Marine archaeological survey at Ma Nam Wat

02 May 2024 / Hong Kong

For approximately three months, a marine archaeological survey will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (I):
(A) 22° 21.469’N 114° 16.280’E
(B) 22° 21.465’N 114° 16.290’E
(C) 22° 21.434’N 114° 16.259’E
(D) 22° 21.417’N 114° 16.273’E
(E) 22° 21.419’N 114° 16.262’E
(F) 22° 21.406’N 114° 16.253’E
(G) 22° 21.406’N 114° 16.241’E
(H) 22° 21.414’N 114° 16.223’E
(I) 22° 21.461’N 114° 16.240’E

The survey will be carried out by one work boat. A working area of approximately 50 metres around the work boat will be established. Vessel engaged in the survey will display signals as prescribed in international and local regulations.

The hours of work will be from 0800 to 1800 hours. No survey will be carried out on Sundays and public holidays. Vessel employed for the survey will not stay in the survey area outside the hours of work.

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 survey area at slow speed, bearing in mind that 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.76/2024

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