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Marine Site Investigation at Discovery Bay Marina Club

  • calendar

    12 July 2018

  • location

    Hong Kong

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For approximately 2 months, marine site investigation works involving drilling of boreholes will be carried out at the following works locations (WGS84 Datum):
(A) 22 deg. 17.684’N / 114 deg. 01.461’E
(B) 22 deg. 17.626’N / 114 deg. 01.532’E
(C) 22 deg. 17.632’N / 114 deg. 01.585’E
(D) 22 deg. 17.604’N / 114 deg. 01.605’E
(E) 22 deg. 17.587’N / 114 deg. 01.584’E
(F) 22 deg. 17.576’N / 114 deg. 01.625’E
(G) 22 deg. 17.548’N / 114 deg. 01.646’E
(H) 22 deg. 17.521’N / 114 deg. 01.666’E
(I) 22 deg. 17.487’N / 114 deg. 01.638’E
(J) 22 deg. 17.478’N / 114 deg. 01.616’E
(K) 22 deg. 17.484’N / 114 deg. 01.572’E
(L) 22 deg. 17.549’N / 114 deg. 01.515’E
(M) 22 deg. 17.559’N / 114 deg. 01.492’E
(N) 22 deg. 17.619’N / 114 deg. 01.474’E
(O) 22 deg. 17.668’N / 114 deg. 01.434’E

The works will be carried out by two flat top barges and one jack-up platform.  One tugboat will provide assistance.  The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit operational requirements.

A working area of approximately 80 metres around each flat top 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 barges.

Yellow flashing lights will be installed at the four corners of the jack-up platform to indicate its position.  

The hours of work will be from 0700 hours to 1900 hours from Monday to Saturday.  Vessels employed for the works will stay in the works locations outside the hours of work.

Vessels engaged in the operations 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 shipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Government of the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.112 of 2018

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