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GAC 01072014Telecommunication outage
November 17, 2014, Oman, all ports

Due to a telecommunication related service outage in Oman, GAC’s offices are currently without telephone/internet/email connectivity.

Their service provider – Omantel – is working to resolve the problem which has affected all users of their service.

Contact with GAC Oman made be made through the following Managers’ mobile numbers, as a fall-back to use until further notice:-

Kosala Wijesinghe – OMAN, MUSCAT

+968 9934 0352

Ashan Silva – OMAN, SOHAR

+968 9935 1782

Alexander Philip – OMAN, SALALAH

+968 9931 4357

Gopal Krishnan – OMAN, MUSCAT

+968 9921 5928

Submarine outfall inspection off Siu Ho Wan
November 17, 2014, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

For approximately two weeks, submarine outfall inspection works will be carried out [off Siu Ho Wan] in the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (D):

(A) 22º 19.491’N / 113º 59.265’E

(B) 22º 19.227’N / 113º 59.409’E

(C) 22º 19.212’N / 113º 59.383’E

(D) 22º 19.479’N / 113º 59.239’E

The works will be carried out by one derrick lighter. One guard boat will provide assistance.

A working area of approximately 25 metres around the derrick lighter will be established. The hours of work will be from 0800 to 1700 hours. The vessels employed for the works will not stay in the works area outside the hours of work.

Diving operations will be carried out from time to time during 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 and keep clear at slow speed, bearing in mind there are divers working in the area.

(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.145 of 2014

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