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Bunkering, Ports & Terminals — By on July 24, 2013 at 7:24 PM

HOT PORT NEWS from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world.

In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Singapore, Singapore – Marine construction works off Marine Barrage
* Australia, Port Botany – New schedule of port charges
* Brazil, Santos – Temporary draft restriction
* Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 24/07/2013

DATE: July 24, 2013
COUNTRY: Singapore
PORT: Singapore
Marine construction works off Marine Barrage

The working period has been extended for marine construction works being
carried out off Marine Barrage. The work will now be conducted from 26 July
2013 to 25 January 2014.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine
Notice No.98 of 2013, the works will be conducted 24 hours daily –
including Sundays & Public Holidays – within the working areas bounded by
the following
coordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
A) 01 deg. 16.781’N / 103 deg. 52.303’E
B) 01 deg. 16.863’N / 103 deg. 52.414’E
C) 01 deg. 16.788’N / 103 deg. 52.469’E
D) 01 deg. 16.680’N / 103 deg. 52.322’E
E) 01 deg. 16.887’N / 103 deg. 52.447’E
F) 01 deg. 16.900’N / 103 deg. 52.464’E
G) 01 deg. 16.843’N / 103 deg. 52.544’E
H) 01 deg. 16.830’N / 103 deg. 52.527’E

The marine construction works will entail removal of the existing
revetment, removal of debris, piling works and the construction of a
cofferdam by work barges and soil investigation works by jack-up barge.

The work barge will be held in position by four point anchoring system.

There will be a circular safety working zone of 50-metre radius centered at
the jack-up barge.

Tugboats will be used for shifting the barges within the working area. The
shifting operations will be restricted to daylight hours only. A safety
boat will be in attendance throughout the duration of the operations.

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

When in the vicinity of the working areas, mariners are reminded to:
(a) keep clear and not to enter the working areas;
(b) maintain a proper lookout;
(c) proceed at a safe speed & navigate with caution;
(d) maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 12;
and
(e) communicate with East Control on VHF Channel 12 for assistance, if
required.

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

DATE: July 24, 2013
COUNTRY: Australia
PORT: Port Botany
New schedule of port charges

A new schedule of port charges has been put into effect at Port Botany
since 1 July 2013.

For further details of the new charges, or information about operations in
Australian ports, contact GAC Australia at shipping.australia@gac.com

DATE: July 24, 2013
COUNTRY: Brazil
PORT: Santos
Temporary draft restriction

The Harbour Master at Santos yesterday (23 July) imposed maximum draft
restrictions on incoming/outgoing vessels, due to adverse weather.

Until conditions improve, vessels with a draft of more than 10.00 meters
are not permitted.

For information about operations at Santos contact GAC Brazil at
shipping.santos@gac.com

DATE: July 24, 2013
Bunker Update:
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 24/07/2013

GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 24/07/2013

			180 CST   380 CST   MGO		MDO

Aberdeen                0         0         957.00	0
Aden                    715.00    0	    1, 100.00  	0
Alexandria              717.00    705.00    1, 205.00  	0
Amsterdam               620.00    592.00    892.00   	0
Antwerp                 628.00    599.00    900.00   	0
Aqaba                   0         696.00    992.00   	0
Bahrain                 0         0	    1, 060.00  	0
Bergen                  651.00    679.00    950.00   	0
Busan                   645.00    624.00    945.00   	927.00
Cape Town               645.00    0         0   	0
Colombo                 675.00    665.00    1, 045.00  	0
Dubai                   628.00    615.00    865.00   	0
Durban                  624.00    0	    1, 074.00  	0
Falmouth                692.00    640.00    968.00   	0
Fujairah                661.00    602.00    998.00   	0
Gibraltar               678.00    642.00    955.00   	0
Hong Kong               633.00    624.00    946.00   	0
Houston                 669.00    587.00    995.00   	0
Istanbul                671.00    641.00    972.00   	0
Jeddah                  680.00    660.00    1, 060.00  	0
Kaohsiung               670.00    628.00    1, 015.00  	995.00
Kuwait                  608.00    601.00    994.00   	0
Leith                   0         0         992.00   	0
Lerwick                 0         0         972.00   	0
Malta                   691.00    670.00    951.00   	0
Mumbai                  700.00    626.00    1, 112.00  	0
New York & New Jersey   622.00    600.00    963.00   	0
Panama                  667.00    606.00    1, 020.00  	0
Piraeus                 686.00    662.00    954.00   	0
Port Louis              730.00    0	    1, 038.00  	0
Port Said               724.00    708.00    1, 068.00  	0
Qatar                   0         0         926.00   	0
Richards Bay            638.00    0	    1, 084.00  	0
Rio de Janeiro          650.00    626.00    950.00   	0
Rotterdam               627.00    600.00    901.00   	0
Salalah                 708.00    660.00    1, 145.00  	0
Shanghai                666.00    641.00    1, 065.00  	0
Sharjah                 628.00    615.00    865.00   	0
Singapore               619.00    614.00    935.00   	0		
St Petersburg           586.00    586.00    918.00   	0
Stavanger               0         0         952.00   	0
Suez                    677.00    657.00    1, 068.00  	0
Walvis Bay              688.00    0	    1, 053.00  	0
West Africa OFFSHORE –	0         690.00    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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