Archive for the ‘Canals’ Category

Volga Shipping opens navigation on Upper Volga

Volga Shipping opens navigation on Upper Volga
One of the four Volga-Don max ships Volga Shipping Company (part of UCL Holding) on Wednesday, April 25, held a ceremonial opening of the navigation season on the Upper Volga river. A convoy of four Volga-Don max ships and four pusher tugs towing deck cargo barges have transited the Gorodetsky hydrosystem...
April 25th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Apr-2018 DOCKING/UNDOCKING RESUMED Dammam, Saudi Arabia LOCK CHAMBER BACK IN SERVICE Kiel Canal, Germany MAXIMUM ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE DRAFTS IN SWELL CONDITIONS Port Botany, Australia AIR DRAFT RESTRICTION Port Botany, Australia INSPECTION WORKS OF THE EASTERN HARBOUR CROSSING, CHA KWO LING Hong Kong Docking/undocking...
April 24th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Don’t miss out on Intermodal news and updates

Don’t miss out on Intermodal news and updates
Keep up-to-date with the Intermodal Events We want to make sure you are kept up-to-date about Intermodal Europe and Intermodal Asia: from the latest news, to who is exhibiting and speaking, to industry trends and innovations and much more… Due to changes in Data Protection Law (know as GDPR), from...
April 18th, 2018 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Rail | Read More

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13-Apr-2018 LOCKMASTERS’ STRIKE FINISHED Kiel Canal, Germany Lockmasters’ strike finished Friday, April 13, 2018, Kiel Canal, Germany The strike by lockmasters in the Kiel Canal came to an end at 06:00 hours local time today (13 April). All locks at Brunsbuettel and Kiel are now back in service. (For...
April 13th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
11-Apr-2018 TESTING OF AUV OFF ST JOHN’S ISLAND Singapore LOCKMASTERS’ STRIKE DURATION UPDATE Kiel Canal, Germany Testing of AUV off St John’s Island Wednesday, April 11, 2018, Singapore From 16 to 27 April, testing of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) will be conducted in waters east of...
April 11th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-Apr-2018 LOCKMASTERS’ STRIKE ANNOUNCED Kiel Canal, Germany Lockmasters’ strike announced Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Kiel Canal, Germany A strike by lockmasters in the Kiel Canal has been announced for Thursday 12 April, most probably from 0600 to 2200 hours local time. As a result, both locks at...
April 10th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
09-Apr-2018 BOSPHORUS TRAFFIC SUSPENDED Bosphorus, Turkey Bosphorus traffic suspended Monday, April 9, 2018, Bosphorus, Turkey Vessel traffic has been suspended due to poor visibility, from 16.40 hours local time today (9 April).
April 9th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

FEPORT Newsletter – March 2018

FEPORT Newsletter – March 2018
A fruitful Dialogue! Since January 2018, FEPORT has engaged with a number of like-minded organizations in a fruitful dialogue about two important topics: the upcoming revision of the Reporting Formalities Directive and the ongoing revision of the Combined Transport Directive. The outcome of these exchanges...
March 30th, 2018 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
28-Mar-2018 TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE OFF ST JOHN’S ISLAND Singapore CANAL STRIKE FINISHED Kiel Canal, Germany ESTABLISHMENT OF RESTRICTED AREA Hong Kong INSPECTION WORKS OF THE EASTERN HARBOUR CROSSING, CHA KWO LING Hong Kong DEEPENING OF NIEUWE WATERWEG (NEW WATERWAY) Rotterdam,...
March 28th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Mar-2018 CANAL STRIKE Kiel Canal, Germany FOG HALTS TRAFFIC Bosphorus, Turkey Canal strike Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Kiel Canal, Germany The Kiel Canal authorities have advised of a strike from 0600 hours local time today (27 March) starting at Brunsbüttel locks. The strike is expected to last 24...
March 27th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

The BDI remains stuck at 1,117; geopolitics more than messy…

The BDI remains stuck at 1,117; geopolitics more than messy…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained stuck and let’s hope thing go for the better as trade wars might make it uncomfortable for shipping companies; John Faraclas daily market briefing and Geopolitics recap: The Capes gained 20 points since yesterday and the BCI now stands at 1,129 points…...
March 22nd, 2018 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, News, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Tourism | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
20-Mar-2018 IMPORT OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS Yemen ANCHORAGE CLOSED TO SHIPPING Port Kembla, Australia CANAL STAFF ON STRIKE Kiel Canal, Germany Import of agricultural chemicals Tuesday, March 20, 2018, Yemen With immediate effect, the import of fertilizers and agricultural chemicals to Yemen is prohibited,...
March 20th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

EFIP’s position on the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) in light of MFF discussions

