Archive for the ‘Canals’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  20-Feb-2018 DREDGING OPERATIONS OFF KWUN TONG TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong LOCK CHAMBER CLOSED AFTER COLLISION Kiel Canal, Germany
February 20th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
      15 February 2018 TEMPORARY PORT CLOSURE DUE TO STRONG WIND Dammam, Saudi Arabia VESSEL STEERING FAILURE & GROUNDING  Suez Canal, Egypt HIGH WINDS & BAD WEATHER HALT PORT OPS Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG Beaumont, United States AGREEMENT...
February 15th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

TMG wins contract to operate water taxis on the Brahmaputra in India

TMG wins contract to operate water taxis on the Brahmaputra in India
From left: Capt Malcolm Parrott is pictured with executives of the Patsloke Group Mr Karan Chhabra, Mr Milind Koltey and Mr K Srinivas Patnaik (MD & CEO of TMG Asia and Patsloke Marine) at the Assam Advantage summit The Government of Assam has invited The Maritime Group (International) to provide...
February 6th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

EFIP welcomes the Port of Genk as new member

EFIP welcomes the Port of Genk as new member
EFIP President, Roland Hörner 6 February 2018 – EFIP is delighted to welcome Haven Genk NV / Port of Genk (Belgium) as a new member. “Haven Genk is a privately owned, tri-modal inland terminal that provides a one-stop shop for logistic services through all transport modes (road – rail –...
February 6th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

North Western Shipping Company’s 2017 performance

North Western Shipping Company’s 2017 performance
The Neva Leader North Western Shipping Company carried 5.8 million tonnes of cargo in 2017, up 3.5% Y-o-Y The volume of waterborne freight transported by PAO North-Western Shipping Company (NWSC, part of UCL Holding) between January and December 2017, increased by 3.5%, year-on-year to 5.8 million tonnes. Of...
January 30th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Jan-2018 ESTABLISHMENT/RE-ALIGNMENT OF FAIRWAYS & ANCHORAGES Hong Kong TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LOCK CHAMBER Kiel Canal, Germany PORT CLOSED DUE TO STRONG WINDS Dammam, Saudi Arabia NEW VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR CREW OF VESSELS CALLING AT FPSOS Australia PORT STATUS UPDATE (29 JANUARY) Aden,...
January 29th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

FEPORT: Third Annual Stakeholders’ Conference in Brussels

FEPORT: Third Annual Stakeholders’ Conference in Brussels
Ms Barbara Schretter, Director of the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria, during her welcome speech The Following is the full account of this unique conference and includes the letter of thanks to to those participating, speakers and readers; the second part includes all the conference’s...
January 29th, 2018 | Associations, Canals, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Port of Aalborg (DK) joins EFIP

Port of Aalborg (DK) joins EFIP
Alexander van den Bosch EFIP is delighted to welcome the Port of Aalborg as a new member. It’s the first Danish port that joins the network of European inland ports. The Port of Aalborg is one of Denmark’s leading ports, creating a production value of DKK 13 billion a year and a job effect of 9.145...
January 24th, 2018 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Egypt: Agreement with the Suez Canal for a detailed feasibility study supported by the French government

