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In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Australia, all ports – Australian coal and iron ore port lineups update
* Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 06/05/13

DATE: May 06, 2013
COUNTRY: Australia
PORT: all ports
Australian coal and iron ore port lineups update

Please find below the Australian coal and iron ore port lineups valid for Monday 6th May 2013.

ABBOT POINT
There is currently one vessel loading with two vessels at anchor waiting for the balance of cargo to be railed to the terminal.

Planned Maintenance
NIL MAINTENANCE SCHEDULED

HAY POINT COAL TERMINAL
Vessels Alongside:  2, Vessels at Anchor: 6
Delays – 3 – 5 Days (Average) depending On Cargo Grade

Scheduled Shutdowns:
NIL

DALRYMPLE BAY COAL TERMINAL
Vessels Alongside: 1, Vessels at Anchor: 19
Delays – 10-15 Days (Average) depending on Cargo Grade

Scheduled Shutdowns:
—————————-
Inloading –        Regular fortnightly 12 hour shutdowns to coincide with
QR maintenance
All inloading systems 36 hours  8-9 May
Outloading: –     OL3 shutdown                      7 May to 16 May
SL2/Berth 2
shutdown       7 May to 6 June

GLADSTONE
RG Tanna Coal Terminal:
Scheduled Maintenance:
May 21 – 23 (3 Days) – Ship loaders No. 2
1 Vessel at berth with 9 at anchor.
Present delays: Average Delay from arrival 06-10 days

Barney Point Coal Terminal:
Scheduled Maintenance:
May 13 – 17 (5 Days)
1 Vessel at berth with 1 at anchor
Present delays: 0 – 3 Days
NB: Shippers prefer to use RG Tanna Coal Terminal due to limited stock pile capacity at Barney Point

BRISBANE
Minimal delays expected
1. SHIPLOADER OUTAGE 13 -17/05/13
2. ALONGSIDE DEPTH 13.6M.

NEWCASTLE
The Newcastle Port Corporation ‘Vessel Arrival System’ commences 1st June 2010.  All rules of the Vessel Arrival System will be enforced.

SUMMARY – DYKE BERTHS
Currently 01  ships are  loading at the Dyke Coal Terminal.
05  ships have passed their Notified Arrival Time to load at the Dyke Coal Terminal
The current berthing delay is around  02-06  days
Normal Port Practice is for ships to berth and load based on turn of arrival.  However currently many ships are berthing/ loading are loading out of turn.

Summary – Kooragang Coal Loader
Currently 02  ships  are  loading at the Kooragang Coal Terminal.
18  Ships  has  passed their Notified Time of Arrival to load at the Kooragang Coal Loader
The current berthing delay is around 05-10  days
Normal Port Practice is for ships to berth and load  based on turn of arrival.  However currently many ships are berthing/ loading are loading our of turn.

Summary – NCIG Coal Loader (K8/ K9)
Currently 02  ships are   loading at the NCIG Coal Terminal, 05   Ships  have  been issued a Notified Time of Arrival to load at the NCIG Coal Loader.
The current berthing delay is around 03-08   days

PORT KEMBLA
There is presently 1 vessel alongside and 1 vessel at anchorage with the
next vessel due late pm/6th May.
There will be about 2-5 days for most vessels early May due to berth
congestion and/or waiting on cargo availability.
Most shippers are presently experiencing difficulties with either
production or deliveries.

DAMPIER
East Intercourse Island:
Currently 1 vessel loading and 2 vessels at anchor

Present delays 2 – 3 days
CURRENTLY SHIPPERS ARE ADVISING MAINTENANCE SHUTDOWN AT EII FROM 0200/07 TO
1400/09

Parker Point Berth 2 – 3 and 4 – 5:
Currently 2 vessels loading, 1 vessel alongside and 5 vessels at anchor
Present delays 2 – 5 days
Currently Shippers are Advising NO Maintenance Shutdown for SL2 Berths 4 & 5
Currently Shippers are Advising NO Maintenance Shutdown for SL3 Berths 2 & 3

PORT WALCOTT
Currently 2 vessels loading, 2 vessels alongside and 5 vessels at anchor
Present delays 2 – 6 days

