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Notice to Mariners

103/TBHH-TCTBĐATHHMN – Operation 3D seismic survey at the block 05-3/11 off the coast of Vietnam


Operation 3D seismic survey at the block 05-3/11 off the coast of Vietnam

VTU – 25 – 2013

- Sea area: Off the coast of Vietnam.

On behalf of Ministry of Transport, Southern Vietnam Maritime Safety Corporation notifies that:

The seismic survey vessel VIKING II will conduct 3D seismic survey at the block 11-2/11, off the coast of Vietnam with detail as follow:

  1. The 3D seismic survey area is limited by points as follow:


co-ordinate WGS-84

Long (λ)



108°22’57.0” E

08°16’39.0” N


109°03’31.0” E

08°16’39.0” N


109°03’31.0” E

07°48’40.0” N


108°22’57.0” E

   07°48’40.0” N

2. Characteristics of 3D seismic survey vessels as follow:

+ Vessel’s name:        VIKING II;

+ Nationality:              Norway;

+ Dimension:               93,35m x 22,0m x 6,5m ;

+ Color:                        Green, white ;

+ Protection vessel:    08 protection vessels of vietnamese nationality ;

3.  Estimated working time: from Aug 30th, 2013 to Oct 25th, 2013.

Navigating guidance:

Every vessel sailing in off the Coast of Vietnam should pay attention:

+ Absolutely not block an advance the seismic survey vessel;

+ To remove the trap/fish rub and fishing equipment in the survey area 05 knots;

+ Keep the communication smooth and implemented under the guidance of vessels protection;

+ To Sailing close to the survey area mentioned above to ensure maritime safety.

Other notice

About changing the technical characteristics of the maritime signal buoy number “2”, “4”, “5” on the navigable channels for large tonnage vessels in Song Hau

Depth of waters in front of Cai Cui New port, Cai Rang district, Can Tho city

Depth of the turning basin and the waters in front of oil port – Base depot 168/TCHC on Sai Gon – Vung Tau fairway, Nhon Trach Ward, Dong Nai Province

33/TBHH-TCTBĐATHHMN – Depth of Dinh An – Can Tho fairway from buoy “0” to buoy “16”

Appointment of PVN Dai Hung vessel from Block 05.1a to anchorage area for receiving FO oil