Construction of landing steps at Aberdeen West Typhoon Shelter

11 Jan 2023 / Hong Kong

For approximately six months, construction works for landing steps at Aberdeen West Typhoon Shelter will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (D) and the adjacent shoreline:
(A) 22° 14.725’N 114° 09.538’E
(B) 22° 14.734’N 114° 09.543’E
(C) 22° 14.726’N 114° 09.558’E
(D) 22° 14.717’N 114° 09.553’E

The works will be carried out by one dry cargo vessel. Vessel engaged in the works will display signals as prescribed in international and local regulations.

A working area of approximately 15 metres around the vessel will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the vessel.

Silt curtains fitted with yellow flashing lights will be established within the works area. The silt curtain is a large piece of netting used to contain mud and sediment.

The hours of work will be from 0700 to 1900 hours. No works will be carried out on Sundays and public holidays.

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

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 [email protected])

Source: Government of the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.4/2023

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