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Monday, 11 June 2018 | 20:00

Dredging off Eastern Anchorage
Monday, June 11, 2018, Singapore

The working period for dredging work off Eastern Anchorage has been extended. The work will now be carried out from 15 June to 14 December.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine Notice No.061 of 2018, the works will be conducted 24 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays – within the working area bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
1. 01 deg. 16.574’N / 103 deg. 52.646’E
2. 01 deg. 16.808’N / 103 deg. 52.453’E
3. 01 deg. 16.865’N / 103 deg. 52.503’E
4. 01 deg. 16.824’N / 103 deg. 52.584’E
5. 01 deg. 16.684’N / 103 deg. 52.618’E
6. 01 deg. 16.620’N / 103 deg. 52.704’E

Dredgers, with hopper barges in attendance, will have a circular working zone of 50-metre radius centered from the dredgers. The dredged materials will be transported to the designated dumping ground by hopper barges. Safety boats 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 12 (East Control)
and
e) communicate with East Control on VHF Channel 12 for assistance, if required.

For information about operations in Singapore contact GAC Singapore at [email protected]

Source: GAC

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