Submarine cable repairs off South of Ninepin Group

16 Jun 2022 / Hong Kong

For approximately three weeks, submarine cable repairing works will be carried out along the straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (F):
(A) 22º 11.712’ N 114º 15.204’ E
(B) 22º 11.843’ N 114º 16.482’ E
(C) 22º 11.960’ N 114º 17.789’ E
(D) 22º 11.608’ N 114º 23.538’ E
(E) 22º 13.313’ N 114º 25.115’ E
(F) 22º 13.331’ N 114º 25.495’ E

The works will be carried out by a special purpose vessel “CABLE RETRIEVER”. The ship will deploy a remotely operated vehicle to conduct the cable survey and burial works.

A working area of approximately 250 metres will be established around the cable ship.

The hours of work will be round-the-clock.

Vessel 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.119/2022

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