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Marine soil investigation works at West Jurong Channel

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    16 September 2020

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From 14 September to 31 December, marine soil investigation works are being carried out at West Jurong Channel. 

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.060 of 2020 dated 14 September 2020, the works are being conducted 24 hours daily - including Sundays and Public Holidays - at the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
MBH1) 1 deg. 16.837’N / 103 deg. 38.962’E
MBH2) 1 deg. 16.817’N / 103 deg. 38.997’E
MBH3) 1 deg. 16.813’N / 103 deg. 39.039’E
MBH4) 1 deg. 16.788’N / 103 deg. 39.087’E
MBH5) 1 deg. 16.770’N / 103 deg. 39.138’E
MBH6) 1 deg. 16.736’N / 103 deg. 39.184’E
MBH7) 1 deg. 16.774’N / 103 deg. 39.252’E
MBH8) 1 deg. 16.740’N / 103 deg. 39.298’E
MBH9) 1 deg. 16.713’N / 103 deg. 39.347’E
MBH10) 1 deg. 16.682’N / 103 deg. 39.391’E
MBH11) 1 deg. 16.661’N / 103 deg. 39.442’E
MBH12) 1 deg. 16.621’N / 103 deg. 39.479’E
MBH13) 1 deg. 16.590’N / 103 deg. 39.525’E
MBH14) 1 deg. 16.549’N / 103 deg. 39.560’E
MBH15) 1 deg. 16.513’N / 103 deg. 39.603’E
MBH16) 1 deg. 16.483’N / 103 deg. 39.644’E

A jack up barge and tug boat are being used to carry out the marine soil investigation work. A safety boat is deployed in the vicinity of the working area to warn other vessels of the work.

Craft involved in the works 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 for assistance, if required.

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

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