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14-Feb-2019

PIER DEMOLITION & MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT DISCOVERY BAY MARINA CLUB
Hong Kong

SUBMARINE OUTFALL REPAIR WORKS OFF CHAI WAN
Hong Kong

Pier demolition & marine site investigation at Discovery Bay Marina Club
Thursday, February 14, 2019, Hong Kong

For approximately 6 months, demolition of pier and marine site investigation work involving drilling of boreholes [is being] carried out in the area bounded by straight lines joining the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (Z):
(A) 22 deg. 17.495’N / 114 deg. 01.451’E
(B) 22 deg. 17.528’N / 114 deg. 01.479’E
(C) 22 deg. 17.557’N / 114 deg. 01.486’E
(D) 22 deg. 17.577’N / 114 deg. 01.479’E
(E) 22 deg. 17.595’N / 114 deg. 01.462’E
(F) 22 deg. 17.608’N / 114 deg. 01.444’E
(G) 22 deg. 17.615’N / 114 deg. 01.449’E
(H) 22 deg. 17.622’N / 114 deg. 01.449’E
(I) 22 deg. 17.626’N / 114 deg. 01.447’E
(J) 22 deg. 17.629’N / 114 deg. 01.443’E
(K) 22 deg. 17.631’N / 114 deg. 01.437’E
(L) 22 deg. 17.640’N / 114 deg. 01.427’E
(M) 22 deg. 17.666’N / 114 deg. 01.422’E
(N) 22 deg. 17.683’N / 114 deg. 01.433’E
(O) 22 deg. 17.690’N / 114 deg. 01.453’E
(P) 22 deg. 17.687’N / 114 deg. 01.469’E
(Q) 22 deg. 17.681’N / 114 deg. 01.482’E
(R) 22 deg. 17.672’N / 114 deg. 01.494’E
(S) 22 deg. 17.665’N / 114 deg. 01.500’E
(T) 22 deg. 17.639’N / 114 deg. 01.519’E
(U) 22 deg. 17.635’N / 114 deg. 01.525’E
(V) 22 deg. 17.633’N / 114 deg. 01.530’E
(W) 22 deg. 17.633’N / 114 deg. 01.534’E
(X) 22 deg. 17.632’N / 114 deg. 01.563’E
(Y) 22 deg. 17.505’N / 114 deg. 01.655’E
(Z) 22 deg. 17.467’N / 114 deg. 01.632’E

The works [are being] carried out by one flat top barge and one derrick lighter. One tugboat and one work boat provide assistance. The number of vessels engaged in the works [changes] from time to time to suit operational requirements.

A working area of approximately 50 metres around the flat top barge and the derrick lighter [is] established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights [are] laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the barge and the lighter.

Silt curtains, extending from the sea surface to the seabed, [are] established within the works area. The silt curtain is a large piece of netting used to contain mud and sediments. Yellow flashing lights [are] fitted to the silt curtains to mark their extents.

The hours of work [are] from 0800 hours to 1800 hours. No works [are] carried out on Sundays and public holidays. Vessels employed for the works stay in the works area outside the hours of work.

Vessels engaged in the operations 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)

Source: Government of the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No. 28 of 2019

Submarine outfall repair works off Chai Wan
Thursday, February 14, 2019, Hong Kong

For approximately 2 months, submarine outfall repair works [are being] carried out in the following Works Areas:

WORKS AREA 1
This area is bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (D):
(A) 22 deg. 16.401’N / 114 deg. 15.004’E
(B) 22 deg. 16.367’N / 114 deg. 15.049’E
(C) 22 deg. 16.326’N / 114 deg. 15.013’E
(D) 22 deg. 16.360’N / 114 deg. 14.967’E

WORKS AREA 2
This area is bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (E) to (H):
(E) 22 deg. 16.234’N / 114 deg. 14.856’E
(F) 22 deg. 16.199’N / 114 deg. 14.901’E
(G) 22 deg. 16.136’N / 114 deg. 14.846’E
(H) 22 deg. 16.171’N / 114 deg. 14.801’E

The works [are being] carried out by two derrick lighters. One tugboat and one work boat provide assistance.

A working area of approximately 50 metres around each lighter [is] established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights [are] laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the lighters.

The hours of work in Works Area 1 [are] from 0800 to 1800 hours. Vessels employed for the works in Works Area 1 [do] not stay in the works area outside the hours of work. The hours of work in Works Area 2 [are] round-the-clock.

Diving operations [are being] carried out from time to time during the hours of work.

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

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

(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. 29 of 2019

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