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Associations, Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals — By on February 28, 2015 at 7:03 PM

GAC 01072014World Holidays: 1-14 March 2015
COUNTRY: Worldwide

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

  • Wed 4 Mar – Makha Bucha Day (Thailand)
  • Thu 5 Mar – Medin Full Moon Poya Day (Sri Lanka)
  • Fri 6 Mar – Ghana Independence Day
  • Sun 8 Mar – Women’s Day
  • Sun 8 Mar-Mon 9 Mar – Turkmenistan Women’s Day
  • Mon 9 Mar – Russian Bank Holiday

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

Potential threat to navigation
February 28, 2015, United States, Delaware River

The Captain of the Port (COTP) Delaware Bay is notifying mariners that Upper Delaware River lighted buoy 33 (LLNR 3875) and Upper Delaware River lighted buoy 36 (LLNR 3920) are in the center line of the channel.

Buoy 33 is 550 yards north of the charted position and currently located in the center of Edgewater Channel.

Buoy 36 is 150 yards north of charted position and currently located in the center of Edgewater Channel.

Mariners are advised to exercise caution when transiting the area as these off station buoys could present a threat to navigation.

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

Source: U.S. Coast Guard, Sector Delaware Bay, Marine Safety Information Bulletin # 12-15 dated 27 February 2015

Upper River transits suspended due to ice
February 28, 2015, United States, Delaware River

Due to ice conditions, deep draft vessel transits in the upper Delaware River above the Delair Railroad Bridge have been suspended until 0630 hours local time on Monday, 2 March.

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

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“Jo”

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