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Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals — By on June 30, 2014 at 6:57 PM

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

In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:

  • United States, New Orleans, Louisiana – Lock repairs complete
  • United States, Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Safety zone for 4 July fireworks  display
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Sea Parade
  • Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 30/06/2014

DATE: June 30, 2014
COUNTRY: United States
PORT: New Orleans, Louisiana
Lock repairs complete

Harvey Lock at Mile 0 of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, is now open
following the completion of repairs.

For information about operations in the USA contact GAC USA at usa@gac.com

DATE: June 30, 2014
COUNTRY: United States
PORT: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Safety zone for 4 July fireworks display

The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port New Orleans, under 33 CFR165.801,
has established a safety zone on the Lower Mississippi River, Above Head of
Passes, from MM 228.8 to MM 229.8, extending the entire width of the river
in the vicinity of the USS Kidd, Baton Rouge, LA.

This safety zone is needed to protect persons and vessels from the
potential safety hazards associated with a fireworks display. This safety
zone is effective from 8:30 p.m. local on July 4, 2014 until 9:45 p.m.
local on July 4, 2014.

All vessels are prohibited from entering this safety zone unless they have
been granted permission by the Captain of the Port New Orleans or
designated representative. Only vessels participating in the fireworks
display and pre-designated vessels are permitted within the safety zone
after 8.30 p.m. local. All vessels requesting permission to enter or
transit through this safety zone are requested to contact the Coast Guard.

Coast Guard MSU Baton Rouge Small Boat #29116 will be on the scene for the
duration of the event and can be contacted on VHF-FM Channel 16 and 67 or
via the Officer of the Day.

Failure to comply with the requirements of the safety zone will subject
persons to a civil penalty of up to forty thousand dollars. Willful
violation of this order may be punishable by the fine of not more than
fifty thousand dollars or imprisonment for not more than five years, or
both.

(For information about operations in the USA contact GAC USA at
usa@gac.com)

DATE: June 30, 2014
COUNTRY: Hong Kong
PORT: Hong Kong
Sea Parade

A sea parade comprising two ferries and about eighteen pleasure vessels
will take place on 6 July 2014.

Participating vessels will gather in the waters off the west of the Hong
Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) at about 1630 hours. The
parade will start at about 1645 hours, follow a route passing the HKCEC and
disperse at the west entrance of Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter at about 1715
hours. A fireboat will display water jets along the parade route.

Marine Department and Marine Police patrol launches will be deployed to
regulate marine traffic during the passage of the sea parade.

Vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution, give a wide
berth to the parade fleet and comply with any direction given by the Marine
Department and Marine Police patrol launches.

(For information about operations in Hong Kong contact GAC Hong Kong at
shipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Government of Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.81 of 2014

DATE: June 30, 2014
Bunker Update:
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 30/06/2014
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GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
 MARKET PRICE UPDATE 30/06/2014

                        180 CST   380 CST   MGO         MDO


Aberdeen                0         0         559.00      0

Aden                    730.00    675.00    1, 100.00    0

Alexandria              755.00    655.00    1, 175.00    0

Amsterdam               624.00    594.00    887.00      0

Antwerp                 620.00    591.00    884.00      0

Aqaba                   0         715.00    1, 040.00    0

Bahrain                 0         0         1, 060.00    0

Bergen                  718.00    694.00    964.00      0

Busan                   665.00    637.00    960.00      950.00

Cape Town               665.00    0         995.00      0

Colombo                 690.00    670.00    1, 030.00    0

Dubai                   635.00    625.00    890.00      0

Durban                  625.00    0         1, 030.00    0

Fujairah                622.00    617.00    985.00      0

Gibraltar               704.00    671.00    963.00      0

Grangemouth             0         0         581.00      0

Hambantota              675.00    665.00    0           0

Hong Kong               635.00    628.00    933.00      0

Houston                 640.00    605.00    980.00      0

Istanbul                654.00    624.00    975.00      0

Jeddah                  730.00    668.00    1, 080.00    0

Kaohsiung               652.00    642.00    1, 045.00    1, 030.00

Kuwait                  0         648.00    1, 088.00    0

Leith                   0         0         580.00      0

Lerwick                 0         0         570.00      0

Malta                   732.00    710.00    931.00      0

Mersey                  0         0         589.00      0

Mumbai                  645.00    637.00    1, 077.00    0

New York & New Jersey   680.00    630.00    995.00      0

Panama                  701.00    612.00    1, 025.00    0

Piraeus                 722.00    700.00    957.00      0

Port Louis              695.00    0         1, 040.00    0

Port Said               755.00    675.00    1, 080.00    0

Qatar                   0         0         936.00      0

Richards Bay            635.00    0         1, 040.00    0

Rio de Janeiro          645.00    621.00    990.00      0

Rotterdam               622.00    592.00    895.00      0

Salalah                 720.00    670.00    1, 138.00    0

Shanghai                661.00    639.00    1, 066.00    0

Sharjah                 635.00    625.00    890.00      0

Singapore               630.00    612.00    923.00      0

Sohar                   0         645.00    1, 030.00    0

St Petersburg           510.00    415.00    805.00      0

Stavanger               0         0         974.00      0

Suez                    750.00    675.00    1, 080.00    0

Sunderland              0         0         580.00      0

Thames                  0         0         585.00      0

Walvis Bay              695.00    0         1, 050.00    0

West Africa OFFSHORE    0         672.00    1, 010.00    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
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Contact Martyn McMahon on +971 566032534 or Martyn.mcmahon@gac.com quoting
HPN for more information or with your bunker enquiry.

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