Hot Port News from GAC

Ports & Terminals — By on November 26, 2013 at 11:58 PM

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In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* South Africa, Cape Town – Oil rig expected at port
* Brazil, Santos – New draft restriction at terminal

DATE: November 26, 2013
COUNTRY: South Africa
PORT: Cape Town
Oil rig expected at port

The oil rig ‘Scarabeo 7’ will be coming into the port of Cape Town on
Thursday 28 November, weather permitting. Every effort will be made by the
national ports authority, Transnet, to keep shipping delays to a minimum.

For information about operations in Cape Town, contact GAC South Africa at

DATE: November 26, 2013
PORT: Santos
New draft restriction at terminal

A new draft restriction is being imposed by Santos Port Authority at
Usiminas and ValeFertil Terminal.

Due to restriction at Piacaguera Channel, the maximum permissible vessel
draft for inward/outward maneuvers is now 9.16 metres considering a zero
tide and 10.26 metres considering a high tide of 1.1 metres or more over

For information about operations in Santos contact GAC Brazil at

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