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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
06-Apr-2018 TROPICAL CYCLONE IRIS UPDATE (6 APRIL) Queensland, Australia Tropical Cyclone Iris update (6 April) Friday, April 6, 2018, Queensland, Australia Tropical cyclone Iris has now weakened to a tropical low, with sustained winds near the centre of 55 kilometres per hour with wind gusts to 85 kilometres...
April 6th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
04-Apr-2018 TROPICAL CYCLONE IRIS UPDATE (4 APRIL) Queensland, Australia TEMPORARY SHIPPING FAIRWAYS ESTABLISHED Bass Strait, Australia SOIL INVESTIGATION OFF CHANGI FERRY TERMINAL Singapore Tropical Cyclone Iris update (4 April) Wednesday, April 4, 2018, Queensland, Australia At 7:00am AEST, Tropical...
April 4th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Apr-2018 PORTS PREPARE FOR TROPICAL CYCLONE IRIS Queensland, Australia Ports prepare for Tropical Cyclone Iris Tuesday, April 3, 2018, Queensland, Australia A Tropical Cyclone Warning is current for parts of the Lower Burdekin, Central Coast & Whitsunday Islands and adjacent...
April 3rd, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Tsavliris celebrates the 30th London Christmas Reception Anniversary

Tsavliris celebrates the 30th London Christmas Reception Anniversary
Andreas A. Tsavliris Tsavliris Salvage Group held their 30th Christmas Cocktail Reception at the Royal Thames Yacht Club (RTYC) in London, earlier on tonight. With about 350 key players from all sectors of the shipping industry attending, the annual event has become a highlight of the Christmas calendar...
December 12th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Reducing Risks, Vulnerabilities and Enhancing Resilience

Reducing Risks, Vulnerabilities and Enhancing Resilience
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO 18 December 2017 Delegates Lounge, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London 3:00-6:00pm   Objective Getting our trade, finance and investment governance structures fit for purpose within the context of 21st century trade is a prerequisite to regenerative development....
December 4th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Finance, Oceanology, Weather | Read More

Crowley delivers power line poles to help Puerto Rico’s Grid rebuild

Crowley delivers power line poles to help Puerto Rico’s Grid rebuild
.. (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico; Nov. 30, 2017) ­– Crowley Puerto Rico Services is completing the offload of 1,204 utility poles in San Juan today as part of an ongoing series of shipments that could supply up to 65,000 poles to help restore Puerto Rico’s power grid after Hurricane Maria. A video...
November 30th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Logistics, Weather | Read More

Latest Crowley Lift-On, Lift-Off Vessel Enters U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Trade

Latest Crowley Lift-On, Lift-Off Vessel Enters U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Trade
455-3 Sailed Tuesday with First Commercial and FEMA Loads … (SAN JUAN, PR; Nov. 2, 2017)  –  Crowley Maritime Corp. has retrofitted two of its heavy lift, flat-deck barges, 455-3 and Marty J, to provide additional capacity to customers shipping cargo between the U.S. mainland and...
November 2nd, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Markets, News, Safety and Security, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair | Read More

Typhoon Haiyan’s fourth anniversary shows long-term impact of storms

Typhoon Haiyan’s fourth anniversary shows long-term impact of storms
A vessel blown onto land by Typhoon Haiyan Four years ago on 8 November, Typhoon Haiyan – one of the most destructive tropical cyclones ever recorded – hit Southeast Asia, killing more than 7,000 people and leaving an estimated $2.8 billion worth of damage. Stuart Rivers, CEO of international charity...
November 1st, 2017 | Charity, Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Oceanology, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  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...
October 9th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  06-Oct-2017 PORT STATUS WHISKEY ORDERED Port Mobile, United States 2017 MAINTENANCE DREDGING CAMPAIGN Melbourne, Australia REVIEW OF PORT TERMINAL ACCESS (BULK WHEAT) CODE OF CONDUCT Australia LOGISTICS PLATFORM LAUNCHED TO STREAMLINE MARITIME PROCESSES Panama TROPICAL STORM NATE: PORT...
October 6th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  05-Oct-2017 TROPICAL STORM NATE: PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET Tampa/St. Petersburg/Manatee, United States Tropical Storm Nate: Port Condition Whiskey set Thursday, October 5, 2017, Tampa/St. Petersburg/Manatee, United States Due to the possibility of gale force winds (34-47 knots)...
October 5th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

US new car sales peak tests automotive supply chain resilience

US new car sales peak tests automotive supply chain resilience
Brad Brennan The need for US residents to replace vehicles lost during recent hurricanes has helped boost September car sales in North America to an unexpected high. Major vehicle manufacturers experienced a year-on-year sales increase of up to 12% and the seasonally adjusted annual sales rate for light...
October 4th, 2017 | Associations, Automobiles, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons | Read More

Eyes over the Storms

Eyes over the Storms
.. Eyes over the Storms – EUMETSAT explains the crucial role of satellites in monitoring ocean influence on weather, climate EUMETSAT re-launches EU-funded MOOC On the surface, the devastation recently brought by hurricanes, the fluctuations of marine phytoplankton in global oceans and the impact of...
October 4th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Weather | Read More

