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Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals — By on May 6, 2015 at 6:13 PM

GAC 01072014New tariff rates from June
May 06, 2015, Nigeria, all ports

The Nigerian Port Authority has reviewed and revised its tariffs to come into effect from 1 June.

For details of the new tariffs and information about operations in Nigeria contact GAC Nigeria at nigeria@gac.com

Dead ship tow
May 06, 2015, United States, Mobile, Alabama

There will be a dead ship tow of the STELLA BELINDA (751 feet length overall and 106 feet wide) at Mobile commencing at approximately 0600 on Friday, May 8, 2015.

The bulk carrier will be towed from the Mobile Sea Buoy to the Bulk Material Handling Plant by the tug ISABELLE with assist tugs provided by Crescent and Seabulk Towing. The contact person for the operation for Resolve Marine is Mr. Matt Hahne and can be reached at (954) 650-3188 and for Tradewinds Towing is Mr. Ryan Babcock at (504) 264-4230.

The ISABELLE and the STELLA BELINDA will have bar pilots onboard for the entire operation and will be standing by on VHF/FM channels 13 and 16.

The transit will be made in daylight hours and should take 8 to 10 hours necessitating one way traffic for that time.

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

Port State Control inspections
May 06, 2015, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi

Effective today (6 May), the Petroleum Ports Authority of ADNOC [Abu Dhabi National Oil Company] shall be enforcing Port State Control inspection on vessels visiting the Petroleum Ports in Jebel Dhanna, Ruwais and Das Zirku Petroleum Ports, in accordance with the RIYADH Memorandum of Understanding.

Inspections shall be effected on those foreign flag vessels which are due for PSC inspection and shall be undertaken by Petroleum Port Authority’s inspectors on behalf of the Federal Transport Authority.

(For information about operations in Abu Dhabi, contact GAC Abu Dhabi at abudhab@gac.com)

Source: ADNOC Petroleum Ports Authority Announcement No.01/2015 dated 6 May 2015

Revised channel depth
May 06, 2015, Australia, Cairns

Following the latest hydrographic survey of the Cairns Channel the depth is now declared at 8.3m LAT.

For information about oeprations in Australia contact GAC Australia at shipping.australia@gac.com

GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
Market Price Update 06/05/2015

COUNTRY 180 CST 380 CST MGO MDO
Aberdeen 0 0 363.00 0
Aden 420.00 400.00 880.00 0
Alexandria 0 640.00 890.00 0
Antwerp 385.00 363.00 609.00 0
Aqaba 0 490.00 795.00 0
Bahrain 0 0 729.00 0
Bergen 0 0 643.00 0
Busan 429.00 408.00 604.00 594.00
Cape Town 470.00 0 703.00 0
Colombo 445.00 425.00 680.00 0
Dubai/Sharjah/Rak 445.00 435.00 620.00 0
Durban 441.00 0 747.00 0
Falmouth 0 422.00 711.00 0
Fujairah 415.00 400.00 770.00 0
Gibraltar 410.00 414.00 659.00 0
Hambantota 430.00 428.00 710.00 0
Houston 477.00 347.00 607.00 0
Istanbul 418.00 396.00 661.00 0
Jeddah 410.00 395.00 835.00 0
Kuwait 0 410.00 1, 100.00 0
Labuan 0 0 0 0
Las Palmas 398.00 381.00 905.00 0
Malta 386.00 371.00 633.00 0
Mumbai 650.00 380.00 695.00 0
New York/New Jersey 414.00 367.00 654.00 0
Panama 440.00 377.00 663.00 0
Piraeus 438.00 416.00 642.00 0
Port Louis 0 468.00 653.00 0
Port Said 750.00 640.00 1, 100.00 0
Qatar 0 0 640.00 0
Richards Bay 460.00 0 0 0
Rio de Janeiro 392.00 368.00 711.00 0
Rotterdam 385.00 363.00 607.00 0
Salalah 540.00 490.00 890.00 0
Santos 393.00 370.00 724.00 0
Seychelles 0 0 715.00 0
Shanghai 452.00 404.00 734.00 0
Singapore 407.00 394.00 607.00 0
St Petersburg 273.00 248.00 516.00 0
Suez 550.00 375.00 890.00 0
West Africa – Abidjan 536.00 483.00 749.00 0
West Africa – Lome 0 410.00 680.00 0
West Africa – Luanda 480.00 476.00 738.00 0

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“Jo”

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