Archive for the ‘Ports & Terminals’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Jun-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 25 JUNE-8 JULY 2017 Worldwide OBJECT IN TURNING BASIN Wilmington, United States World Holidays: 25 June-8 July 2017 Saturday, June 24, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 26 Jun (Mon) –...
June 24th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
23-Jun-2017 TEMPORARY DIVERSION OF THE TUNG CHUNG BUOYED CHANNEL Hong Kong REINSTATEMENT OF LIGHT BUOY WEST OF AIRPORT Hong Kong Temporary Diversion of the Tung Chung Buoyed Channel Friday, June 23, 2017, Hong Kong From 25 June 2017 until 7 August 2017, a section of the buoyed...
June 23rd, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

“Survival” sailing at the Para Worlds

“Survival” sailing at the Para Worlds
Australian 24 sailor Matthew Bugg Whatever wind was lacking on Thursday at the 2017 Para World Sailing Championships certainly wasn’t on Friday, as the breeze turned up several notches, pushing sailors into “survival” mode.   A strong 16 – 17 knot westerly breeze, gusting 28, swept across...
June 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Can the Can test, advises ABTO

Can the Can test,  advises ABTO
  Professor Mike Bradley: “Such rudimentary testing is inadequate.” The Association of Bulk Terminal Operators has called for a complete overhaul of the cargo sampling and liquefaction testing protocols for raw ores and less common cargoes, such as nickel ore, fine wet coal and bauxite.   Professor...
June 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Abu Dhabi Ports signs concession agreement to develop, manage and operate Fujairah Port

Abu Dhabi Ports signs concession agreement to develop, manage and operate Fujairah Port
… Under the Patronage and Presence of H.H Sheikh Hamad Bin Mohammad Al Sharqi, Ruler of Fujairah 35-year concession agreement with the Fujairah Port, grants Abu Dhabi Ports exclusive rights to develop port infrastructure and undertake operations for containers, general cargo, RoRo and cruise...
June 23rd, 2017 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Superyacht UK Young Designer crafts exclusive yacht for smash hit Sky Atlantic drama ‘Riviera’

Superyacht UK Young Designer crafts exclusive yacht for smash hit Sky Atlantic drama ‘Riviera’
Designs for ECTHETA Former crowned Superyacht UK Young Designer, Dastinas Steponenas, has unveiled an eye-catching superyacht called ECTHETA designed in honour of new Sky Atlantic series, ‘Riviera’. The winner of the 2016 edition of the prestigious design competition was hand-picked to design an...
June 23rd, 2017 | Film Industry, Yachting | Read More

Two new Damen tugs for Rimorchiatori Riuniti

Two new Damen tugs for Rimorchiatori Riuniti
The Damen ASD Tug 2913 “Danimarca” Italian tug operator Rimorchiatori Riuniti has continued to expand its fleet with the deliveries of two new Damen tugs; an ASD 2913 called Danimarca and an ASD 2411 called Columbia. The delivery of the Danimarca took place in Genoa on 14 June 2017. This...
June 23rd, 2017 | Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
22-Jun-2017 PORTS STILL CLOSED DUE TO STORM Beaumont, Port Arthur & Lake Charles, United States SUPPLY OF PROVISIONS, SPARES, TOOLS & EQUIPMENT Sharjah, United Arab Emirates Ports still closed due to storm Thursday, June 22, 2017, Beaumont, Port Arthur & Lake Charles,...
June 22nd, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Stores and Provisions, Taxation, Weather | Read More

What a difference a day makes

What a difference a day makes
German Sailor 24 Heiko Kroger After the opening day of the 2017 Para World Sailing Championships was blessed with gorgeous sunshine and a 7-9 knot breeze, albeit shifty, Thursday was a massive contrast.   The day had a bit of everything. There were grey skies, heavy showers and no breeze in the morning....
June 22nd, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
21-Jun-2017 RESTRICTIONS AHEAD OF STORM LANDFALL New Orleans, United States PORT CONDITION X-RAY SET Beaumont, Port Arthur, Orange & Lake Charles, United States Restrictions ahead of storm landfall Wednesday, June 21, 2017, New Orleans, United States In anticipation of...
June 21st, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Evergreen rolls out sea freight services for Alibaba.com members

Evergreen rolls out sea freight services for Alibaba.com members
An Evergreen containerhsip June 21, 2017 — Evergreen Line has teamed up with Alibaba.com, a leading wholesale marketplace for global trade under Alibaba Group, to provide Alibaba.com members with the option of booking sea freight services online with guaranteed space and prices. Evergreen Line has...
June 21st, 2017 | Consumers Market, IT and Communications, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Thuraya IP M2M Service launched to connect the Internet of Remote Things

Thuraya IP M2M Service launched to connect the Internet of Remote Things
… The new service enables applications in utilities, logistics, oil and gas, and renewable energy DUBAI, UAE, 21 June, 2017 – Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the launch of the Thuraya IP M2M Service to support high volume, high throughput machine-to-machine (M2M) applications....
June 21st, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Gas, IT and Communications, Logistics, Oil Industry | Read More