WiMAC Joins hurricane relief efforts for the Caribbean

WiMAC Joins hurricane relief efforts for the Caribbean
  Claudia Grant, President of WiMAC Maritime Women’s Organization Establishes Caribbean Relief Fund “Hurricane Relief Fund Established to Provide Needed Resources”  KINGSTON, JAMAICA, 2 October, 2017. – The Women in Maritime Association, Caribbean (WiMAC), has launched a hurricane relief...
October 2nd, 2017 | Charity, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, News, Oceanology, People and Places, Weather, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Crowley establishes flow of relief cargo into Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria

Crowley establishes flow of relief cargo into Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria
Trucks with hurricane relief supplies line a Jacksonville roadway awaiting entrance to Crowley’s Jacksonville warehouse (SAN JUAN, P.R.; Sept. 22, 2017) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp. announced today that it has already established a flow of relief cargo into San Juan, Puerto Rico, following Hurricane...
September 22nd, 2017 | Charity, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, HR, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Sep-2017 “EXERCISE OVERLOAD” Melbourne, Australia HURRICANE MARIA HEADED FOR VIRGIN ISLANDS & PUERTO RICO Caribbean Sea “Exercise Overload” Tuesday, September 19, 2017, Melbourne, Australia Port Users are advised that the whole of port all hazards field exercise...
September 19th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Crowley Jones Act vessels loaded with fuel for Hurricane Stricken Locales dispatched

Crowley Jones Act vessels loaded with fuel for Hurricane Stricken Locales dispatched
… (JACKSONVILLE, FLA.; Sept. 14, 2017)  Crowley Maritime Corp. announced today that it has dispatched 18 company owned and/or operated Jones Act petroleum vessels to discharge gasoline and diesel into Florida ports in the coming few days. This mobilization responds to fuel shortages caused by...
September 14th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  09-Sep-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 10-23 SEPTEMBER 2017 Worldwide TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS RESUMED AFTER SUSPENSION DUE TO LISTING VESSEL Vizag, India ANTICIPATED PORT CONDITIONS FOR HURRICANE IRMA Brunswick & Savannah, GA, United States FLORIDA PREPARES FOR HURRICANE IRMA Florida ports, United...
September 9th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…

Capers volatility lift the BDI and Wets too amid nature’s tempest…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 36 points earlier on and now reads 1,332; on a weekly basis it was up 150 points raising hopes but we want you all to stay put until the BDI goes over and above the  2,200 points – the December 2013 level! The Wets were also up but with very...
September 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Sep-2017 NEW PILOTAGE DUES Novorossiysk, Russia POST-HARVEY RESTRICTIONS SUMMARY Houston, United States PORT CONDITION X-RAY SET, YANKEE AND ZULU EXPECTED LATER TODAY Port Everglades, United States SAFETY ZONE ESTABLISHED FOR PARTIALLY SUNKEN VESSEL Intracoastal Waterway, United States New...
September 8th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  07-Sep-2017 PORT MOVEMENTS SUSPENDED Vizag Port, India IRMA HEADING FOR TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS Caribbean Sea HURRICANE CONDITION WHISKEY SET, X-RAY ANTICIPATED LATER TODAY Fernandina/Jacksonville, United States PORTS BRACE FOR HURRICANE Savannah/Brunswick, United States PORT CONDITION...
September 7th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  06-Sep-2017 PORT CONDITION RECOVERY (UPDATE FOUR) Houston/Texas City/Galveston/Freeport, United States RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE FOR STORM RECOVERY Sabine-Neches Waterway, United States PORT CONDITION WHISKEY (72 HOUR ALERT) SET FOR HURRICANE IRMA Miami/Miami River/Port Everglades/Palm Beach/Ft....
September 6th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  05-Sep-2017 IRMA BECOMES AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CATEGORY 5 HURRICANE Caribbean Sea Irma becomes an extremely dangerous Category 5 hurricane Tuesday, September 5, 2017, Caribbean Sea At 800am AST (1200 UTC), the distinct eye center of Hurricane Irma was located near latitude...
September 5th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  04-Sep-2017 MARINE WORKS FOR TUEN MUN-CHEK LAP KOK LINK CONSTRUCTION Hong Kong MAXIMUM DRAFT REVISED Freeport, United States PORT RESTORATION Houston/Texas City/Galveston/Freeport, United States PORTS STATUS UPDATE Corpus Christi/Calhoun/Brownsville, United States NEW PRE-ARRIVAL...
September 4th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  02-Sep-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 3-16 SEPTEMBER 2017 SAFETY ZONE FOR FIREWORKS EVENTS Delaware River, United States PORT OPENED Corpus Christi, United States PORT CONDITION RECOVERY Beaumont/Port Arthur/Orange/ Lake Charles, United States World Holidays: 3-16 September 2017 Saturday,...
September 2nd, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More