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Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather — By on November 11, 2013 at 11:20 PM

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In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* India, New Mangalore – Maximum draft at berths increased
* Philippines, all ports – Typhoon aftermath - 11 November 2013
* Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 11/11/2013

DATE: November 11, 2013
COUNTRY: India
PORT: New Mangalore
Maximum draft at berths increased

Due to improvement of the water depth at [New Mangalore] approach channel
and lagoon by continuous dredging, the maximum permissible draft for berth
No.10, 11, 14 W and 15 are increased to 13.5 metres with 1 metre height of
tide with immediate effect.

(For information about operations in India contact GAC India at
india@gac.com)

Source: New Mangalore Port Trust Circular No.4/42/2013/MDE4 dated 8
November 2013

DATE: November 11, 2013
COUNTRY: Philippines
PORT: all ports
Typhoon aftermath - 11 November 2013

The Philippines death toll from Typhoon Haiyan continues to rise with at
least 10,000 estimated deaths in the Leyte province alone.

Hundreds more are feared dead in other provinces devastated by gale force
winds and two-storey high storm surges brought about by the typhoon.

Below is a round-up of the situation in affected areas, based on
information currently available:

LEYTE
- The province was the hardest hit by the typhoon, with officials saying
there may be 10,000 dead in the provincial capital of Tacloban alone.
Reports are coming in from elsewhere on the island and neighboring islands
indicating hundreds more deaths, although it will be days before the full
extent of the storm can be assessed.
- Communication lines are cut off but networks have been restored in some
areas. Still no power as of yesterday (10 November).
- The land route from Manila is passable, but the airport is closed to
commercial flights.
- Ormoc City is in a state of calamity. Communication services are
intermittent. As of 10 November, roads were still impassable with access
only possible by helicopter or boat.

EASTERN SAMAR
- At least 200 feared dead. Communication lines still cut off. Bridges
unpassable in Lawaan, Borongan and General Mac Arthur.
- Giporlos and Guiuan – at leat 95% of the town severely damaged.

ANTIQUE
State of calamity declared.

ILOILO
- Entire province under state of calamity.
- The airport is open.
- Communication lines cut off in towns of Carles, Ajuy, Barotac, Viejo,
Concepcion, Batad, San Dionision, San Rafael and Balasan.
- Estancia is reported to have been 100% destroyed, according to Gov. Raul
Tupas.
Sara remains isolated

CAPIZ (ROXAS CITY)
- Second command center set up.
- Airport closed until Sunday 10 November.

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL
- State of calamity declared.
- Transmission lines restored.
- Bacolod Airport open

NEGORS ORIENTAL
- Transmission lines restored.
- Dumaguete Airport open

CEBU
- Suspension of classes in 9 Northern Cebu towns until 15 November.
- Communication lines down in towns of Bogo, Medellin and Daanbantayan.
- Bantayan Island completely isolated.
- Cebu International Port, Cebu City, Mandaue (Petron terminal) are all OK.

BOHOL
Electricity intermittent.

ROMBLOM
Airport open.

PALAWAN (BUSUANGA/CORON)
- Airport closed, due to open on 16 November.
- Pier open.
- No water. Power supply only via generator.

PALAWAN (PUERTO PRINCESA)
Airport/pier both open.

ALBAY (LEGAZPI)
Airport open.

MASBATE
Airport is open.

AKLAN (CATICLAN)
Airport is open.

AKLAN (KALIBO)
Airport is closed until today 11 November.

SAMAR
Communication lines partially restored.

NORTHERN SAMAR
Communication lines partially restored.

ORIENTAL MINDORO
Electricity restored in Calapan and Naujan

ORIENTAL MINDORO
Awaiting udpates

MARINDUQUE
Awaiting updates

DINAGAT ISLAND
Awaiting further updates.

DAVAO, SURIGAO, GENERAL SANTOS, CAGAYAN
Not directly affected by the typhoon.

BATAAN, MANILA, BATANGAS
Not directly affected by the typhoon.

For information about operations in the Philippines contact GAC Philippines
at philippines@gac.com

DATE: November 11, 2013
Bunker Update:
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 11/11/2013
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GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
 MARKET PRICE UPDATE 11/11/2013

180 CST   380 CST   MGO   MDO

Aberdeen                                         0         0         934.00    0

Aden                                             720.00    0   1,095.00  0

Alexandria                                       730.00    710.00     1,190.00  0

Amsterdam                                        591.00    563.00    859.00  0

Antwerp                                          602.00    572.00    884.00 0

Aqaba                                            0         730.00  1,050.00  0

Bahrain                                          0         0  1,035.00  0

Bergen                                           655.00    628.00    925.00   0

Busan                                            655.00    633.50    948.00   938.00

Cape Town                                        625.00    0         940.00  0

Colombo                                          655.00    665.00  1,030.00  0

Dubai                                            642.00    626.00    885.00   0

Durban                                           614.00    0   1,045.00  0

Falmouth                                         697.00    645.00    972.00  0

Fujairah                                         655.00    629.00    987.50  0

Gibraltar                                        656.50    621.50    934.50    0

Hong Kong                                        620.50    613.50    937.00  0

Houston                                          658.00    587.00    950.00    0

Istanbul                                         642.50    610.50    977.50    0

Jeddah                                           675.00    655.00   1,060.00  0

Kaohsiung                                        655.00    639.00   1,015.00  1,000.00

Kuwait                                           635.00    628.50    987.50   0

Leith                                            0         0         957.00   0

Lerwick                                          0         0         964.00   0

Malta                                            686.50    658.50    918.50   0

Mumbai                                           623.00    616.50   1,157.00  0

New York & New Jersey                            620.00    593.00    963.00   0

Panama                                           655.00    595.00  1,025.00  0

Piraeus                                          672.00    643.50    923.50   0

Port Louis                                       725.00    0  1,125.00  0

Port Said                                        0         0  1,065.00  0

Qatar                                            0         0         958.00  0

Richards Bay                                     624.00    0 1,055.00  0

Rio de Janeiro                                   618.00    594.00 1,010.00  0

Rotterdam                                        597.00    571.00    867.00   0

Salalah                                          685.00    640.00  1,115.00  0

Shanghai                                         656.00    633.00  1,070.00  0

Sharjah                                          642.00    626.00    885.00   0

Singapore                                        616.00    607.00    913.00   0

St Petersburg                                    455.00    435.00    835.00  0

Stavanger                                        0         0         930.00  0

Suez                                             685.00    655.00 1,055.00  0

Walvis Bay                                       679.00    0 1,044.00  0

West Africa OFFSHORE – FROM ABIDJAN TO LUANDA  0         645.00    985.00 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.

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Contact Martyn McMahon on +971 566032534 or Martyn.mcmahon@gac.com quoting HPN for more information or
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