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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Oct-2018 REPAIR WORKS AT THE COAST OF SENTOSA ISLAND Singapore REMOTE OPERATION OF BRIDGE Delaware River, United States Repair works at the coast of Sentosa Island Friday, October 19, 2018, Singapore From 22 October 2018 to 21 April 2019, repair works will be carried out at the coast of Sentosa Island. According...
October 19th, 2018 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

News from port of Marseille Fos

News from port of Marseille Fos
.. QUECHEN SILICON CHEMICAL, the world’s 3rd-largest manufacturer of silica for green tires, has signed a ground lease to build its new European factory in Fos-sur-Mer in the South of France. The largest Chinese industrial investment for a new factory in France has taken another major step forward...
October 19th, 2018 | Construction, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO congratulates Port of Valencia, Ports of Bremen, Port of Moerdijk and Port of Tangier for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Valencia, Ports of Bremen, Port of Moerdijk and Port of Tangier for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
Isabelle Ryckbost 19 October 2018 – ESPO congratulates Port of Valencia (Spain), Ports of Bremen (Germany), Port of Moerdijk (Netherlands) and Port of Tangier (Morocco) for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). Isabelle Ryckbost, ESPO’s Secretary General, and Sotiris...
October 19th, 2018 | Awards, Environment, Events, Ports & Terminals | Read More

RMT announces dispute with P&O Dover over attack on sickness procedures

RMT announces dispute with P&O Dover over attack on sickness procedures
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT has announced that it is in dispute with P&O Dover after it unilaterally imposed and refused to withdraw a new sickness procedure. The union wrote to P&O asking the company to withdraw their sickness toolkit policy until such time as a formal agreement can be agreed...
October 19th, 2018 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
18-Oct-2018 MARINE WORKS AT MA TAU KOK Hong Kong HARBOUR DUES AT CNOOC TIANJIN LNG TERMINAL Tianjin, China Marine works at Ma Tau Kok Thursday, October 18, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 30 months, marine works involving construction of temporary reclamation, reinstatement and dredging of seabed,...
October 18th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IAPH to present climate-related initiatives to IMO

IAPH to present climate-related initiatives to IMO
Dr. Antonis Michail Valencia, 18th October 2018 With the upcoming IMO MEPC73 meeting in London next week focussing on an action plan to reduce shipping-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) will present its climate-related work to the IMO in...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities

ESPO publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities
Isabelle Ryckbost 18 October 2018 – ESPO presented yesterday its annual Environmental Report for 2018 at the GreenPort Congress in Valencia. The ESPO Environmental Report includes environmental performance benchmark indicators as well as the Top 10 Environmental Priorities of the European...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

GAC wins The Maritime Standard Awards 2018 Transportation & Logistics accolade

GAC wins The Maritime Standard Awards 2018 Transportation & Logistics accolade
Ronald Lichtenecker, Managing Director of GAC Dubai, receives the Transportation & Logistics Award in The Maritime Standard Awards 2018. Dubai, UAE 18 October 2018 – The GAC Group has won the Transportation & Logistics title in the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent’s premiere shipping...
October 18th, 2018 | Awards, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Oct-2018 REPLACEMENT OF FENDERS Singapore MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT JUNK BAY Hong Kong CROSS HARBOUR SWIMMING RACES Hong Kong Replacement of fenders Wednesday, October 17, 2018, Singapore The working period for the replacement of fenders at Punggol Jetty has been revised. According to the Maritime...
October 17th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Bavaria Yachts is relying on 100 percent “Made in Giebelstadt”

Bavaria Yachts is relying on 100 percent “Made in Giebelstadt”
Pressing the restart button at Bavaria Yachts and activating the demoulding of the first hull in the production line-  l to r: Dr. Tobias Brinkmann, Dr. Ralph Kudla, Kai Brandes, Erik Appel and Christian Hartmann); Photo credit: Bavaria Yachts Bavaria Yachts is relying on 100 percent “Made in Giebelstadt” Reinforcement...
October 17th, 2018 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Oct-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT LAI CHI WO Hong Kong MOORING/UNMOORING OF VESSELS AT TUAS FINGER ONE PROJECT Singapore RECLAMATION WORK AT TUAS VIEW, OFF TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore Marine site investigation at Lai Chi Wo Tuesday, October 16, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 4 months, marine...
October 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Oct-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO HAINAN DAO Hong Kong TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT FORMER KAI TAK AIRPORT RUNWAY Hong Kong Yacht race from Hong Kong to Hainan Do Monday, October 15, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race from Hong Kong to Hainan Dao will take place on 18 October 2018 (Thursday). About...
October 15th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ChartCo and MeteoGroup announce long-term partnership agreement

