Archive for the ‘Ports & Terminals’ Category

Inchcape Shipping Services appointed agents for COSCO SHIPPING Lines in Papua New Guinea

Inchcape Shipping Services appointed agents for COSCO SHIPPING Lines in Papua New Guinea
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is delighted to announce that it has secured a new liner agency contract with COSCO Shipping Lines in Papua New Guinea (PNG). ISS Regional Manager Gary Hailwood will manage the contract alongside a dedicated team based in Lae, the second largest city in PNG. Support will...
November 24th, 2017 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Nov-2017 AROUND THE ISLAND ROWING BOAT RACE AND CANOE RACES Hong Kong STRONG WINDS HALT PORT OPS Dammam, Saudi Arabia PORT CLOSED FOR BERTHING AND SAILING Jubail, Saudi Arabia CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR WORKING ARRANGEMENTS ANNOUNCED Melbourne, Australia Around the Island Rowing...
November 23rd, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Weather | Read More

Emergency planning exercise tests security at Port of Blyth

Emergency planning exercise tests security at Port of Blyth
The Port of Blyth The Port of Blyth recently held a multi-agency exercise, facilitated by State 21 Ltd.  The exercise involving police, fire and rescue, the Border Force, along with Port of Blyth staff and Reay Security, tested both the port’s preparedness for emergencies and in particular their response...
November 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Double triumph for GAC at Global Freight Awards

Double triumph for GAC at Global Freight Awards
GAC Pindar’s Beth King with the Specialist Freight Solutions Provider award and Group Sales Director, Neil Godfrey, with the Project/Heavylift Forwarder prize. Group recognised for their project, marine sport, leisure and events logistics excellence Grangemouth, United Kingdom, 23 November 2017 –...
November 23rd, 2017 | Awards, Events, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Sports | Read More

European ports welcome the EP Transport Committee vote for a stronger CEF budget

European ports welcome the EP Transport Committee vote for a stronger CEF budget
This morning, the Transport Committee (TRAN) of the European Parliament voted its opinion on the Multi-Annual financial Framework after 2020 (Marinescu report). Isabelle Ryckbost The Transport MEPs voted in favour of an updated and more effective Connecting Europe Facility. They have asked for an increased...
November 23rd, 2017 | European Union, Finance, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  22-Nov-2017 CHANNEL RESTRICTION FOR PIPELINE REMOVAL Neches River, United States Channel restriction for pipeline removal Wednesday, November 22, 2017, Neches River, United States Pipeline removal operations will begin on Friday, November 24, 2017 in the vicinity of Enterprise...
November 22nd, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GMI partners with Rai Amsterdam to deliver the first edition of the European marina valuation and investment seminar

GMI partners with Rai Amsterdam to deliver the first edition of the European marina valuation and investment seminar
John Hogan CMP, Chairman of the Global Marina Institute METSTRADE provided the ideal setting for the first outing of the GMI marina valuation and investment seminar on Monday 13 November. Delegates from the UK, Italy, Netherlands, France, Montenegro and the Middle East took part to discuss key topics...
November 22nd, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marinas | Read More

Intermodal Europe 2017 – The Smart Shipping Revolution; what does the future look like?

Intermodal Europe 2017 – The Smart Shipping Revolution; what does the future look like?
… The developments in information and communication technology, such as The Internet of Things, blockchain technology, tracking, sensors and big data, are dramatically transforming the container shipping market today, allowing for greater transparency within the shipping supply chain and providing...
November 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Freight forwarders call for investment

Freight forwarders call for investment
Robert Keen Ahead of today’s UK Budget, leading trade association, the British International Freight Association [www.bifa.org], is calling on the Chancellor to do more for the UK’s freight and logistics sector. Robert Keen, BIFA’s Director General says: “The economic outlook in the run...
November 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Markets, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  21-Nov-2017 HIGH WINDS HALT PORT ACTIVITY Jeddah & Yanbu, Saudi Arabia High winds halt port activity Tuesday, November 21, 2017, Jeddah & Yanbu, Saudi Arabia Marine movement at Jeddah port was stopped at 0810 hours local time today (21 November), due to high and unstable...
November 21st, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Conference highlights importance of industry collaboration to boost shipping and trade investment

