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Immigration, Ports & Terminals, Sports — By on November 11, 2016 at 6:59 PM

11-Nov-2016

CANOE RACE FROM CLEAR WATER BAY TO STANLEY MAIN BEACH
Hong Kong
IMMIGRATION FEE FOR JOINING CREW
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
NEW BIG SOUTH LOCK AT BRUNSBUETTEL, KIEL CANAL, CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE
Germany, Kiel Canal
Canoe Race from Clear Water Bay to Stanley Main Beach
Friday, November 11, 2016, Hong Kong
A canoe race will take place on 12 November 2016 (Saturday) from Clear Water Bay, Sai Kung to Stanley Main Beach, Hong Kong Island. About 130 outrigger canoes are expected to participate in the race.The race will start off Clear Water Bay at 0900 hours and all participants are expected to arrive at Stanley Main Beach at 1200 hours on the same day, via South Ninepin Group and Cape D’Aguilar.Masters, coxswains and persons-in-charge of vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution, giving practical consideration to the contestants. 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 2016

Immigration fee for joining crew
Friday, November 11, 2016, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Since 1 November, Immigration authorities at Jeddah airport have started imposing a fee on crew arriving to sign-on.The fee must be paid by a bank transaction and the receipt presented to immigration officials at Jeddah airport in order to clear joining crew.For further details, and information about operations in Saudi Arabia, contact GAC Saudi Arabia at shipping.saudi@gac.com

New Big South Lock at Brunsbuettel, Kiel Canal, closed for maintenance
Friday, November 11, 2016, Germany, Kiel Canal
The Kiel-Canal authority has announced that New Big South lock at Brunsbuettel will be closed for maintenaince works from 07:00 hours on 14 November until 15:00 hours on 18 November.The lock chamber will be closed in daylight hours on each of the five days (07:00 – 15/16:00 hrs). The New Big North lock at Brunsbuettel and both big locks at Kiel-Holtenau will remain in service.(For information about operations in Germany contact the GAC UK Hub Agency Centre at hub.gb@gac.com)

Source: Sartori & Berger, Germany – GAC agent

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