Hot Port News from GAC

Ports & Terminals — By on June 10, 2013 at 6:13 PM

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In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Benin, Cotonou – New container terminal (South Quay)
* Saudi Arabia, Riyadh – Cargo to be palletised
* Oman, Salalah Port – Special Boat Transfer during Khareef 2013
* Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 10/06/13

DATE: June 10, 2013
COUNTRY: Benin
PORT: Cotonou
New container terminal (South Quay)

A new container terminal at Cotonou, named Benin Terminal, will start
operations from 1 July 2013.

This terminal is equipped  with two gantry cranes and will be managed by
Bollore.

For further details and information about operations in Benin contact
GAC-OMA at gac-oma.benin@gac.com

DATE: June 10, 2013
COUNTRY: Saudi Arabia
PORT: Riyadh
Cargo to be palletised

Riyadh Dry Port Customs Department has advised that penalties will be
imposed from 1 July 2013 for shipments in container (LCL) that are not
palletized/covered (shrink wrapped) to avoid mis-delivery.

It has been noted that some shipping agents are not complying with previous
instructions for such cargoes to be palletized, and labels/stickers shown
on the pallet with the Bill of Lading No., consignee’s name and no. of
package, to facilitate easy mechanical handling during stripping and
re-stuffing at inspection.

For further details and information about operations in Riyadh contact GAC
Saudi Arabia at riyadh@gac.com

DATE: June 10, 2013
COUNTRY: Oman
PORT: Salalah Port
Special Boat Transfer during Khareef 2013

During the Monsoon “Khareef”, [Salalah] port will endeavour  to providde
special boat transfer services subject to weather conditions, whether
outside or inside harbour.

Effective from 0001 hours on 2 June 2013, the following consolidated rates
will apply:

1. Transferring of up to 5 persons, USD 2, 500 per boat trip.

2. Transferring of spares or provisions by tug boat, USD 3, 500 per trip.

The above rates include the services of tugs and pilot if transfer takes
place either inside or outside the harbour but excludes port dues. In the
case of vessels which cannot be safely brought into the harbour due to type
of vessel, LOA, draft, etc. the port will attempt to carry out the transfer
outside only which will be subject to weather conditions.

(For information about operations in Salalah contact GAC Oman at
salalah@gac.com)

DATE: June 10, 2013
Bunker Update:
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 10/06/13

GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
 MARKET PRICE UPDATE 10/06/13

180 CST   380 CST   MGO  MDO

  • Aberdeen                                         0         0         906.00  0
  • Aden                                             745.00    0 1, 110.00  0
  • Alexandria                                       0         680.00 1, 150.00  0
  • Amsterdam                                        601.00    575.00    846.00  0
  • Antwerp                                          609.00    583.00    859.00   0
  • Aqaba                                            0         730.00 1, 030.00  0
  • Bahrain                                          0         0 1, 030.00  0
  • Bergen                                           687.00    666.00    914.00 0
  • Busan                                            647.00    622.00    890.00   880.00
  • Cape Town                                        694.00    0         955.00    0
  • Colombo                                          670.00    665.00  1, 070.00  0
  • Dubai                                            665.00    650.00    830.00   0
  • Durban                                           667.00    0  1, 085.00  0
  • Falmouth                                         0         605.00    970.00   0
  • Fujairah                                         680.00    618.00 1, 010.00  0
  • Gibraltar                                        686.50    654.50    927.50   0
  • Hong Kong                                        641.50    625.50    913.00 0
  • Houston                                          662.00    575.00    950.00   0
  • Istanbul                                         672.50    652.50    970.50   0
  • Jeddah                                           700.00    670.00 1, 090.00  0
  • Kaohsiung                                        657.00    631.00    962.00   947.00
  • Kuwait                                           639.50    617.50  1, 009.00  0
  • Leith                                            0         0         940.00   0
  • Lerwick                                          0         0         929.00   0
  • Malta                                            707.50    682.50    906.50   0
  • Mumbai                                           649.50    624.50 1, 048.50  0
  • New York & New Jersey                            625.00    590.00    950.00  0
  • Panama                                           662.00    599.00    995.00  0
  • Piraeus                                          703.50    678.50    915.50   0
  • Port Louis                                       0         0  1, 033.00  0
  • Port Said                                        715.00    660.00  1, 100.00  0
  • Qatar                                            0         0         915.00   0
  • Richards Bay                                     680.00    0 1, 095.00  0
  • Rio de Janeiro                                   648.50    625.00    940.00   0
  • Rotterdam                                        609.00    583.00    854.00  0
  • Salalah                                          705.00    653.00  1, 110.00  0
  • Shanghai                                         644.00    626.00 1, 079.50  0
  • Sharjah                                          665.00    650.00    830.00   0
  • Singapore                                        614.00    604.00    888.00   0
  • St Petersburg                                    598.50    578.50    0  0
  • Stavanger                                        0         0         910.00   0
  • Suez                                             670.00    650.00  1, 080.00  0
  • Walvis Bay                                       660.00    0         960.00  0
  • West Africa OFFSHORE – FROM ABIDJAN TO LUANDA  0         685.00    950.00  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.

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