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Bunkering, Ports & Terminals — By on July 11, 2013 at 11:35 PM

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

In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* India, Cochin – Draft reduction at oil terminal
* Singapore, Singapore – Pipeline repairs at Pesek Basin
* Australia, all ports – AIMPE 24-hour strike announced
* Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 11/07/13

DATE: July 11, 2013
COUNTRY: India
PORT: Cochin
Draft reduction at oil terminal

It has been decided to reduce the draft at Cochin Oil Terminal from
existing 12.5 metres to 9.14 metres with effect from 10-7-2013.

(For information about operations in India, contact GAC India at
india@gac.com)

Source: Cochin Port Trust Circular dated 10 July 2013

DATE: July 11, 2013
COUNTRY: Singapore
PORT: Singapore
Pipeline repairs at Pesek Basin

The working period for pipeline repairs at Pesek Basin has been revised.
The work will now be conducted from 15 July to 31 August.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine
Notice No.89 of 2013, the work will be carried out 24 hours daily –
including Sundays and Public Holidays – within the area bounded by the
following co-ordinates
(WGS 84 Datum):
1) 01°16.510’N / 103°41.230’E
2) 01°16.460’N / 103°41.180’E
3) 01°16.530’N / 103°41.230’E
4) 01°16.490’N / 103°41.180’E

The pipeline repair works will entail the removal of seabed sand to expose
the pipeline and install a repair clamp. The work will be carried out using
a work barge and divers.

A safety boat will be in attendance throughout the duration of the repair
works to warn other craft of the works in the vicinity.

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 th  working area;
(b) maintain a proper lookout;
(c) proceed at a safe speed & navigate with caution;
(d) maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 22 (Jurong Control);
and
(e) communicate with Jurong Control on Channel 22 for assistance, if
required.

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

DATE: July 11, 2013
COUNTRY: Australia
PORT: all ports
AIMPE 24-hour strike announced

The Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE) has advised
that they intend to stage a 24-hour stoppage from noon next Wednesday (17
July) at the ports of Brisbane, Newcastle, Botany and Melbourne.

This is part of a dispute with towage provider Svitzer. Efforts are
continuing the find ways to resolve the dispute and avoid industrial
action.

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

DATE: July 11, 2013
Bunker Update:
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 11/07/13
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GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
 MARKET PRICE UPDATE 11/07/13

180 CST   380 CST   MGO   MDO

Aberdeen                                         0         0         937.00   0
Aden                                             710.00    0 1, 095.00  0
Alexandria                                       710.00    670.00 1, 070.00  0
Amsterdam                                        621.00    595.00    898.00  0
Antwerp                                          631.00    603.00    896.00   0
Aqaba                                            0         710.00    995.00   0
Bahrain                                          0         0   1, 052.00  0
Bergen                                           674.00    650.00    916.00   0
Busan                                            640.00    620.00    930.00   920.00
Cape Town                                        653.00    0         980.00   0
Colombo                                          685.00    675.00  1, 035.00  0
Dubai                                            625.00    610.00    840.00  0
Durban                                           635.00    0  1, 060.00  0
Falmouth                                         0         605.00    970.00   0
Fujairah                                         680.00    603.00 1, 000.00  0
Gibraltar                                        673.50    643.50    954.50  0
Hong Kong                                        638.50    623.50    948.00   0
Houston                                          673.00    590.00    985.00  0
Istanbul                                         652.50    627.50    970.50    0
Jeddah                                           675.00    650.00    1, 060.00  0
Kaohsiung                                        673.00    624.00    995.00   980.00
Kuwait                                           605.50    602.00    999.00   0
Leith                                            0         0         963.00   0
Lerwick                                          0         0         965.60   0
Malta                                            689.50    668.50    940.50   0
Mumbai                                           626.50    614.50    1, 115.00  0
New York & New Jersey                            622.00    597.00    960.00   0
Panama                                           679.00    615.00   1, 020.00  0
Piraeus                                          687.50    663.50    946.50     0
Port Louis                                       745.00    0   1, 050.00  0
Port Said                                        725.00    700.00   1, 070.00  0
Qatar                                                      0         0         915.00     0
Richards Bay                                     645.00    0   1, 095.00  0
Rio de Janeiro                                   646.50    623.00    940.00    0
Rotterdam                                        627.00    603.00    906.00  0
Salalah                                          703.00    653.00   1, 150.00  0
Shanghai                                         658.50    630.50    1, 072.50  0
Sharjah                                          625.00    610.00    840.00    0
Singapore                                        615.00    607.00    905.00    0
St Petersburg                                    593.50    573.50    0     0
Stavanger                                        0         0         911.00    0
Suez                                             670.00    640.00     1, 060.00  0
Walvis Bay                                       698.00    0    1, 040.00  0
West Africa OFFSHORE – FROM ABIDJAN TO LUANDA  0         700.00    1, 015.00   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
Egypt & Mediterranean: bunker.eg@gac.com
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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