Construction of subsea pipeline to the South of Cheung Chau

27 Apr 2022 / Hong Kong

For approximately four months, construction of subsea pipeline is being carried out along the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (I):
(A) 22° 10.201’N 113° 57.811’E
(B) 22° 10.471’N 113° 57.977’E
(C) 22° 10.625’N 113° 58.299’E
(D) 22° 10.626’N 113° 58.643’E
(E) 22° 10.409’N 113° 59.570’E
(F) 22° 10.390’N 113° 59.751’E
(G) 22° 10.442’N 114° 03.443’E

(H) 22° 10.491’N 114° 03.847’E
(I) 22° 10.627’N 114° 04.227’E

The works [are being] carried out by one special purpose vessel and one dumb lighter. Two tugboats and one work boat provide assistance.

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

The hours of work are round-the-clock.

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

Vessels engaged in the operations display signals as prescribed in international and local regulations.

Vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution and keep clear of the 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.87/2022

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