China-Temporary Traffic Control Measures Implemented in the Waters near Jiangyin Bridge in the Yangtze River

1 May 2024 No.1271
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The first phase of water drilling operation for the “Yan Tai Xi Chang Yi” railway river crossing tunnel project is carried out from 22 April to 17 May, 2024. To ensure the safety of navigation and construction, Jiangsu MSA issued a notice on the implementation of temporary traffic control measures in the waters near the Jiangyin Bridge, and announced that the navigation routes and methods in the affected waters shall be temporarily adjusted based on the progress of the project.

We have obtained free translation of the notice of Jiangsu MSA by Huatai Insurance Agency & Consultant Service Ltd as attached herewith.

Ships transiting this dense traffic water area are suggested:

  • To be cooperative with the pilot.
  • Comply with the corresponding requirements listed in the Notice when transit each defined traffic control area.
  • Enhance crew vigilance and increase bridge/engine room manpower.
  • Ensure all machinery/equipment working satisfactorily.
  • Have the emergency anchor parties on standby.