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Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals — By on September 19, 2014 at 8:07 PM

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LOCK CHAMBER TO CLOSE FOR MAINTENANCE WORKS
Germany, Kiel Canal
SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS AT TUAS VIEW
Singapore, Jurong Port
RECLAMATION, SAND RE-HANDLING & SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS
Singapore, Jurong Port
CONSTRUCTION OF ADDITIONAL JETTY
Singapore, Singapore
BUNKER UPDATE – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 19/09/2014
Lock chamber to close for maintenance works
September 19, 2014, Germany, Kiel Canal
The Kiel Canal Authorities have announced that the New Big South Lock Chamber at Brunsbuettel will be out of service for maintenance work from 22 September until about 26 September.The New Big North Lock Chamber and both small locks chambers remain in service during this period.(For information about operations in Germany contact the GAC UK Hub Agency Centre athub.gb@gac.com)Source: Sartori & Berger – GAC network agent
Soil investigation works at Tuas View
September 19, 2014, Singapore, Jurong Port
From 18 September to 17 December, soil investigation works will be carried out at Tuas View.As per the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.123 of 2014 dated 18 September 2014, the works will be conducted 24 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays – within the working area bounded by the following marine borehole co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):F1-BH-1) 1° 15.651’N / 103° 37.128’EF1-BH-2) 1° 15.651’N / 103° 37.187’EF1-BH-3) 1° 15.651’N / 103° 37.241’EF1-BH-5) 1° 15.629’N / 103° 37.319’E

F1-BH-6) 1° 15.651’N / 103° 37.340’E

F1-BH-7) 1° 15.689’N / 103° 37.376’E

F1-BH-8) 1° 15.651’N / 103° 37.389’E

F1-BH-9) 1° 15.651’N / 103° 37.439’E

F1-BH-10) 1° 15.651’N / 103° 37.488’E

F1-BH-11) 1° 15.629’N / 103° 37.523’E

F1-BH-12) 1° 15.651’N / 103° 37.538’E

F1-BH-13) 1° 15.651’N / 103° 37.587’E

F1-BH-14) 1° 15.651’N / 103° 37.636’E

F1-BH-16) 1° 15.651’N / 103° 37.735’E

F1-BH-18) 1° 15.689’N / 103° 37.785’E

F1-BH-19) 1° 15.651’N / 103° 37.785’E

F1-BH-20) 1° 15.651’N / 103° 37.834’E

F1-BH-1) 1° 15.651’N / 103° 37.128’E

Soil investigation work will be carried out by means of borehole drilling using jack-up barges. One jack-up barge will be working on only one borehole at a time.

The jack-up barge, with tug boats in attendance, will have a circular safety working zone of 50 meters radius centered at the barge. Tugboats will be used for shifting the barge from one borehole location to another.

Craft involved in the works will exhibit the appropriate local and international day and night signals.

When in the vicinity of the working areas, mariners are reminded to:

(a) keep well clear and not to enter the working areas;

(b) maintain a proper lookout;

(c) proceed at a safe speed and navigate with caution;

(d) maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 21 (Jurong Control);

and

(e) communicate with Jurong Control on VHF Channel 22 for assistance, if required.

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

Reclamation, sand re-handling & soil investigation works
September 19, 2014, Singapore, Jurong Port
From 18 September to 17 December, reclamation, sand re-handling and soil investigation works will be carried out at Tuas View Extension.As per the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.122 of 2014 dated 18 September 2014, the works will be conducted 24 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays – within the working area bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):1) 1° 14.701’N / 103° 37.005’E2) 1° 14.701’N / 103° 37.117’E3) 1° 14.646’N / 103° 37.143’E4) 1° 14.646’N / 103° 37.262’E

5) 1° 14.137’N / 103° 37.504’E

6) 1° 14.137’N / 103° 37.388’E

7) 1° 12.800’N / 103° 38.024’E

8) 1° 13.118’N / 103° 36.764’E

9) 1° 14.182’N / 103° 36.764’E

10) 1° 14.182’N / 103° 36.742’E

11) 1° 14.290’N / 103° 36.742’E

12) 1° 14.290’N / 103° 37.005’E

Soil investigation work will be carried out by means of borehole drilling using jack-up barges. One jack-up barge will be working on only one borehole at a time.

