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In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Angola, Soyo – Safety notice: Dredging operations complete
* Hong Kong, all ports – Sea Parade on 1 October

DATE: September 15, 2013
COUNTRY: Angola
PORT: Soyo
Safety notice: Dredging operations complete

The Soyo Maritime Authority has announced that the dredger ‘TSHD Reynaert’
has completed her dredging operations.

The following navigational buoys have been returned to their charted
positions:
Buoy No. 1A, Buoy No. 2A, Buoy No. 3, Buoy No.4, Buoy No. 3A and Buoy No.4A

Please note that with immediate effect the following Soyo Maritime
Authority Safety Notices 15/2013, 19/2013, 20/2013 have been cancelled.

Up to date information on operations will be available through Soyo Port
Control on VHF Channel 11.

For information about operations in Angola, contact GAC Angola at
angola@gac.com
Source: Soyo Maritime Authority

DATE: September 15, 2013
COUNTRY: Hong Kong
PORT: all ports
Sea Parade on 1 October
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A flag raising ceremony will be held at 0800 hours on 1 October 2013 at the
Golden Bauhinia Square outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition
Centre (HKCEC) to celebrate the 64th 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
shipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Government of Hong Kong Marine Department Notice No.105 of 2013

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