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Bunkering, Ports & Terminals — By on July 18, 2013 at 6:53 PM

Your daily news service from ports around the world.

In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Singapore, Singapore – Acoustic research at St. John Island
* Brazil, Sao Francisco do Sul – Pilotage charges to rise
* Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 18/07/2013

DATE: July 18, 2013
COUNTRY: Singapore
PORT: Singapore
Acoustic research at St. John Island
Acoustic research operations will be carried out at St John’s Island From
19 July to 18 December.According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine
Notice No.96 of 2013 dated 18 Jul 2013, the work will be conducted between
1000 and 1700 hours on weekdays, including Saturdays, off St John Island
within the working area bounded by the following coordinates (WGS 84
Datum):
1) 01° 13.033’N / 103° 51.088’E
2) 01° 13.077’N / 103° 51.187’E
3) 01° 12.920’N / 103° 51.256’E
4) 01° 12.848’N / 103° 51.113’E

The daily experiments will be done by deploying Autonomous Underwater
Vehicles (AUVs).

A safety boat will be deployed in the vicinity to warn other craft to keep
clear of the working area.

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 & navigate with caution;
(d) maintain a listening watch on VHF channel 68 (West Control);
and
(e) communicate with West Control on VHF 68 for assistance, if required.

For information contact GAC Singapore at singapore@gac.com

DATE: July 18, 2013
COUNTRY: Brazil
PORT: Sao Francisco do Sul
Pilotage charges to rise

An increase of 8-10% for pilotage service charges will come into force at
Sao Francisco Do Sul port from 1 August.

This increase is to cover salaries, losses/inflation from the last 12
months plus 1-2% of effective raising.

For further details, contact the GAC Brazil local office at
shipping.santos@gac.com. For information about operations at Brazilian
ports contact shipping.brazil@gac.com

DATE: July 18, 2013
Bunker Update:
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 18/07/2013

GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 18/07/2013

                       180 CST   380 CST   	MGO   		MDO

Aberdeen               0         0         	952.00   	0
Aden                   705.00    0		1, 090.00  	0
Alexandria             0         0		1, 210.00  	0
Amsterdam              619.00    596.00    	889.00   	0
Antwerp                632.00    604.00    	897.00   	0
Aqaba                  0         695.00    	990.00   	0
Bahrain                0         0		1, 062.00  	0
Bergen                 652.00    680.00    	956.00   	0
Busan                  646.00    622.00    	940.00   	930.00
Cape Town              643.00    0         	977.00   	0
Colombo                680.00    675.00		1, 050.00  	0
Dubai                  628.00    618.00    	838.00   	0
Durban                 630.00    0		1, 069.00  	0
Falmouth               690.00    635.00    	964.00   	0
Fujairah               665.00    605.00		1, 005.00  	0
Gibraltar              668.00    638.00    	954.00   	0
Hong Kong              636.00    625.00    	952.00   	0
Houston                674.00    592.00    	985.00   	0
Istanbul               657.00    638.00    	976.00   	0
Jeddah                 675.00    650.00		1, 060.00  	0
Kaohsiung              681.00    628.00		1, 010.00  	995.00
Kuwait                 608.00    600.00    	998.00   	0
Leith                  0         0         	980.00   	0
Lerwick                0         0         	975.00   	0
Malta                  694.00    672.00    	942.00   	0
Mumbai                 704.00    627.00		1, 120.00  	0
New York & New Jersey  628.00    605.00    	959.00   	0
Panama                 670.00    609.00		1, 000.00  	0
Piraeus                685.00    660.00    	950.00   	0	
Port Louis             733.00    0		1, 040.00  	0
Port Said              730.00    715.00		1, 078.00  	0
Qatar                  0         0         	920.00   	0
Richards Bay           637.00    0		1, 090.00  	0
Rio de Janeiro         643.50    620.00    	940.00   	0
Rotterdam              626.00    604.00    	905.00   	0
Salalah                708.00    662.00		1, 150.00  	0
Shanghai               661.00    630.00		1, 075.00  	0
Sharjah                628.00    618.00    	838.00   	0
Singapore              623.00    617.00    	915.00   	0
St Petersburg          586.00    566.00    	918.00   	0
Stavanger              0         0         	978.00   	0
Suez                   676.00    650.00		1, 060.00  	0
Walvis Bay             707.00    0		1, 052.00  	0
West Africa OFFSHORE – 0         687.00    	1, 025.00 	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 +971566032534 or Martyn.mcmahon@gac.com quoting HPN for more information or  with your bunker enquiry.

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