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04-Jul-2016

EID-EL-FITR HOLIDAY
Nigeria
MARINE WORKS INSIDE CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER
Hong Kong
CLOSURES ANNOUNCED FOR EID AL FITR 2016 HOLIDAY
Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
COMPLETION OF SEISMIC OPERATIONS
Sea of Marmara, Turkey
Eid-el-Fitr holiday
Monday, July 4, 2016, Nigeria
The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared tomorrow (Tuesday 5 July) and Wednesday 6 July public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.Normal work will resume on Thursday 7 July.For information about operations in Nigeria contact GAC Nigeria at nigeria@gac.com

Marine Works inside Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter
Monday, July 4, 2016, Hong Kong
For approximately 10 months, marine works involving dredging operations, removal of breakwater and piling works will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (N):
(A) 22 deg. 17.180’N / 114 deg. 11.096’E
(B) 22 deg. 17.171’N / 114 deg. 11.097’E
(C) 22 deg. 17.167’N / 114 deg. 11.084’E
(D) 22 deg. 17.140’N / 114 deg. 11.085’E
(E) 22 deg. 17.107’N / 114 deg. 11.095’E
(F) 22 deg. 17.087’N / 114 deg. 11.054’E
(G) 22 deg. 17.092’N / 114 deg. 11.038’E
(H) 22 deg. 17.100’N / 114 deg. 11.033’E
(I) 22 deg. 17.110’N / 114 deg. 11.034’E
(J) 22 deg. 17.145’N / 114 deg. 11.036’E
(K) 22 deg. 17.138’N / 114 deg. 11.009’E
(L) 22 deg. 17.147’N / 114 deg. 11.009’E
(M) 22 deg. 17.153’N / 114 deg. 11.033’E
(N) 22 deg. 17.163’N / 114 deg. 11.031’EThe works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one grab dredger, two hopper barges, two derrick barges and three tugboats. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit operational requirements.A working area of approximately 30 metres around the dredger and each barge will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the dredger and barges.

A silt curtain, extending from the sea surface to the seabed, will be established within the works area. The silt curtain is a large piece of netting used to contain mud and sediments. Yellow markers fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the extent of the silt curtain.

The hours of work will be from 0700 to 2300 hours. Vessels employed for the works will stay in the works area outside the hours of work.

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

Vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution.

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

Source: Government of the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.91 of 2016

Closures announced for Eid Al Fitr 2016 holiday
Monday, July 4, 2016, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
DP World is pleased to announce that on the occasion of “Eid Al Fitr” the Administrative Offices at Jebel Ali Port will be closed starting from 5 July to 7 July 2016. Regular working hours will commence from 8 July.CONTAINER TERMINALS:
Container Terminals will be closed from 0400 hours to 0900 hours on first day of Eid. After 0900 hours the operations will resume as normal.GENERAL CARGO & COMMERCIAL TRUCKING DEPARTMENT:
The GC Vessel operations will be ceased on the first day of Eid from 0400 till 0900 hrs. Overtime charges as per public holiday rates would be applicable from 0001 hrs on the Eid day. Cargo receiving and delivery of local trucks will be closed during declared Eid holidays. However, services can be provided upon request from customers on prior notice. During this period, overtime charges will be applicable as per public holiday rates.

LOGISTICS CENTRE:
Operations at CFS Facility will be closed during declared Eid holidays. However, services can be provided upon request from customers on prior notice. Cold Store and Cool Store, receiving/ delivery of local trucks will remain closed and will resume operations at 0700 hrs on the second day of Eid.
During this period, overtime charges will be applicable as per public holiday rates.
Transport & Distribution operations will be closed from 0400 hours to 0900 hours on first day of Eid. After 0900 hours the operations will resume as normal.

Marine Department Berthing and Un-Berthing of Vessels will continue 24 hours.

(For information about operations in Dubai contact GAC Dubai at dubai@gac.com)

Source: DP World notice

Completion of seismic operations
Monday, July 4, 2016, Sea of Marmara, Turkey
Seismic research which has been conducted in the Marmara Sea by M/V Barbaros Hayreddin Pasa, M/V Bravo Supporter and M/V Kofso since 10 April 2016 will be completed on 8 July 2016.The traffic Separation Scheme will be in operation and the temporary two-way route will be cancelled on 8 July 2016 at 12:00 local time.For information about operations in Turkey contact GAC Turkey at turkey@gac.com
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