06 October 2008

Dredging off East Coast and dumping at Labrador

Massive dredging off the East Coast and dumping next Labrador Nature Reserve and near Cyrene Reefs and the natural shores of Sentosa will go on until Apr 09.

Sand Mining at Area 1 and dumping at (i) Jurong Island LNG Project and (ii) Pasir Panjang Terminal Project working areas
From Port Marine Notice No. 186 of 2008 dated 6 Oct 08
This is a revision of Port Marine Notice No 140 of 2008. The working area at PPT has been revised and working period has been extended.

With effect from 10 Oct 2008 to 9 Apr 2009, 24 hours daily including Sundays and Public Holidays.

Dredging at Area 1, Eastern part of Singapore, within working area bounded by the
following co-ordinates

Point Latitude (N) Longitude (E)
1 1o 15.827' 103o 57.737'
2 1o 14.865' 103o 58.134'
3 1o 13.298' 103o 54.401'
4 1o 13.884' 103o 54.131'
There was no diagram of the dredging area attached to the MPA notice, but from google earth, the Lat and Long is located off the East Coast.
DUMPING AREA (Jurong Island LNG Project – Working Area C)
DUMPING AREA (Pasir Panjang Terminal Project – Working Area 7)
The reclamation works will involve dredging by Trailer-Suction-HopperDredger (TSHD) at Area 1. Area 1 extends from the Singapore Port Limit into the westbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) within the Singapore Strait.

All dredged materials will be dumped at Jurong Island LNG project and Pasir Panjang Terminal project.

Further enquiries relating to the project can be directed to the following Project Co-ordinators: Jurong Island project and Jurong Island LNG project: Mr. A. Muhaimin at Tel No: 98178572, email: muhaimin@pkdbh.com.sg; and Pasir Panjang Terminal project: Mr. Y. Abe at Tel No: 9664 8810, email: y.abe@mypenta.net.
The massive reclamation area is right next to Labrador Nature Reserve and near Cyrene Reefs and the natural shores of Sentosa.
In addition, other dredging and coastal works are also ongoing at the Pasir Panjang Terminal project.

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