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Notice to Mariners

Depth of shallow sections on Soai Rap fairway (section from Hiep Phuoc industrial turning basin to Binh Khanh conflux)

NOTICE TO MARINERS

Depth of shallow sections on Soai Rap fairway (section from Hiep Phuoc industrial turning basin to Binh Khanh conflux)

No.202/TBHH-TCTBĐATHHMN dated November 13, 2017

HCM –  64 – 2017

Waters: Hồ Chí Minh city.

Fairway: Soài Rạp.

VMS_South would like to inform that:

Within range of surveyed Soai Rap  (section from Hiep Phuoc industrial turning basin to Binh Khanh) limited and guided by AtoN system, depth in meters to Chart Datum as follows:

  1. Fairway section from Hiep Phuoc industrial to upstream of Hiep Phuoc new port, is 2.5km in length, is 120m in width bottom of fairway:

- Shallow section exists on left fairway from downstream of buoy “65”- 220m to upstream of buoy “65” + 380m is 600m in length, the furthest point encroaches 54m on fairway, least depth in meters is 8.1m close to fairway border.

  • Shallow section exists on left fairway at area in front of Hiep Phuoc power factory is 163m in length, the furthest point encroaches 33m on fairway, least depth in meters is 7.1m close to fairway border.
  • Except shallow section mentioned above, depth is 8,5m.
  1. Fairway section from upstream of Hiep Phuoc new port to Binh Khanh conflux between Soai Rap river and Nha Be river), is 7.1m in length, is 150m in width bottom of fairway:

- Shallow section barrier from buoy “70” to downstream of buoy “74” – 415m is 2.1km in length, least depth in meters is 7.4m center, least depth in meters is 6.9m close to fairway border.

  • Shallow section exists on right fairway on buoy “58” of Sai Gon – Vung Tau fairway is 215m in length, the furthest point encroaches 140m on fairway, least depth in meters is 6.8m.
  • Excep shallow section mentioned above, depth is 8,5m.

NAVIGATION GUIDANCE:

Mariners should use caution when navigating in Soai Rap (section from Hiep Phuoc industrial turning basin to Binh Khanh conflux), follow Aton system, and pay attention shallow sections mentioned above for maritime safety.


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