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Submarine outfall inspection & hydrographic survey
Thursday, August 3, 2017, Hong Kong
From 7 August and for a period of approximately two weeks, submarine outfall inspection works and hydrographic survey will be carried out [off Mui Wo, Lantau Island] within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (F):
(A) 22 deg. 15.697’N / 114 deg. 00.304’E
(B) 22 deg. 15.724’N / 114 deg. 00.326’E
(C) 22 deg. 15.732’N / 114 deg. 00.391’E
(D) 22 deg. 15.700’N / 114 deg. 00.396’E
(E) 22 deg. 15.694’N / 114 deg. 00.345’E
(F) 22 deg. 15.678’N / 114 deg. 00.332’EThe works will be carried out by one work boat and one survey vessel. One guard boat will provide assistance.A working area of approximately 25 metres around the work boat will be established. The hours of work will be from 0800 to 1800 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.Diving operations will be carried out from time to time during the hours of work.

Vessels engaged in the works will display signals as prescribed in international and local regulations.

Vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution and keep clear of the works area at slow speed, bearing in mind there are divers working in the area.

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

Source: Government of the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.111 of 2017

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