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Works at Tuas Terminal Phase 2

  • calendar

    12 July 2018

  • location

    Singapore

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The period for works at Tuas Terminal Phase 2 has been extended. The works are now being carried out until 17 November.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.072 of 2018, the works are being conducted 24 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays –  within the working area bounded by the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
1) 01 deg. 13.323'N / 103 deg. 36.876'E
2) 01 deg. 14.507'N / 103 deg. 36.976'E
3) 01 deg. 14.507'N / 103 deg. 36.901'E
4) 01 deg. 14.289'N / 103 deg. 36.900'E
5) 01 deg. 14.289'N / 103 deg. 36.979'E
6) 01 deg. 14.200'N / 103 deg. 37.005'E
7) 01 deg. 14.210'N / 103 deg. 37.352'E
8) 01 deg. 14.290'N / 103 deg. 37.444'E
9) 01 deg. 14.290'N / 103 deg. 38.553'E
10) 01 deg. 14.380'N / 103 deg. 38.755'E
11) 01 deg. 14.344'N / 103 deg. 38.755'E
12) 01 deg. 14.344'N / 103 deg. 38.991'E
13) 01 deg. 13.851'N / 103 deg. 39.178'E
14) 01 deg. 13.851'N / 103 deg. 37.870'E
15) 01 deg. 13.772'N / 103 deg. 37.688'E
16) 01 deg. 13.486'N / 103 deg. 37.825'E
17) 01 deg. 13.486'N / 103 deg. 37.481'E
18) 01 deg. 13.296'N / 103 deg. 37.571'E
19) 01 deg. 13.296'N / 103 deg. 37.300'E
20) 01 deg. 13.193'N / 103 deg. 37.300'E
21) 01 deg. 13.193'N / 103 deg. 36.901'E
22) 01 deg. 13.323'N / 103 deg. 36.901'E

The soil investigation works will entail borehole drilling, seabed surface sampling and marine cone penetration test. Jack-up barges and crane barges will be used to carry out the soil investigation work. Tug boats will be used to shift the jack-up barges and crane barges. The circular safety zone for the borehole drilling and marine cone penetration test are 50m and 150m respectively.

Self-Discharge Sand Carriers (SDSC) and Trailer Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) will discharge sand at the designated temporary area.

A safety boat will be deployed to warn other craft in the vicinity of the working area.

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 and not 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);
and
e) communicate with Jurong Control on VHF Channel 22 for assistance, if required.

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

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