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GAC 01072014Lock closure
June 25, 2015, United Kingdom, Hull

In order to complete essential works at the Inner Gate anchorages at King George Dock Lock in Hull, the lock will be closed to all shipping between 10:00 and 18:00 hours on Monday 6 July.

For information about operations in the UK contact GAC UK at uk@gac.com

New port tariff berth & dockage fees
June 25, 2015, Indonesia, Lubuk Gaung

Terminal PT. SDS Lubuk Gaung Port has advised that from 1 July 2015, port tariffs for Berth Dues and Dockage fee will be as follows:

A. BERTH DUES:

– Foreign Vessels: Rp. 1.135, – X GRT X ETMAL

– Domestic Vessel: Rp. 38, – X GRT X ETMAL

B. DOCKAGE FEES:

– Liquid Bulk: Rp. 2.165, – X GRT X Total Cargo/7200

– Dry Bulk: Rp. 2.165, – X GRT X Total Cargo/3000

– In Bags: Rp. 2.165, – X GRT X Total Cargo/3000

– Construction & Machinery Material: Rp. 2.165, – X GRT X Total Cargo/3000

For information about operations at Indonesian ports contact PT Andhika GAC Indonesia at shipping.indonesia@gac.com

Marine site investigation off Hong Kong International Airport
June 25, 2015, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

For approximately 3 months, marine site investigation works involving drilling of boreholes will be carried out [off Hong Kong International Airport] in the area bounded by straight lines joining the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (D):

(A) 22 deg. 19.660’N / 113 deg. 53.280’E

(B) 22 deg. 19.080’N / 113 deg. 53.310’E

(C) 22 deg. 18.930’N / 113 deg. 52.900’E

(D) 22 deg. 19.470’N / 113 deg. 52.460’E

The works will be carried out by two jack-up barges. Some tugs and one work boat will provide assistance. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit operational requirements.

A working area of approximately 25 metres will be established around the jack-up barge. Yellow flashing lights will be installed at the four corners of the barge to indicate the position of the barge.

The hours of the work will be from 0700 to 1900 hours. No works will be carried out on Sundays and public holidays. Vessels employed for the works will stay in the works area outside the hours of works.

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.88 of 2015

Removal of submarine tracking cable and concrete blocks
June 25, 2015, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

For approximately one week, marine works involving removal of submarine tracking cables and concrete blocks will be carried out [between Hei Ling Chau and Sunshine Island] with the works area bounded by the shore and straight lines joining the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (B) and (C) to (D):

(A) 22 deg. 15.474’N / 114 deg. 02.569’E

(B) 22 deg. 15.664’N / 114 deg. 02.845’E

(C) 22 deg. 15.541’N / 114 deg. 02.811’E

(D) 22 deg. 15.432’N / 114 deg. 02.631’E

The works will be carried out by one crane boat. Some work boats will provide assistance. Some tugs and guard boats will provide assistance. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit operational requirements.

The hours of the work will be from 0800 to 1700 hours. No works will be carried out on Sundays and public holidays. Vessels employed for the works will stay in the works area outside the hours of works.

Vessels engaged in the operations will display signals as prescribed in international and local regulations.

Diving operations will be carried out from time to time during the hours of work.

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.87 of 2015

Installation of pontoon off Sembawang Camp Jetty
June 25, 2015, Singapore, Singapore

From 29 June to 31 August, a pontoon will be installed off Sembawang 2015.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.69 of 2015, the installation works will be carried out from 0800 to 1900 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays – within the working area bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):

1) 01 deg. 28.263’N / 103 deg. 49.035’E

2) 01 deg. 28.263’N / 103 deg. 49.089’E

3) 01 deg. 28.303’N / 103 deg. 49.089’E

4) 01 deg. 28.304’N / 103 deg. 49.035’E

The work will involve piling and installation of pontoon.

Safety boats will be deployed in the vicinity of the working area to warn other craft of the project.

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 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

GAC is a global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services dedicated to helping customers achieve their strategic goals at the highest levels of quality, safety and compliance.

“Jo”

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