EFIP’s position on the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) in light of MFF discussions
19 March 2018 – On 16 March 2018, the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) agreed during its General Assembly hosted by the Port of Seville (Spain) on its position towards the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme. This position paper serves as input for the ongoing discussions on CEF...
March 19th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Mar-2018 STATE OF EMERGENCY LIFTED AS TENSIONS SUBSIDE Sri Lanka TRANSIT DELAYS Kiel Canal, Germany State of emergency lifted as tensions subside Monday, March 19, 2018, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered the lifting of the state of emergency that had been declared...
March 19th, 2018 | Canals, Civil Unrest, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2018 opens tomorrow

Intermodal Asia 2018 opens tomorrow
Intermodal Asia 2018 opens tomorrow in Shanghai and will provide a three-day platform for the global intermodal industry to connect, do business and discuss market trends. Online registration is now closed but you can register for free on arrival to the event from 9am or register via WeChat  Over...
March 19th, 2018 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

EFIP members meet in Seville (ES) and discuss the strength of seagoing inland ports

EFIP members meet in Seville (ES) and discuss the strength of seagoing inland ports
Roland Hörner, the EFIP President On 16 March 2018, EFIP members gathered in Seville (Spain) for their annual General Assembly meeting. The meeting was hosted by the Port of Seville, located in the heart of the metropolitan area of Seville. On the occasion of the event, Angel Pulido Hernández, the...
March 16th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Europe’s largest transport research conference in April in Vienna

Europe’s largest transport research conference in April in Vienna
. Austria will be at the heart of future mobility from 16-19thApril The 7th edition of the “Transport Research Arena” (TRA 2018), the largest transport research conference in Europe, will be held on 16-19th April in Vienna. Around 3,000 experts from all over the world will be discussing...
March 16th, 2018 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Aviation, Canals, Car trade, Emissions, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Mar-2018 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF STANLEY PENINSULA Hong Kong MARINE WORKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THREE-RUNWAY SYSTEM NORTH OF AIRPORT Hong Kong VESSEL MOVEMENTS HALTED AFTER HELICOPTER INCIDENT Port Hedland, Australia TROPICAL CYCLONE EXPECTED Darwin, Australia CIVIL UNREST EASES, CURFEW...
March 15th, 2018 | Aviation, Canals, Civil Unrest, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Mar-2018 EX-TROPICAL CYCLONE LINDA Queensland, Australia SUSPENSION OF TRAFFIC Dardanelles, Turkey CIVIL UNREST, CURFEW IN FORCE Panama Ex-Tropical Cyclone Linda Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Queensland, Australia At 9am AEST today (Wednesday 14 March), Ex-Tropical Cyclone Linda was located in the Coral...
March 14th, 2018 | Canals, Civil Unrest, Health and Safety, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Safety and Security, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Mar-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO PHILIPPINES Hong Kong Yacht Race from Hong Kong to Philippines Monday, March 12, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race will take place from Hong Kong to Philippines on 28 March 2018 (Wednesday). About 40 yachts are expected to participate in the race. The race will start...
March 12th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Mar-2018 SOIL INVESTIGATION WORK OFF WOODLANDS WATERFRONT PARK Singapore DREDGING IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore Soil investigation work off Woodlands Waterfront Park Thursday, March 8, 2018, Singapore Soil investigation work is underway until 5 September off Woodlands Waterfront Park. According...
March 8th, 2018 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2018: New Technologies to Optimise the Container Logistics Market

Intermodal Asia 2018: New Technologies to Optimise the Container Logistics Market
… The adoption of digital technologies is now increasing within the global container shipping industry as new technologies prove themselves to offer greater visibility, overcoming the current challenges of poor data, information silos and high costs being faced by the industry.  The ‘New Technologies...
March 8th, 2018 | Automobiles, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
05-Mar-2018 TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LANDING STEPS Hong Kong INTERRUPTION OF WATER SUPPLY AT PORT Port Klang, Malaysia 70 STRAY CARGO CONTAINER POSE THREAT TO MARINERS North Carolina, United States Temporary closure of landing steps Monday, March 5, 2018, Hong Kong Landing steps No.1 & 2 of Central Pier...
March 5th, 2018 | Canals, Containers, Inland Waterways, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Volga Shipping Company kicks off shipping season a month early

Volga Shipping Company kicks off shipping season a month early
The M/V Kapitan Kanatov On March 2, the M/V Kapitan Kanatov set out on her first voyage having marked the beginning of the 2018 navigation season for Volga Shipping JSC (a shipping asset of UCL Holding). The ship (Project RSD44) laden with 5,200 tonnes of grain is en route from the Port of Rostov-on-Don...
March 5th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, News, Port Conditions, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  27-Feb-2018 NEW TRANSIT TOLL REBATE OFFERS FOR DRY BULK CARRIERS Suez Canal, Egypt New transit toll rebate offers for dry bulk carriers Tuesday, February 27, 2018, Suez Canal, Egypt Meeting the desire of vessels’ owners and operators using the Suez Canal and encouraging more...
February 27th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More