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Bunkering, Ports & Terminals — By on August 29, 2013 at 11:57 PM

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In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Marine Site Investigation off Tai Ho Wan, Lantau
Island
* Hong Kong, all ports – Codes of Practice issued
* Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 29/08/2013

DATE: August 29, 2013
COUNTRY: Hong Kong
PORT: Hong Kong
Marine Site Investigation off Tai Ho Wan, Lantau Island

For approximately 2 months, marine site investigation works involving
drilling of boreholes for the Tuen Mun – Chek Lap Kok Link will be carried
out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following
co-ordinates (WGS84 Datum) from (A) to (F) and the adjacent shoreline:
(A) 22 deg. 17.962’N / 113 deg. 58.087’E
(B) 22 deg. 18.157’N / 113 deg. 58.170’E
(C) 22 deg. 18.503’N / 113 deg. 57.564’E
(D) 22 deg. 18.596’N / 113 deg. 57.669’E
(E) 22 deg. 18.226’N / 113 deg. 58.287’E
(F) 22 deg. 18.157’N / 113 deg. 58.549’E

The works will be carried out by two flat top barges. One tug and one motor
boat will provide assistance.

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

The hours of work will be from 0700 to 1900 hours. No work will be carried
out on Sundays and public holidays. Vessels employed for the works will
stay in the works area outside the hours of work.

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.100 of 2013
dated 27 August 2013

DATE: August 29, 2013
COUNTRY: Hong Kong
PORT: all ports
Codes of Practice issued

The following Codes of Practice (COP) have been issued by the Director of
Marine under the Shipping and Port Control Ordinance (Cap 313) and the
Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) Ordinance (Cap 548) by notification in
the Gazette on 16 August 2013:

Code of Practice – Shipboard Container Handling on Vessels (2ndEdition –
September 2013);

Code of Practice – Shipboard Container Handling on Local Vessels (2nd
Edition – September 2013);

Code of Practice – Working in Confined Space on Vessels (October 2013
Edition);

and

Code of Practice – Working in Confined Space on Local Vessels (October 2013
Edition)

The above first two COPs will supersede the “Code of Practice on Shipboard
Container Handling on Vessels (January 2007 Edition)” and “Code of Practice
on Shipboard Container Handling on Local Vessels (January 2007 Edition)”
respectively and will take effect on 1st September 2013. The last two COPs
will take effect on 1st October 2013.

The above COPs can be obtained from the Marine Industrial Safety Section,
Marine Department, 23rd Floor, Harbour Building, 38 Pier Road, Central,
Hong Kong (Enquiry No.: 2852 4477) or can be downloaded from the Marine
Department website at the addresses below:
http://www.mardep.gov.hk/en/pub_services/ocean/miss_cop313.html
http://www.mardep.gov.hk/en/pub_services/ocean/miss_cop548.html

(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.99 of 2013
dated 27 August 2013

DATE: August 29, 2013
Bunker Update:
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 29/08/2013
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GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 29/08/2013

180 CST   380 CST   MGO   MDO

Aberdeen                                         0         0         958.00 0

Aden                                             720.00    0 1, 100.00  0

Alexandria                                       725.00    705.00  1, 200.00  0

Amsterdam                                        625.00    601.00    946.00 0

Antwerp                                          637.00    609.00    959.00  0

Aqaba                                            0         696.00    990.00  0

Bahrain                                          0         0  1, 039.00  0

Bergen                                           698.00    669.00    985.00  0

Busan                                            668.00    638.00    960.00  950.00

Cape Town                                        640.00    0  1, 011.00  0

Colombo                                          670.00    650.00  1, 020.00  0

Dubai                                            645.00    629.00    900.00   0

Durban                                           630.00    0  1, 071.00  0

Falmouth                                         697.00    645.00    972.00   0

Fujairah                                         670.00    615.00   1, 020.00  0

Gibraltar                                        689.50    649.50    974.50   0

Hong Kong                                        629.00    624.00    947.50   0

Houston                                          694.00    625.00   1, 010.00  0

Istanbul                                         659.50    635.50    994.50   0

Jeddah                                           680.00    660.00   1, 060.00  0

Kaohsiung                                        656.00    646.00   1, 030.00  1, 015.00

Kuwait                                           606.00    600.00    998.50   0

Leith                                            0         0         996.00   0

Lerwick                                          0         0         983.00   0

Malta                                            712.50    687.50    961.50  0

Mumbai                                           633.00    631.00   1, 110.00  0

New York & New Jersey                            650.00    630.00   1, 000.00  0

Panama                                           695.00    630.00   1, 045.00  0

Piraeus                                          700.50    674.50    967.50   0

Port Louis                                       725.00    0   1, 050.00  0

Port Said                                        725.00    705.00   1, 065.00  0

Qatar                                            0         0         970.00   0

Richards Bay                                     640.00    0         0       0

Rio de Janeiro                                   663.00    639.00    950.00    0

Rotterdam                                        631.00    609.00    954.00  0

Salalah                                          707.00    657.00   1, 175.00  0

Shanghai                                         669.50    638.00   1, 072.00  0

Sharjah                                          645.00    629.00    900.00   0

Singapore                                        614.00    606.00    935.00   0

St Petersburg                                    605.50    584.50    0   0

Stavanger                                        0         0         985.00   0

Suez                                             675.00    655.00   1, 060.00  0

Walvis Bay                                       705.00    0   1, 070.00  0

West Africa OFFSHORE – FROM ABIDJAN TO LUANDA  0         685.00    1, 010.00   0

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