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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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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

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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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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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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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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

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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

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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

Turi Fiorito to become new EFIP Director

Turi Fiorito to become new EFIP Director
Turi Fiorito Turi Fiorito has been appointed as new Director of the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP). He will take up his function on 20 August, 2018. Turi Fiorito comes with a solid background in EU policy making and transport, having worked as Transport Policy Advisor for a Dutch Member of...
July 5th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
03-Jul-2018 PANAMA ADDED TO PREFERENTIAL TONNAGE DUES LIST China INCREASE IN MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED TRANSIT DRAFT Panama Canal, Panama Panama added to preferential tonnage dues list Tuesday, July 3, 2018, China Effective from 1 July 2018, China has added Panama to the list of vessel registered countries...
July 3rd, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions | Read More

INE presents its annual report 2017

INE presents its annual report 2017
.. Power of EU cooperation 75% of inland waterway transport is international. Rivers and canals link up cities and industrial centres across borders, creating true European added value. That’s why, together with our partners in inland waterway transport and other transport modes, we work on waterway...
July 2nd, 2018 | Canals, European Union, Inland Waterways, News, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
27-Jun-2018 SEA PARADE Hong Kong TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG Bosphorus, Turkey REMOVAL OF LIGHT BUOY AND ESTABLISHMENT OF VIRTUAL AID TO NAVIGATION Hong Kong LNG CARGO PROPORTION LEVEL RAISED Suez Canal, Egypt Sea Parade Wednesday, June 27, 2018, Hong Kong A flag raising ceremony will be held at 0800...
June 27th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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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