Currently Shippers are Advising NO Maintenance Shutdown for SL2 Berths 1 & 2
Currently Shippers are Advising NO Maintenance Shutdown for SL3 Berths 3 & 4

GERALDTON
Minimal delays expected

***AS PER ADVICE FROM THE GERALDTON PORT AUTHORITY – BERTH 5 WILL BE
UNAVAILABLE FROM 1800 HRS SUNDAY 5TH MAY, 2013 UNTIL 2359 HRS FRIDAY 10TH
MAY, 2013 DUE TO PLANT SHUTDOWN FOR MAINTENANCE. PLS NOTE THAT THERE WILL
BE NO SHIPLOADING DURING THIS TIME***
HARBOUR MASTER ADVISES PILOT BOAT WILL UNDERGO MAINTENANCE IN CONJUNCTION
WITH PLANT SHUTDOWN,
DAY TIME SHIPPING WILL ONLY OCCUR DURING THIS TIME

ESPERANCE
Minimal delays expected

DARWIN
Minimal delays expected

Please do not hesitate to contact the undersigned or the relevant Port Manager should you require additional information or assistance.

Scott Henderson
National Operations Manager
T: +61 2 8028 2403
E: scott.henderson@gac.com

DATE: May 06, 2013
Bunker Update:
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 06/05/13
 
GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 06/05/13

180 CST   380 CST   MGO   MDO

  • Aberdeen                                         0         0         902.00
  • Aden                                             745.00    0  1, 110.00  0
  • Alexandria                                       0         695.00 1, 190.00  0
  • Amsterdam                                        609.00    585.00    835.00 0
  • Antwerp                                          620.00    593.00    844.00  0
  • Aqaba                                            0         730.00  1, 030.00  0
  • Bahrain                                          0         0    1, 024.00  0
  • Bergen                                           681.00    658.00    899.00 0
  • Busan                                            670.00    649.50    900.00   890.00
  • Cape Town                                        710.00    0         963.00  0
  • Colombo                                          695.00    680.00  1, 080.00  0
  • Dubai                                            635.00    615.00    820.00 0
  • Durban                                           677.00    0  1, 090.00  0
  • Falmouth                                         0         605.00    970.00   0
  • Fujairah                                         708.00    630.00   1, 000.00  0
  • Gibraltar                                        675.50    638.50    910.50  0
  • Hong Kong                                        650.00    634.25    914.50 0
  • Houston                                          685.00    599.00    950.00 0
  • Istanbul                                         648.50    615.50    922.50 0
  • Jeddah                                           695.00    675.00 1, 080.00  0
  • Kaohsiung                                        657.00    649.00    929.00 914.00
  • Kuwait                                           647.00    637.00 1, 019.00  0
  • Leith                                            0         0         943.00 0
  • Lerwick                                          0         0         899.00 0
  • Malta                                            673.50    653.50    869.50 0
  • Mumbai                                           654.50    644.50 1, 031.50  0
  • New York & New Jersey                            629.00    599.00    979.00 0
  • Panama                                           700.00    630.00    989.00 0
  • Piraeus                                          681.50    658.50    880.50   0
  • Port Louis                                       746.00    0    1, 065.00  0
  • Port Said                                        690.00    715.00   1, 150.00  0
  • Qatar                                            0         0         910.00  0
  • Richards Bay                                     688.00    0   1, 110.00  0
  • Rio de Janeiro                                   636.50    613.00    990.00  0
  • Rotterdam                                        617.00    593.00    843.00  0
  • Salalah                                          725.00    680.00  1, 100.00  0
  • Shanghai                                         671.50    656.50   1, 103.00  0
  • Sharjah                                          635.00    615.00    820.00  0
  • Singapore                                        629.00    620.00    857.00  0
  • St Petersburg                                    580.50    557.50    0  0
  • Stavanger                                        0         0         896.00   0
  • Suez                                             690.00    715.00   1, 090.00  0
  • Walvis Bay                                       742.00    0  1, 050.00  0
  • West Africa OFFSHORE – FROM ABIDJAN TO LUANDA  0         698.00    1, 099.00  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
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Americas: 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 with your bunker enquiry.

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