The U.S. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay is alerting mariners of a safety zone to mitigate the risks associated with the Tall Ships Philadelphia Camden 2015 Parade of Sail. The safety zone is effective 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on June 25, 2015.
A safety zone will also be enforced for the Tall Ships Philadelphia Camden 2015 Fireworks, from 8:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. on June 27, 2015.
The Captain of the Port representative will be on scene during these events and can be contacted on VHF channel 16.
Entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the COTP Delaware Bay, or his on-scene representative. Once operations are concluded, an informational broadcast will inform mariners that the safety zone is no longer being enforced.
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Speed in restricted zones
June 22, 2015, Hong Kong, all ports
Hong Kong’s Marine Department has issued a reminder that a speed limit of 5 knots must be observed between 8am and 12 midnight every day from 1 July to 15 September, inclusive, in the following restricted zones:
T1 Plover Cove
T2 Sha Tin Hoi
PORT SHELTER AND ROCKY HARBOUR
K1 Ta She Wan
K2 Tsam Chuk Wan
K3 Hebe Haven (Pak Sha Wan)
K4 East Kiu Tsui Chau
K5 West Kiu Sai Chau
K6 South Kau Sai Chau
K7 Bluff Island
K8 Clear Water Bay
HONG KONG ISLAND, SOUTH
A1 To Tei Wan
A2 Tai Tam Habrour
A3 Stanley Bay
A4 Chung Hom Wan
A5 South Bay
A6 Deep Water Bay
A10 Tai Tam Bay
A11 Repulse Bay
A7 Luk Chau Wan
A8 Sham Wan
A9 Tung Wan
L1 Discovery Bay
Coxswains and masters of all vessels, particularly large and powerful vessels, are strongly advised to exercise due care and avoid generating excessive wake wash when navigating in the restricted zones, in areas near swimming beaches and fish culture zones, in particular near Kai Lung Wan Fish Culture Zone, giving due consideration to the safety of other people and vessels in the vicinity. In narrow channels such as Sor See Mun (Fu Tau Fan Chau) and Fat Tong Mun (Tung Lung Chai), the speed of all vessels should be reduced to a safe speed not exceeding 5 knots. Operators of speed boats and jet skis should exercise due care when navigating in narrow waterways, such as river channels, and proceed at safe speed at all times.
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Dredging operations in the Eastern Fairway
June 22, 2015, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
For approximately five months, dredging operations will be carried out [in the Eastern Fairway] within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (G):
(A) 22 deg. 18.057’N / 114 deg. 12.530’E
(B) 22 deg. 18.010’N / 114 deg. 12.647’E
(C) 22 deg. 17.899’N / 114 deg. 12.639’E
(D) 22 deg. 17.916’N / 114 deg. 12.596’E
(E) 22 deg. 17.860’N / 114 deg. 12.596’E
(F) 22 deg. 17.859’N / 114 deg. 12.440’E
(G) 22 deg. 17.975’N / 114 deg. 12.440’E
The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one grab dredger, four hopper barges, three 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 dredger will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the dredger.
The hours of work will be from 0700 to 2300 hours from Mondays to Sundays, including public holidays. Vessels employed for the works will stay in the works area outside the hours of work.
Silt curtains, extending from the sea surface to the seabed, will be established within the works area. The silt curtain is a large piece of netting used to contain mud and sediments.
Vessels engaged in the operations will display signals as prescribed in international and local regulations.
Vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution.
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Source: Government of Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.84 of 2015
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