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Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals — By on February 27, 2016 at 7:01 PM

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Mobile, USA
World Holidays: 28 February-12 March 2016
Saturday, February 27, 2016, Worldwide
Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following:
Sun 28-Mon 29 Feb – Taiwan Memorial Day
Sun 6 Mar – Ghana Independence Day
Tue 8 Mar – Women’s Day
Wed 9 Mar – Hindu Saka New Year (Indonesia)For information about operations around the world contact the respective GAC office. Details may be found at

Dead ship tow
Saturday, February 27, 2016, Mobile, USA
There will be a dead ship tow of the derrick barge TETRA HEDRON (394 feet length overall, 118 feet wide and 200 feet tall) commencing at approximately 0600 on Monday, February 29, 2016.The TETRA HEDRON will be towed from the sea buoy to BAE Shipyard by the tug CROSBY GUARDIAN with assist tugs provided by local harbor tugs.The contact person for the operation for Bletsch Steamship Company is Mr. Mike Bletcsh and he can be reached at(832) 309-1917.

The HARVEY GUARDIAN and the TETRA HEDRON 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 7 to 10 hours necessitating one way traffic for that time.

(For information about operations in the USA contact GAC USA at

Source: Alabama State Port Authority

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