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Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather — By on July 1, 2014 at 9:08 PM

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APPROACH CHANNEL MAXIMUM DRAFT REDUCED

India, New Mangalore VISA ON ARRIVAL CHARGE TO INCREASE
Indonesia, all ports
HARBOUR & TONNAGE DUES RISE
Australia, Hay Point UPRIVER NAVIGATION HALTED AFTER COLLISION
Argentina, Parana River

Approach channel maximum draft reduced
July 01, 2014, India, New Mangalore

Due to monsoon condition with siltation in the [New Mangalore] approach channel, the maximum permissible draft in the approach channel is reduced to 13.75 mtrs. with 1 mtr. 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.4/42/2014/MDE4 dated 30 June 2014
Visa On Arrival charge to increase
July 01, 2014, Indonesia, all ports

Indonesian Immigration Authorities have advised that the charge for Visa On Arrival for a stay of up to 30 days will increase by USD 10 (from USD 25 to USD 35) on 3 July 2014. For information about operations at Indonesian ports contact PT Andhika GAC at shipping.indonesia@gac.com
Harbour & Tonnage Dues rise
July 01, 2014, Australia, Hay Point

North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) has reviewed and approved port charges increases for the port of Hay Point, effective from today (1 July). The increases relate to Harbour Dues and Tonnage Dues.For details and any further information, contact GAC Australia at shipping.australia@gac.com

Upriver navigation halted after collision
July 01, 2014, Argentina, Parana River

Upriver navigation in the Parana River was interrupted yesterday (30 June) after a collision between two vessels.The collision occurred at around 19:40 hours local time, at km 56 of the Parana de las Palmas River.For information about operations in Argentina, and throughout the Americas, contact the GAC HOuston HUb Aghency Centre at hub.us@gac.com

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