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  • Hong Kong, all ports – Strong Wind Signal
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Sea Parade on 1 July 2012

DATE: June 18, 2012  – COUNTRY: Hong Kong – PORT: all ports Strong Wind Signal

Hong Kong Observatory issued Strong Wind Signal No.3 with effect from 22:40 hours local time today (18 June).

For further details and information about operations in Hong Kong contact GAC Hong Kong at shipping.hongkong@gac.com

DATE: June 18, 2012 – COUNTRY: Hong Kong – PORT: Hong Kong Sea Parade on 1 July 2012

A flag raising ceremony will be held at 0800 hours on 1 July 2012 at the Golden Bauhinia Square outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR. 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 shipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Government of Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.81 of 2012

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