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Testing of AUV off St John’s Island
Friday, June 29, 2018, Singapore

From 2 July to 6 July, testing of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) will be carried out off St John’s Island, within the working area bounded by the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
1. 01 deg. 13.133’N / 103 deg. 51.137’E
2. 01 deg. 12.960’N / 103 deg. 51.229’E
3. 01 deg. 12.925’N / 103 deg. 51.137’E

As advised in the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine Notice No.068 of 2018 dated 28 June 2018, the working ours will be from 0900 to 1800 hours daily.

Work boats will deploy and recover the AUV by crane.

A safety boat will be in attendance at all times to warn and re-direct craft in the vicinity to keep clear of the working area.

Craft involved in the testing will exhibit the appropriate local and international day signals.

When in the vicinity of the working area, mariners are reminded to:
a) keep well clear and not enter the working area
b) maintain a proper lookout
c) proceed at a safe speed and navigate with caution
d) maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 68 (West Control)
e) communicate with West Control on VHF Channel 68 for assistance, if required.

For information about operations in Singapore contact GAC Singapore at singapore@gac.com

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