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Bunkering, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals — By on May 22, 2014 at 9:07 PM

GAC-newYour daily news service from ports around the world.

In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Oman, Port Sultan Qaboos – Al-Issra Wa Al- Miraj holiday
* India, Mumbai – Harbour wall berthing
* Thailand, all ports – Curfew imposed
* Singapore, Singapore – Upgrading & construction at Crestsa Shipyard,
Sungei Pandan
* Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 22/05/14

DATE: May 22, 2014
COUNTRY: Oman
PORT: Port Sultan Qaboos
Al-Issra Wa Al- Miraj holiday

Official offices at Port Sultan Qaboos will be closed on Tuesday (27 May)
due to the public holiday to mark Al-Issra Wa Al- Miraj. Vessel operations
will continue on an overtime basis.

The GAC Muscat office will close for the holiday, but duty staff will
attend to operational issues and any urgent matters.

For information about operations in Oman contact GAC Oman at muscat@gac.com

DATE: May 22, 2014
COUNTRY: India
PORT: Mumbai
Harbour wall berthing

With effect from 1 June 2014, at 18, 19, 20 and 21 Harbour Wall vessels
will berth starboard side alongside and will have draft restriction of 8.5
meters.

Vessels may berth port side alongside at 18 habour wall depending upon the
weather and tidal conditions.

No immobilization will be allowed at outer berths, i.e., BOS, BPX, 18, 19,
20, 21 and 22 Harbour wall.

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

Source: Mumbai Port Trust Marine Department Shipping Circular dated 19 May
2014

DATE: May 22, 2014
COUNTRY: Thailand
PORT: all ports
Curfew imposed

The Royal Thai Army has announced a nationwide curfew from 22:00 to 05:00
hours, following the TV announcement that the military has taken control of
the government.

This will have an impact on any operations that require attention during
the curfew hours.

For information about operations in Thailand contact GAC Thailand at
shipping.thailand@gac.com

DATE: May 22, 2014
COUNTRY: Singapore
PORT: Singapore
Upgrading & construction at Crestsa Shipyard, Sungei Pandan

Upgrading and construction work will be carried out at the Crestsa
Shipyard, Sungei Pandan, from 23 May through to 12 November.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine
Notice No. 70 of 2014 dated 21 May 2014, the works will be carried out
between 0700 and 1900 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays –
within the working area bounded by the following coordinates (WGS 84
Datum):
A) 01° 18.095’N / 103° 45.297’E
B) 01° 18.090’N / 103° 45.285’E
C) 01° 17.994’N / 103° 45.326’E
D) 01° 17.999’N / 103° 45.337’E

Upgrading and construction work will entail sheet piling and filling of
dock with dumping material. Excavators, bulldozer and crawler crane with
vibration hammer will be used for piling and armour work.

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 & navigate with caution;
(d) Maintain a listening watch on VHF channel 25( Pasir Panjang Control);
and
(e) Communicate with Pasir Panjang Control on VHF 25 for assistance, if
required.

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

DATE: May 22, 2014
Bunker Update:
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 22/05/14

GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 22/05/14

                        180 CST   380 CST   MGO         MDO


Aberdeen                0         0         567.00      0

Aden                    720.00    674.00    1, 099.00    0

Alexandria              760.00    0         1, 175.00    0

Amsterdam               616.00    586.00    898.00      0

Antwerp                 608.00    584.00    880.00      0

Aqaba                   0         710.00    1, 035.00    0

Bahrain                 0         0         1, 045.00    0

Bergen                  725.00    695.00    950.00      0

Busan                   638.00    616.00    940.00      930.00

Cape Town               652.00    0         978.00      0

Colombo                 648.00    633.00    985.00      0

Dubai                   635.00    620.00    890.00      0

Durban                  610.00    0         1, 040.00    0

Fujairah                614.00    610.00    990.00      0

Gibraltar               712.00    682.00    949.00      0

Grangemouth             0         0         585.00      0

Hong Kong               630.00    620.00    946.00      0

Houston                 639.00    605.00    980.00      0

Istanbul                644.00    615.00    968.00      0

Jeddah                  732.00    671.00    1, 075.00    0

Kaohsiung               650.00    630.00    1, 040.00    1, 030.00

Kuwait                  0         608.00    989.00      0

Leith                   0         0         580.00      0

Lerwick                 0         0         568.00      0

Malta                   746.00    718.00    929.00      0

Mersey                  0         0         596.00      0

Mumbai                  635.00    620.00    1, 097.00    0

New York & New Jersey   680.00    622.00    995.00      0

Panama                  703.00    610.00    1, 040.00    0

Piraeus                 735.00    700.00    941.00      0

Port Louis              695.00    0         1, 030.00    0

Port Said               760.00    675.00    1, 085.00    0

Qatar                   0         0         926.00      0

Richards Bay            624.00    0         1, 055.00    0

Rio de Janeiro          625.00    600.00    985.00      0

Rotterdam               600.00    586.00    880.00      0

Salalah                 700.00    655.00    1, 145.00    0

Shanghai                653.00    627.00    1, 072.00    0

Sharjah                 635.00    620.00    890.00      0

Singapore               610.00    595.00    912.00      0

Sohar                   0         629.00    1, 020.00    0

St Petersburg           518.00    499.00    0           0

Stavanger               0         0         965.00      0

Suez                    700.00    675.00    1, 080.00    0

Sunderland              0         0         580.00      0

Thames                  0         0         590.00      0

Walvis Bay              715.00    0         1, 075.00    0

West Africa OFFSHORE    0         655.00    997.00      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.

Middle East & Africa: bunker.ae@gac.com
Europe: bunker.gb@gac.com
Egypt & Mediterranean: bunker.eg@gac.com
Americas: bunker.us@gac.com
Asia Pacific: bunker.sg@gac.com
Indian Subcontinent: bunker.sl@gac.com

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

GAC is the world’s leading provider of services and solutions for the
global Shipping, Logistics and Marine industries.

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