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16-Apr-2019

JOINT HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEY
Singapore

Joint hydrographic survey
Tuesday, April 16, 2019, Singapore

A hydrographic survey will be carried out in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore, to improve safe navigation and smooth uninterrupted passage in the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS), STRAITREP Sector 6 to 9.

According to the Singaporean Notice to Mariners No.04B of 2019, the overall survey will be conducted from 23 April to 5 August, during daylight hours only, by the survey vessel SSE MAZU (YDB3013).

The hydrographic survey will be carried out by means of multi-beam echo sounder with line spacing of around 100m at 5 to 8 knots within the TSS, and no towing-vehicle will be towed behind. This hydrographic survey will be implemented with reciprocal operation even in eastward course or westward course in the TSS.

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

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