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30-Oct-2015

SWIMMING RACE OFF TSIM SHA TSUI
Hong Kong
PUBLIC SERVICES TO CLOSE FOR NATIONAL HOLIDAYS
Ecuador
DREDGING TO START AT TURNING BASIN AND BUNKER ANCHORAGE
Lake Charles, USA
Swimming Race off Tsim Sha Tsui
Friday, October 30, 2015, Hong Kong
A swimming race in the water area about 200 metres off Tsim Sha Tsui East will take place from 0635 hours to 1000 hours on 8 November 2015 (Sunday).  About 400 swimmers, under the escort of guard boats, are expected to participate in the race.Masters, coxswains and persons-in-charge of all vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution and give a wide berth to the swimmers.  Compliance with the provisions of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 is mandatory.(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.149 of 2015

Public services to close for national holidays
Friday, October 30, 2015, Ecuador
Most public services in Ecuador will be closed for the National Holiday on 2 and 3 November.Ports and terminals, however, will work normally during these days.For information about operations in Ecuador, and elsewhere in the Americas, contact the GAC Houston Hub Agency Center at hub.us@gac.com

Dredging to start at turning basin and bunker anchorage
Friday, October 30, 2015, Lake Charles, USA
The A-4 turning basin and bunker anchorage at Lake Charles will be dredged over the next month.Equipment is being set up today (30 October) and dredging will commence when the dike construction is completed, estimated to be within the next five days.A-4 may be available for bunkering before actual dredging starts, after which alternate bunker locations must be used (A-2 or a lay berth).(For information about operations in the USA contact GAC USA at usa@gac.com)

Source: Lake Charles Pilots

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