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   23-Nov-2015

MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF NIM WAN
Hong Kong
DREDGING IN CHAI WAN CARGO HANDLING BASIN
Hong Kong
Marine Site Investigation off Nim Wan
Monday, November 23, 2015, Hong Kong
For approximately 2 months, marine site investigation works involving drilling of boreholes and cone penetration tests will be carried out in the area bounded by straight lines joining (A) to (B), (B) to (C) and (D) to (E), and shorelines in-between these straight lines.The co-ordinates (WGS84 Datum) of (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) are as follows:
(A) 22 deg. 25.402’N / 113 deg. 55.655’E
(B) 22 deg. 25.421’N / 113 deg. 55.697’E
(C) 22 deg. 25.414’N / 114 deg. 55.748’E
(D) 22 deg. 25.230’N / 114 deg. 55.690’E
(E) 22 deg. 25.239’N / 114 deg. 55.669’EThe works will be carried out by one jack-up barge. One tug 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 around the jack-up barge will be established. Yellow flashing lights will be installed at the four corners of the barge to indicate the position of the barge.

The hours of work will be from 0800 hours to 1800 hours from Monday to Saturday. Vessels employed for the works will stay in the works area outside 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.

(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.164 of 2015

Dredging in Chai Wan Cargo Handling Basin
Monday, November 23, 2015, Hong Kong
For approximately 4 months, dredging operations will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (D) and the adjacent shoreline:
(A) 22 deg. 16.177’N / 114 deg. 14.517’E
(B) 22 deg. 16.193’N / 114 deg. 14.540’E
(C) 22 deg. 16.151’N / 114 deg. 14.576’E
(D) 22 deg. 16.134’N / 114 deg. 14.553’EThe works will be carried out by one derrick lighter, one hopper barge and one tug boat. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit operational requirements.A working area of approximately 15 metres around the lighter will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the lighter.

The hours of work will be from 0700 to 2300 hours on weekdays and from 0900 to 2100 hours on Sundays and public holidays. Vessels engaged in 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.

(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.165 of 2015

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