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14-Sep-2016

FENDER REPLACEMENT WORKS FOR DOLPHINS AT CHEUNG CHAU TYPHOON SHELTER
Hong Kong
BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT WORKS IN CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER
Hong Kong
Fender replacement works for dolphins at Cheung Chau Typhoon Shelter
Wednesday, September 14, 2016, Hong Kong
With effect from 19 September 2016 and for a period of approximately 3 months, fender replacement works for a number of dolphins will be carried out in the Cheung Chau Typhoon Shelter.The works will be carried out by one crane boat on one dolphin only at a time.

A working area of approximately 15 metres around the crane boat will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the crane boat.

The works will be carried out from 0700 to 1900 hours daily except on Sundays and Public Holidays. The vessel engaged in the works will stay close to the dolphin outside the hours of work.

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

The vessel engaged in the works will display signals as prescribed in international and local regulations. Vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution, bearing in mind there are divers working around the dolphins.

For information about operations in Hong Kong contact GAC Hong Kong at shipping.hongkong@gac.com

Breakwater reinstatement works in Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter
Wednesday, September 14, 2016, Hong Kong
With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 5 months, breakwater reinstatement works will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates from (A) to (D) and the adjacent shoreline:(A) 22º 17.215’ N / 114º 11.328’ E

(B) 22º 17.208’ N / 114º 11.324’ E

(C) 22º 17.239’ N / 114º 11.274’ E

(D) 22º 17.253’ N / 114º 11.285’ E

The works will be carried out by one derrick lighter. Two tugboats and one guard boat will provide assistance. A working area of approximately 30 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 1900 hours. No works will be carried out on Sundays and public holidays. Vessels employed for the works will not 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

 

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