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GAC 01072014Service / completion of harbour dues and berth dues payments
August 31, 2015, Indonesia, Tanjung Priok

With effect from 01 September, the service / completion of harbour dues and berth dues payments are to be made at the counter available in Tanjung Priok Port Authority Main Office.

Non-Tax Revenue (PNBP) Port Service in the form of harbour dues are applicable to all vessels visiting Tanjung Priok Port. Berth dues are also applicable to vessels berthing at Terminal TUKS.

For more information about terms involving the tariffs, and operations at Indonesian ports, contact PT Andhika GAC at shipping.indonesia@gac.com

Source: Authority of Tanjung Priok Main Port

GAC Hong Kong office closure for Public Holiday
August 31, 2015, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

The GAC Hong Kong office will be closed on 03 September due to a Public Holiday and will resume normal working day on 04 September.

During the office closure, all operations matters will be closely monitored by skeleton staffs.

For information about operations in Hong Kong, contact GAC Hong Kong at shipping.hongkong@gac.com

Removal of silt curtain
August 31, 2015, Singapore, Singapore

With effect from 01 September to 30 September, works involving the removal of silt curtain will be carried out at Tuas Spring Desalination Plant and Sea Water Intake within the working area bounded by the following co-ordinates:

Working area A:

1) 01˚ 18.313’N / 103˚ 37.307’E

2) 01˚ 18.332’N / 103˚ 37.256’E

3) 01˚ 18.368’N / 103˚ 37.270’E

4) 01˚ 18.349’N / 103˚ 37.320’E

Working area B:

5) 01˚ 18.210’N / 103˚ 37.245’E

6) 01˚ 18.216’N / 103˚ 37.232’E

7) 01˚ 18.233’N / 103˚ 37.239’E

8) 01˚ 18.228’N / 103˚ 37.251’E

Works will be carried out daily, including Sundays and Public Holidays.

The craft working on the works will exhibit the appropriate local and international day and night signals. A crane barge assisted by tug boats will be used to remove the slit curtains.

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 at singapore@gac.com

Source: Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)

Rearranging of passage area within Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter
August 31, 2015, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

The passage area within the limit of Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter will be re-arranged with effect from 28 August 2015. This is due to marine works associated with the construction of the Central – Wan Chai Bypass and Island Corridor Link.

For information about operations in Hong Kong, contact GAC Hong Kong at shipping.hongkong@gac.com

Source: Marine Department, Government of the HKSAR

Marine site investigation works to the North of the Hong Kong International Airport
August 31, 2015, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 2 months, marine site investigation works will be carried out to the north of the Hong Kong International Airport. The works, involving drilling of boreholes, will be carried out within the following works area and individual locations:

This area is bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (H):

(A) 22° 18.420’N / 113° 53.770’E

(B) 22° 18.290’N / 113° 53.340’E

(C) 22° 18.650’N / 113° 53.210’E

(D) 22° 19.070’N / 113° 53.700’E

(E) 22° 19.670’N / 113° 55.640’E

(F) 22° 19.670’N / 113° 56.210’E

(G) 22° 19.420’N / 113° 56.290’E

(H) 22° 19.360’N / 113° 56.110’E

The co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) of the individual locations from (I) to (M) are as follows:

(I) 22° 19.960’N / 113° 55.000’E

(J) 22° 19.830’N / 113° 55.210’E

(K) 22° 19.460’N / 113° 54.090’E

(L) 22° 19.370’N / 113° 53.850’E

(M) 22° 19.360’N / 113° 52.240’E

The works will be carried out by two jack-up barges and one flat-top barge. One tug and some work boats will provide assistance. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit operational requirements.

A working area of approximately 25 meters will be established around each jack-up barge. Yellow flashing lights will be installed at the four corners of the jack-up barge to indicate the position of the barge. A working area of approximately 100 meters will be established around the flat-top barge. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the flat-top barge.

Works will be carried out round-the-clock.

Vessels engaged in the operations will display signals as prescribed in international and local regulations.

Vessels navigating in the vicinity are advised to proceed with caution.

For information about operations in Hong Kong, contact GAC Hong Kong at shipping.hongkong@gac.com

Source: Marine Department, Government of the HKSAR

GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
Market Price Update 31/08/15

COUNTRY 180 CST 380 CST MGO MDO
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.

GAC is a global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services dedicated to helping customers achieve their strategic goals at the highest levels of quality, safety and compliance.

“Jo”

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