Hot Port News from GAC

Bunkering, Ports & Terminals — By on December 31, 2012 at 8:02 PM

GAClogo_cmykYour daily news service from ports around the world.

In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* United States, New Orleans, Louisiana – Hotel accommodation during Super
Bowl & Mardi Gras
* Australia, all ports – Australian ports closures and maintenance
* Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE

DATE: December 31, 2012 COUNTRY: United States PORT: New Orleans, Louisiana Hotel accommodation during Super Bowl & Mardi Gras

As New Orleans will be host both the 2013 Super Bowl and the annual Mardi Gras from 21 January to 4 February 2013, there will be a severe shortage of available hotel accommodation in the city and its surrounding areas during this period.

Vessel owners and operators are urged to bear this in mind when planning crew arrivals or departures at New Orleans.

For information about operations in the USA contact GAC USA at usa@gac.com

DATE: December 31, 2012 COUNTRY: Australia: all ports – Australian ports closures and maintenance

Abbot Point monthly O/L maintenance has been scheduled on 4th January. There will be no ship loading from 0700hrs until 1900hrs (local time).

Due to strong winds and heavy swells, Hay Point Terminal advise Berth 1 will be closed from 1700hrs on 31 Dec to 1100hrs on 01 January/

Gladstone Terminal’s scheduled maintenance will be on:
– 15 to 17 January (3 days): Ship loader No.2
– 05 to 07 February (3 days): Ship loader No.3
– 19 to 21 February (3 days): Ship loader No.1
– 12 to 14 March (3 days): Ship loader No.2

Barney Point Coal Terminal will also have a scheduled maintenance from 11 to 15 February (5 days).

All GAC Australia offices will be closed on Tuesday 1st January 2013 for the New Year’s Day holiday. All coal and iron ore terminals are operating
as normal during the public holiday. On call staff will attend to ships as required during the public holiday.

For information about operations in Australia contact GAC Australia at shipping.australia@gac.com

DATE: December 31, 2012 Bunker Update: MARKET PRICE UPDATE

GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
MARKET PRICE UPDATE

180 CST   380 CST   MGO       MDO

Aberdeen               0         0         0         0
Aden                   745.00    0         1, 210.00  0
Alexandria             715.00    690.00    1, 170.00  0
Amsterdam              602.00    578.00    921.00    0
Antwerp                617.00    587.00    937.00    0
Aqaba                  0         0         1, 050.00  0
Bahrain                0         0         1, 073.00  0
Barrow                 0         0         0         0
Busan                  657.50    642.00    967.00    957.00
Cape Town              653.00    0         1, 049.00  0
Colombo                740.00    690.00    1, 085.00  0
Dubai                  610.00    598.00    860.00    0
Durban                 628.00    0         1, 105.00  0
Falmouth               668.00    626.50    988.00    0
Fawley                 0         0         0         0
Felixstowe             0         0         0         0
Fujairah               640.00    610.00    1, 020.00  0
Gibraltar              680.50    635.50    970.50    0
Grangemouth            0         0         0         0
Harwich                0         0         0         0
Hong Kong              638.00    628.50    965.50    960.50
Houston                712.00    617.00    1, 005.00  0
Immingham              0         0         0         0
Invergordon            0         0         0         0
Istanbul               649.50    619.50    992.50    0
Jeddah                 720.00    710.00    1, 100.00  0
Kaohsiung              655.00    645.00    999.00    984.00
Kuwait                 619.50    608.50    0         988.00
Leith                  0         0         0         0
Malta                  689.50    659.50    961.50    0
Mersey                 0         0         0         0
Milford Haven          0         0         0         0
Mumbai                 647.50    636.50    1, 060.50  0
New York & New Jersey  648.00    618.00    1, 038.00  0
Newport                0         0         0         0
Nigg Bay               0         0         0         0
Panama                 720.00    655.00    1, 045.00  0
Piraeus                667.50    636.50    958.50    0
Plymouth               0         0         0         0
Port Said              715.00    705.00    1, 100.00  0
Qatar                  0         0         910.00    0
Ramsgate               0         0         0         0
Rio de Janeiro         628.00    604.50    1, 010.00  0
Rotterdam              610.00    586.00    929.00    0
Salalah                687.00    647.00    1, 200.00  0
Shanghai               653.00    635.50    1, 068.00  0
Sharjah                610.00    598.00    860.00    0
Sheerness              0         0         0         0
Singapore              615.00    607.00    915.00    0
St Petersburg          562.50    556.50    0         0
Suez                   710.00    675.00    1, 080.00  0
Tees                   0         0         0         0
Thames                 0         0         0         0

Present in seven locations worldwide  GAC Bunker Fuels, part of the GAC group, is a global broker and trader of marine fuels and lubricants.

The prices listed are for indication purposes only, and local offices should be approached directly for firm prices.

Middle East & Africa: bunker.ae@gac.com
Europe:  bunker.gb@gac.com
Egypt & Mediterranean: bunker.eg@gac.comAmericas:
bunker.us@gac.com
Asia Pacific:  bunker.sg@gac.com
Indian Subcontinent:   bunker.sl@gac.com

Contact Martyn McMahon on +971 566032534 or Martyn.mcmahon@gac.com quoting HPN for more information or your bunker enquiry.

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