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Reclamation work period extended
Wednesday, October 7, 2015, Singapore
The working period for reclamation work at the western part of Tuas View Extension has been extended.The work is now being carried out 24 hours daily – including Sundays and Public Holidays – until 4 April 2016, within the working area bounded by the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
1) 01 deg. 16.767’N / 103 deg. 36.735’E
2) 01 deg. 15.745’N / 103 deg. 36.355’E
3) 01 deg. 15.659’N / 103 deg. 36.342’E
4) 01 deg. 15.659’N / 103 deg. 36.169’E
5) 01 deg. 16.427’N / 103 deg. 36.452’E
6) 01 deg. 16.815’N / 103 deg. 36.595’EThe reclamation work will include soil improvement, shore protection, sand filling, and construction of rock revetment.Excavation will be carried out by grab dredgers.

Sand filling will be carried out by crane barges and flat top barges.

Craft involved in the work 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)

Source: Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.124 of 2015

Public services to close for National Holiday
Wednesday, October 7, 2015, Ecuador
Due to a National Holiday, most public services in Ecuador will be closed on Friday, 9 October.The country’s ports and terminals, however,  will work normally during the day.For information about operations in Ecuador, and elsewhere in the Americas, contact the GAC Houston Hub Agency Center at hub.us@gac.com

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