The Chinese Lunar New Year is a day of celebration around the world. It’s a huge holiday in China, many industries close for several days. With the rise of COVID-19 and growing concerns of infection Hong Kong closed numerous points of entry from mainland China, including several ports. The typical revamp of fishing industry after the holiday ~10 days later has not been picked up by VBD this year. The photographs show the boat detection in the South China Sea around the Hong Kong area 10 days after The Chinese New Year to 15 days after.