|MARINE WORKS OFF NORTH POINT
|SAFETY ZONE ESTABLISHED FOR FIREWORKS DISPLAY
Baton Rouge, United States
|WATERWAY STATUS FOR FIREWORKS DISPLAYS
New Orleans, United States
|Marine works off North Point|
|Monday, July 3, 2017, Hong Kong|
For approximately 18 months, marine works involving bridge reconstruction works and box culvert rectification works will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (G) and the adjacent shoreline:
The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including five dumb lighters, one flat top barge and one work boat. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit operational requirements.
A working area of approximately 30 metres around each lighter and 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 lighters and barge.
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org)
Source: Government of Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.94 of 2017 dated 3 July 2016
|Safety zone established for fireworks display|
|Monday, July 3, 2017, Baton Rouge, United States|
|The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port New Orleans has established a safety zone on the Lower Mississippi River, Above Head of Passes, from MM 228.8 to MM 230, extending the entire width of the river in the vicinity of downtown Baton Rouge, LA.
This safety zone is needed to protect persons and vessels from the potential safety hazards associated with a fireworks display.
This safety zone is effective from 8:30pm until 10:00pm local time tomorrow (July 4).
All vessels are prohibited from entering this safety zone unless they have been granted permission by the Captain of the Port New Orleans or designated representative. Only vessels participating in the fireworks display and pre-designated vessels are permitted within the safety zone after 8:30pm.
All vessels requesting permission to enter or transit through this safety zone are required to contact the Coast Guard. A Coast Guard vessel will
be on scene for the duration of the event and can be contacted on VHF
-FM Channel 16 and 67 or via the Officer of the Day at the number below. For additional information, contact the following:
For information about operations in the USA contact GAC USA at email@example.com
|Waterway status for fireworks displays|
|Monday, July 3, 2017, New Orleans, United States|
|The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Captain of the Port New Orleans has established multiple safety zones within the Captain of the Port New Orleans area of responsibility. These safety zones are needed to protect persons and vessels from the potential safety hazards associated with waterborne activities and fireworks displays.
Below is a list of dates and times established safety zones will be enforced.
St. John the Baptist Parish July 4th Celebration Fireworks
Go 4th on the River
Madisonville Old Fashion 4thof July
Team Beachbody Coach Summit Fireworks
All vessels are prohibited from entering these safety zones unless they have been granted permission by the Captain of the Port New Orleans or designated representative. The Captain of the Port’s designated representative for each safety zone is listed above. All vessels requesting permission to enter or transit through this safety zone are required to contact the designated representative via the contact methods listed above. Each designated representative will evaluate and allow vessels to transit through the safety zone on a case-by-case basis.
Additionally, there will be fireworks displays launched near water which will have no associated safety zone, as listed below. All mariners are advised to give a wide berth and transit those areas with caution during the scheduled times.
St. Charles Parish Fireworks
Treasure Chest Casino Fireworks
(For information about operations in the USA contact GAC USA at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Source: United States Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Marine Safety Information Bulletin published 30 June 2017