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Dardanelles, Turkey

Around the Island Canoe Race
Thursday, November 1, 2018, Hong Kong

A canoe race will take place around Hong Kong Island on 4 November 2018 (Sunday). About 30 canoes are expected to participate in the race.

The canoe race will start from 0700 to 0800 hours and from 1300 to 1400 hours at the south of Middle Island in a clockwise direction around Hong Kong Island, and finish in the vicinity of Middle Island by 1800 hours.

Masters, coxswains and persons-in-charge of vessels navigating in the vicinity of the race route 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

Source: Government of the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.171 of 2018

Traffic halted due to fog
Thursday, November 1, 2018, Dardanelles, Turkey

Vessel traffic in the Dardanelles was suspended at 03.30 hours local time this morning (1 November) due to dense fog and restricted visibility.

For the latest updates and information about operations in the Turkish Straits contact GAC Istanbul at

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