Archive for the ‘Ports & Terminals’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
23-Mar-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 MARCH-6 APRIL 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 24 March-6 April 2019 Saturday, March 23, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 25 Mar (Mon) – Annunciation Day 25 Mar (Mon) – Greek Independence Day 3 Apr (Wed) –...
March 23rd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
22-Mar-2019 PORT DEVELOPMENT TO BOOST CRUISE SERVICE Benoa, Indonesia CATEGORY 2 TROPICAL CYCLONE TREVOR FORECAST TO INTENSIFY Northern Territory, Australia PORTS CLEARED FOR TROPICAL CYCLONE VERONICA Dampier & Port Hedland, Australia UNDERWATER NOISE SURVEY OF SOKO ISLANDS Hong Kong PLANNED SUSPENSION...
March 22nd, 2019 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Navis N4 TOS Selected to Enhance Terminal Operations & Support Customer-First Approach at North Carolina Ports

Navis N4 TOS Selected to Enhance Terminal Operations & Support Customer-First Approach at North Carolina Ports
Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, and the provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply chain, today announced that North Carolina Ports has selected the Navis N4 terminal operating...
March 22nd, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMO Events: Women, ports and facilitation (10 April); Making cross border trade simpler (11 April)

IMO Events: Women, ports and facilitation (10 April); Making cross border trade simpler (11 April)
Two key events are being held during the Facilitation Committee’s 43rd session (FAL 43, 8-12 April 2019) – and both are being livestreamed. http://www.imo.org/en/About/Events/Pages/portsandfacilitationevents2019.aspx Women, ports and facilitation (10 April) ​This special event on “Women,...
March 21st, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Mar-2019 MARINE WORKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THREE-RUNWAY SYSTEM NORTH OF AIRPORT Hong Kong MARINE WORKS AT NORTH POINT Hong Kong PORTS MONITORING TROPICAL LOW Dampier & Port Hedland, Australia Marine works for construction of three-runway system north of airport Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Hong Kong For...
March 19th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Award for latest generation CCS at Marseille Fos

From the awards ceremony  Award for latest generation CCS at Marseille Fos Cargo Community System (CCS) provider MGI and the Marseille Fos port authority have won the Digital Transformation Awards logistics category in recognition of the new generation system Ci5.  The award, from French magazine Solutions...
March 19th, 2019 | Awards, Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Mar-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 17-30 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 17-30 March 2019 Saturday, March 16, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 17 Mar (Sun) – St Patrick’s Day (Ireland 21 Mar (Sun) – Holi (India) 21 Mar (Sun) – Nauryz...
March 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem…

The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem…
John Faraclas The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem… What a week that was, eh! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 53 points earlier on today and 81 since last week’s 649! Geopolitics with the BREXIT saga enigmatically perplexed,  as well as with the unprecedented bankruptcy of...
March 15th, 2019 | Canals, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Lessons from Manila set to steer Interferry safety bid in developing nations

Lessons from Manila set to steer Interferry safety bid in developing nations
Johan Roos Lessons from Manila set to steer Interferry safety bid in developing nations A four-man team from global trade association Interferry will be in Manila from March 18-22 in the first stage of a project to study significant safety improvements in Philippines ferry operations and produce a ‘lessons...
March 15th, 2019 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

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
14-Mar-2019 MOODY’S UPGRADES CANAL’S LONG-TERM RATING Panama Canal, Panama TRAFFIC SUSPENSION Dardanelles, Turkey Moody’s upgrades Canal’s long-term rating Thursday, March 14, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the 20-year $450 million Senior Unsecured...
March 14th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
13-Mar-2019 ESTABLISHMENT OF A RESTRICTED AREA OFF CENTRAL AND WESTERN DISTRICT PROMENADE Hong Kong MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS (4TH UPDATE) Panama Canal, Panama Establishment of a Restricted Area off Central and Western District Promenade Wednesday, March 13, 2019, Hong Kong A restricted...
March 13th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable marine bio-fuel oil

