Offshore 3D Seismic Survey

24 Jan 2022 / Mussafah, United Arab Emirates

Seismic survey operations will be carried out by BGPO Inc. in Abu Dhabi waterways.

All waterways users and marine operators are required to take all necessary actions and instruct their Masters/ Operators to be vigilant and stay well clear of the area of operations and adhere to the following instructions:

  1. All concerned parties to be aware that in the area indicated, the seismic equipment will be deployed on the seabed as well as on water surface.
  2. Seismic source vessels will be operated day and night during operation periods.
  3. Fishing, anchoring stoppage and diving operations in this area are strictly forbidden.
  4. All seismic survey operation vessels will be restricted in their ability to maneuver during the seismic operations.
  5. The seismic survey operation vessels will keep clear of the vessels navigating in the channels while all other vessels should navigate safely with due care and keep clear from seismic survey vessel.
  6. Siesmic Survey Vessels can be contacted through VHF CH 16 or 75 for further movement information.

(For information about operations in Abu Dhabi, contact GAC Abu Dhabi at [email protected])

Source: Abu Dhabi Maritime Local Marine Notice ADM/LMN/2022 dated 24 January 2022

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