Archive for the ‘Canals’ Category

Eight Damen Interceptors for Panama

Eight Damen Interceptors for Panama
Juan Carlos Varela (President of Panama), Pieter Becker (Sales Manager Americas, Damen Shipyards Gorinchem) Ultra-fast vessels to be part of anti-drug trafficking operations in Caribbean The National Air and Naval Service of Panama (Servicio Nacional Aeronaval – SENAN) has taken delivery of four...
March 23rd, 2017 | Canals, Military, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  21-Mar-2017 MARINE WORKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THREE-RUNWAY SYSTEM NORTH OF AIRPORT Hong Kong UPCOMING LOCKS LANE OUTAGES Panama Canal, Panama TROPICAL LOW 22U UPDATE 2 Dampier & Port Walcott, Australia Marine works for construction of three-runway...
March 21st, 2017 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
17-Mar-2017 SHIP CHANNEL BLOCKED Houston, USA Ship channel blocked Friday, March 17, 2017, Houston, USA Vessel transits between lights 34 and 50 in the Houston Ship Channel were halted at 1234 hours local time yesterday (16 March), due to a ship which has lost propulsion blocking...
March 17th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
15-Mar-2017 OFFSHORE YACHT RACE Hong Kong TEMPORARY WIND MONITORING STATION Hong Kong NAVAL CELEBRATIONS Dardanelles, Turkey Offshore Yacht Race Wednesday, March 15, 2017, Hong Kong An offshore yacht race will take place from 18 March 2017 (Saturday) to 19 March 2017 (Sunday)....
March 15th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Meyer’s Group orders two Damen ASD 2913 Tugs for new Panama Canal locks

Meyer’s Group orders two Damen ASD 2913 Tugs for new Panama Canal locks
ASD 2913 an artist’s impression The Meyer’s Group has ordered two, powerful Damen ASD 2913 Tugs to operate in the newly expanded Panama Canal. At an official signing ceremony at the Panama Maritime XIII World Conference, Michel Mittelmeyer, Chief Executive Officer said the Meyer’s Group...
March 15th, 2017 | Canals, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
10-Mar-2017 EXPANDED CANAL’S GLOBAL IMPACT GROWS, U.S. EAST COAST PORTS BEGIN TO BENEFIT Panama Canal, Panama Expanded Canal’s global impact grows, U.S. East Coast ports begin to benefit Friday, March 10, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama Expansion [of the Panama Canal] nears its...
March 10th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event

Geopolitics and the shipping markets: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event
Ken McLean, vice-president of the Port of London chapter of the New York-based Propeller Club and John Faraclas Geopolitics and the shipping market: stark warnings from John Faraclas at Propeller Club event by James Brewer Hidden currents – that is, hidden to the general public and even to some in...
March 7th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Canals, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Flags, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
07-Mar-2017 MOORING LINE REQUIREMENTS REMINDER Panama Canal, Panama CHANGE TO CHANNEL DEPTHS Dampier, Australia REVISED DEPTH & TRANSFER DRAFT Port Kembla, Australia MARINE WORKS AT CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Mooring line requirements reminder Tuesday, March...
March 7th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Egyptian Maritime Cluster – A concrete plan for the future

The Egyptian Maritime Cluster – A concrete plan for the future
Jacob Faber Silén, First Secretary, Deputy Head of Mission, The Danish Embassy/Cairo (co-initiator of the EMC idea together with Alexandria Chamber of Shipping) and Helle Gleie, CEO, ITOLEAD Consulting – Hand over of the EMC Report. A report concluding on half a year’s work and three maritime workshops...
March 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
23-Feb-2017 GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS & BANKS CLOSE FOR CARNIVAL Panama STORM DORIS REACHES UK SHORES United Kingdom Government institutions & banks close for Carnival Thursday, February 23, 2017, Panama Due to the upcoming Carnival holidays in Panama, Government institutions...
February 23rd, 2017 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
22-Feb-2017 IMPLEMENTATION OF WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES Panama Canal, Panama PORT OPS RESUMED AFTER UNEXPLODED BOMB REMOVED Portsmouth, United Kingdom BANKS, AUTHORITIES & ADMINISTRATIONS CLOSE FOR HOLIDAYS Russia PORT OPERATIONS CONTINUING DESPITE FLOODS Jakarta, Indonesia Implementation...
February 22nd, 2017 | Canals, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
20-Feb-2017 PORT DUES SUBSIDY WITHDRAWN Saudi Arabia SHOALING ALERTS Delaware River, USA CITY IN TOTAL BLACKOUT Aden, Yemen Port dues subsidy withdrawn Monday, February 20, 2017, Saudi Arabia Saudi Ports Authority has withdrawn the subsidy on port dues, effective from 11...
February 20th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Military, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
13-Feb-2017 NEW MONTHLY TONNAGE RECORD Panama Canal, Panama TEMPORARY ESTABLISHMENT OF ACOUSTIC MONITOR FOR DOLPHIN SURVEY Hong Kong REPLACEMENT OF WATER PIPELINE Hong Kong STRONG WINDS HALT OPERATIONS Jubail, Saudi Arabia New monthly tonnage record Monday, February 13, 2017,...
February 13th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
03-Feb-2017 YEMENI PORT STATUS UPDATE – 3 FEBRUARY 2017 Yemen PORT OPERATIONS STILL SUSPENDED DUE TO BAD WEATHER Jubail, Saudi Arabia LOCK CHAMBER CLOSURE Kiel Canal, Germany Yemeni port status update – 3 February 2017 Friday, February 3, 2017, Yemen In anticipation of...
February 3rd, 2017 | Canals, Military, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
02-Feb-2017 REVISED SCALE OF RATES Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India MANEUVERING FUEL IN CANAL WATERS Panama Canal, Panama BERTHING/UNBERTHING SUSPENDED Jubail, Saudi Arabia Revised Scale of Rates Thursday, February 2, 2017, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India Jawaharlal...
February 2nd, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
30-Jan-2017 RELOCATION OF LIGHT BUOY FOR THREE-RUNWAY SYSTEM CONSTRUCTION Hong Kong SUPER BOWL SUNDAY – HOTEL AVAILABILITY Houston, USA LOCK CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE WORKS Kiel Canal, Germany Relocation of Light Buoy for Three-Runway System construction Monday, January 30,...
January 30th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

