Singapore Port To Construct Offshore Containment Bund

By Joseph R. Fonseca
Thursday, May 29, 2014

Singapore Port will undertake construction of offshore containment bund from 4 June to 4 December which include soil investigation. The work on the offshore containment bund will be off Tuas View.

 
According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine 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° 15.333'N / 103° 37.094'E
2) 01° 15.333'N / 103° 38.769'E
3) 01° 14.926'N / 103° 38.769'E
   (Buoy/Light characteristics: F2-TVE-01/FI.Y.2s(sync))
4) 01° 14.647'N / 103° 38.156'E
   (Buoy/Light characteristics: F2-TVE-02/FI.Y.2s(sync))
5) 01° 14.647'N / 103° 37.660'E
   (Buoy/Light characteristics: F2-TVE-03/FI.Y.2s(sync))
6) 01° 14.647'N / 103° 37.143'E
 
The construction work will involve the supply and delivery of sand, filling and formation of sand bund, provisions of temporary moorings and temporary facilities, soil investigation, management of dumping and related activities including environmental monitoring and management, surveys and tracking of vessels.
 
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 & navigate with caution;
(d) maintain a listening watch on VHF channel 22; and
(e) communicate with Jurong Control on VHF 22 for assistance, if required.
 
 
GAC Singapore
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