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Bunkering, Ports & Terminals — By on July 26, 2013 at 6:36 AM

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

In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Dredging at Reserved Dangerous Goods Anchorage
* Brazil, Santos – Maximum draft ti inward/outward restricted
* Brazil, all ports – Northern Brazil ports on strike
* Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 25/07/2013

 

DATE: July 25, 2013
COUNTRY: Hong Kong
PORT: Hong Kong
Dredging at Reserved Dangerous Goods Anchorage

For approximately 4 months, dredging operations will be carried out [at the
Reserved Dangerous Goods Anchorage, East of Kau Yi Chau] within the area
bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum)
from (A) to (D):
(A) 22° 17.458’N / 114° 05.730’E
(B) 22° 17.103’N / 114° 05.876’E
(C) 22° 16.999’N / 114° 05.752’E
(D) 22° 17.402’N / 114° 05.530’E

The works will be carried out by one grab dredger. Three split-hopper
barges, two tugs and one work boat will assist in the works. The number of
vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit
operational requirements.

A working area of approximately 50 metres around the dredger will be
established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be
laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the dredger.

The works will be carried out round-the-clock.

Vessels engaged in the operations will display signals as prescribed in
international and local regulations.

Vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution.

(For information about operations in Hong Kong contact GAC Hong Kong at
shipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Government of Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.85 of 2013
dated 24 July 2013

DATE: July 25, 2013
COUNTRY: Brazil
PORT: Santos
Maximum draft ti inward/outward restricted

The Harbour Master at Santos has advised that, due to adverse weather, from
11:40 local time today (25 July) the maximum draft for inward and outward
traffic is 12.00 metres, considering a feasible tide with minimum of 1.0
metres over zero, until conditions improve.

All vessels with a draft over 12.00 metres are not permitted to enter nor
sail.

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

DATE: July 25, 2013
COUNTRY: Brazil
PORT: all ports
Northern Brazil ports on strike

Docks Co (CDP) staged an administrative strike yesterday (24 July) at the
following ports in northern Brazil: Vila do Conde, Belem, Santarem, Miramar
Tanker Terminal and Sotave Terminal.

A full all-day strike is scheduled for today (25 July).

Further, a 72-stoppage is planned for Monday, 29 July.

For further information contact GAC Brazil through shipping.brazil@gac.com

DATE: July 25, 2013
Bunker Update:
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 25/07/2013

GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 25/07/2013

		      180 CST   380 CST   MGO		MDO

Aberdeen              0         0         957.00	0
Aden                  715.00    0	  1, 100.00  	0
Alexandria            720.00    705.00	  1, 200.00  	0
Amsterdam             617.00    591.00    882.00   	0
Antwerp               626.00    599.00    890.00   	0
Aqaba                 0         695.00    990.00   	0
Bahrain               0         0	  1, 056.00  	0
Bergen                650.00    678.00    949.00   	0
Busan                 645.00    622.00    940.00   	925.00
Cape Town             646.00    0         974.00   	0
Colombo               675.00    665.00	  1, 045.00  	0
Dubai                 625.00    610.00    860.00   	0
Durban                624.00    0	  1, 074.00  	0
Falmouth              694.00    637.00    954.00   	0
Fujairah              656.00    596.00    995.00   	0
Gibraltar             676.00    640.00    952.00   	0
Hong Kong             631.00    620.00    942.00   	0
Houston               663.00    581.00    990.00   	0
Istanbul              670.00    640.00    970.00   	0
Jeddah                680.00    660.00	  1, 060.00  	0
Kaohsiung             668.00    630.00	  1, 015.00  	995.00
Kuwait                606.00    597.00    994.00   	0
Leith                 0         0         992.00   	0
Lerwick               0         0         970.00   	0
Malta                 690.00    670.00    945.00   	0
Mumbai                695.00    626.00	  1, 110.00  	0
New York & New Jersey 620.00    597.00    960.00   	0
Panama                665.00    604.00	  1, 015.00  	0
Piraeus               685.00    661.00    952.00   	0
Port Louis            730.00    0	  1, 035.00  	0
Port Said             724.00    708.00	  1, 067.00  	0
Qatar                 0         0         920.00   	0
Richards Bay          638.00    0	  1, 084.00  	0
Rio de Janeiro        650.00    626.00    950.00   	0
Rotterdam             625.00    599.00    890.00   	0
Salalah               705.00    657.00	  1, 142.00  	0
Shanghai              660.00    636.00	  1, 065.00  	0	
Sharjah               625.00    610.00    860.00   	0
Singapore             618.00    609.00    930.00   	0
St Petersburg         590.00    588.00    918.00   	0
Stavanger             0         0         951.00   	0
Suez                  674.00    654.00	  1, 064.00  	0
Walvis Bay            700.00    0	  1, 069.00  	0
West Africa OFFSHORE  0        	700.00    1, 030.00 	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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