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30-Apr-2021

MARINE WORKS SOUTHEAST OF SOKO ISLANDS
Hong Kong

LOCK CLOSURES FOR WORKS
Hull, United Kingdom

INCREASES TO SCHEDULE OF PORT CHARGES
Gujarat, India

REVISED SCALE OF RATES FOR VESSELS CALLING PIPAVAV PORT
Pipavav, India

Marine works southeast of Soko Islands
Friday, April 30, 2021, Hong Kong

For approximately 10 weeks, marine works involving preparation works and construction of subsea pipeline will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (H):
(A) 22° 09.394’N 113° 57.280’E
(B) 22° 08.909’N 113° 57.280’E
(C) 22° 08.908’N 113° 56.373’E
(D) 22° 08.203’N 113° 55.343’E
(E) 22° 08.281’N 113° 55.000’E
(F) 22° 09.065’N 113° 54.792’E
(G) 22° 09.067’N 113° 55.818’E
(H) 22° 09.392’N 113° 56.294’E

The works will be carried out by one special purpose vessel. One tugboat and two guard boats will provide assistance.

A working area of approximately 50 metres around the special purpose vessel will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights and radar reflectors will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the special purpose vessel.

The hours of work will be round-the-clock.

Diving operations will be carried out from time to time during the hours of work.

Vessels engaged in the operations 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.79/2021

Lock closures for works
Friday, April 30, 2021, Hull, United Kingdom

Associated British Ports Hull & Goole have advised that, in order to carry out essential works, the following locks will be closed to shipping as below:

ALEXANDRA DOCK
May 10 0730-1345hrs
May 11 0800-1430hrs

ALBERT DOCK
May 12 0830-1515hrs
May 13 0900-1545hrs
May 14 0930-1615hrs
May 17 1100-1745hrs

For information about operations in the United Kingdom, contact GAC Uk at uk@gac.com

Increases to schedule of port charges
Friday, April 30, 2021, Gujarat, India

The Gujarat Maritime Board has announced increases to its schedule of port charges with effect from tomorrow (1 May 2021) in line with the Wholesale Price Index (WPI).

(For information about operations in India, contact GAC India at india@gac.com

Revised scale of rates for vessels calling Pipavav Port
Friday, April 30, 2021, Pipavav, India

APM Terminals has announced a revised scale of rates for vessels calling at Pipavav port, with effect from tomorrow (1 May 2021).

(For information about operations in India, contact GAC India at india@gac.com)

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