Shipowners, ship managers or ship masters who want to contact the Marine Department after office hours regarding urgent matters for Hong Kong registered ships can make such contact to the Vessel Traffic Centre at the following address and telephone:-
|Vessel Traffic Centre (manned 24 hours)|
|5th floor, Outer Island|
|Hong Kong - Macau Ferry Terminal|
|Sheung Wan, Hong Kong|
|Tel.:||(852) 2233 7808|
|Fax.:||(852) 2858 6646|
In order that we can proceed with your case expeditiously, person who approaches the Vessel Traffic Centre after office hours should as far as possible:-
(a) identify the nature of the urgent matter under the following categories:-
(b) inform the duty officer of the Vessel Traffic Centre under which category the concerned matter is identified in accordance with the above sub-paragraph (a) and make a concise description about the concerned matter; and
(c) inform the duty officer his identity and contact method (e.g. telephone number, fax number or E-mail address ).
The duty officer of the Vessel Traffic Centre will then relay the concerned matter to an appropriate officer for immediate follow up action.