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

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

Hot port News from GAC

Hot port News from GAC
  01-Sep-2017 PORT CONDITIONS RETURNING TO NORMAL Lake Charles, United States SEA PORT CONDITION RECOVERY SET Beaumont/Port Arthur/Orange/Lake Charles, United States PORT OPEN WITH RESTRICTIONS Corpus Christi, United States TROPICAL DEPRESSION MAWAR Hong Kong PORT CONDITION RECOVERY SET...
September 1st, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, European Union, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  30-Aug-2017 EID-EL-KABIR PUBLIC HOLIDAYS Nigeria HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODING Mumbai, India TROPICAL STORM HARVEY UPDATE (30 AUGUST) Texas/Louisiana coast, United States Eid-el-Kabir public holidays Wednesday, August 30, 2017, Nigeria The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Friday...
August 30th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Falling Dry Market; Wet “re-surfacing”… and Geopolitical Blues…

Falling Dry Market; Wet “re-surfacing”… and Geopolitical Blues…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) despite a short lived “rebound” fell six points since last Friday and now reads 1,203. The Wets due to the Geopolitical and Natural disaster events are on the rise. Geopolitics might take a sour turn… John Faraclas daily recap: After a long weekend coupled...
August 29th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  29-Aug-2017 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF SHA TAU KOK Hong Kong REPAIR WORKS FOR NORTH POINT VEHICULAR FERRY PIER Hong Kong PORT CONDITION ZULU SET Beaumont/Port Arthur/Orange /Lake Charles, United States TROPICAL STORM HARVEY UPDATE (29 AUGUST) Corpus Christi, United States Submarine...
August 29th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  28-Aug-2017 DREDGING AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINAL 9 SOUTH Hong Kong LOCKS LANE OUTAGE AND THE TRANSIT RESERVATION SYSTEM Panama Canal, Panama MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama CLOSURE OF STRAIT FOR BRIDGE WORK Kerch Strait, Russia IMPACT OF HURRICANE...
August 28th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  25-Aug-2017 DESIGNATED BUNKERING AREAS IN CANAL WATERS Panama Canal, Panama CANOE RACE Hong Kong VESSEL BOARDINGS SUSPENDED Houston, United States BOARDINGS SUSPENDED AT SB BUOY Beaumont/Port Arthur, United States PORT CONDITION ZULU SET AS HARVEY STRENGTHENS Houston, United States Designated...
August 25th, 2017 | Bunkering, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sports, Weather | Read More