23 September 2008

Next to Labrador and off Sentosa: Massive reclamation goes on

Massive reclamation next to Labrador and just off Sentosa's natural shores that started in Nov 07 (from Port Marine Notice No. 165 of 2007) will continue to Mar 09.Reclamation at Pasir Panjang Terminal and Pasir Panjang Wharves
from Port Marine Notice No. 177 of 2008 dated 22 Sep 08

This is a revision of Port Marine Notice No.134 of 2008. The working area has been revised and working period extended. With effect from 30 Sep 2008 to 29 Mar 2009, 24 hours daily including Sundays and Public Holidays. in the vicinity of Pasir Panjang Terminal and Pasir Panjang Wharves,(see attached plan):
Works will include reclamation, dredging, soil investigation, caisson construction, demolition of PW 1 and PW 2 and removal of submarine cables and pipelines. Soil investigation works will be carried out by jack-up barges attended to by tug boats. Safety boats will be deployed in the vicinity of the work area to warn other craft and vessels of the project works. Further general enquiries can be directed to Mr Y Abe, the project coordinator, at Tel: 9664 8810, email: y.abe@mypenta.net.

The reclamation is for a new container terminal at Pasir Panjang. The work site is also near the natural shore at Sentosa. This photo is from the table top model at the URA Master Plan exhibition.The project is so large that it is likely to impact Cyrene Reefs as well.The work site (in green) in relation to Cyrene Reefs (highlighted in yellow).

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