Archive for the ‘Canals’ Category

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09-May-2017 CANAL WELCOMES LARGEST VESSEL TO DATE THROUGH NEW LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama BERTHING/UNBERTHING SUSPENDED Jubail, Saudi Arabia DUSTY WINDS HALT PORT OPERATIONS Dammam, Saudi Arabia MARITIME PIRACY REPORT SEES FIRST SOMALI HIJACKINGS AFTER FIVE-YEAR LULL Worldwide Canal...
May 9th, 2017 | Canals, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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06-May-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 7-20 MAY 2017 Worldwide FIRST CRUISE SHIP THROUGH NEW LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama World Holidays: 7-20 May 2017 Saturday, May 6, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 8 May (Mon) – Bank Holiday...
May 6th, 2017 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Damen Shipyards showcases new Water Bus

Damen Shipyards showcases new Water Bus
Damen’s Water Bus 2407 Enthusiastic reception from industry partners At a recent event at its headquarters in Gorinchem, Damen Shipyards demonstrated its next generation composite Water Bus, the 2407, to an invited international audience. Built from FRP (fibre reinforced polymer) the new class...
May 2nd, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Cutter Suction Dredger 350 delivered to Heuvelman Ibis

Cutter Suction Dredger 350 delivered to Heuvelman Ibis
Damen Cutter Suction Dredger 350 ( Just 3 months from order to delivery A Damen Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 350 has been delivered from Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to start work on a canal dredging assignment in the province of Groningen, in the north of the country. In order...
May 1st, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
28-Apr-2017 SCHEDULED CHANNEL CLOSURE FOR RIVERFEST Neches River, Port Neches TX, USA CONTINUOUS OPERATION OF A TEMPORARY WIND MONITORING STATION Hong Kong DREDGING IN HUNG HOM FAIRWAY Hong Kong REPAIRS TO DOLPHINS IN TO KWA WAN TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong LOCK CHAMBER TO CLOSE FOR REPAIRS Kiel...
April 28th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
27-Apr-2017 COLLISION OFF BOSPHORUS Turkish Straits, Turkey Collision off Bosphorus Thursday, April 27, 2017, Turkish Straits, Turkey At 11.45 hours local time today, a Togo-flagged vessel and a Russian Navy Vessel collided 17 miles of Bosphorus, due to fog and low visibility. As...
April 27th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
21-Apr-2017 MODIFICATION TO FUEL REQUIREMENTS IN CANAL WATERS Panama Canal, Panama PORT CONGESTION Shanghai, China Modification to fuel requirements in Canal waters Friday, April 21, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama OP Notice to Shipping N-1-2017, “Vessel Requirements”, Section...
April 21st, 2017 | Bunkering, Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
17-Apr-2017 WATER SAFETY DAY AT REPULSE BAY AND SOUTH BAY Hong Kong COAST GUARD CHIEF WARNS OF POSSIBLE MINES IN NAVIGATIONAL CHANNEL Zuqar, Yemen NEW CHARGING STRUCTURE FOR VESSEL & CARGO DUES Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia Water Safety Day at Repulse Bay and South Bay Monday,...
April 17th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
05-Apr-2017 REBATES ANNOUNCED FOR DRY BULK VESSELS Suez Canal, Egypt Rebates announced for dry bulk vessels Wednesday, April 5, 2017, Suez Canal, Egypt The Suez Canal Authority is offering new rebates on canal transit tolls for dry bulk vessels transiting the waterway for a trial...
April 5th, 2017 | Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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04-Apr-2017 MARINE WORKS AT TSEUNG KWAN O Hong Kong POST TC DEBBIE STATUS UPDATE Queensland, Australia NEW VESSEL REPORTING REQUIREMENT FOR WESTBOUND TRAFFIC Kiel Canal, Germany Marine works at Tseung Kwan O Tuesday, April 4, 2017, Hong Kong For approximately 20 months, marine...
April 4th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
30-Mar-2017 PLANNED CLOSURE FOR SCHEDULED EVENTS Bosphorus, Turkey LOCKS LANE OUTAGE & THE TRANSIT RESERVATION SYSTEM Panama Canal, Panama ANCHORAGE CLOSED Port Kembla, Australia REPAIRS TO DOLPHINS IN TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Planned closure for scheduled events Thursday,...
March 30th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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

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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

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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