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Safety Zone Notice (Sea Installation – CETO 6) 2016

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This instrument is a notice made under section 57(1) of the Sea Installations Act 1987 for the purposes of protecting a sea installation installed, or being installed, by prohibiting certain vessels from entering or remaining in specified safety zones surrounding the installation without consent.
Administered by: Environment and Energy
Registered 12 May 2016

Safety Zone Notice (Sea Installation – CETO 6) 2016

Sea Installations Act 1987

I, GREG HUNT, Minister for the Environment, make this notice under subsection 57(1) of the Sea Installations Act 1987.

Dated  04 May 2016             

Greg Hunt

Minister for the Environment

1              Name of Notice

                This is the Safety Zone Notice (Sea Installation – CETO 6) 2016.

2              Authority

                This notice is made under subsection 57(1) of the Sea Installations Act 1987.

3              Commencement

(1)   Sections 1 to 4 and Schedule 1 commence at the start of the day after the day the instrument is registered.

 

(2)   Subsection 5(1) commences on a day fixed by the Minister, or an SES employee in the Department of the Environment, by notifiable instrument.

 

(3)   Subsection 5(2) commences on a day fixed by the Minister, or an SES employee in the Department of the Environment, by notifiable instrument and remains in effect for a period of 5 weeks beginning on that day.

 

4              Definitions

CETO 6 Site means the site represented by the area within points L to O on the plan in Schedule 1 together with the area extending to a distance of 25 metres either side of the line joining points P to K (the export cable).

exempt vessels means:

         (a)   vessels owned or operated by the licensee or its nominees or agents, or

         (b)   vessels owned or operated by the Commonwealth or its nominees or agents.

 

Note:                The licence limits the circumstances in which the Commonwealth or its nominees or agents may access the safety zones prescribed in this notice.

export cable means the export cable to be attached to the CETO 6 wave energy devices and extending to the State coastal water boundary.

licence means the licence granted by the Commonwealth for the construction and operation of a wave energy plant at the CETO 6 (Garden Island) Site.

licensee means the holder of the licence.

Sea Installation means the array of CETO 6 wave energy devices, including the buoyant actuators, tethers, foundations, junction boxes and umbilical cables, and the export cable.

Safety Zone (Export Cable) means the zone extending to a distance of 250 metres either side of the line joining points E to K (the export cable) represented in the plan in Schedule 1 and associated table.

Safety Zone (Wave Energy Plant) means the zone represented by the area within points A to D in the plan in Schedule 1 and associated table.

5              Safety Zones

        (1)   For the purposes of protecting the Sea Installation, all vessels, other than exempt vessels, are prohibited from entering or remaining in the Safety Zone (Wave Energy Plant).

 

(2)   For the purposes of protecting the Sea Installation, all vessels, other than exempt vessels, are prohibited from entering or remaining in the Safety Zone (Export Cable).

 

Note:                Vessels may enter or remain in a specified safety zone with the consent in writing of the Minister: see section 57(1) of the Sea Installations Act 1987.

 


 

Schedule 1


 

Point   

Description          

Easting
(GDA‑MGA94, z50)                      

Northing
(GDA‑MGA94, z50)                       

Latitude (WG S84)           

Longitude (WG S84)                

I. Corner points of boundary of Safety Zone (Wave Energy Plant)

A

Cardinal Mark, West corner of Licensed Area

366750

6431210

-32.2479

115.5855

B

Cardinal Mark, North corner of Licensed Area

367035

6431489

-32.2454

115.5886

C

Cardinal Mark, East corner of Licensed Area

367455

6431069

-32.2492

115.593

D

Cardinal Mark, South corner of Licensed Area

367179

6430786

-32.2518

115.59

II. Licensed Area (corner points of boundary of location within which CETO 6 Units, umbilical cables, junction box, part of export cable can be installed and deployed)

L

Implementation Zone, North point

367031

6431340

-32.2492

115.5885

M

Implementation Zone, East point

367303

6431071

-32.2492

115.5914

N

Implementation Zone, South point

367175

6430942

-32.2504

115.5900

O

Implementation Zone, West point

366906

6431215

-32.2479

115.5872

III. Reference points to determine the Safety Zone (Export Cable)

E

Intersection of export cable and line between Points B and C

367308

6431214

-32.2479

115.5914

F

Point along export cable

367389

6431241

-32.2477

115.5923

G

Point along export cable

367630

6431259

-32.2475

115.5949

H

Point along export cable

367946

6431185

-32.2483

115.5982

I

Point along export cable

368188

6431039

-32.2496

115.6008

J

Point along export cable

369012

6431057

-32.2495

115.6095

K

Intersection of export cable and WA Border

369834

6431336

-32.2471

115.6183