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Worldwide – World Holidays: 29 April-12 May 2012

Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Parade and Rescue Demonstration at Repulse Bay

DATE: April 28, 2012 – COUNTRY: Worldwide World Holidays: 29 April-12 May 2012

Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Tue 1 May – May Day/International Labour Day Mon 7 May – May Bank Holiday (UK & Ireland)

DATE: April 28, 2012 – COUNTRY: Hong Kong – PORT: Hong Kong Parade and Rescue Demonstration at Repulse Bay

The Water Safety Day will be conducted from 1000 to 1330 hours on 1 May 2012 at Repulse Bay.

The event will include a parade of about 10 vessels; a rescue operation with helicopter winching demonstration; and a 3000-metre swimming session.

The event will take place at Repulse Bay with the seaward boundaries delineated by straight lines joining the following positions:- (A) the west end of Tau Chau (B) the co-ordinates of 22° 13.8’N / 114° 11.0’E (WGS 84 Datum) (C) the southern tip of Middle Island

Masters, coxswains and persons-in-charge of vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution and keep well clear from the above area.

(For information about operations in Hong Kong contact GAC Hong Kong at shipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Government of Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.56 of 2012

 

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