Conference highlights importance of industry collaboration to boost shipping and trade investment
Participants, officials and speakers* Abu Dhabi – The 3rd Annual The Maritime Standard Ship Finance & Trade Conference, held at the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, assembled a high quality panel of speakers, from a wide variety of backgrounds, to discuss and debate the key issues and...
November 20th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  18-Nov-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 19 NOVEMBER-2 DECEMBER 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 19 November-2 December 2017 Saturday, November 18, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 19 Nov (Sun) – Sultan’s Birthday (Oman) 22...
November 18th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  17-Nov-2017 CYPRUS RELATED SANCTIONS Turkey PORT CLOSED Ningbo,China Cyprus related sanctions Friday, November 17, 2017, Turkey With the Turkish embargo still in force, shipowners/ship managers may at any time find their interests seriously prejudiced in case there is any...
November 17th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sanctions | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  16-Nov-2017 CANOE RACES FROM CLEAR WATER BAY TO STANLEY MAIN BEACH Hong Kong PROHIBITION OF VESSELS ARRIVING FROM/CALLING AT CRIMEAN PORTS Turkey Canoe Races from Clear Water Bay to Stanley Main Beach Thursday, November 16, 2017, Hong Kong Canoe races will take place during...
November 16th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sanctions, Sports | Read More

New legal commentary on CMR uncovers Danish and international jurisprudence

New legal commentary on CMR uncovers Danish and international jurisprudence
Ulla Fabricius The inclusion of additional protocols to the CMR Convention in Danish legislation gave access to the possibility of establishing electronic freight agreements and communications for international road transport in Denmark. Lawyer and partner Ulla Fabricius has prepared a new legal commentary...
November 16th, 2017 | Insight, Land Trasnport, Legal, Logistics, Person Profiles, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  15-Nov-2017 PROPOSED TEMPORARY SAFETY ZONE Delaware River, United States CREW CHANGES CEASE Port Latta, Australia Proposed temporary safety zone Wednesday, November 15, 2017, Delaware River, United States The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the...
November 15th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Inland Waterway Transport and Ports ask Europe for an ambitious policy action plan and continuity in funding

Inland Waterway Transport and Ports ask Europe for an ambitious policy action plan and continuity in funding
l to r: Theresia Hacksteiner (EBU), Karin de Schepper (INE), Alexander van den Bosch (EFIP), MEP Wim van de Camp, Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc, Hester Duursema (ESO) 15 November 2017 – Today, a coalition of inland waterway transport (IWT) and ports has handed over a declaration with...
November 15th, 2017 | Canals, European Union, Inland Waterways, News, Organisations, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  14-Nov-2017 LIGHT BEACON REPAIR WORKS Hong Kong SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF WAH FU Hong Kong REGULATIONS FOR ECA (EMISSION CONTROL AREAS) China Light beacon repair works Tuesday, November 14, 2017, Hong Kong For approximately 4 months, repair works for a light...
November 14th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Europort confirms role as international maritime business hub

Europort confirms role as international maritime business hub
Europort’s vital role as a hub for global maritime business was reflected in its continuing attractiveness to international visitors and a series of business deals signed while the 2017 event was in session. From the exhibition’s entrance… A busy four days in Rotterdam starting 7 November...
November 14th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The path to glory

The path to glory
– ETA for Ian Lipinski, Tuesday 14 at around 15:00 UTC – Vedran Kabalin’s boat has dismasted – 500 miles of lateral separation between the competitors’ most extreme options Less than twenty-four hours from the finish, Ian Lipinski looks to be heading towards an historic double....
November 13th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  13-Nov-2017 NEW INTERMODAL TERMINAL OPENS IN DECEMBER Gothenburg, Sweden BULKHEAD REMOVAL WORKS Hong Kong BERTHAGE/ANCHORAGE DISCOUNT CANCELLED North China New intermodal terminal opens in December Monday, November 13, 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden Operations at the intermodal...
November 13th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

A friend indeed

A friend indeed
To note: – The front runners expected to make landfall in Martinique on Tuesday 14 – Aurélien Poisson becomes a dad while racing – Tricks for boosting competitors’ morale Whilst the fleet carves out a route between the latest squalls in what is a very shifty trade wind, each of the...
November 12th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing Council looks to the future

World Sailing Council looks to the future
A week of discussion and debate from delegates at World Sailing’s Annual Conference in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico culminated in a two-day meeting of World Sailing’s Council.   The submissions that proposed change, made in advance of the conference and the subsequent recommendations made by...
November 12th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing launches revolutionary eSailing World Championships

World Sailing launches revolutionary eSailing World Championships
.. World Sailing, the world governing body, has moved into the world of eSports with the launch of the first virtual World Sailing Championships. In partnership with the leading digital sailing platform, Virtual Regatta, the eSailing World Championships will be held every year starting from 2018. The...
November 11th, 2017 | Associations, Communication, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Nov-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 12-25 NOVEMBER 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 12-25 November 2017 Saturday, November 11, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 15 Nov (Wed) – Proclamation of the Republic (Brazil) 18 Nov (Sat)...
November 11th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More