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Submarine outfall repair works off Hung Hom

  • calendar

    11 January 2019

  • location

    Hong Kong

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For approximately 3 months, submarine outfall inspection and repair works will be carried out in the following works areas:

WORKS AREA 1
Bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates:
(A) 22 deg. 18.761’N / 114 deg. 11.600’E
(B) 22 deg. 18.747’N / 114 deg. 11.625’E
(C) 22 deg. 18.701’N / 114 deg. 11.596’E
(D) 22 deg. 18.714’N / 114 deg. 11.571’E

WORKS AREA 2
Bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates:
(E) 22 deg. 18.483’N / 114 deg. 11.808’E
(F) 22 deg. 18.460’N / 114 deg. 11.824’E
(G) 22 deg. 18.431’N / 114 deg. 11.775’E
(H) 22 deg. 18.454’N / 114 deg. 11.759’E

WORKS AREA 3
Bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates:
(I) 22 deg. 18.217’N / 114 deg. 11.998’E
(J) 22 deg. 18.192’N / 114 deg. 12.008’E
(K) 22 deg. 18.173’N / 114 deg. 11.954’E
(L) 22 deg. 18.198’N / 114 deg. 11.944’E

WORKS AREA 4
Bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates:
(M) 22 deg. 17.974’N / 114 deg. 12.045’E
(N) 22 deg. 17.947’N / 114 deg. 12.050’E
(O) 22 deg. 17.938’N / 114 deg. 11.993’E
(P) 22 deg. 17.964’N / 114 deg. 11.988’E

The works will be carried out by one derrick lighter. One tugboat and one work boat will provide assistance.

A working area of approximately 50 metres around the lighter will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the lighter.

The hours of work will be from 0800 to 2300 hours daily. Vessels employed for the works will not stay in the works area outside the hours of work.

Diving operations will be carried out from time to time during 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 and keep clear of the works

(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.7 of 2019 dated 9 January 2019

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