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GAC 01072014Soil investigation work off Serangoon Harbour
August 14, 2014, Singapore, Sembawang

From 15 August 2014 to 15 October 2014, soil investigation work will be carried out off Serangoon Harbour.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No. 101 of 2014, the works are being conducted daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays – within the working area bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):

P1) 1° 23.835’N / 103° 56.026’E

P2) 1° 23.903’N / 103° 56.099’E

P3) 1° 23.831’N / 103° 56.160’E

P4) 1° 23.165’N / 103° 56.078’E

Soil investigation work will be carried out by means of borehole drilling using jack-up barges. One jack-up barge will be working on only one borehole at a time.

The jack-up barge, with tug boats in attendance, will have a circular safety working zone of 30 meters radius centered at the barge. Tugboats will be used for shifting the barge from one borehole location to another.

Craft involved in the works will exhibit the appropriate local and international day and night signals.

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

(a) keep well clear and not to enter the working areas;

(b) maintain a proper lookout;

(c) proceed at a safe speed and navigate with caution;

(d) maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 21 (Sembawang Control); and

(e) communicate with Sembawang Control on VHF Channel 21 for assistance, if required.

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

Source: Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

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