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GAC 01072014Technical problem with lock gates
August 06, 2015, Germany, Kiel Canal

Due to technical problems with one of the lock gates, the Big North Lock Chamber at Kiel-Holtenau was out of service from 10:00 hours local time this morning (6 August).

UPDATE 12.30 CET: The technical problems have now been resolved and the Big North Lock Chamber is back in service.

(For information about operations in Germany contact the GAC UK Hub Agency Centre at

Source: Sartori & Berger, Germany – GAC agent

RSAF Black Knights aerobatics displays
August 06, 2015, Singapore, Singapore

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) Black Knights will perform aerobatics displays around eastern area of the port waters on 7, 8 and 9 August.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.81 2015, displays will be at the following times/dates:

7 Aug – 1200-1230 hours

8 Aug – 1200-1230 hours

9 Aug – 1200-1230 hours

The area is bounded by the following coordinates:

1) 01 deg. 15.297’N / 103 deg. 56.756’E

2) 01 deg. 15.018’N / 103 deg. 50.965’E

3) 01 deg. 12.756’N / 103 deg. 52.032’E

4) 01 deg. 16.484’N / 103 deg. 52.153’E

5) 01 deg. 18.153’N / 103 deg. 55.593’E

For information about operations in Singapore contact GAC Singapore at

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