Egypt: Agreement with the Suez Canal for a detailed feasibility study supported by the French government
Paris, January 23, 2018, 6.00 pm – Ecoslops announces that it has made further progress in its project to expand in Egypt by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Suez Canal Economic Zone for the development of a detailed feasibility study. The potential for recovering oil residues...
January 23rd, 2018 | Canals, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  09-Jan-2018 REBATE FOR CONTAINER SHIPS Suez Canal, Egypt VLCCS ROUTING THROUGH CANAL Suez Canal, Egypt DRY BULK VESSELS COMING FROM EAST & SOUTH AUSTRALIA Suez Canal, Egypt DRY BULK VESSELS COMING FROM SOUTH AFRICA Suez Canal, Egypt BUNKERING AT PORT DISCONTINUED Trieste, Italy Rebate...
January 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, Canals, Containers, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Dec-2017 HMPE LINES MANDATORY FROM 2019 Dalrymple Bay, Australia MARINE WORKS EAST OF AIRPORT Hong Kong CONSTRUCTION OF THE HONG KONG BOUNDARY CROSSING FACILITIES Hong Kong CHANGES IN CLOSING TIME FOR ACCEPTANCE OF BOOKING APPLICATIONS Panama Canal, Panama NEW YEAR & ORTHODOX...
December 29th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  18-Dec-2017 CHANNEL DEEPENING AT ANCHORAGE NO.7, UPDATE 3 Marcus Hook, United States Channel deepening at Anchorage No.7, Update 3 Monday, December 18, 2017, Marcus Hook, United States The Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay, is notifying mariners of an update to the current restrictions...
December 18th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Dec-2017 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF SAI KUNG Hong Kong DAILY NEOPANAMAX VESSEL RESERVATIONS INCREASED Panama Canal, Panama Submarine outfall inspection works off Sai Kung Monday, December 11, 2017, Hong Kong For approximately 3 weeks, submarine outfall inspection...
December 11th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | 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

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

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

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
  09-Nov-2017 MARCUS HOOK ANCHORAGE DREDGING UPDATE Delaware River, United States NEW ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE RECORD IN FISCAL YEAR 2017 Panama Canal, Panama MOORING BUOY RESTORED Hong Kong Marcus Hook Anchorage dredging update Thursday, November 9, 2017, Delaware River, United States The...
November 9th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Pot News for GAC

Hot Pot News for GAC
  30-Oct-2017 CLOSURE AT BOSPHORUS Istanbul, Turkey Closure at Bosphorus Monday, October 30, 2017, Istanbul, Turkey Bosphorus vessel traffic has been suspended all types vessels which are the LOA more than 200m and 10 knots under manoeuvre speed due to strongly counter current...
October 30th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

EU brings money to Europe

EU brings money to Europe
Despina Doxaki EU brings money to Europe* by Despina Doxaki Banking & Finance Advisor The European Investment Bank estimates that the European Union will need to invest €2 trillion in infrastructure in the 28 member countries through 2020.  The sheer scale of the capital needed will require...
October 28th, 2017 | Automobiles, Banking, Canals, Construction, European Union, Finance, Inland Waterways, Insight, Logistics, News, Organisations, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

TMG delivers influential Panama Canal study

TMG delivers influential Panama Canal study
… A global maritime consultancy has carried out a pivotal assessment review of tugboat operations in the new third set of NeoPanamax locks of the $5.25 billion Expanded Panama Canal and made other operational observations. The Maritime Group (International) Ltd (TMG) was instructed by Autoridad...
October 20th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  18-Oct-2017 PRE-ARRIVAL INFORMATION REMINDER Panama Canal, Panama Pre-arrival information reminder Wednesday, October 18, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama Vessels arriving for transit, anchorage or port calls at Balboa and Cristobal shall provide the required information not less...
October 18th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Oct-2017 PORT STATUS RETURNS TO NORMAL WITH RESTRICTIONS Gulfport, United States MARIBYRNONG RIVER BATHYMETRIC SURVEY COMPLETED Melbourne, Australia YARRA RIVER – INSPECTION COMPLETED Melbourne, Australia VESSEL MOVEMENTS HALTED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER Durban, South Africa CLOSURE...
October 11th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  04-Oct-2017 PUBLIC SERVICES TO CLOSE FOR NATIONAL HOLIDAY Ecuador VESSEL BLACKOUT Suez Canal, Egypt Public services to close for National Holiday Wednesday, October 4, 2017, Ecuador Most public services in Ecuador will be closed on Monday 9 October, due to a National Holiday....
October 4th, 2017 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ark Shipping takes delivery of OSD-designed AHTS for Caspian operations

Ark Shipping takes delivery of OSD-designed AHTS for Caspian operations
The AHTS Antarctic A new shallow-draft anchor-handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel designed by Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) has been delivered to Russian inland waterways operator and offshore logistics service provider, Ark Shipping. The AHTS Antarctic, designed in close co-operation with the owner,...
October 3rd, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More