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  29/08/2015
WORLDWIDE – WORLD HOLIDAYS: 30 AUGUST-12 SEPTEMBER 2015
POSITIONING OF LIGHTS EXEMPT FROM COMPLIANCE IN HONG KONG
Hong Kong, all ports
CLOSURE AT BOSPHORUS
Turkey, Bosporus
World Holidays: 30 August-12 September 2015
COUNTRY: Worldwide
Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following:Sun 30 Aug – Kazakhstan Constitution DayMon 31 Aug – August Bank Holiday (UK)

Mon 31 Aug – Malaysia Independence Day

Mon 31 Aug – National Heroes Day (Philippines)

Mon 31 Aug – Trinidad & Tobago Independence Day

Mon 7 Sep – Labor Day (USA)

Mon 7 Sep – Brazil Independence Day

 

For information about operations around the world contact the respective GAC office. Details may be found under ‘GAC Worldwide’ at gac.com

Positioning of lights exempt from Compliance in Hong Kong
August 29, 2015, Hong Kong, all ports
The HK Marine Department has granted exemption under section 69 of the Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) Ordinance, to Class I, II, III and IV vessels from the requirement of Section 27(1) concerning the application of collision regulations.(For specific details relating to Class I to IV vessels, please contact GAC HK atshipping.hongkong@gac.com )

Source: Marine Department, Government of the HKSAR

Closure at Bosphorus
August 29, 2015, Turkey, Bosporus
The Bosphorus will be closed to traffic from 0500 to 1200 hours on Sunday (30 August) due to works on the 3. bridge (Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge).For information about operations in the Turkish Straits, contact GAC Istanbul atturkey@gac.com
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