

Latitude 01°15.887′

Longitude 103°51·660′

Point 3

Latitude 01°15·913′

Longitude 103°51·697′

Point 4

Latitude 01°15·875′

Longitude 103°51.724′

Working Hours: 0800 hours to 2200 hours daily including weekends and Public Holidays.

Craft MTC 5

Harbour Craft Licence No. SR 3786I

Description: Crane Barge

Craft MTC 2

Harbour Craft Licence No. SR 3554H

Description: Work Barge

Craft: POE 1829

Harbour Craft Licence No. SR 3103H

Description: Crane Barge

Craft: MTC TIGA

Harbour Craft Licence No. SR 3589J

Description: Passenger/Safety Boat

Craft: STK 3

Harbour Craft Licence No. ST 1396G

Description: Tug Boat

Craft: STK 5

Harbour Craft Licence No. ST 1412B

Description: Tug Boat

Craft: MAKO 9

Harbour Craft Licence No. ST 0914E

Description: Tug Boat

Craft: STK 7

Harbour Craft Licence No. ST 1585D

Description: Tug Boat

Craft: STK 13

Harbour Craft Licence No. ST 1156E

Description: Tug Boat

Craft: KMT VISTA

Harbour Craft Licence No. ST 1310Z

Description: Tug Boat

These craft will exhibit the appropriate local and international day and night signals.

Details

The construction works entail marine piling works, concrete reinforcement works and installation of floating pontoon.

Buoys will be installed to mark the working area.

A safety boat will be deployed in the vicinity to warn other craft about the work.

Caution

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 to navigate with caution;

d) Maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 18 (Keppel Control);

and

e) Communicate with Keppel Control on VHF Channel 18 for assistance, if required

Source: Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, Port Marine Notice No. 106 of 2019

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

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