ChartCo and MeteoGroup announce long-term partnership agreement
OneOcean weather and route optimisation ChartCo selects MeteoGroup to integrate leading weather services into its OneOcean platform Enfield/London – 15 October 2018 – ChartCo, the leading global supplier of maritime digital data and compliance services, has selected MeteoGroup to deliver its...
October 15th, 2018 | Chartering, Technology, Weather | Read More

Long standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call

Long standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call
Aerial view of Liverpool The Port of Liverpool has demonstrated the strength of its relationships with China by announcing it will welcome a vessel call from COSCO on Wednesday 17 October. The MV Jork will call at Liverpool after a stop in Rotterdam before returning with UK exports. Once in Liverpool...
October 15th, 2018 | Container shipping, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GAC-owned office now open in Panama

GAC-owned office now open in Panama
As part of GAC Group’s growth strategy across the Americas region, a GAC-owned office is now operational in Panama, providing a wide range of shipping services to vessels calling at Panamanian ports or transiting the Panama Canal.  The Panama Canal links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, permitting...
October 15th, 2018 | Canals, Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Italy and the Dominican Republic claim final Sailing golds at the Youth Olympic Games

Italy and the Dominican Republic claim final Sailing golds at the Youth Olympic Games
.. Sofia Tomasoni (ITA) and Deury Corniel (DOM) won gold in the Kiteboarding on the last day of the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Two dramatic winner-takes-all finals saw a remarkable double silver medal awarded on both occasions, with racers in...
October 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Argentina win Nacra 15 gold at home Youth Olympic Games

Argentina win Nacra 15 gold at home Youth Olympic Games
.. Dante Cittadini and Teresa Romairone (ARG) won gold in the Mixed Nacra 15 fleet in front of a packed Club Nautico San Isidro at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, Buenos Aires, Argentina. On home waters, and in a variety of conditions, the Argentinians sailed consistently throughout the week and...
October 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Greece and Italy claim Windsurfing gold at the Youth Olympic Games

Greece and Italy claim Windsurfing gold at the Youth Olympic Games
Alexandros Kalpogiannakis Alexandros Kalpogiannakis (GRE) and Giorgia Speciale (ITA) became the first sailors to take the title of 2018 Youth Olympic Champions at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, held out of Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The first Medal Races in Sailing were...
October 13th, 2018 | Events, News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Oct-2018 PORT CONDITION WHISKEY (MODIFIED) SET Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware, United States BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT ABERDEEN SOUTH TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT CHAI WAN CARGO HANDLING BASIN Hong Kong TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR YACHT RACES Bosphorus,...
October 12th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Transnet NPA tests helicopter service at Port of Cape Town

Transnet NPA tests helicopter service at Port of Cape Town
TNPA tested a helicopter service to transfer marine pilots at the Port of Cape Town recently, with aircraft making use of the grass and parking area in front of TNPA’s Cape Town administration building [Cape Town, South Africa, 12 October 2018] Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is exploring...
October 12th, 2018 | Aviation, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Transnet Update on Attracting New Terminal Operators into Island View Precinct

Transnet Update on Attracting New Terminal Operators into Island View Precinct
Island View Precinct Transnet Updates Industry on Process of Attracting New Terminal Operators into Port of Durban’s Island View Precinct [Durban, South Africa, 11 October 2018]  Transnet National Ports Authority (“TNPA”) today outlined progress in implementation of its Island View Precinct Strategy,...
October 12th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

ABP backs Women in Maritime Charter

ABP backs Women in Maritime Charter
From left: Henrik Pedersen with Nusrat Ghani, the UK’s Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, at the launch event UK port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) has thrown its weight behind a new initiative focused on recruiting more women into the maritime sector. The company has...
October 12th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Russian and Israeli windsurfers continue fight for medals at the Youth Olympic Games

Russian and Israeli windsurfers continue fight for medals at the Youth Olympic Games
Tomer Vardimon Ahead of Friday’s Medal Race, the battle to claim a spot on the podium amplified in the Windsurfing class at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Shifting winds on the coldest day of the week so far brought new challenges for the...
October 12th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
11-Oct-2018 PORTS RE-OPENED AFTER MICHAEL MAKES LANDFALL Mobile, Pascagoula & Gulfport, United States EARTHQUAKES ROCK EAST JAVA, BALI & PAPUA NEW GUINEA Indonesia & Papua New Guinea Ports re-opened after Michael makes landfall Thursday, October 11, 2018, Mobile, Pascagoula & Gulfport,...
October 11th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC Laser appointed as exclusive onsite freight agent for AAD2018 expo

GAC Laser appointed as exclusive onsite freight agent for AAD2018 expo
Paramount’s FLASH helicopter on display at the AAD2018 expo. Entrusted with expert handling of sensitive cargo for defence gathering Pretoria, South Africa, 11 October 2018 – GAC Laser Specialised Logistics pulled out all the stops to ensure smooth handling of dangerous goods and other defence-related...
October 11th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Military, Ship Agencies | Read More