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Marine soil investigation for improvement to road outlet drain

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    23 February 2021

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From 22 February to 14 August, marine soil investigation works are being conducted for improvement to West Coast Road Outlet Drain No.6.  

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.014 of 2021 dated 22 February 2021, the works are being carried out between 0800 and 1900 hours daily, at the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
1) 1⁰ 18.560’N / 103⁰ 45.081’E
2) 1⁰ 18.552’N / 103⁰ 45.105’E

The work involves the following:

Soil investigation works will be carried out by means of marine drilling using a floating pontoon.

A mobile crane will be used to launch the floating pontoon from ashore.

The tugboat will be used for shifting the floating pontoon between the boreholes.

A safety boat will be deployed to warn other craft to keep clear of the platform for the whole duration of the works.

Craft involved in the works will 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 of the working area;
b) Maintain a proper lookout;
c) Proceed at a safe speed and to navigate with caution;
d) Maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 12 (East Control);
e) Communicate with East Control on VHF Channel 12 for assistance, if required.

For information about operations in Singapore, contact GAC Singapore at singapore@gac.com

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