The red marks indicate the planned soil investigation area. Are there plans to build something here? Will this affect the marine life on Pulau Jong?
Here's a view of Pulau Jong with Pulau Sebarok in the background.
a Giant clam (Tridacna maxima) that may be the last of its kind in our waters. Below is a wider view of the wild Pulau Jong, behind it the bunkering facilities on Pulau Sebarok.
More about Pulau Jong and Pulau Sebarok
- Past field trips to Pulau Jong.
- Photos of marine life at Pulau Jong.
- Joseph Lai also has a list of plants found on Pulau Jong on his eart-h.com.
- Ship grounding on the corals of Pulau Jong? on the colourful clouds blog.
- Similar marine investigations at Pulau Sebarok were done earlier this year.
- Container ship ran aground near Pulau Sebarok in Sep 09.
from Port Marine Notice No. 168 of 2009 dated 19 Nov 09
With effect from 23 Nov 2009 to 31 Jan 2010. Pulau Sebarok and its vicinity (see attached chartlet):
Soil investigation works will be carried out by means of sinking boreholes. Drilling will be carried out from the Jack-up platform “S F 2”. The Jack-up platform, with safety boats in attendance, will have a circular safety working area of 30 meters radius centered at the platform. A tugboat will be used for shifting the barge from one borehole location to another. Safety boat will be deployed in the vicinity of the working area to warn other craft of the project work. Further enquires relating to the project can be directed to Mr John Chai, the operation manager at Tel: 8223 2929 (email: email@example.com).