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Singapore, Singapore
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Repairs to revetment seawall & drain outfalls
September 16, 2014, Singapore, Singapore
From 18 September to 19 November, repair works will be carried out to the revetment seawall and drain outfalls near SAF Changi Ferry Terminal.According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine Notice No.117 of 2014, the works will be carried out between 0800 and 1800 hours daily – including Sundays and Public Holidays – within the working area bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):

A) 01° 23.084’N / 104° 00.060’E

B) 01° 22.131’N / 104° 00.205’E

C) 01° 22.996’N / 104° 00.248’E

D) 01° 22.954’N / 104° 00.118’E


The repair and restoration works will entail sorting, leveling and pitching of existing drain outfalls. The works will be carried out by excavators and the materials for the restoration work will be provided by the work barge.


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


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 & navigate with caution;

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


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


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

Typhoon Kalmaegi update: 16 September 2014
September 16, 2014, Hong Kong, all ports
According to the latest Tropical Cyclone Bulletin issued by the Hong Kong Observatory, Strong Wind Signal No.3 is in force. This means that winds with mean speeds of 41-62 km per hour are expected.At noon, Typhoon Kalmaegi was estimated to be about 460 km west-southwest of Hong Kong (near 20.1 deg. North / 110.4 deg. East) and is forecast to move west-northwest at about 30 km per hour towards Beibu Wan.


Kalmaegi has made landfall over Wenchang, Hainan Island, and will continue to move further away from Hong Kong. Its associated squally showers will still affect Hong Kong intermittently.


Although Kalmaegi is moving away, occasional gales will still affect the southwestern part and high ground of Hong Kong at first. Members of the public should remain on the alert.


(For information about operations in Hong Kong contact GAC Hong Kong atshipping.hongkong@gac.com)

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