According to MPA, the working period extension will be into effect from 20 January 2021 until 30 June 2021.

Credit: MPA Singapore

In addition, the circular reminds to operators when in the vicinity of the working area to:

  • Keep well clear of the working area
  • Maintain a proper lookout
  • Proceed at a safe speed and to navigate with caution
  • Maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 21 (Sembawang Control)
  • Communicate with Jurong Control on VHF Channel 21 for assistance, if required.

What is more, a crane barge will be used to install mooring sinkers on the seabed. While, floating support platforms will then be laid and secured to the mooring sinkers. Thereafter the solar panels will be fitted onto the platforms.

A safety boat will be deployed in the vicinity of the working area to warn other vessels of the work.
In addition, the working area will be demarcated by yellow colour marker floats and during night, they will flash a yellow light every 5 seconds (FL.Y.5s).
Concluding, you may see the ANNEX herebelow for the list of craft approved for deployment in the working area.

Credit: MPA Singapore