|AMENDED DEPTHS IN DEPARTURE CHANNEL & BERTHS
Hay Point, Australia
|PORT DREDGING UNDERWAY
|RELOCATION & REMOVAL OF GOVERNMENT MOORING BUOYS
|Amended depths in departure channel & berths|
|Friday, January 19, 2018, Hay Point, Australia|
Mariners are advised that the design and actual navigation depths below port datum, Lowest Astronomical Tide, as of Wednesday, 17 January 2018, are as follows:
HPS Berth 1
HPS Berth 2
HPS Berth 3
DBCT Berth 1
DBCT Berth 2
DBCT Berth 3
DBCT Berth 4
(*new or revised entry)
AUS charts affected: 249 & 250.
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Source: Department of Transport and Main Roads – Maritime Safety Queensland, Hay Port Maritime Region, Notice To Mariners 019(T) of 2018 issued 17 January 2018
|Port dredging underway|
|Friday, January 19, 2018, Bundaberg, Australia|
|Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) is undertaking shipping channel restoration works at the Port of Bundaberg, following significant rainfall in the area in October/ November last year.
The build-up of sediment in the port’s main shipping berth and the inner reach of the shipping channel has severely hindered the berthing and movement of commercial ships in and out of the port.
Emergency maintenance dredging is being carried out to restore the depths of the berth pockets and inner reach of the channel. The extent of the work is limited to the area posing ship navigational risks.
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|Relocation & removal of Government Mooring Buoys|
|Friday, January 19, 2018, Hong Kong|
|Government Mooring Buoys (GMBs) “A71” and “A72” at positions (A) and (B) respectively will be removed on 17 and 18 January 2018. The GMB “B30” will be relocated from position (C) to (D) on 19 January 2018.
The positions of the GMBs are as follows:
After the relocation, the berthing draft of vessel at GMB “B30” will be 9.3 meters. This mooring will not be available for use during typhoons.
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Source: Government of the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.5 of 2018 dated 18 January 2018