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State and Federal Waters, N.J.

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Geophysical and Geological Reconnaissance Activities Seaforth Geosurveys Inc., on behalf of BlueOcean Energy Terminal LLC (BOE Terminal) and BlueOcean Energy Pipeline LLC (BOE Pipeline), are conducting geophysical and geological surveys in federal and New Jersey state waters until approximately Aug. 28.

On scene is research vessel Connecticut, call sign WCY 4995, which will be monitoring VHF channels 13 and 16, and VTS channel as required. Vessels will participate in the VTS system as required. Vessels are fitted with AIS. Other communications methods: cell phone (860) 625-3251, e-mail captain d.nelson@uconn.edu. The study area for these reconnaissance activities extends from the proposed floating terminal site (roughly 20 miles offshore New Jersey and 30 miles south of Long Island) to the onshore coastal area and north into Raritan Bay. (NOAA charts 12300, 12327, 12332)