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In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* United Arab Emirates, Port of Fujairah – New tariff announced
* Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Marine Site Investigation at Typhoon Shelter

DATE: December 03, 2013
COUNTRY: United Arab Emirates
PORT: Port of Fujairah
New tariff announced

The Port of Fujairah has advised that an amended tariff will come into
effect from 1 Febnruary 2014.

The current Port Tariff was published in May 2008, and rates have remained
largely unchanged since then.

Details of the new tariff can be found at the Port of Fujairah website

For information about operations in Fujairah contact GAC Fujiarah at

DATE: December 03, 2013
COUNTRY: Hong Kong
PORT: Hong Kong
Marine Site Investigation at Typhoon Shelter

For approximately 8 weeks, marine site investigation works involving
sediment sampling will be carried out within the New Yau Ma Tei Typhoon
Shelter bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS
84 Datum) from (A) to (B) and (C) to (D) and the adjacent breakwater and
(A) 22 deg. 18.290’N / 114 deg. 09.260’E
(B) 22 deg. 18.357’N / 114 deg. 09.336’E
(C) 22 deg. 18.872’N / 114 deg. 09.257’E
(D) 22 deg. 18.945’N / 114 deg. 09.295’E

The works will be carried out by a flat top barge. A tug and a motor boat
will provide assistance.

A working area of approximately 30 metres will be established around the
barge. 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 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.

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

Source: Government of Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.146 of 2013

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