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GAC 01072014Cessation of Telex Service in Hong Kong
November 26, 2014, Hong Kong, all ports

According to the Marine Department Notice No.150 of 2014, the telex numbers of the Marine Department will be ceased with effect from 31 December 2014. The details are as follows:

Marine Department Headquarters

Number & Answer Back: 64553 MARHQ HX

Vessel Traffic Centre

Number & Answer Back: 63607 MDVTS HX

Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre

Number & Answer Back: 82952 MRCC HX

Owners, agents, operators, masters and persons-in-charge of vessels are reminded that messages sent to the above telex numbers will not be received by the corresponding office for processing on and after the cessation date. Marine Department’s communication information could be obtained from the Service Quick Connection page of the Marine Department’s web site at :

For information about operations in Hong Kong contact GAC Hong Kong at

Source: Marine Department, Government of the HKSAR

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