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DREDGING WORK AT WEST JURONG CHANNEL
Singapore, Singapore
REVISION OF TUG ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES
Singapore, all ports
CLOSURE OF ROADS LEADING TO MARINA SOUTH PIER
Singapore, Singapore
CLOSURE AT BOSPHORUS
Turkey, Bosporus
BUNKER UPDATE – MARKET PRICE UPDATE17/08/15
Dredging work at West Jurong Channel
August 17, 2015, Singapore, Singapore
With effect from 18 Aug 2015 to 17 Feb 2016, dredging work will be carried out off north west of Jurong island. The working areas are bounded by the following co-ordinates:Area A (WGS 84 Datum)Point 3: 01˚ 16.349’N / 103˚ 39.278’EPoint 4: 01˚ 16.276’N / 103˚ 39.224’E

Point 5: 01˚ 16.138’N / 103˚ 39.224’E

Point 6: 01˚ 16.301’N / 103˚ 39.343’E

 

Area B (WGS 84 Datum)

Point 2: 01˚ 16.496’N / 103˚ 39.385’E

Point 3: 01˚ 16.349’N / 103˚ 39.278’E

Point 6: 01˚ 16.301’N / 103˚ 39.343’E

Point 7: 01˚ 16.434’N / 103˚ 39.440’E

 

Area C (WGS 84 Datum)

Point 1: 01˚ 16.583’N / 103˚ 39.539’E

Point 2: 01˚ 16.496’N / 103˚ 39.385’E

Point 7: 01˚ 16.434’N / 103˚ 39.440’E

Point 8: 01˚ 16.516’N / 103˚ 39.586’E

 

The works will be carried out 24 hours daily, including Sundays and Public Holidays.

 

The dredging work will be carried out by dredgers held in position by spuds. The dredgers, with hopper barges in attendance, will have a circular safety working zone of 50-meters radius centred at the dredger. The dredged materials will be transported to the designated dumping ground by hopper barges assisted by tug boats.

 

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

 

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 22 (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 atsingapore@gac.com

Source: Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)

Revision of tug assessment guidelines
August 17, 2015, Singapore, all ports
Tug assessment guidelines have been revised for mega-container ship berthing and unberthing at container terminals to enhance navigational safety in the port.With effect from 01 October 2015, container ships that are 300 metres and more in length, and are equipped with working bow thruster(s), will be assigned 2 big tugs for berthing and unberthing at all container terminals.For information about operations in Singapore contact GAC Singapore atsingapore@gac.com

Source: Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)

Closure of roads leading to Marina South Pier
August 17, 2015, Singapore, Singapore
Several roads leading to Marina South Pier (MSP) will be closed for an event on 30 August 2015.The shipping and harbour craft communities are advised to plan their journeys in advance to avoid delays when travelling to MSP by road.For information about operations in Singapore contact GAC Singapore atsingapore@gac.com

Source: Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)

Closure at Bosphorus
August 17, 2015, Turkey, Bosporus
Due to works on the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge (3. bridge), the traffic at Bosphorus will be closed on 19 August 2015 from 0500 hrs to 1200 hrs.For information about operations in the Turkish Straits, contact GAC Turkey atturkey@gac.com
GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
Market Price Update 17/08/15
COUNTRY 180 CST 380 CST MGO MDO
Aberdeen 0 0 326.00 0
Aden 420.00 400.00 880.00 0
Alexandria 600.00 550.00 1, 000.00 0
Antwerp 281.00 251.00 443.00 0
Aqaba 0 530.00 840.00 0
Bahrain 0 0 520.00 0
Bergen 0 0 496.00 0
Busan 301.00 283.00 479.00 469.00
Cape Town 362.00 0 550.00 0
Colombo 360.00 360.00 608.00 0
Dubai/Sharjah/Rak 337.00 307.00 450.00 0
Durban 302.00 0 610.00 0
Falmouth 0 309.00 581.00 0
Fujairah 275.00 266.00 695.00 0
Gibraltar 353.00 288.00 499.00 0
Hambantota 0 0 0 0
Houston 445.00 237.00 481.00 0
Istanbul 301.00 281.00 510.00 0
Jeddah 305.00 300.00 720.00 0
Kuwait 0 280.00 750.00 0
Labuan 0 0 0 0
Las Palmas 304.00 284.00 526.00 0
Malta 274.00 258.00 475.00 0
Mumbai 0 315.00 737.00 0
New York/New Jersey 359.00 271.00 502.00 0
Panama 323.00 283.00 549.00 0
Piraeus 314.00 295.00 489.00 0
Port Louis 408.00 401.00 620.00 0
Port Said 750.00 650.00 1, 000.00 0
Qatar 0 255.00 710.00 0
Richards Bay 318.00 0 0 0
Rio de Janeiro 277.00 254.00 693.00 0
Rotterdam 293.00 239.00 443.00 0
Salalah 418.00 368.00 768.00 0
Santos 280.00 259.00 721.00 0
Seychelles 0 0 715.00 0
Shanghai 363.00 283.00 635.00 0
Singapore 266.00 254.00 436.00 0
St Petersburg 212.00 195.00 441.00 0
Suez 525.00 340.00 875.00 0
West Africa – Abidjan 480.00 387.00 719.00 0
West Africa – Lome 0 375.00 630.00 0
West Africa – Luanda 390.00 340.00 570.00 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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