Archive for the ‘Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 19-Jul-2019 MARINE WORKS OFF CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Marine works off Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter Friday, July 19, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 2 months, marine works involving reinstatement of breakwater and backfilling operations [are being] carried out...
July 19th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

A 5.1R earthquake shakes the plain of Athens

A 5.1R earthquake shakes the plain of Athens
A view of the west part of the plain of Athens A 5.1R earthquake shakes the plain of Athens An strong earthquake shook the plain of Athens having its epicentre 22km (14m) north west of Athens at 12:20 BST (14:20 local time), possible in the same place with the very strong earthquake in 1999 at 6.1 of...
July 19th, 2019 | Breaking News, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 15-Jul-2019 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION & PILING WORKS AT DISCOVERY BAY MARINA CLUB Hong Kong 40′ DRAFT RESTRICTION PENDING SURVEYS New Orleans, United States POST-HURRICANE BARRY UPDATE Gulf ports, United States Marine site investigation & piling works at Discovery...
July 15th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 13-Jul-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 14-27 JULY 2019 Worldwide PORT CONDITION ZULU SET New Orleans, United States TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF SHIPPING MOVEMENTS Port Kembla, Australia World Holidays: 14-27 July 2019 Saturday, July 13, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the...
July 13th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Holidays, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 12-Jul-2019 MARINE WORKS IN HUNG HOM FAIRWAY Hong Kong PORT STATUS X-RAY SET AHEAD OF GALE FORCE WINDS Mobile, Gulfport, Pascagoula & Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, United States PORT STATUS YANKEE IN PREPARATION FOR PREDICTED SEVERE WEATHER New Orleans, United States NEW SECURITY...
July 12th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 09-Jul-2019 SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL DISTURBANCE Gulf of Mexico, United States Significant Tropical Disturbance Tuesday, July 9, 2019, Gulf of Mexico, United States Weak low pressure over central Georgia this afternoon will settle southwest into the northeastern Gulf of Mexico during...
July 9th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 08-Jul-2019 TSUNAMI WARNING LIFTED Sulawesi, Indonesia WEST AFRICA WORST FOR PIRATE ATTACKS, IMB REPORTS Worldwide PROPOSAL TO MODIFY TOLLS STRUCTURE Panama Canal, Panama Tsunami warning lifted Monday, July 8, 2019, Sulawesi, Indonesia The tsunami warning issued after a 6.9 magnitude...
July 8th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 11-Jun-2019 MARINE WORKS OFF PAK MONG, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong DREDGING OPERATIONS AT DISCOVERY BAY MARINA CLUB Hong Kong OPENING HOURS OF CENTRAL MARINE OFFICE Hong Kong TYPHOON SEASON Hong Kong WORKS AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore Marine Works Off Pak Mong, Lantau Island Tuesday,...
June 11th, 2019 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 16-May-2019 DREDGING OFF KWUN TONG TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong AMENDED PORT NAVIGATION DEPTHS Hay Point, Australia Dredging off Kwun Tong Typhoon Shelter Thursday, May 16, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 3 months, dredging operations [are being] carried out within the area bounded...
May 16th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 14-May-2019 RELOCATION OF NAVIGATION CHANNEL BUOY Hong Kong TROPICAL CYCLONE ANN UPDATE (14 MAY) Queensland, Australia Relocation of Navigation Channel Buoy Tuesday, May 14, 2019, Hong Kong The navigation channel buoy “3” at Aberdeen South Typhoon Shelter has been relocated...
May 14th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 13-May-2019 TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR SAILING & SWIMMING EVENTS Bosphorus, Turkey TROPICAL CYCLONE ANN Queensland, Australia Traffic suspension for sailing & swimming events Monday, May 13, 2019, Bosphorus, Turkey Vessel traffic at Bosphorus will be suspended due to the following...
May 13th, 2019 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
10-Apr-2019 TROPICAL CYCLONE WEAKENS Pilbara coast, Australia DECK COOLING DURING TRANSIT Panama Canal, Panama Tropical cyclone weakens Wednesday, April 10, 2019, Pilbara coast, Australia According to the latest Bureau of Meteorology forecast, Tropical Cyclone Wallace has weakened to a Category 1 system...
April 10th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 08-Apr-2019 DREDGING WORKS IN WEST JURONG CHANNEL Singapore PORT AT CYCLONE STAGE 1 – MONITOR Dampier, Australia MARITIME PIRACY INCIDENTS DOWN, BUT GULF OF GUINEA KIDNAPPING RISK PERSISTS Worldwide Dredging works in West Jurong Channel Monday, April 8, 2019, Singapore Dredging...
April 8th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
