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Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather — By on May 8, 2019 at 7:33 PM

Hot Port News from GAC

08-May-2019

RELOCATION OF NAVIGATION CHANNEL BUOY
Hong Kong

STRONG CURRENTS IN SHIP CHANNEL
Houston, United States

Relocation of navigation channel buoy
Wednesday, May 8, 2019, Hong Kong

The navigation channel buoy “3” at Aberdeen South Typhoon Shelter has been relocated about 60 metres southward to a new position (WGS 84 Datum) at:
22 deg. 14.470’N / 114 deg. 09.719’E

(For information about operations in Hong Kong, contact GAC Hong Kong at shipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Government of the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.76 of 2019

Strong currents in ship channel
Wednesday, May 8, 2019, Houston, United States

Due to heavy rains, strong currents can be expected on the Upper Houston Ship Channel and connecting waterways.

Vessel Traffic Service Houston-Galveston has established the I-10 Bridge on the San Jacinto River as a temporary VTS reporting point.

Contact Houston Traffic on Ch 05A prior to commencing transits under the I-10 Bridge.

For information about operations in the United States, contact GAC North America at usa@gac.com

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