Marine site investigation off Aberdeen South Typhoon Shelter

18 Aug 2022 / Hong Kong

For approximately six months, marine site investigation works involving drilling of boreholes will be carried out in the following locations (WGS 84 Datum):
(A) 22° 13.979’N 114° 09.713’E
(B) 22° 13.983’N 114° 09.726’E
(C) 22° 13.999’N 114° 09.754’E
(D) 22° 14.004’N 114° 09.786’E
(E) 22° 14.016’N 114° 09.844’E
(F) 22° 14.019’N 114° 09.869’E
(G) 22° 14.022’N 114° 09.908’E
(H) 22° 14.022’N 114° 09.933’E
(I) 22° 13.975’N 114° 09.936’E
(J) 22° 13.945’N 114° 09.920’E
(K) 22° 13.937’N 114° 09.894’E
(L) 22° 13.921’N 114° 09.882’E
(M) 22° 13.902’N 114° 09.838’E
(N) 22° 13.902’N 114° 09.807’E
(O) 22° 13.895’N 114° 09.769’E
(P) 22° 13.891’N 114° 09.732’E

The works will be carried out by one flat-top work barge and one jack[1]up barge. One tug and one work boat will provide assistance.

A working area of approximately 50 metres around the barges 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 work barge.

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

The hours of work will be from 0800 to 1800 hours. No works will be carried out on Sundays and public holidays. Vessels employed for the works will stay in the works locations 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.171/2022

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