Capping of mud pits north of Hong Kong International Airport

11 May 2022 / Hong Kong

For approximately 44 months, marine works involving capping of mud pits and trimming works 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° 20.711’N 113° 55.837’E
(B) 22° 20.484’N 113° 56.835’E
(C) 22° 20.032’N 113° 56.740’E
(D) 22° 20.031’N 113° 56.403’E
(E) 22° 20.232’N 113° 55.952’E
(F) 22° 20.525’N 113° 55.845’E
(G) 22° 20.298’N 113° 55.123’E
(H) 22° 20.458’N 113° 55.077’E

The works will be carried out by one flat-top barge. Three hopper barges and four tugboats will provide assistance.

A working area of approximately 50 metres will be established around the flat-top barge. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the flat-top barge.

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

Vessels engaged in the operations will 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 [email protected])

Source: Government of the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No. 90/2022

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