Archive for the ‘Canals’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
18-Jun-2018 RECONSTRUCTION OF LIGHT BEACON OFF TSIM BEI TSUI, DEEP BAY Hong Kong TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE Singapore PORT STATUS UPDATE (18 JUNE 2018) Yemen ONBOARD FIRE TEMPORARILY HALTS PORT OPS Port Kembla, Australia SUSPENSION OF TRAFFIC Dardanelles, Turkey INSTALLATION OF FLOATING...
June 18th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
14-Jun-2018 TRANSPORT OF SAND AND SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS Singapore Transport of sand and soil investigation works Thursday, June 14, 2018, Singapore The working period has been extended for the transport of sand material to the stockpile area and soil investigations works near the Pilot West Boarding...
June 14th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
13-Jun-2018 INCREASE OF TRANSIT DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama Increase of transit draft for Neopanamax locks Wednesday, June 13, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama The recent rainfall in the Canal watershed has increased the levels of Gatun and Alhajuela Lakes considerably in the past few days....
June 13th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Okskaya Sudoverf launches 3rd ROB20 series barge

Okskaya Sudoverf launches 3rd ROB20 series barge
The “Belmax 3” barge Okskaya Sudoverf Launches Belmax 3, Third Non-Self-Propelled Barge Of Project ROB20 A launching ceremony for third vessel of a series of Project ROB non-self-propelled barges was held June 7, 2018 at Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (part of UCL Holding). The ship named Belmax...
June 12th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
12-Jun-2018 RAMAZAN BAYRAMI HOLIDAY Turkey LOCK CHAMBER CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel Canal, Germany Ramazan Bayrami Holiday Tuesday, June 12, 2018, Turkey All official institutions and banks in Turkey will be closed from Thursday 14 June to Monday 18 June, due to the Ramazan Bayrami Holiday. Some ports...
June 12th, 2018 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
25-May-2018 TEMPORARY ESTABLISHMENT OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH BUOY Hong Kong SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF SAND AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore COMMISSIONING OF LANDING STEPS & TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF FLOATING PONTOON Singapore MAINTENANCE WORKS TO CONTINUE Kiel Canal, Germany STORM CROSSING THE GULF, EXPECTED...
May 25th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
18-May-2018 FORESHORE DEVELOPMENT WITH INFILLING WORKS Singapore PROPOSED ENVIRONMENTAL INCENTIVE Port Botany & Port Kembla, Australia LOCKS LANE OUTAGE AND TRANSIT RESERVATIONS SYSTEM Panama Canal, Panama TUAS TERMINAL PHASE 2 PROJECT AREA SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS Singapore Foreshore development...
May 18th, 2018 | Canals, Environment, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Thinking smart about servicing terminal equipment at TECH TOC Europe 2018

Thinking smart about servicing terminal equipment at TECH TOC Europe 2018
London, 8 May 2018: Digitalization, big data and artificial intelligence (AI) are poised to transform the servicing and maintenance of container handling equipment, but a shift in mindset and close collaboration between equipment providers and terminal operators are vital to reap the full benefits...
May 8th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The next EU budget and inland waterways in Europe

The next EU budget and inland waterways in Europe
… European Commissioner Günther Oettinger announced on Wednesday the Commission proposal for the EU budget 2021-2027, the so-called Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF).  Last Friday in Ljubljana, the transport coalition of over 40 transport organizations, authorities, cities and industries...
May 4th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
03-May-2018 CANOE AND SURF SKI RACE Hong Kong DOCKING/UNDOCKING HALTED Dammam, Saudi Arabia DENSE FOG AND POOR VISIBILITY Bosphorus, Turkey Canoe and surf ski race Thursday, May 3, 2018, Hong Kong A canoe and surf ski race will take place on 5 May 2018 (Saturday). About 50 to 60 canoes and surf skis...
May 3rd, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  01-May-2018 CONTINUOUS OPERATION OF TEMPORARY WIND MONITORING STATION Hong Kong INCREASE IN MAXIMUM BEAM FOR VESSELS IN NEOPANAMAX LOCKS  Panama Canal, Panama Continuous operation of temporary wind monitoring station Tuesday, May 1, 2018, Hong Kong A temporary wind monitoring...
May 1st, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
27-Apr-2018 VESSEL TRAFFIC SUSPENDED Bosphorus, Turkey MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama Vessel traffic suspended Friday, April 27, 2018, Bosphorus, Turkey Vessel traffic in the Bosphorus was suspended due to the poor visibility (dense fog) at 06.17 hours local time...
April 27th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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

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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