Marine site investigation at Siu Ho Wan, Lantau Island

17 Jun 2022 / Hong Kong

For approximately four months, marine site investigation works involving drilling of boreholes and hydrographic survey will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (R) and the adjacent shoreline:
(A) 22° 18.290’N 113° 58.676’E
(B) 22° 18.283’N 113° 58.622’E
(C) 22° 18.299’N 113° 58.587’E
(D) 22° 18.467’N 113° 58.701’E
(E) 22° 18.486’N 113° 58.727’E
(F) 22° 18.544’N 113° 58.806’E
(G) 22° 18.573’N 113° 58.856’E
(H) 22° 18.641’N 113° 58.976’E
(I) 22° 18.737’N 113° 59.145’E
(J) 22° 18.776’N 113° 59.263’E
(K) 22° 18.770’N 113° 59.350’E
(L) 22° 18.780’N 113° 59.458’E
(M) 22° 18.830’N 113° 59.533’E
(N) 22° 18.896’N 113° 59.620’E
(O) 22° 19.046’N 113° 59.756’E
(P) 22° 19.077’N 113° 59.792’E
(Q) 22° 19.070’N 113° 59.810’E
(R) 22° 19.030’N 113° 59.826’E

The works will be carried out by one jack-up barge and one flat top barge. One tugboat and two work boats will provide assistance.

A working area of approximately 40 metres around each barge will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the flat top barge.

Yellow flashing lights will be installed at the four corners of the jack[1]up barge to indicate its position.

The hours of work will be from 0700 to 1900 hours. No works will be carried out on Sundays and public holidays. Vessels employed for the works will stay in the works area outside 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.

(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.124/2022

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