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GAC 01072014


Beaumont-Port Arthur, USA
 Hong Kong
Marine site investigation at power station
Friday, December 11, 2015, Hong Kong
For approximately three weeks, marine site investigation works involving drilling of boreholes will be carried out [at Castle Peak Power Station, Tap Shek Kok] within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS84 Datum) from (A) to (G) and the adjacent jetty:
(A) 22 deg. 22.192’N / 113 deg. 55.092’E
(B) 22 deg. 22.154’N / 113 deg. 55.038’E
(C) 22 deg. 22.329’N / 113 deg. 54.847’E
(D) 22 deg. 22.299’N / 113 deg. 54.811’E
(E) 22 deg. 22.382’N / 113 deg. 54.738’E
(F) 22 deg. 22.451’N / 113 deg. 54.827’E
(G) 22 deg. 22.363’N / 113 deg. 54.902’EThe works will be carried out by one flat top barge. One tug and one work boat will provide assistance.A working area of approximately 50 metres around the barge will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the barge.The hours of works will be from 0700 hours 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.173 of 2015

Bridge maintenance
Friday, December 11, 2015, Delaware River, USA
The Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) advises that it will be conducting maintenance on the Ben Franklin Bridge today, December 11, from 0900 hours to 1600 hours.During this time, the under-bridge clearance will be reduced by 15 feet.For information about operations in the USA contact GAC USA at usa@gac.com

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