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Anniversaries, Associations, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals — By on October 20, 2017 at 8:14 PM

Hong Kong
Port Kembla, Australia
Temporary closure of landing steps
Friday, October 20, 2017, Hong Kong

Landing steps No.1 of Kowloon Public Pier will be temporarily closed from 1800 hours to 2300 hours on 10 November 2017 and from 1500 hours to 2300 hours on 11 November 2017 to facilitate the functions in connection with the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR.

Owners, operators, coxswains and persons-in-charge of vessels are advised to use other landing facilities in the vicinity during the periods of closure.

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

Source: Government of the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.140 of 2017

Anchorage closed
Friday, October 20, 2017, Port Kembla, Australia
Port Kembla Port Authority closed the anchorage to shipping at 1615 hours local time yesterday afternoon (Thursday 19 October) due to heavy swell and strong winds and remained closed today (20 October).

The port currently remains open to shipping movements, and there are no delays to shipping. The Port Authority will continue to manage ships on a case by case basis.

For information about operations in Australia contact GAC Australia at

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