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09-Oct-2017

DAYLIGHT SAVING
Brazil
POST-STORM PORT CONDITION CHANGES
Mobile/Pensacola/Panama City & GICWW, United States
Daylight Saving
Monday, October 9, 2017, Brazil
Daylight Saving will come into effect in Brazil from 00:00 hours on Sunday (15 October) and remain until 00:00 hours on 18th February 2018.

Clocks will be advanced in one hour, turning our local time GMT minus two (-2) during this period.

Daylight saving time will be in effect for the following Brazilian States:

SOUTH:
Rio Grande Do Sul
Santa Catarina
Parana

SOUTHEAST:
Sao Paulo
Rio De Janeiro
Minas Gerais
Espirito Santo

CENTRE-WEST:
Goias
Mato Grosso Do Sul
Federal District (Brasilia)

For information about operations in Brazil contact GAC Brazil at shipping.rio@gac.com

Post-storm port condition changes
Monday, October 9, 2017, Mobile/Pensacola/Panama City & GICWW, United States
The Captain of the Port (COTP) Mobile has returned the Port of Panama City to Port Condition NORMAL on October 8, 20 17. This area is open to all marine traffic.

The Captain of the Port (COTP) Mobile has returned the Gulf lntracoastal Waterway from GICWW east of MM 207 (Navarre Bridge) to Port Status NORMAL on October 8, 2017. This area is open to all marine traffic.

The Captain of the Port (COTP) Mobile has returned the Black Warrior I Tombigbee I Mobile River to Port Status NORMAL from the Arlington Channel, North. The Port of Mobile South of the Arlington Ship Channel remains in ZULU.

The COTP will order hurricane port conditions in accordance with Sector Mobile’s Maritime Severe Weather Contingency Port Plan. The plan is available at http://homeport.uscg.mil/mobilc.

Current port and waterway status: Effective 1800, 08 October, 2017:
a. GICWW east of MM 207 (Navarre Bridge): NORMAL
b. Port of Panama City: NORMAL
c. GICWW west of MM 207 (Navarre Bridge): ZULU
d. Port of Pensacola: ZULU
e. Port of Mobile South of Arlington Charmel: ZULU
f. Port of Pascagoula: ZULU
g. Port of Gulfport: ZULU
h. Mobile River from Arlington Channel North: NORMAL

Current information may be obtained from the COTP Mobile Voice Mail Announcement system at (25 1 )-44 1-5080.

(For information about operations in the United States contact GAC USA at usa@gac.com)

Source: U.S. Coast Guard, Sector Mobile, Martine Safety Information Bulletin 19-17

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