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GAC 01072014Replacement of fenders
January 26, 2015, Singapore, Singapore

From 2 February to 2 March, work to replace fenders will be carried out at at Exxonmobil Berth 9, Jurong Island.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.10 of 2015, the works will be conducted 24 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays – within the working area bounded by the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum):

1) 01 deg. 17.839’N / 103 deg. 41.142’E

2) 01 deg. 17.830’N / 103 deg. 41.142’E

3) 01 deg. 17.827’N / 103 deg. 41.121’E

4) 01 deg. 17.837’N / 103 deg. 41.118’E

A crane barge, assisted by tug boats will be used to remove and install the fenders. A safety boat will be in attendance to warn and re-direct craft in the vicinity to keep clear of working area.

Craft 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 and navigate with caution;

d) Maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 22 (Jurong Control);


e) Communicate with Jurong Control on VHF Channel 22 for assistance, if required.

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

Dredging off west coast of Lamma Island
January 26, 2015, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

For approximately three months, dredging operations will be carried out (off the west coast of Lamma Island) within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (G):

(A) 22 deg. 13.234’N / 114 deg. 06.042’E

(B) 22 deg. 11.000’N / 114 deg. 06.423’E

(C) 22 deg. 10.961’N / 114 deg. 06.277’E

(D) 22 deg. 12.214’N / 114 deg. 06.063’E

(E) 22 deg. 12.728’N / 114 deg. 05.723’E

(F) 22 deg. 13.075’N / 114 deg. 05.710’E

(G) 22 deg. 13.199’N / 114 deg. 05.806’E

The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including two grab dredgers, four hopper barges, two tug boats and one survey boat. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit operational requirements.

A working area of approximately 50 metres around the grab dredgers will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the dredgers.

The works will be carried out round-the-clock.

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.10 of 2015

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