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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Sep-2018 CONSTRUCTION OF SHORE RAMP & REPLACEMENT OF SUBMARINE CABLES Singapore PORT OPERATIONS RESUMING AFTER MANGKHUT Hong Kong Construction of shore ramp & replacement of submarine cables Monday, September 17, 2018, Singapore The working period for the construction a shore ramp and replacement...
September 17th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Sep-2018 HURRICANE SIGNAL HOISTED FOR SUPER TYPHOON MANGKHUT Hong Kong Hurricane Signal hoisted for Super Typhoon MANGKHUT Sunday, September 16, 2018, Hong Kong The Hurricane Signal, No. 10, was hoisted in Hong Kong at 09.00 hours local time today (16 September) as Severe Typhoon MANGKHUT was located...
September 16th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Considerations for vessels transiting and calling ports in areas affected by hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones

Considerations for vessels transiting and calling ports in areas affected by hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones
Following from the American Club’s Managers the Shipowners Claims Bureau, Inc.: As Members are no doubt aware, the peak season for hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones in the northern hemisphere occurs between July and October. Vessels trading in regions affected by these extreme weather events are...
September 14th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, P and I Clubs, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Sep-2018 MARINE SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS OFF WEST JURONG CHANNEL Singapore SUPER TYPHOON MANGKHUT Hong Kong PORT READINESS CONDITION YANKEE SET Savannah, United States ESTABLISHMENT OF SILT CURTAIN AT RAMBLER CHANNEL Hong Kong FLORENCE MAKES LANDFALL NEAR WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NORTH CAROLINA North &...
September 14th, 2018 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
13-Sep-2018 CONSTRUCTION OF JETTIES OFF JURONG ISLAND CAUSEWAY Singapore PORT STILL OPEN DESPITE FIGHTING Hodeidah, Yemen DISTURBANCE IN GULF OF MEXICO: PORT CONDITION X-RAY SET Brownsville, Corpus Christi and Victoria, United States BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG MEASURES Australia MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION...
September 13th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Sep-2018 MARINE SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS NEAR BANYAN BASIN Singapore TROPICAL STORM BARIJAT Hong Kong FLORENCE EXPECTED TO BRING LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGES & RAINFALL Southeast Coast, Carolinas & Mid-Atlantic States, United States PORTS CLOSED AHEAD OF FLORENCE Wilmington & Morehead...
September 12th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
11-Sep-2018 PROHIBITION ON VESSELS TRANSITING, ANCHORING, OR REMAINING IN AREA OFF MARINA BARRAGE Singapore HURRICANE FLORENCE TO MAKE LANDFALL LATER THIS WEEK United States East Coast MODIFIED PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET AHEAD OF HURRICANE FLORENCE Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware, United States HURRICANE...
September 11th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

The BDI’s fall continues; so what…

The BDI’s fall continues; so what…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 36 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,477 – below the 1,500 point threshold… Geopolitics still messy and the massacre of civilians spreads… John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capes were down and below the 2,500 point mark, an issue...
September 5th, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Aug-2018 MARKED RECOVERY IN CONTAINER VOLUMES Gothenburg, Sweden SAFETY ZONE FOR FIREWORKS DISPLAY Lower Mississippi River, United States HURRICANE LANE MOVING NORTH, CATASTROPHIC FLOODING ON BIG ISLAND Hawaii, United States Marked recovery in container volumes Friday, August 24, 2018, Gothenburg,...
August 24th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
09-Aug-2018 TYPHOON NOTICE Hong Kong PORT OPERATIONS UNAFFECTED BY SECOND EARTHQUAKE Lombok, Indonesia Typhoon notice Thursday, August 9, 2018, Hong Kong It is reported that the tropical cyclone over the central and northern parts of the South China Sea will move in the general direction towards the...
August 9th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Final chance to enter nominations for the IMRF Awards 2018

Final chance to enter nominations for the IMRF Awards 2018
… The IMRF Awards offer an invaluable way to raise awareness of the excellent work done by all those involved in maritime search and rescue “There are just a few days left before the deadline for nominations for the IMRF Awards 2018 on Tuesday 31 July. Nominations can be made online (http://www.imrfawards.org/nomination-form-imrf-awards)...
July 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Events, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Calling for more nominations for the IMRF Awards

Calling for more nominations for the IMRF Awards
. Anyone with knowledge of an individual or team that has been made an exceptional contribution to maritime search and rescue is being urged to submit an entry for theInternational Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) Awards now.  Theresa Crossley, CEO IMRF says: “Entries are coming in from around...
July 6th, 2018 | Awards, Charity, Communication, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

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