Hot Port News from GAC

Ports & Terminals — By on June 13, 2013 at 11:47 PM

GAC-smallYour daily news service from ports around the world.

In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Singapore, Singapore – Reclamation of Ayer Chawan Basin, Jurong Island
* Australia, Port Hedland – New Port Improvement Rate to be introduced
* Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 13/06/13

DATE: June 13, 2013
COUNTRY: Singapore
PORT: Singapore
Reclamation of Ayer Chawan Basin, Jurong Island

Reclamation works will be carried out in the vicinity of Ayer Chawan Basin,
Jurong Channel from 15 June to 14 December.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine
Notice No.77 of 2013, the works will be conducted 24 hours daily –
including Sundays & Public Holidays – within the working area bounded by
the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
A 1° 17.382’N / 103° 42.194’E
B 1° 17.235’N / 103° 42.363’E
C 1° 17.127’N / 103° 42.436’E
D 1° 17.068’N / 103° 42.368’E
E 1° 16.957’N / 103° 42.437’E
F 1° 16.922’N / 103° 42.393’E
G 1° 16.752’N / 103° 42.495’E
H 1° 16.682’N / 103° 42.662’E
I 1° 16.665’N / 103° 42.607’E
J 1° 16.636’N / 103° 42.565’E
K 1° 16.587’N / 103° 42.540’E
L 1° 16.535’N / 103° 42.524’E
M 1° 16.561’N / 103° 42.439’E
N 1° 16.676’N / 103° 42.475’E
O 1° 16.743’N / 103° 42.409’E
P 1° 16.673’N / 103° 42.327’E
Q 1° 16.881’N / 103° 42.215’E
R 1° 17.108’N / 103° 42.058’E
S 1° 17.117’N / 103° 42.071’E
T 1° 17.186’N / 103° 42.031’E
U 1° 17.272’N / 103° 41.999’E

The reclamation works will involve removal of existing rocks from the rock
keys along the existing shoreline and stockpiling at designated re-handling
area at Ayer Chawan Basin. Shore protection works will be carried out by
crane barges.

Craft involved in the works will exhibit the appropriate local and
international day and night signals.

When in the vicinity of the working area, mariners are reminded to:
(a) Keep well clear and not to enter the working area;
(b) Maintain a proper lookout;
(c) Proceed at a safe speed and navigate with caution;
(d) Maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 22 (Jurong Control);
and
(e) Communicate with Jurong Control on VHF hannel 22 for assistance, if
required.

For information about operations in Singapore contact GAC Singapore at
singapore@gac.com

DATE: June 13, 2013
COUNTRY: Australia
PORT: Port Hedland
New Port Improvement Rate to be introduced

Port Hedland will introduce a new fee – the Port Improvement Rate (PIR) –
on 1 September 2013.

The PIR is for funding Capital Improvements at the port. At present this
fee is expected to be in place for 5 years subject to consultations for
renewal.

The proposed schedule of rates is as below:

Charge per vessel movement (in AUD)

GRT <10825
– 2013/2014:    $660
– 2014/2015:    $660
– 2015/2016:    $660
– 2016/2017:    $660
– 2017/2018:    $660

GRT 10825–19999
– 2013/2014:  $1, 400
– 2014/2015:  $1, 400
– 2015/2016:  $1, 400
– 2016/2017:  $1, 400
– 2017/2018:  $1, 400

GRT 20000–39999
– 2013/2014:  $2, 600
– 2014/2015:  $2, 600
– 2015/2016:  $2, 600
– 2016/2017:  $2, 600
– 2017/2018:  $2, 600

GRT 40000–59999
– 2013/2014:  $5, 400
– 2014/2015:  $5, 400
– 2015/2016:  $5, 400
– 2016/2017:  $5, 400
– 2017/2018:  $5, 400

GRT 60000–79999
– 2013/2014:  $6, 500
– 2014/2015:  $6, 500
– 2015/2016:  $6, 500
– 2016/2017:  $6, 500
– 2017/2018:  $6, 500

GRT 80000+
– 2013/2014: $10, 200
– 2014/2015: $10, 200
– 2015/2016: $10, 200
– 2016/2017: $10, 200
– 2017/2018: $10, 200

The rate above will be charged on each inbound, and each outbound vessel
movement

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

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

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                                        601.00    577.00    843.00 0
  • Antwerp                                          612.00    585.00    857.00 0
  • Aqaba                                            0         720.00 1, 040.00  0
  • Bahrain                                          0         0   1, 025.00  0
  • Bergen                                           695.00    672.00    920.00  0
  • Busan                                            651.00    630.00    895.00  885.00
  • Cape Town                                        696.00    0         968.00 0
  • Colombo                                          672.00    665.00   1, 070.00  0
  • Dubai                                            655.00    640.00    820.00   0
  • Durban                                           665.00    0  1, 085.00  0
  • Falmouth                                         0         605.00    970.00   0
  • Fujairah                                         670.00    621.50  1, 010.00  0
  • Gibraltar                                        687.50    655.50    922.50  0
  • Hong Kong                                        649.00    628.50    915.00   0
  • Houston                                          664.00    577.00    945.00   0
  • Istanbul                                         669.50    641.50    950.50   0
  • Jeddah                                           700.00    660.00   1, 080.00  0
  • Kaohsiung                                        659.00    629.00    962.00   947.00
  • Kuwait                                           651.00    621.00   1, 009.00  0
  • Leith                                            0         0         940.00  0
  • Lerwick                                          0         0         916.00   0
  • Malta                                            706.50    681.50    902.50   0
  • Mumbai                                           653.50    620.50  1, 057.50  0
  • New York & New Jersey                            620.00    585.00    945.00  0
  • Panama                                           660.00    595.00    995.00  0
  • Piraeus                                          701.50    676.50    907.50  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                                        609.00    585.00    851.00  0
  • Salalah                                          710.00    660.00  1, 110.00  0
  • Shanghai                                         672.00    643.00  1, 076.50  0
  • Sharjah                                          655.00    640.00    820.00  0
  • Singapore                                        615.00    605.00    881.00  0
  • St Petersburg                                    587.50    568.50    0  0
  • Stavanger                                        0         0         917.00  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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