EFIP Annual Report 2015-2016

EFIP Annual Report 2015-2016
23 January 2017 The Annual Report 2015-2016 of the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) is now available. In order to improve their environmental footprint, they no longer produce a paper version. You can find the Annual Report also on EFIP’s  website. We hope you enjoy reading this interesting...
January 23rd, 2017 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  17-Jan-2017 VESSELS AT ANCHOR IN PORT Singapore REDUCTION OF BOOKING SLOTS TO REDUCE BACKLOG Panama Canal, Panama TRAFFIC PARTIALLY RESUMED AFTER FUEL OIL SPILLAGE Izmit Bay, Turkey Vessels at anchor in port Tuesday, January 17, 2017, Singapore Pursuant to Regulation 9 of...
January 17th, 2017 | Canals, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  12-Jan-2017 WORKS AT TUAS TERMINAL PHASE 1 Singapore MOORING & UNMOORING OF VESSELS OFF EASTERN PART OF TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore EMERGENCY REPAIRS COMPLETED EARLY Panama Canal, Panama Works at Tuas terminal Phase 1 Thursday, January 12, 2017, Singapore The working...
January 12th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Jan-2017 AMENDED TRANSIT FEES NOW IN EFFECT Suez Canal, Egypt AMENDMENTS TO THE PREVENTION OF POLLUTION OF THE SEA REGULATIONS AND MERCHANT SHIPPING REGULATIONS Singapore RELIEF SUPPORT FOR COMPANIES PROVIDING CADET TRAINING BERTHS Singapore PORT HEDLAND CYCLONE UPDATE Port Hedland Amended...
January 8th, 2017 | Canals, Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  06-Jan-2017 LOCKS LANE OUTAGE 9-12 JANUARY 2017 Panama Canal, Panama KIEL CANAL LOCK CHAMBER CLOSURE Kiel Canal, Germany KIEL LOCK CHAMBER CLOSURE Germany, Kiel Canal AL JUBAIL PORT OPERATIONS SUSPENDED DUE TO WEATHER Saudi Arabia, Al Jubail Locks lane outage 9-12 January 2017 Friday,...
January 6th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

RWE and duisport are trend-setters in the use of LNG

RWE and duisport are trend-setters in the use of LNG
The first step consists of the planned installation of a mobile fueling station, which can be relocated quickly and easily if required. During the initial phase this facility will be used to supply LNG to port vehicles like reach stackers and terminal tractors as well as the trucks of local freight forwarders....
January 4th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, LNG, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HYDREX averts Panama canal delay with underwater sterntube renewal

HYDREX averts Panama canal delay with underwater sterntube renewal
… Hydrex Underwater Technology has assisted an excavation vessel hemorrhaging oil from a stern tube seal entangled with steel wire to pass safely through the Panama Canal. The 156m long, Dutch-owned vessel was unable to make the canal transit until the propeller shaft seal had been repaired, potentially...
January 4th, 2017 | Canals, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  30-Dec-2016 ESTABLISHMENT OF BUOYS DEMARCATING MARINE PARK Hong Kong NEW TOWAGE SERVICE PROVIDER Eden, Australia KIEL CANAL LOCK CHAMBER CLOSURE Kiel Canal, Germany MANDATORY ADOPTION OF MASS FLOW METERING SYSTEM FOR MARINE FUEL OIL DELIVERY Singapore Establishment of buoys demarcating...
December 30th, 2016 | Bunkering, Canals, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Dec-2016 TEMPORARY ESTABLISHMENT OF ACOUSTIC MONITORS FOR DOLPHIN SURVEY Hong Kong ONLINE APPLICATION FOR GREEN CONNECTION ENVIRONMENTAL RECOGNITION PROGRAM Panama Canal, Panama UNDERWATER INSPECTION WORKS AND SUBMARINE CABLE LAYING OPERATIONS Hong Kong Temporary establishment...
December 29th, 2016 | Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More