Archive for the ‘Canals’ Category

GAC-owned office now open in Panama

GAC-owned office now open in Panama
As part of GAC Group’s growth strategy across the Americas region, a GAC-owned office is now operational in Panama, providing a wide range of shipping services to vessels calling at Panamanian ports or transiting the Panama Canal.  The Panama Canal links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, permitting...
October 15th, 2018 | Canals, Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
08-Oct-2018 TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT FORMER KAI TAK AIRPORT RUNWAY Hong Kong CANAL ANNOUNCES UPCOMING 2018-2019 CRUISE SEASON Panama Canal, Panama Temporary loading facility at former Kai Tak Airport runway Monday, October 8, 2018, Hong Kong A temporary loading facility has been established at...
October 8th, 2018 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
03-Oct-2018 CANAL TRANSITS FOUR LNG VESSELS IN ONE DAY Panama Canal, Panama SUPER TYPHOON KONG REY Taiwan ALERT RAISED AS VOLCANO ERUPTS Sulawesi, Indonesia Canal transits four LNG vessels in one day Wednesday, October 3, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama The Panama Canal reached a new milestone [on Monday]...
October 3rd, 2018 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

TOC Americas 2018: Latin America’s next wave of maritime, port and inland freight logistics…

TOC Americas 2018: Latin America’s next wave of maritime, port and inland freight logistics…
.. TOC Americas 2018: Latin America’s next wave of maritime, port and inland freight logistics – demand and supply under the spotlight Major carriers, BCOs, port operators, investors and analysts gather at annual TOC Americas forum in Panama this November to discuss modernisation and expansion...
September 27th, 2018 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
24-Sep-2018 ESCORT TUG REQUIREMENTS FOR NEOPANAMAX VESSELS DUE TO DISPLACEMENT (UPDATE) Panama Canal, Panama YACHT RACES BETWEEN HONG KONG AND MACAU Hong Kong Escort tug requirements for Neopanamax vessels due to displacement (update) Monday, September 24, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama In response to inquiries...
September 24th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
14-Sep-2018 MARINE SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS OFF WEST JURONG CHANNEL Singapore SUPER TYPHOON MANGKHUT Hong Kong PORT READINESS CONDITION YANKEE SET Savannah, United States ESTABLISHMENT OF SILT CURTAIN AT RAMBLER CHANNEL Hong Kong FLORENCE MAKES LANDFALL NEAR WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NORTH CAROLINA North &...
September 14th, 2018 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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10-Sep-2018 CHANGES IN VESSEL DIMENSION ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ADDITIONAL BOOKING SLOT Panama Canal, Panama SPECIAL VESSEL SECURITY INSPECTIONS Shanghai, China Changes in vessel dimension eligibility for the additional booking slot Monday, September 10, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama Effective October 1,...
September 10th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
07-Sep-2018 PORT STATUS NORMAL FOR PORT MOBILE AREA OPERATIONS POST TROPICAL STORM GORDON Mobile, USA GATUN LOCKS OUTAGE Panama Canal, Panama POST-STORM PORT RECOVERY UPDATES Mobile, United States SABINE PASS CHANNEL DRAFT RESTRICTION UPDATE Port Arthur, United States ONE WAY TRAFFIC Lower Mississippi...
September 7th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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03-Sep-2018 TUGBOAT ENGINE FAILURE AT BOSPHORUS STRAIT Bosphorus Strait, Turkey FUEL OIL LEAKAGE AT ALIAGA NEMRUT BAY Aliaga Nemrut Bay, Turkey CHANGES IN TAMAN PORT TARIFFS Taman, Russia Τugboat engine failure at Bosphorus Strait Monday, September 3, 2018, Bosphorus Strait, Turkey A small tugboat,...
September 3rd, 2018 | Canals, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
31-Aug-2018 KIEL-CANAL WAITING TIMES Kiel-Canal, Germany TEMPORARY WITHDRAWAL OF WEATHER BUOYS TO THE SOUTH OF CHEUNG CHAU, AND SOUTHEAST OF SHA CHAU Hong Kong YACHT RACES BETWEEN DISCOVERY BAY AND MIDDLE ISLAND Hong Kong SUBMARINE CABLE REPAIR WORKS NEAR MAN KOK TSUI, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong DREDGED...
August 31st, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
28-Aug-2018 CONSTRUCTION OF QUAY WALL OFF TUAS MEGA YARD Singapore VICTORY DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY Turkey TUGBOAT ESCORT COSTS Turkish Straits, Turkey Construction of quay wall off Tuas Mega Yard Tuesday, August 28, 2018, Singapore From 5 September 2018 to 28 February 2019, quay wall construction works will...
August 28th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
27-Aug-2018 SAFETY ZONE FOR BIG RIVER REGIONAL PADDLE BOARD RACE Lower Mississippi River, United States ANCHORAGE CLOSED Port Kembla, Australia LOCK CHAMBER CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel Canal, Germany PORT STATUS UPDATE (27 AUGUST 2018) Yemen Safety Zone for Big River Regional Paddle Board Race Monday,...
August 27th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
