23 September 2008

Off Cyrene Reef: dredging at Pasir Panjang

Just off Cyrene Reefs, more dredging and construction that started in Apr 07 (from Port Marine Notice No. 52 of 2007) will continue to Apr 09.
Fish trap on Cyrene
The seagrass meadows and reefs of Cyrene are just opposite Pasir Panjang container terminal. Massive dredging is on-going on the other side of Cyrene, and people also leave fish traps on the reef.

Dredging and construction of Berths and Stacking/Storage Yards at Pasir Panjang Terminal
from Port Marine Notice No. 181 of 2008 dated 22 Sep 08

This is a revision of Port Marine Notice No 72 of 2008. The working area has been revised and working period extended. With effect from 07 Oct 08 to 06 Apr 09, 24 hours daily including Sundays and Public Holidays, at Pasir Panjang Terminal (see attached plan):
Dredging works will be carried out within the working area by grab dredger held by 4-point anchor moorings with a circular safety working zone of 50-metre radius centred at the dredger.
Construction works will also be carried out within the same working area which entailed piling of the decking structure, revetment works, soil investigation works and installation of the marine fendering system and bollards. The crane barge and grab dredgers will be held by 4-point anchoring systems. Soil Investigation works will be carried out by a crane barge. A safety boat will be deployed to warn other craft of the project work area. Further enquiries relating to the operation can be directed to Mr N Yambao, the project manager, at Tel: 6773 0978, email: ppttoaqaqc@toacorp.com.sg.
The work site (in green) in relation to Cyrene Reefs (highlighted in yellow).

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