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Hong Kong Chart 1

Updates have been applied to “Hong Kong Chart 1” page 9, 48, 52, 53, 54, 55.

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Charts For Local Vessels 2018

Charts For Local Vessels 2018 will be available for sale on 3rd April 2018. The price is HK$490 each.

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New Edition Paper Chart HK0803 - Hong Kong Harbour - Western Part

The 8th edition Hong Kong paper chart HK0803 is available now.

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New Edition Paper Chart HK0802 - Hong Kong Harbour - Central Part

The 6th edition Hong Kong paper chart HK0802 is available now.

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New Edition Paper Chart HK1501 - Lamma Channels

The 5th edition Hong Kong paper chart HK1501 is available now.

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Hong Kong Harbour Facilities & Layout

Effective on 1 February 2018, three new fairways and a fishing prohibited area are established at north of Lantau Island. On the same date, realignment has been taken place for four existing fairways and anchorages at western harbour. Please refer to Marine Department Notice 10/2018.

In view of above changes, the current edition of “Hong Kong Harbour Facilities & Layout 2016” would be withdrawn from public sale on 1 February 2018. A new edition has been preparing and would be released for sale in mid 2018.

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New Edition Hong Kong ENC

The Hong Kong Electronic Navigational Chart (HKENC) Edition 2018.1 will be available for sale on 2 February 2018. The HKENC Edition 2018.1 will be burnt into a CD-ROM in which contains all updates up to eNTM 3 of 2018 (2 February 2018).

For the existing HKENC licensed users, please download up to the eNTM 3 of 2018 and apply updating as normal. The HKENC Edition 2018.1 will then be applied automatically.

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Charts For Local Vessels

"Charts For Local Vessels - edition 2016" has been sold out.
"Charts For Local Vessels - edition 2018" is tentatively scheduled for sale at the first quarter of 2018.

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Hong Kong ENC Subscription - Attention

The format of the Hong Kong ENC is produced according to the International Hydrographic Organization Transfer Standard for Digital Hydrographic Data Standard (also known as IHO S-57 Standard). Users are reminded to ensure their software / applications / devices are compatible with the S-57 data format before subscription. The subscription includes HK ENC data and access to the HK ENC updating service only. Hong Kong Hydrographic Office does not produce / endorse / recommend any software / applications / device for the use of Hong Kong ENC or S-57 data.

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New subscription fees of Hong Kong ENC

The subscription fees of Hong Kong ENC will be adjusted to HK$984 per annum and HK$246 per quarter with effective on 1 October 2016.

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Hong Kong Tidal Stream Prediction System

This is for general information that the tidal components being used to compute tidal stream prediction in the system will be updated on 01 June 2016. The related prediction results will also be synchronized and updated accordingly.

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Hong Kong Tidal Stream Prediction System

A new download function has been added to the webpage. Such function allows users to download all the current available tidal stream predictions, i.e. the results of 8 days in advance of and 2 days before the current date.

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Hong Kong Tidal Stream Prediction System

The Hong Kong Tidal Stream Prediction System has been put into service on 1st March 2015. The system provides 11 days tidal stream magnitude and direction prediction results in the waters of Hong Kong which includes the results of 8 days in advance of and 2 days before the current date.

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Latest Notices to Mariners (NTM)

Date: 2018-06-15
Issue No.: 12

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Latest Notices to Mariners (eNTM of HKENC)

Date: 2018-06-22
Issue No.: 13_2018

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