Marine archaeological survey off Man Kok Tsui Public Pier, Lantau Island

29 Feb 2024 / Hong Kong

For approximately two months, marine archaeological survey will be carried out in the following locations (WGS 84 Datum):
(A) 22° 16.063’N 114° 01.398’E
(B) 22° 16.059’N 114° 01.426’E
(C) 22° 16.038’N 114° 01.409’E
(D) 22° 16.029’N 114° 01.410’E
(E) 22° 16.041’N 114° 01.372’E
(F) 22° 16.026’N 114° 01.378’E
(G) 22° 16.025’N 114° 01.384’E
(H) 22° 16.018’N 114° 01.383’E
(I) 22° 16.015’N 114° 01.388’E
(J) 22° 15.998’N 114° 01.360’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. The 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. The vessel employed for the survey will not stay in the survey locations 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 locations at slow speed, bearing in mind there are divers working in the locations.

(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.35/2024

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