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Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals — By on September 18, 2017 at 7:49 PM

Hong Kong
Melbourne, Australia
Sea Parade on 1 October 2017
Monday, September 18, 2017, Hong Kong
A flag raising ceremony will be held at 0800 hours on 1 October 2017 at the Golden Bauhinia Square outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) to celebrate the 68th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China.

During the ceremony, a sea parade made up of launches of the disciplinary services will proceed from Causeway Bay to HKCEC between 0745 hours and 0805 hours, and display water jets off HKCEC at 0800 hours.

Masters, coxswains and persons-in-charge of all vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution and give a wide berth to the parade fleet.

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

Source:  Government of the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.129 of 2017

New bollard installation
Monday, September 18, 2017, Melbourne, Australia
Port users are advised that installation of new bollards at Swanson Dock East and West is expected to be completed by approximately 31 October 2017.

Work will be conducted during daylight hours from the shore and scheduled around shipping.

The works will be undertaken by Duratec Australia Pty Ltd, the primary point of contact is Danny Roldan 0437 317 168.

(For information about operations at Australian ports contact GAC Australia at

Source: Victorian Ports Melbourne Notice to Mariners No. 239 (T) – 2017 dated 18 September 2017

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