Construction of Subsea Pipeline from Northwest of Tai O to West of Fan Lau

17 Jun 2022 / Hong Kong

For approximately four months, construction of subsea pipeline will be carried out along the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (J):

(A) 22° 15.752’N 113° 50.664’E
(B) 22° 15.264’N 113° 50.263’E
(C) 22° 15.081’N 113° 50.133’E
(D) 22° 14.883’N 113° 50.030’E
(E) 22° 14.100’N 113° 49.639’E
(F) 22° 13.828’N 113° 49.573’E
(G)22° 13.550’N 113° 49.616’E
(H) 22° 13.273’N 113° 49.653’E
(I) 22° 13.167’N 113° 49.904’E
(J) 22° 11.975’N 113° 49.961’E

The works will be carried out by two dumb lighters. One tugboat, two special purpose vessels, one flat-top barge and two guard boats will provide assistance.

A working area of approximately 50 metres around each lighter 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 lighters.

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 works 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 [email protected])

Source: Government of the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.122/2022

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