The working period for the construction of Changi East Finger Extension has been extended, GAC said in its daily Hot Port News report. The works will now be conducted from April 25 to October 24, 2014.
According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No. 50 of 2014, the works will be carried out 24 hours daily - including Sundays and public holidays - off Kuala Johor and its vicinity.
The work will entail sand filling, installation of prefabricated vertical drain, vibro-flotation, stone revetment, scouring protection, construction and removal of instrumentation clusters. Installation and removal of silt barricades will be carried out by the work barges.
Soil investigation works will be carried out by the jack-up barge within the working area.
Craft involved in the works will exhibit the appropriate local and international day and night signals.
GAC informs that when in the vicinity of the working area, mariners are reminded to keep well clear and not to enter the working area; maintain a proper lookout; proceed at a safe speed and navigate with caution; maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 21 (Sembawang Control); and communicate with Sembawang Control on VHF Channel 21 for assistance, if required.