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Hong Kong
Kiel Canal. Germany
Relocation of Government Mooring Buoys
Wednesday, September 28, 2016, Hong Kong
Government Mooring Buoys (GMBs) at the following positions (WGS 84 Datum) will be relocated on the dates indicated:
(A) 22 deg. 17.898’N / 114 deg. 13.371’E
(B) 22 deg. 17.880’N / 114 deg. 13.440’E
(C) 22 deg. 17.837’N / 114 deg. 13.121’E
(D) 22 deg. 17.815’N / 114 deg. 13.187’E(a) The GMB “A17” at Position (A) will be relocated to Position (B) on 4 October 2016.

(b) The GMB “A43” at Position (C) will be relocated to Position (D) on 3 October 2016.

After the relocations, the depth of water will be 8.6m at GMB “A17” and 9.0m at GMB “A43”. These mooring buoys will not be available for use during typhoons.

(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.128 of 2016 dated 23 September 2016

Maintenance works complete
Wednesday, September 28, 2016, Kiel Canal. Germany
Maintenance works to the New Big South lock chamber at Brunsbuettel have been completed earlier than predicted at 14;00 hours today (28 September). All big locks at Brunsbuettel and Kiel-Holtenau are now in operation.(For information about operations in Germany contact the GAC UK Hub Agency Centre at hub.uk@gac.com)

Source: Sartori & Berger, Germany – GAC agent

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