39 nations ready to race at the Para World Sailing Championships

39 nations ready to race at the Para World Sailing Championships
Matt Bugg of Australia in the 24 Norlin OD The Para World Sailing Championships have opened in Kiel, Germany with more than 80 sailors from 39 nations registered to sail across three classes. Paralympic medallists, world champions, offshore sailors and sailors from eight new nations will race in the...
June 20th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
20-Jun-2017 MARINE WORKS IN THE HUNG HOM FAIRWAY Hong Kong PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET Beaumont/Port Arthur/Orange/Lake Charles, USA Marine works in the Hung Hom Fairway Tuesday, June 20, 2017, Hong Kong From 23 June and for approximately 8 months, marine works involving dredging,...
June 20th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Southampton Boat Show welcomes TheYachtMarket.com as official title sponsor

Southampton Boat Show welcomes TheYachtMarket.com as official title sponsor
l to r: Richard W. Roberts, CEO & Founder of TheYachtMarket.com, and Grant Burgham, Head of Commercial at British Marine, celebrate new partnership British Marine Boat Shows is delighted to announce a partnership deal with TheYachtMarket.com for the world-class Southampton Boat Show. The two-year...
June 20th, 2017 | Exhibitions, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Jun-2017 NEW MOORING, MOVING & UNMOORING CHARGES Cairns & Mourilyan, Australia FOUR-DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY Turkey New mooring, moving & unmooring charges Monday, June 19, 2017, Cairns & Mourilyan, Australia North Queensland Shipping Services (NQ Shipping Services...
June 19th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Jun-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18 JUNE-1 JULY 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 18 June-1 July 2017 Saturday, June 17, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 19 Jun (Mon) – Trinidad Labour Day 23 Jun (Fri) – Midsummer’s...
June 17th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Jun-2017 SEA DREDGING MAINTENANCE PROJECT Philadelphia, United States INCREASE IN ARRIVALS AND DEMAND FOR BOOKING SLOTS Panama Canal, Panama Sea Dredging Maintenance Project Friday, June 16, 2017, Philadelphia, United States The Coast Guard is establishing three safety zones...
June 16th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

DNV GL awards Kawasaki Heavy Industries AiP for new non-spherical (MOSS) LNG tank

DNV GL awards Kawasaki Heavy Industries AiP for new non-spherical (MOSS) LNG tank
KHI’s new non-spherical (MOSS) tank is a IMO Independent Type B LNG tank that has been developed for use in 180KM3 LNG carriers. Credit: KHI Tokyo, 7 June 2017: DNV GL has awarded Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd (KHI) an Approval in Principle (AiP) for their newly developed non-spherical (MOSS)...
June 16th, 2017 | Awards, Canals, Classification Societies, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  15-Jun-2017 LOCKS LANE AND CULVERT OUTAGES Panama Canal, Panama REDUCTION OF RATES FOR CONTAINER SHIPS TO CONTINUE UNTIL YEAR-END Suez Canal, Egypt Locks lane and culvert outages Thursday, June 15, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama Beginning at 1800 hours, Monday, June 19, 2017,...
June 15th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

London Tech Week – Maritime Tech: UK maritime technology – Smart Green Shipping

London Tech Week – Maritime Tech: UK maritime technology – Smart Green Shipping
There’s a popular view that the maritime sector is somehow stuck in its ways and resistant to change. But a quick look at some of the innovative and unique companies that make up the UK’s remarkably broad maritime sector would soon dispel that idea. To mark London Tech Week, Maritime UK has been...
June 15th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Aviation, Environment, News, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Puerto Lirquen Terminal Improves Service Following Successful Upgrade to Navis N4

Puerto Lirquen Terminal Improves Service Following Successful Upgrade to Navis N4
Terminal relies on Navis’ agile software system to help optimize resources, increase volume of cargo and reduce operating costs  Oakland, CA— June 15, 2017—Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency...
June 15th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Jun-2017 ATTEMPT TO REFLOAT GROUNDED VESSEL, CHANNEL REMAINS OPEN New Orleans, United States Attempt to refloat grounded vessel, channel remains open Wednesday, June 14, 2017, New Orleans, United States Due to the grounding and attempt to refloat the M/V GLORY TRADER at MM...
June 14th, 2017 | Canals, Groundings, Inland Waterways, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
13-Jun-2017 LINE HANDLING & WHARFAGE CHARGES Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal, Australia SUMMER WORKING HOURS Abu Dhabi ports, United Arab Emirates Line Handling & Wharfage charges Tuesday, June 13, 2017, Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal, Australia Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal...
June 13th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ORBCOMM acquires inthinc, INC.

ORBCOMM acquires inthinc, INC.
Accelerates ORBCOMM’s entry into the fleet management market by adding best-in-class vehicle telematics and driver safety solutions to its IoT offering Rochelle Park, NJ, June 13, 2017 – ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a leading global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things...
June 13th, 2017 | Automobiles, IT and Communications, Land Trasnport, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technical, Technology | Read More