31 August 2010

Reclamation at Jurong Island near natural sites, continues until Feb 11

The reclamation is near two natural submerged reefs: Terumbu Pidara and Terumbu Chawan, and a natural island called Pulau Buaya.
The reclamation started in Aug 09, was extended to Feb 10 and again to Aug 10, now extended to Feb 11 and covers an even larger area.

Reclamation at Ayer Chawan Basin, Jurong Island
from Port Marine Notice No. 103 OF 2010 dated 27 Aug 2010

This is an extension to Port Marine Notice No.21 of 2010. The working area and working period have been revised. With effect from 28 Aug 2010 to 27 Feb 2011. 12 hours daily (0630hrs to 1830hrs) including Sundays and Public Holidays. At Ayer Chawan Basin and its vicinity (see chartlet above):

Deposition works will entail sand filling by hopper barges with bottom opening
method. There will be survey work carried out by DHI survey vessel as required. Proper precautions will be put in place to keep a safe working distance from all vessels when such operations are carried out. A safety boat will be deployed to advise all craft to keep clear of the working area. Further general enquiries relating to the project can be directed to Mr Tan Cheong Chye, the project manager at Tel: 9725 8184 (email: cheongchye@jtc.gov.sg).

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