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Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals — By on December 14, 2013 at 9:22 PM

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In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Worldwide – World Holidays: 15-28 December 2013
* India, Mumbai – Warehouse Bye Laws & Bunders Scale of Rates 2014
* Singapore, Jurong Port – Reclamation of Ayer Chawan Basin, Jurong Island

DATE: December 14, 2013
COUNTRY: Worldwide
World Holidays: 15-28 December 2013

Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the
following:

  • Mon 16 Dec – South Africa Day of Reconciliation
  • Mon 16 Dec – Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day (Sri Lanka)
  • Mon 16 – Tue 17 Dec – Day of Kazakhstan Independence
  • Mon 23 Dec – Japan: Emperor’s Birthday
  • Tue 24 Dec – Christmas Eve
  • Wed 25 Dec – Christmas Day
  • Wed 25 Dec – Birthday of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (Pakistan)
  • Thu 26 Dec – Boxing Day

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

DATE: December 14, 2013
COUNTRY: India
PORT: Mumbai
Warehouse Bye Laws & Bunders Scale of Rates 2014

For the calendar year 2014, 26 January, 1 May and 15 August will be closed
holidays for all [Mumbai Port Trust] employees under Bye Law No.118 of the
Docks Bye Laws.

The above 3 days will be omitted in computing free days as prescribed in
Chapter III Section 3.1(B) of Scale of Rates for the purpose of assessment
of demurrage charges.

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

Source: Mumbai Port Trust Circular No.TM/N/1-1/27

DATE: December 14, 2013
COUNTRY: Singapore
PORT: Jurong Port
Reclamation of Ayer Chawan Basin, Jurong Island

The working period for reclamation works at Ayer Chawan Basin, Jurong
Island, has been extended. The work is now being conducted from 15 December
2013 to 14 June 2014.

According to the Port Marine Notice No. 163 of 2013, the works are being
conducted 24 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays – within the
working area bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):
A) 1° 17.382′N / 103° 42.194′E
B) 1° 17.235′N / 103° 42.363′E
C) 1° 17.127′N / 103° 42.436′E
D) 1° 17.068′N / 103° 42.368′E
E) 1° 16.957′N / 103° 42.437′E
F) 1° 16.922′N / 103° 42.393′E
G) 1° 16.752′N / 103° 42.495′E
H) 1° 16.682′N / 103° 42.662′E
I) 1° 16.665′N / 103° 42.607′E
J) 1° 16.636′N / 103° 42.565′E
K) 1° 16.587′N / 103° 42.540′E
L) 1° 16.535′N / 103° 42.524′E
M) 1° 16.561′N / 103° 42.439′E
N) 1° 16.676′N / 103° 42.475′E
O) 1° 16.743′N / 103° 42.409′E
P) 1° 16.673′N / 103° 42.327′E
Q) 1° 16.881′N / 103° 42.215′E
R) 1° 17.108′N / 103° 42.058′E
S) 1° 17.117′N / 103° 42.071′E
T) 1° 17.186′N / 103° 42.031′E
U) 1° 17.272′N / 103° 41.999′E

The reclamation works will involve removal of existing rocks from the rock
keys along the existing shoreline and stockpiling at designated re-handling
area at Ayer Chawan Basin. Shore protection works will be carried out by
crane barges.

When in the vicinity of the working area, mariners are reminded to:
(a) Keep well clear and not to enter the working area;
(b) Maintain a proper lookout;
(c) Proceed at a safe speed and navigate with caution;
(d) Maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 22 (Jurong Control);
and
(e) Communicate with Jurong Control on VHF Channel 22 for assistance, if
required.

For information about operations in Singapore contact GAC Singapore at
singapore@gac.com

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