Transport of sand material off Very Large Crude Carrier Anchorage (AVLCC)

28 May 2024 / Singapore

The working period for work being carried out off the Very Large Crude Carrier Anchorage (AVLCC) has been revised, and will now be conducted up to 27 November.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.48 of 2024, the work is being carried out 24 hours daily - including Sundays and Public Holidays - within the working area bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
1) 01° 13.296'N / 103° 37.359'E
2) 01° 13.296'N / 103° 37.902'E
3) 01° 13.296'N / 103° 38.476'E
4) 01° 12.809'N / 103° 38.717'E
5) 01° 12.673'N / 103° 38.522'E
6) 01° 12.973'N / 103° 37.359'E

The work involves transporting and discharging of sand material by hopper barges to the working area.

A safety boat will be deployed to warn other craft in the vicinity of the working area.

Craft involved in the work exhibit the appropriate local and international day and night signals.

When in the vicinity of the working area, mariners are reminded to:
a) Keep well clear and not to enter the working area;
b) Maintain a proper lookout;
c) Proceed at a safe speed and navigate with caution;
d) Maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 22 (Jurong Control);
e) Communicate with Jurong Control on VHF Channel 22 for assistance, if required.

For information about operations in Singapore, contact GAC Singapore at [email protected]

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