Archive for the ‘Canals’ Category

The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem…

The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem…
John Faraclas The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem… What a week that was, eh! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 53 points earlier on today and 81 since last week’s 649! Geopolitics with the BREXIT saga enigmatically perplexed,  as well as with the unprecedented bankruptcy of...
March 15th, 2019 | Canals, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
14-Mar-2019 MOODY’S UPGRADES CANAL’S LONG-TERM RATING Panama Canal, Panama TRAFFIC SUSPENSION Dardanelles, Turkey Moody’s upgrades Canal’s long-term rating Thursday, March 14, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the 20-year $450 million Senior Unsecured...
March 14th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
13-Mar-2019 ESTABLISHMENT OF A RESTRICTED AREA OFF CENTRAL AND WESTERN DISTRICT PROMENADE Hong Kong MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS (4TH UPDATE) Panama Canal, Panama Establishment of a Restricted Area off Central and Western District Promenade Wednesday, March 13, 2019, Hong Kong A restricted...
March 13th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
01-Mar-2019 CARGO SHIPS COLLIDE AT ANCHORAGE Istanbul, Turkey Cargo ships collide at anchorage Friday, March 1, 2019, Istanbul, Turkey Two cargo ships collided at Istanbul Anchorage Area at about 04:00 hours local time this morning (1 March). Vessel traffic in the Bosphorus Strait has not been affected...
March 1st, 2019 | Canals, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
28-Feb-2019 REPAIRS AT BERTHS 3 & 4 OF PULAU BUSING TERMINAL (TANKSTORE) Singapore INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF TANAH MERAH COAST ROAD Singapore HIGH WATER RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE Mississippi River, United States Repairs at Berths 3 & 4 of Pulau Busing Terminal (Tankstore) Thursday,...
February 28th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
27-Feb-2019 INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF PA WATER-VENTURE (PASIR RIS) Singapore INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF CHANGI BEACH PARK Singapore INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF CHANGI EAST Singapore “QUANTITIES INCENTIVE” REBATES FOR LNG CARRIERS Suez Canal, Egypt Installation...
February 27th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
20-Feb-2019 FOG HALTS VESSEL TRAFFIC Dardanelles, Turkey BOSPHORUS TRAFFIC SUSPENDED Bosphorus, Turkey Fog halts vessel traffic Wednesday, February 20, 2019, Dardanelles, Turkey Vessel traffic in the Dardanelles was suspended in both directions at 11.15 hours local time today (20 February) due to restricted...
February 20th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
19-Feb-2019 WORKS AT TUAS WESTERN COAST Singapore TRAFFIC HALTED DUE TO FOG Bosphorus, Turkey Works at Tuas Western Coast Tuesday, February 19, 2019, Singapore The working period for works at Tuas Western Coast has been extended. The works will now be conducted 24 hours daily – including Sundays...
February 19th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
15-Feb-2019 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF PAK MONG, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong CHANNEL DREDGING PROJECT Port Hedland, Australia VESSEL BLACKOUT Suez Canal, Egypt WORKS AT TUAS TERMINAL PHASE 1 Singapore Marine site investigation off Pak Mong, Lantau Island Friday, February 15, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately...
February 15th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

EFIP welcomes the adoption of the European Parliament resolution on NAIADES II – An action programme to support inland waterway transport

