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14 November 2017
Hong Kong

Light beacon repair works

For approximately 4 months, repair works for a light beacon will be carried out [at Sham Shui Pai, off Cheung Chau] within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (D):
(A) 22 deg. 12.325’N / 114 deg. 02.831’E
(B) 22 deg. 12.271’N / 114 deg. 02.831’E
(C) 22 deg. 12.271’N / 114 deg. 02.761’E
(D) 22 deg. 12.325’N / 114 deg. 02.761’E

The works will be carried out by a derrick barge. One crane boat and one tugboat will provide assistance.

A working area of approximately 15 metres around the derrick barge will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the barge.

The hours of work will be from 0700 to 1900 hours. No works will be carried out on Sundays and public holidays. Vessels employed for the works will stay in the works area outside 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.

(For information about operations in Hong Kong cxontact GAC Hong Kong at shipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Government of Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.159 of 2017 dated 13 November 2017

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