The jack-up barge, with tug boats in attendance, will have a circular safety working zone of 50 meters radius centered at the barge. Tugboats will be used for shifting the barge from one borehole location to another.

Craft involved in the works will exhibit the appropriate local and international day and night signals.

When in the vicinity of the working areas, mariners are reminded to:

(a) keep well clear and not to enter the working areas;

(b) maintain a proper lookout;

(c) proceed at a safe speed and navigate with caution;

(d) maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 21 (Jurong Control);

and

(e) communicate with Jurong Control on VHF Channel 22 for assistance, if required.

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

Construction of additional jetty
September 19, 2014, Singapore, Singapore
The working period has been extended for the construction of an additional jetty at the Pulau Seraya Power Station, Jurong Island. The work will now been carried out fom 7 October 2014 to 6 March 2015.According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.112 of 2014, the works will be conducted 24 hours daily – including Sundays & public holidays – within the working area bounded by the following coordinates:A) 01° 17.180’N / 103° 43.650’EB) 01° 17.258’N / 103° 43.726’EC) 01° 17.016’N / 103° 43.974’ED) 01° 16.938’N / 103° 43.899’E

Construction of the new jetty will entail concrete work, pilings and installation of walkways.

A safety boat will be in attendance throughout the duration of the construction works to warn other craft of the works in the vicinity.

Craft involved in the works will exhibit the appropriate local and international day and night signals.

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;

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

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GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
Market Price Update 19/09/2014
COUNTRY 180 CST 380 CST MGO MDO
Aberdeen 0 0 869.00 0
Aden 735.00 675.00 1, 100.00 0
Alexandria 755.00 660.00 1, 175.00 0
Amsterdam 554.00 540.00 795.00 0
Antwerp 549.00 535.00 790.00 0
Aqaba 0 730.00 1, 030.00 0
Bahrain 0 0 1, 018.00 0
Bergen 625.00 600.00 865.00 0
Busan 615.00 597.00 872.00 862.00
Cape Town 622.00 0 890.00 0
Colombo 665.00 655.00 1, 110.00 0
Dubai 623.00 613.00 850.00 0
Durban 595.00 0 1, 005.00 0
Fujairah 620.00 590.00 980.00 0
Gibraltar 630.00 600.00 878.00 0
Hambantota 665.00 650.00 1, 000.00 0
Hong Kong 596.00 591.00 865.00 0
Houston 675.00 565.00 940.00 0
Istanbul 612.00 586.00 894.00 0
Jeddah 720.00 665.00 1, 090.00 0
Kaohsiung 626.00 616.00 960.00 945.00
Kuwait 0 628.00 1, 250.00 0
Lerwick 0 0 897.00 0
Malta 694.00 666.00 854.00 0
Montrose 0 0 908.00 0
Mumbai 630.00 622.00 1, 080.00 0
New York & New Jersey 640.00 575.00 930.00 0
Panama 685.00 590.00 995.00 0
Piraeus 650.00 623.00 863.00 0
Port Louis 695.00 0 975.00 0
Port Said 760.00 655.00 1, 110.00 0
Qatar 0 0 915.00 0
Richards Bay 625.00 0 1, 012.00 0
Rio de Janeiro 603.00 580.00 965.00 0
Rotterdam 568.00 538.00 794.00 0
Salalah 680.00 630.00 1, 110.00 0
Shanghai 625.00 597.00 1, 032.00 0
Sharjah 623.00 613.00 850.00 0
Singapore 600.00 590.00 870.00 0
Sohar 0 640.00 1, 025.00 0
St Petersburg 414.00 384.00 750.00 0
Stavanger 0 0 880.00 0
Suez 720.00 655.00 1, 110.00 0
Walvis Bay 675.00 0 984.00 0
West Africa OFFSHORE – FROM ABIDJAN TO LUANDA 0 655.00 1, 015.00 0
GAC Bunker Fuels is an ISO9001 certified global broker and trader of marine fuels and lubricants. The prices listed are for indication purposes only. Contact our offices or Martyn McMahon at +971-56 603 2534 /martyn.mcmahon@gac.com quoting HPN for your bunker enquiry.
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