Archive for the ‘Canals’ Category

Sunseeker announces stand change for London Boat Show 2016

Sunseeker International has today (Monday 28 September 2015) announced exciting new changes to its stand location at the forthcoming London Boat Show in January.  Ahead of the 2016 Show, Sunseeker International has chosen to relocate its stand to run horizontally along the perimeter of the South Hall.  This...
September 25th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  22/09/2015 EID-EL-KABIR Nigeria, all ports EAGLE POINT HAZARD TO NAVIGATION United States, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania POTENTIAL IMPACT OF PAPAL VISIT ON MARINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM United States, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania DREDGING SOUTH EAST OF TUAS VIEW Singapore,...
September 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
REDUCED OPERATING SCHEDULES DURING PAPAL VISIT 26-28 SEPTEMBER United States, Delaware River SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF SHAM TSENG Hong Kong, Hong Kong UNLOADING OF PRECAST UNITS OFF WAN CHAI Hong Kong, Hong Kong REVISED ENTRANCE CHANNEL DEPTH Australia, Cairns CLOSURE...
September 21st, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

One of world’s largest container ships calls at UK’s most advanced deep-sea port

One of world’s largest container ships calls at UK’s most advanced deep-sea port
UASC Barzan at DP World London Gateway Mega-ships has always attarcted the human imagination. Nowadays this imagination is beyond reality a fact!  Watch this amazing time-lapse shot in the early hours today – Monday, September 21, sent to us by DP World London Gateway. This 90 second film shows...
September 21st, 2015 | Canals, Containers, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
YACHT RACES BETWEEN HONG KONG AND MACAU Hong Kong, Hong Kong PORT SERVICE AGREEMENTS Australia, Gladstone BRIDGE WORKS Turkey, Turkish Straits STATUS OF CHILEAN PORTS – 18 SEPTEMBER 2015 Chile, all ports STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED Chile, all ports LOCKS LANE OUTAGE Panama,...
September 18th, 2015 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16/09/2015 CARGO WITH FLASH POINT BELOW 61 DEG. C South Africa, Cape Town MARCUS HOOK RANGE & ANCHORAGE DREDGING OPERATIONS United States, Delaware River HAZARD TO NAVIGATION United States, Delaware River NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS United States, Houston, Texas SOIL...
September 16th, 2015 | Associations, Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Are all ports fit for purpose come the Panama push?

Are all ports fit for purpose come the Panama push?
15th TOC Americas to examine regional port readiness on the eve of the Panama Canal expansion London,  16.09.15 – Numerous analyses have been put forward offering differing impact scenarios arising from the Panama Canal expansion. Most project substantially greater volumes of container cargo entering...
September 16th, 2015 | Canals, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Ports News from GAC

Hot Ports News from GAC
CONDUCT OF HARBOUR CRAFT DURING REDUCED VISIBILITY Singapore, Singapore SOIL INVESTIGATION AT SELAT SENGKIR & KEPPEL HARBOUR Singapore, Singapore REPAIRS TO LIGHT BEACON Hong Kong, Hong Kong BRIDGE WORKS IN BOSPHORUS Turkey, Turkish Straits Conduct of harbour craft...
September 11th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

10 September – Traffic suspended in Bosphorus Strait to rescue vessel

10 September – Traffic suspended in Bosphorus Strait to rescue vessel
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) reports that traffic was suspended in both directions on the Bosphorus Strait between 0700 and 1300 local time today for rescue operations to re-float a vessel grounded on the northern side. The Istanbul Maritime Association of Shipowners & Agents (Vapur Donatanları...
September 10th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Environment, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
CANAL WAITING TIMES AT HOLTENAU Germany, Kiel Canal GROUNDING IN THE BOSPHORUS Turkey, Turkish Straits Canal waiting times at Holtenau September 09, 2015, Germany, Kiel Canal Ships of 125m length or more and/or draft greater than 6.5m are currently facing...
September 9th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New Reports measures tidal Thames’ economic and amenity value

New Reports measures tidal Thames’ economic and amenity value
43, 455 full time equivalent jobs £4 bn Gross Value Added a year £1 bn new investment planned  23.4 m tourist visits 10 m walks and bike rides +5, 000 regular rowers As London International Shipping Week starts (Monday, 7 September), new Port of London Authority (PLA) data shows the tidal Thames...
September 7th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The importance of tourism for Panama’s maritime industry

