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GAC 01072014Temporary establishment of light buoy
September 02, 2014, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

From 29 August and until further notice, a special mark is established to mark the northwesterly extreme of the area which has been dredged to a depth of 12 metres below Chart Datum off berth No.2 of the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal.

The particulars of the buoy are as follows:

Name: KT 4

Type: Special mark

Position (WGS 84 Datum): 22º18.483’N / 114º12.479’E

Shape: Pillar

Colour: Yellow

Light characteristics: Fl (4) Y 6s

Top mark: Yellow “X”

Radar reflector: Fitted

Vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution and take note that the deepest water lies to the southeast of the special mark.

(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.107 of 2014

Tropical Storm Dolly heading toward Mexican coast
September 02, 2014, Mexico, all ports

At 700am CDT (1200 UTC) the center of Tropical Storm Dolly was located near Latitude 23.0 North, Longitude 95.7 West. Dolly is moving toward the west-northwest near 13mph (20 km/h) and this general motion should continue today and tonight. On the forecast track, the center of Dolly will approach the coast of Mexico within the warning area by tonight and move inland by Wednesday morning.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 50mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Some additional strengthening is possible until Dolly makes landfall.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles (185km) mainly northeast through southeast of the center…

…Dolly is expected to produce rainfall amounts of 3-6 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 10 inches across Southern Tamaulipas, Northern Veracruz and Eastern San Luis Potosi Mexico through Wednesday evening. This rainfall could cause life-threatening flash floods and mud slides in areas of mountainous terrain…

…Tropical storm conditions are expected within the warning area by tonight.

(For information about operations in Mexico, contact GAC-Tomas Ruiz at gac-tomasruiz.mexico@gac.com.

For information about the Americas in general, contact the GAC Hub Agency Center in Houston at hub.us@gac.com)

Source: National Hurricane Center, Miami Fl, Tropical Storm Dolly Intermediate Advisory No.3a issued at 700am CDT on 2 September 2014

GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
Market Price Update 01/09/14

COUNTRY 180 CST 380 CST MGO MDO
Aberdeen 0 0 885.00 0
Aden 760.00 685.00 1, 100.00 0
Alexandria 755.00 660.00 1, 180.00 0
Amsterdam 606.00 576.00 845.00 0
Antwerp 602.00 571.00 835.00 0
Aqaba 0 730.00 1, 045.00 0
Bahrain 0 0 1, 033.00 0
Bergen 648.00 622.00 900.00 0
Busan 631.00 610.00 898.00 890.00
Cape Town 648.00 0 937.00 0
Colombo 725.00 685.00 1, 025.00 0
Dubai 635.00 625.00 865.00 0
Durban 624.00 0 1, 015.00 0
Fujairah 612.00 610.00 990.00 0
Gibraltar 649.00 618.00 905.00 0
Hambantota 705.00 665.00 995.00 0
Hong Kong 612.00 604.00 993.00 0
Houston 671.00 578.00 963.00 0
Istanbul 633.00 605.00 923.00 0
Jeddah 725.00 665.00 1, 085.00 0
Kaohsiung 654.00 644.00 990.00 975.00
Kuwait 0 635.00 1, 245.00 0
Lerwick 0 0 926.00 0
Malta 680.00 668.00 890.00 0
Montrose 0 0 925.00 0
Mumbai 637.00 626.00 1, 090.00 0
New York & New Jersey 645.00 585.00 940.00 0
Panama 690.00 588.00 1, 025.00 0
Piraeus 667.00 641.00 898.00 0
Port Louis 0 710.00 1, 000.00 0
Port Said 755.00 665.00 1, 085.00 0
Qatar 0 0 926.00 0
Richards Bay 636.00 0 1, 020.00 0
Rio de Janeiro 610.00 593.00 997.00 0
Rotterdam 592.00 570.00 845.00 0
Salalah 697.00 646.00 1, 125.00 0
Shanghai 640.00 616.00 1, 032.00 0
Sharjah 635.00 625.00 865.00 0
Singapore 610.00 597.00 880.00 0
Sohar 0 650.00 1, 045.00 0
St Petersburg 510.00 475.00 810.00 0
Stavanger 0 0 906.00 0
Suez 715.00 665.00 1, 085.00 0
Walvis Bay 698.00 0 1, 044.00 0
West Africa OFFSHORE – FROM ABIDJAN TO LUANDA 0 667.00 1, 033.00 0

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