World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable marine bio-fuel oil
Picture credit: CMA CGM World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable marine bio-fuel oil  •    Landmark refuelling scheduled for March 19th on a CMA CGM vessel, marks a major step towards the decarbonisation of ocean freight •    Second generation...
March 12th, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Logistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
11-Mar-2019 TUNG CHUNG NEW TOWN EXTENSION PROJECT CONSTRUCTION OF ECO-SHORELINE AT SIU HO WAN, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong MARINE INCIDENT AT BOSPHORUS STRAIT Tung Chung New Town Extension Project Construction of Eco-shoreline at Siu Ho Wan, Lantau Island Monday, March 11, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately...
March 11th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
08-Mar-2019 BORDERS & PORTS TO CLOSE FOR ELECTIONS Nigeria MARINE WORKS INSIDE EX-WAN CHAI PUBLIC CARGO WORKING AREA BASIN Hong Kong NEW DISCEPRANCY RATE FOR LNG CARGO HANDLING Turkey Borders & ports to close for elections Friday, March 8, 2019, Nigeria Due to the Governorship and State House...
March 8th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

BIFA issues warning about the perils of containers abandoned overseas

BIFA issues warning about the perils of containers abandoned overseas
Robert Keen BIFA issues warning about the perils of containers abandoned overseas The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is warning its members about the cost of containers abandoned overseas for which they may be...
March 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Containers, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Nearly one third of port professionals active in ESPO are women

Nearly one third of port professionals active in ESPO are women
Eamonn O’Reilly Nearly one third of port professionals active in ESPO are women 08 March 2019 Over the past year, ESPO has been monitoring the gender balance through the effective attendance of port professionals to the different meetings of the organisation. The outcome of this monitoring reveals...
March 8th, 2019 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
07-Mar-2019 HIGH WATER MEASURE ESTABLISHED Lower Mississippi River, United States High water measure established Thursday, March 7, 2019, Lower Mississippi River, United States When the Baton Rouge gauge reads above 43’, a U.S. Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) Measure is established for all...
March 7th, 2019 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SEA\LNG welcomes first North American port member

SEA\LNG welcomes first North American port member
LONDON, 7 March 2019: The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has joined SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is the federal agency of the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s...
March 7th, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL

Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL
.. Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL British Marine was saddened to hear that Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL, Founder of Sunseeker International, passed away in the early hours of this morning (7 March 2019) at the age of 75. He was the man behind one of the industry’s most iconic brands who...
March 7th, 2019 | Maritime Tourism, News, Obituaries, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Sports-Partner tie-up strengthens IEC Telecom’s focus on the Scandinavian yacht racing sector

Sports-Partner tie-up strengthens IEC Telecom’s focus on the Scandinavian yacht racing sector
Alf Stian Mauritz,CEO of IEC Telecom Norway Sports-Partner tie-up strengthens IEC Telecom’s focus on the Scandinavian yacht racing sector Global satellite communications solutions provider IEC Telecom has underlined its commitment to the burgeoning Scandinavian yacht racing sector by teaming up with...
March 7th, 2019 | Communication, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
 06-Mar-2019 AIRPORT CLOSURE FOR BALINESE NEW YEAR Bali, Indonesia REPAIR OF DAMAGED REVETMENTS OFF PA-WATER VENTURE SEMBAWANG Singapore Airport closure for Balinese New Year Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Bali, Indonesia Due to Silent Day (Nyepi), which marks the Balinese New Year, I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport...
March 6th, 2019 | Aviation, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Marseille Fos backs Blockchain bid for hinterland logistics boost

Marseille Fos backs Blockchain bid for hinterland logistics boost
View of the Marseille port  Marseille Fos backs Blockchain bid for hinterland logistics boost The Marseille Fos port authority is among financial backers of a Blockchain technology pilot scheme that aims to demonstrate enhanced freight logistics on the Mediterranean-Rhone-Saone (MeRS) axis. Due on stream...
March 6th, 2019 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Divining the future of the port market – Transport Week 2019 kicks off in Gdynia

Divining the future of the port market – Transport Week 2019 kicks off in Gdynia
… Divining the future of the port market – Transport Week 2019 kicks off in Gdynia Around 200 participants gathered during the first day of the ninth edition of the Transport Weeek conference. The event, held at the Courtyard by Marriott Waterfront hotel in Gdynia, Poland, on 5-7 March, 2019,...
March 6th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports
Wärtsilä’s Vessel Traffic Service solution will increase both efficiency and safety for two Portuguese ports. Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports Wärtsilä Corporation,  6 March 2019 at 10 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully...
March 6th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More