The importance of tourism for Panama’s maritime industry
Veronica Vallarino It is no secret that Copa Airlines is moving to transform Panama into an air travel hub, with Tocumen SA working hard to keep up as it finalizes a much-needed expansion of the airport terminal. Much more will be required once Copa’s historic Boeing fleet purchase begins to arrive....
September 6th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Clubs, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Holidays, Jet set, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Organisations, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
LOCK CHAMBER OUT OF SERVICE Germany, Kiel Canal UNDERWATER MAINTENANCE AT DESALINATION PLANT Singapore, Singapore REPLACEMENT WORK AT EXXONMOBIL BERTH 5 Singapore, Singapore BOSPHORUS BRIDGE WORKS Turkey, Turkish Straits PORT HEALTH AUTHORITY RAISES TAXES Brazil, all ports Lock...
September 4th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
SUSPENSION OF PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED DRAFT RESTRICTION Panama, Panama Canal PILOTAGE TAXES RAISED Brazil, Rio De Janeiro Suspension of previously announced draft restriction September 03, 2015, Panama, Panama Canal The Panama Canal Authority has announced the suspension...
September 3rd, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
    29/08/2015 WORLDWIDE – WORLD HOLIDAYS: 30 AUGUST-12 SEPTEMBER 2015 POSITIONING OF LIGHTS EXEMPT FROM COMPLIANCE IN HONG KONG Hong Kong, all ports CLOSURE AT BOSPHORUS Turkey, Bosporus World Holidays: 30 August-12 September 2015 COUNTRY:...
August 29th, 2015 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Panama Canal – postponement of the second draft restriction August 26, 2015, Panama, Panama Canal The first maximum authorised transit draft restriction of 11.89m (39 feet) TFW, announced in Advisory to Shipping A-24-2015, will still be implemented on 8 September and continue until further notice....
August 26th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Submarine Outfall Inspection Works off Kau San Tei, Tai O August 25, 2015, Hong Kong, Hong Kong For a period of approximately two weeks, submarine outfall inspection works will be carried out [off Kau San Tei, Tai O] in the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84...
August 25th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Southbound vessel grounded in Suez Canal causes delays & tailbacks

Southbound vessel grounded in Suez Canal causes delays & tailbacks
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is warning of delays and tailbacks in the Suez Canal after a southbound vessel became grounded at 1430 local time today at KM 101.  At present, ten vessels are in a tailback behind the grounded ship. Suez Canal Authority (SCA) tugs are currently trying to re-float the...
August 25th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Groundings, Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

IHS Maritime 360 Daily alert – Panama lock cracked, shipping share slump

IHS Maritime 360 Daily alert – Panama lock cracked, shipping share slump
HOME SAFETY PORTS OFFSHORE COMPANIES MARKETS Your daily news alert Shipping stocks battered New Panama lock cracked Indonesian coal output doubts adds to dry bulk woes  Recycling back in business Port of Oakland guarded on congestion scheme  Bintulu...
August 25th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
World Holidays: 23 August-6 September 2015 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Sat 29 Aug – Nikini Full Moon Poya Day (Sri Lanka) Sun 30 Aug – Kazakhstan Constiution Day Mon 31 Aug – August Bank Holiday (UK) Mon 31 Aug – Malaysia...
August 22nd, 2015 | Canals, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Crew changes discouraged due to limited hotel availability August 21, 2015, United States, all ports There will not be hotel rooms available in the Philadelphia area during the period of 20th to 30th September 2015, as Pope Francis will be visiting the area. This could create some issues with crew...
August 21st, 2015 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
DREDGING WORK AT WEST JURONG CHANNEL Singapore, Singapore REVISION OF TUG ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES Singapore, all ports CLOSURE OF ROADS LEADING TO MARINA SOUTH PIER Singapore, Singapore CLOSURE AT BOSPHORUS Turkey, Bosporus BUNKER UPDATE – MARKET PRICE UPDATE17/08/15 Dredging...
August 17th, 2015 | Associations, Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
WORLDWIDE – WORLD HOLIDAYS: 16-29 AUGUST 2015 KIEL-CANAL WAITING TIMES Germany, Kiel Canal World Holidays: 16-29 August 2015 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following:Mon 17 Aug – Indonesia National DayFri...
August 15th, 2015 | Canals, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
INSPECTION AND REPAIR WORKS Hong Kong, Hong Kong DEPLOYMENT OF ACOUSTIC DOPPLER CURRENT PROFILER Singapore, Singapore CANAL TRANSIT CANCELLATION CHARGES Egypt, Suez Canal Inspection and repair works August 14, 2015, Hong Kong, Hong Kong For approximately...
August 14th, 2015 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
    11/08/2015 IMPORT/EXPORT SUPERVISORS JOIN NATIONAL AUDITORS’ STRIKE Brazil, all ports CANAL EXPANSION WORKS 93% COMPLETE Panama, Panama Canal Import/export supervisors join national auditors’ strike August 11, 2015, Brazil, all...
August 11th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More