05-Apr-2019 SILT CURTAINS IN TSIM SHA TSUI, TAI WAN SHAN & QUARRY BAY Hong Kong MARINE WORKS AT CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Silt curtains in Tsim Sha Tsui, Tai Wan Shan & Quarry Bay Friday, April 5, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 7 months, five silt curtains will be established...
April 5th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
04-Apr-2019 STATUS REPORT UPDATE AFTER ITC DEER PARK CHEMICAL FIRE Houston, United States CORAL SURVEY AT YAM TSAI WAN, NORTH OF LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY IN KWUN TONG TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Status report update after ITC Deer Park chemical fire Thursday, April 4, 2019, Houston,...
April 4th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
25-Mar-2019 TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF DAMMAM PORT DUE TO STRONG WIND Dammam, Saudi Arabia PORT OF DAMPIER AND PORT HEDLAND TROPICAL CYCLONE VERONICA UPDATE Port of Dampier and Port Hedland Temporary closure of Dammam Port due to strong wind Monday, March 25, 2019, Dammam, Saudi Arabia Ship movements for docking...
March 25th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
15-Mar-2019 DOCK WORKERS VOTE TO STRIKE Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Fremantle, Australia REPORTING PROCEDURES FOR SHIPS TRANSITING WESTERN SINGAPORE PORT LIMITS Singapore REPAIR WORKS FOR DOLPHINS IN SHAU KEI WAN TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT TSEUNG KWAN O Hong Kong ...
March 15th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-Feb-2019 TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE Singapore FENDER REPAIR WORKS FOR DOLPHINS IN HEI LING CHAU TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Testing of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Tuesday, February 26, 2019, Singapore An Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) will be tested off St John’s Island from...
February 26th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Oceanology, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
25-Feb-2019 REPLACEMENT OF SUBSEA HOSE AT SHELL SINGLE BUOY MOORING Singapore SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT SAI KUNG Hong Kong EX-CYCLONE NOW WELL OFFSHORE Southern Queensland, Australia MODIFIED PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET Philadelphia, New Jersey & Delaware, United States Replacement of subsea...
February 25th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
22-Feb-2019 CYCLONE WEAKENED BUT FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN AGAIN Southern Queensland/Northern New South Wales, Australia SILT CURTAINS AT NORTH-EASTERN CORNER OF NEW YAU MA TEI TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong TEMPORARY WITHDRAWAL OF WEATHER BUOY SOUTHWEST OF SHA CHAU Hong Kong CONTAINER GROWTH PUSHES THROUGHPUT...
February 22nd, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
21-Feb-2019 TROPICAL CYCLONE OMA Queensland/New South Wales, Australia WORK-FREE DAY DECLARED AHEAD OF ELECTIONS Nigeria Tropical Cyclone Oma Thursday, February 21, 2019, Queensland/New South Wales, Australia A Cyclone Watch has been issued for coastal parts of southeast Queensland and northern New South...
February 21st, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
06-Feb-2019 ENGAGE TOWAGE JOINT VENTURE ANNOUNCED Melbourne, Australia WEATHER UPDATE (6 FEBRUARY 2019) North Queensland, Australia Engage Towage Joint Venture announced Wednesday, February 6, 2019, Melbourne, Australia Engage Marine Pty Ltd (Engage Marine) and Smit Lamnalco are pleased to announce...
February 6th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
23-Jan-2019 WEIGHT LIMITATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS Singapore TROPICAL LOW 12 U (UPDATE 3) Dampier, Australia CYCLONE RESPONSE PROCEDURE ACTIVATED Port Hedland, Australia Weight limitation of dangerous goods Wednesday, January 23, 2019, Singapore From 1 January 2019, the Notification relating to the Weight...
January 23rd, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Dec-2018 EXERCISING SAFETY AND VIGILANCE DURING FESTIVE SEASONS Singapore REMOVAL OF WRECK Hong Kong GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY AT PING CHAU Hong Kong PORT OPENED AFTER TSUNAMI Merak, Indonesia Exercising safety and vigilance during festive seasons Monday, December 24, 2018, Singapore The Maritime and Port...
December 24th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Wärtsilä introduces a lifeboat for buildings, a product that should never exist, at Slush Helsinki 2018

Wärtsilä introduces a lifeboat for buildings, a product that should never exist, at Slush Helsinki 2018
Lifeboats for buildings Wärtsilä Corporation 4 December 2018 at 08:00 AM EET – The technology group Wärtsilä launches a product at Slush Helsinki 2018 that should never see the light of day: a lifeboat for buildings. The lifeboats could be used in severe flooding and rising sea levels caused...
December 4th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More