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GAC 01072014Increase in service tax
May 20, 2015, India, all ports

India’s new service tax rate of 14% will come into effect from June 1, replacing the current rate of 12.36%.

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

Upgrading works
May 20, 2015, Singapore, Jurong Port

The working period for upgrading works at Jurong Terminal Bearth J10 & J11 has been extended.

According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine Notice No.47 of 2015, the works will be carried out 24 hours daily – including Sundays & Public Holidays – from 23 May to 23 November, within the working area bounded by the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum):

A) 01 deg. 18.504’N / 103 deg. 42.951’E

B) 01 deg. 18.471’N / 103 deg. 42.923’E

C) 01 deg. 18.406’N / 103 deg. 43.000’E

D) 01 deg. 18.439’N / 103 deg. 43.028’E

Upgrading works will entail dredging, shore protection work, demolition and reconstruction of berth J10 & J11.

Dredging work will be carried out by grab dredgers which will be held by four anchors. The dredged materials will be loaded onto hopper barges and transported to designated dumping ground by pusher tugboats.

The grab dredgers with hopper barges in attendance will have a circular safety working zone of 50 metres centred at the dredger.

A safety boat will be deployed in the vicinity of the working area to warn other craft of the project.

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 and navigate with caution;

d) Maintain a listening watch on VHF Channel 25 (Pasir Panjang Control);

and

e) Communicate with Pasir Panjang Control on VHF Channel 25 for assistance, if required.

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

GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
Market Price Update 20/05/2015

COUNTRY 180 CST 380 CST MGO MDO
Aberdeen 0 0 345.00 0
Aden 420.00 400.00 880.00 0
Alexandria 0 645.00 880.00 0
Antwerp 372.00 333.00 574.00 0
Aqaba 0 490.00 795.00 0
Bahrain 0 0 699.00 0
Bergen 0 0 617.00 0
Busan 409.00 390.00 599.00 589.00
Cape Town 454.00 0 670.00 0
Colombo 445.00 440.00 670.00 0
Dubai/Sharjah/Rak 465.00 445.00 620.00 0
Durban 458.00 0 788.00 0
Falmouth 0 393.00 683.00 0
Fujairah 380.00 370.00 730.00 0
Gibraltar 398.00 385.00 644.00 0
Hambantota 430.00 428.00 710.00 0
Houston 480.00 347.00 654.00 0
Istanbul 399.00 376.00 664.00 0
Jeddah 415.00 400.00 840.00 0
Kuwait 0 450.00 1, 100.00 0
Labuan 0 0 0 0
Las Palmas 397.00 381.00 905.00 0
Malta 360.00 343.00 619.00 0
Mumbai 650.00 415.00 728.00 0
New York/New Jersey 403.00 367.00 643.00 0
Panama 415.00 360.00 655.00 0
Piraeus 411.00 388.00 622.00 0
Port Louis 498.00 468.00 653.00 0
Port Said 750.00 640.00 1, 000.00 0
Qatar 0 0 620.00 0
Richards Bay 431.00 0 0 0
Rio de Janeiro 387.00 362.00 719.00 0
Rotterdam 375.00 334.00 575.00 0
Salalah 510.00 460.00 850.00 0
Santos 385.00 364.00 739.00 0
Seychelles 0 0 715.00 0
Shanghai 456.00 404.00 737.00 0
Singapore 359.00 369.00 580.00 0
St Petersburg 282.00 252.00 524.00 0
Suez 530.00 645.00 880.00 0
West Africa – Abidjan 556.00 473.00 817.00 0
West Africa – Lome 0 410.00 680.00 0
West Africa – Luanda 500.00 450.00 720.00 0

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“Jo”

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