Marine site Investigation off Cheung Sha, Lantau Island

10 Jan 2023 / Hong Kong

For approximately two months, marine site investigation works involving drilling of vibrocores and cone penetration tests will be carried out in the following locations (WGS 84 Datum):
(A) 22° 13.887’N 113° 56.907’E
(B) 22° 13.541’N 113° 57.324’E
(C) 22° 13.188’N 113° 57.766’E
(D) 22° 12.727’N 113° 58.070’E
(E) 22° 12.263’N 113° 58.371’E
(F) 22° 11.768’N 113° 58.608’E
(G) 22° 11.234’N 113° 58.904’E

The works will be carried out by one flat top barge. One work boat and one tugboat will provide assistance. Vessels engaged in the works will display signals as prescribed in international and local regulations.

A working area of approximately 50 metres around the 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 barge.

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 not stay in the works locations outside the hours of work.

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.7/2023

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