22-Aug-2018 REMOVAL OF JETTY AND INSTALLATION OF MONO PILES Singapore SUNKEN BUOY IN SHIPPING CHANNEL (UPDATE 22 AUGUST) Pascagoula, United States REVISION OF REQUIREMENTS FOR HOT WORK ON BOARD VESSELS Panama Canal, Panama HURRICANE LANE MOVING TOWARD MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS Hawaii, United States Removal...
August 22nd, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
21-Aug-2018 MARINE WORKS OFF PAK MONG, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong SUNKEN BUOY IN CHANNEL, TRAFFIC SUSPENDED Pascagoula, United States HEAVY LIFT OPERATIONS Lower Mississippi River, United States Marine works off Pak Mong, Lantau Island Tuesday, August 21, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 11 months, marine...
August 21st, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
20-Aug-2018 MARINE WORKS AT THE BLACK POINT POWER STATION Hong Kong LOCK CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE & REPAIRS Kiel Canal, Germany SHORE PROTECTION WORKS Singapore Marine works at the Black Point Power Station Monday, August 20, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 13 months, marine works involving reinstatement...
August 20th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
15-Aug-2018 LOCK CHAMBER TO CLOSE FOR MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS Kiel Canal, Germany MARINE WORKS NORTH OF SHA CHAU Hong Kong Lock chamber to close for maintenance and repairs Wednesday, August 15, 2018, Kiel Canal, Germany The Kiel Canal Authority has announced that one big new lock chamber at Brunsbuettel...
August 15th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
11-Aug-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 12-25 AUGUST 2018 Worldwide GATUN LOCKS LANE OUTAGE Panama Canal, Panama World Holidays: 12-25 August 2018 Saturday, August 11, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 14 Aug (Tue) – Pakistan Independence Day 15 Aug...
August 11th, 2018 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  07-Aug-2018 WORKS AT RAFFLES PIER (WEST), OFF KEPPEL SHIPYARD Singapore PORT OPERATIONS UNAFFECTED BY EARTHQUAKE Lombok, Indonesia YEMENI PORTS STATUS UPDATE (6 AUGUST 2018) Yemen BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG MEASURES – UPDATE Australia Works at Raffles Pier (West), off Keppel Shipyard Tuesday,...
August 7th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
06–Aug-2018 RECLAMATION WORKS OFF CHANGI EAST Singapore PROHIBITION ON VESSELS TRANSITING, ANCHORING OR REMAINING IN DEMARCATED AREA OFF MARINA BARRAGE Singapore MARINE OPERATIONS HALTED DUE TO HIGH WINDS Dammam, Saudi Arabia FLOATING BARRIERS ACROSS STARLING INLET Hong Kong SAUDI ARABIA TO RESUME...
August 6th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
03-Aug-2018 NEW PORT OF GALVESTON BERTH DRAFT RESTRICTIONS Port of Galveston NEW REGULATIONS FOR LPG VESSELS AT TURKISH STRAITS Turkish Straits, Turkey New Port of Galveston berth draft restrictions Friday, August 3, 2018, Port of Galveston The Galveston Texas City Pilots have determined that the maximum...
August 3rd, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
01-Aug-2018 TEMPORARY ACOUSTIC MONITORS Hong Kong MARINE WORKS AT THE EAST COAST OF THE HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Hong Kong Temporary Acoustic Monitors Wednesday, August 1, 2018, Hong Kong With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 18 months, acoustic monitors will be temporarily established...
August 1st, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
17-Jul-2018 INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF SILT BARRICADES OFF TUAS WESTERN COAST Singapore CANAL CLEARED FOR CONVOYS TO RESUME Suez Canal, Egypt NEW 96 HOUR ONLINE VISA REQUIREMENT Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Installation and maintenance of silt barricades off Tuas Western Coast Tuesday, July 17,...
July 17th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Jul-2018 DRILLING AND BLASTING WORKS IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore DREDGING IN SHING MUN RIVER CHANNEL, SHA TIN Hong Kong BULK VESSEL GROUNDED Suez Canal, Egypt Drilling and blasting works in Temasek Fairway Monday, July 16, 2018, Singapore From today (16 July 2018) to 15 January 2019, drilling and...
July 16th, 2018 | Canals, Groundings, Inland Waterways, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Jul-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 15-28 JULY 2018 Worldwide NEW DRAFT LIMITATION IN SHIP CHANNEL Houston, United States World Holidays: 15-28 July 2018 Saturday, July 14, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 18 Jul (Wed) – Nelson Mandela Birthday...
July 14th, 2018 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

TOC Europe 2018 hits record attendance with focus on smart, collaborative future

TOC Europe 2018 hits record attendance with focus on smart, collaborative future
From the latest TOC London, 12 July 2018 – TOC Europe, the world’s leading exhibition and conference hub for global port and terminal operators, container supply chain professionals and technology providers, welcomed close to 4,000 industry executives at its 43rd edition in Rotterdam this June. The...
July 12th, 2018 | Automobiles, Canals, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More