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Canals, Ports & Terminals — By on September 8, 2013 at 5:04 PM

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In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Worldwide – World Holidays: 8-21 September 2013
* Germany, Kiel Canal – Planned strike cancelled

DATE: September 07, 2013
COUNTRY: Worldwide
World Holidays: 8-21 September 2013

Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the
Mon 9 Sep – Ganesh Chaturthi (India)
Sat 14 Sep – Day of Atonement (Israel)
Mon 16 Sep – Malaysia Day
Mon 16 Sep – Mexico Independence Day
Tue 17 Sept – Nation and founder of National Heroes Day (Angola)
Wed 18 Sep – Chile Independence Day
Thu 19 Sep – Binara Full Moon Poya Day (Sri Lanka)
Fri 20 Sep-Sat 21 Sep – China Mid-Autumn Festival (Moon Festival)
Sat 21 Sep – Founder’s Day (Ghana)

For information about operations around the world contact the respective
GAC office. Details may be found in the ‘Contacts’ section of

DATE: September 07, 2013
COUNTRY: Germany
PORT: Kiel Canal
Planned strike cancelled
The planned strike action by the German workers’ union Ver.di for the
coming week have been cancelled.

The Kiel Canal will be open. However, depending on traffic, delays are
possible as only one lock big chamber (and the two small lock chambers) at
Brunsbüttel will be in operation.

In Kiel-Holtenau only one big lock chamber and one small lock chamber will
be in operation.

(For information about operations in Germany contact the GAC UK Hub Agency
Centre at

Source: Sartori & Berger – GAC network agent

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