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  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Seawall Reinstatement Works

DATE: May 13, 2012 – COUNTRY: Hong Kong – PORT: Hong Kong  -Seawall Reinstatement Works

For approximately 3 months, seawall reinstatement works will be carried out [at Heng Fa Chuen, Hong Kong Island] 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. 16.500’N / 114 deg. 14.544’E (B) 22 deg. 16.521’N / 114 deg. 14.573’E (C) 22 deg. 16.573’N / 114 deg. 14.529’E (D) 22 deg. 16.552’N / 114 deg. 14.499’E

The works will be carried out by one derrick barge and one tug.

A working area of approximately 30 metres around the derrick 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 derrick lighter.

The hours of work will be from 0800 to 1800 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.

A silt curtain, extending from the sea surface to the seabed, will be established within the works area. The silt curtain is a large piece of netting used to contain mud and sediments. Yellow markers fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the extent of the silt curtain.

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 Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.58 of 2012

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