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GAC 01072014WORLDWIDE – WORLD HOLIDAYS: 13-26 JULY 2014
DRAFT REDUCED DUE TO MONSOON & SILTATION
India, New Mangalore

VESSEL ENTRY ENTRY/DEPARTURE RESTRICTED
Argentina, Necochea

World Holidays: 13-26 July 2014
COUNTRY: Worldwide

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

Tue 15 Jul – Nuzul Al-Quran (Malaysia)

Wed 23 Jul – Egypt Revolution Day

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

Draft reduced due to monsoon & siltation
July 12, 2014, India, New Mangalore

Due to monsoon condition and continuous siltation in the approach channel, the maximum permissible draft in the approach channel [at New Mangalore Port] is reduced to 13.50m with 1m height of tide with immediate effect.

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

Vessel entry entry/departure restricted
July 12, 2014, Argentina, Necochea

The Argentinean Coast Guard has restricted entry/departure of vessels with LOA over than 80m at the Port of Necochea, due to an extraordinary downstream current of the Quequen River of 4 knots and winds exceeding 25 km per hour.

For information about operations in Argentina or elewhere in the Americas contact the GAC Houston Hub Agency Centre at hub.us@gac.com

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