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Marine site investigation east of Hong Kong International Airport

  • calendar

    7 March 2018

  • location

    Hong Kong



For approximately one week, marine site investigation works involving the drilling of boreholes will be carried at the following works locations (WGS 84 Datum):
(A) 22 deg. 19.008’N / 113 deg. 56.688’E
(B) 22 deg. 18.980’N / 113 deg. 56.777’E

The works will be carried out by one jack-up platform. One tugboat will provide assistance.

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

The hours of work will be from 0800 to 1800 hours. No works will be carried out on Sundays and public holidays. Vessels employed in the works will stay in the works area 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.34 of 2018 dated 7 March 2018