Anchoring of vessels at Changi East Deposition Area (CEDA)

06 Jun 2024 / Singapore

Bulk carriers are anchoring at the break bulking slot ABBL1 at (CEDA) until 3 December.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.52 of 2024, this will be in effect 24 hours daily - including Sundays and Public Holidays - at the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum):

CEDA Working Area (WGS 84 Datum)
1 01°19·594'N / 104°02·484'E
2 01°19·596'N / 104°01·956'E
3 01°20·077'N / 104°01·956'E
4 01°20·225'N / 104°02·146'E
5 01°20·308'N / 104°02·331'E
6 01°20·307'N / 104°02·720'E
7 01°20·089'N / 104°02·908'E
8 01°20·048'N / 104°02·875'E
9 01°20·016'N / 104°02·918'E
10 01°20·057'N / 104°02·952'E
11 01°19·445'N / 104°03·505'E
12 01°19·435'N / 104°03·484'E
13 01°19·447'N / 104°02·488'E

Break Bulking Slot ABBL1
ABBL1 1°19.425’N / 104°03.337’e (Safety Radius 250m)

Bulk carriers anchor at the break bulking slot ABBL1 at (CEDA). Sand is being discharged from the bulk carrier using onboard crane and grab systems onto transshipment barges. Transshipment barges transport the sand to CEDA Stockpile Area within the working area for discharge.

When in the vicinity of the working area, mariners are reminded to:
1) Keep well clear and not to enter the working area.
2) Maintain a proper lookout;
3) Proceed at a safe speed and navigate with caution;
4) Maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 21(Sembawang Control);
5) Communicate with Sembawang Control on VHF Channel 21 for assistance, if required.

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