Submarine outfall maintenance works off the Black Point Power Station

05 Jan 2023 / Hong Kong

For approximately one month, submarine outfall maintenance works will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (D):
(A) 22° 24.688’N 113° 54.225’E
(B) 22° 24.639’N 113° 54.251’E
(C) 22° 24.615’N 113° 54.200’E
(D) 22° 24.663’N 113° 54.173’E

The works will be carried out by two dumb lighters. One work boat 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 each dumb lighter will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from each dumb lighter.

The hours of work will be from 0800 to 2000 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.

Diving operations will be carried out from time to time during the hours of work.

Vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution and keep clear of the works area at slow speed, bearing in mind there are divers working in the area.

(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.2/2023 dated 3 January 2023

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