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Bunkering, Ports & Terminals — By on June 12, 2013 at 8:11 PM

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In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Nigeria, Bonny Nigeria LNG Terminal – Repositioning of buoys
* United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – Slow Bell Safety Advisory
for dredging operations
* India, Cochin – Revised tariff in effect
* Australia, Mackay – Port Charges 2013-2014
* Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 12/06/13

DATE: June 12, 2013
COUNTRY: Nigeria
PORT: Bonny Nigeria LNG Terminal
Repositioning of buoys

Buoys 8 & 10 will be shifted 200m away and perpendicular to the centre line
of the channel to facilitate the ongoing maintenance dredging of the
channel.

Temporary coordinates of these buoys will be:

Buoy 8
4 deg. 16’11.83″N / 7 deg. 2′ 32.60″

Buoy 10
4 deg. 17′ 7.01″N / 7 deg. 3′  9.14″

Accordingly, the lights of these buoys in question will be temprarily
switched off. The lights will be switched on again once the buoys are
shifted back to their permanent position.

All mariners are advised to navigate with caution and observe applicable
IMO regulations.

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Buoys 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 52, 53, 78, 79, 81,
83, FOT1 and LB1 [at Bonny/Onne] have been repositioned….

….Also note that the colour of LB1 has been changed from Red/White (Mid
Channel buoy) to Green (Starboard buoy) light and Rhythm changed from LFL
(W) 1osec to F1 (G) 4 sec.

(For further details and information about operations in Nigeria contact
GAC Nigeria at nigeria@gac.com)

Source: Extracts from Nigerian Ports Authority Onne Port Complex Notices to
Mariners Nos.002 & 003 of 2013

DATE: June 12, 2013
COUNTRY: United States
PORT: Mississippi River, Louisiana
Slow Bell Safety Advisory for dredging operations

A slow bell is requested for Southwest Pass from Head of Passes Mile 0.0 to
the Lower Jetty and Bar Channel, and the Mississippi River from Head of
Passes to Mile 10.5 above Head of Passes. Operations will continue 24 hours
a day.

This request is extending dredging operations for the dredges Bayport and
Newport from July 10, 2013 until August 31, 2013.

All mariners are requested to transit at their slowest safe speed and use
caution when transiting within the area.

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

DATE: June 12, 2013
COUNTRY: India
PORT: Cochin
Revised tariff in effect

A revised tariff has come into effect at Cochin Port with effect from
yesterday (11 June 2013).

For details of the new tariff and information about operations in India
contact GAC India at india@gac.com

DATE: June 12, 2013
COUNTRY: Australia
PORT: Mackay
Port Charges 2013-2014

North Queensland Bulk Ports Limited (NQBP) has reviewed the port charges
for the Port of Mackay and wishes to advise that its Board has approved
revised charges to apply from 1 July 2013.

The list of port charges should be available on NQBP’s website at
www.nqbp.com.au from 1 July 2013.

(For further details and information about operations in Australia contact
GAC Australia at shipping.australia@gac.com)

Source: North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation letter

DATE: June 12, 2013
Bunker Update:
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 12/06/13

GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 12/06/13

180 CST   380 CST   MGO  MDO

Aberdeen                                         0         0         906.00   0

Aden                                             745.00    0  1, 110.00  0

Alexandria                                       710.00    670.00  1, 170.00  0

Amsterdam                                        603.00    577.00    845.00  0

Antwerp                                          612.00    584.00    857.00  0

Aqaba                                            0         720.00  1, 040.00  0

Bahrain                                          0         0   1, 020.00  0

Bergen                                           687.00    666.00    914.00  0

Busan                                            642.00    621.00    895.00   885.00

Cape Town                                        693.00    0         947.00   0

Colombo                                          672.00    668.00  1, 070.00  0

Dubai                                            660.00    650.00    820.00    0

Durban                                           665.00    0    1, 085.00  0

Falmouth                                         0         605.00    970.00   0

Fujairah                                         682.00    616.50   1, 010.00  0

Gibraltar                                        687.50    655.50    920.50    0

Hong Kong                                        641.50    625.50    913.00   0

Houston                                          664.00    577.00    945.00   0

Istanbul                                         668.50    640.50    950.50   0

Jeddah                                           700.00    660.00   1, 080.00  0

Kaohsiung                                        655.00    629.00    962.00   947.00

Kuwait                                           646.00    616.00   1, 009.00  0

Leith                                            0         0         940.00   0

Lerwick                                          0         0         916.00   0

Malta                                            707.50    682.50    896.50  0

Mumbai                                           657.50    624.50   1, 047.50  0

New York & New Jersey                            620.00    585.00    945.00   0

Panama                                           660.00    595.00    995.00    0

Piraeus                                          699.50    674.50    903.50   0

Port Louis                                       0         0   1, 033.00  0

Port Said                                        710.00    655.00   1, 090.00  0

Qatar                                            0         0         900.00    0

Richards Bay                                     675.00    0   1, 095.00  0

Rio de Janeiro                                   648.50    625.00    940.00   0

Rotterdam                                        611.00    585.00    853.00   0

Salalah                                          705.00    658.00   1, 100.00  0

Shanghai                                         644.00    626.00   1, 079.50  0

Sharjah                                          660.00    650.00    820.00   0

Singapore                                        615.00    605.00    880.00    0

St Petersburg                                    597.50    577.50      0     0

Stavanger                                        0         0         910.00    0

Suez                                             685.00    650.00    1, 075.00  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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