EFIP welcomes the adoption of the European Parliament resolution on NAIADES II – An action programme to support inland waterway transport
Turi Fiorito  On February 14th, the European Parliament adopted its Resolution on Inland Waterway Transport in the European Union, considering the specific actions undertaken so far and future actions to be implemented, also in the light of the NAIADES II action programme 2014-2020 onwards. The European...
February 14th, 2019 | Canals, European Union, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
12-Feb-2019 MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama REMOVAL OF JETTY AND INSTALLATION OF MONO PILES AT PULAU SEBAROK Singapore Maximum authorized draft for Neopanamax locks Tuesday, February 12, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama Based on the present and projected level of Gatun Lake...
February 12th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
05-Feb-2019 IMPACT OF HEAVY RAINS ON PORT OPERATIONS North Queensland, Australia KIEL-CANAL WAITING TIMES Kiel-Canal, Germany Impact of heavy rains on port operations Tuesday, February 5, 2019, North Queensland, Australia A monsoon trough is extending from the Gulf Country across the base of Cape York...
February 5th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
28-Jan-2019 OPENING HOURS OF CENTRAL MARINE OFFICE/CLOSING OF PUBLIC CARGO WORKING AREAS DURING CHINESE NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS Hong Kong TRAFFIC HALTED DUE TO FOG Bosphorus, Turkey Opening Hours of Central Marine Office/Closing of Public Cargo Working Areas during Chinese New Year Holidays Monday, January...
January 28th, 2019 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

ONBOARD Training Project in Ports and Logistics sector recognised as good practice January 2019

ONBOARD Training Project in Ports and Logistics sector recognised as good practice January 2019
The Onboard Project, which is exploring the development of technical profiles and training curriculum for the Ports and Logistics sector has been recognised as good practice by the EACEA – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency of the European Commission. Recognition was announced...
January 28th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
14-Jan-2019 DREDGING OFF WEST JURONG CHANNEL & PESEK BASIN Singapore Dredging off West Jurong Channel & Pesek Basin Monday, January 14, 2019, Singapore From 15 January to 30 May, dredging works will be conducted off West Jurong Channel and Pesek Basin. According to the Maritime and Port Authority...
January 14th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
11-Jan-2019 REPAIR WORKS FOR LIGHT BEACON OFF NIM WAN, DEEP BAY Hong Kong SUBMARINE OUTFALL REPAIR WORKS OFF HUNG HOM Hong Kong DEMOLITION & REMOVAL OF FLOATING PANELS AND CONCRETE WALKWAY Singapore AMENDED IMPLEMENTING INSTRUCTIONS Cannakale Strait, Turkey Repair works for light beacon off Nim...
January 11th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
10-Jan-2019 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT AP LEI CHAU Hong Kong INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF TANJONG PUNGGOL & CONEY ISLAND Singapore Marine Site Investigation at Ap Lei Chau Thursday, January 10, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 1 month, marine site investigation works involving drilling...
January 10th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
04-Jan-2019 FIRE ONBOARD CARGO VESSEL Istanbul, Turkey LAUNCH OF “ESEAGO” MOBILE APPLICATION Hong Kong CHANNEL CLOSED AFTER GROUNDING New Orleans, United States Fire onboard cargo vessel Friday, January 4, 2019, Istanbul, Turkey A fire-fighting operation is underway after a fire was reported onboard...
January 4th, 2019 | Canals, Groundings, Inland Waterways, IT and Communications, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
19-Dec-2018 ACCEPTANCE OF VESSELS Paradip, India CARGO VESSEL GROUNDED AT NORTHERN ENTRANCE Bosphorus, Turkey Acceptance of vessels Wednesday, December 19, 2018, Paradip, India Vessels will be allowed into Paradip Port Limits only after the vessel’s profile (VESPRO) is approved through the Port Community...
December 19th, 2018 | Canals, Groundings, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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17-Dec-2018 HIGH WATER MOORING RESTRICTION REINSTATED New Orleans, United States AIR DRAFT FOR 1-210 BRIDGE Lake Charles, United States BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG SEASON UPDATE Australia TRANSPORT OF SAND MATERIAL TO STOCKPILE AREA & SOIL INVESTIGATION AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore High water...
December 17th, 2018 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
14-Dec-2018 CANAL SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH PORT OF ITAQUI Panama Canal, Panama MARINE SOIL INVESTIGATION OFF OILTANKING TERMINAL Singapore Canal signs agreement with Port of Itaqui Friday, December 14, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama The Panama Canal signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Port of Itaqui,...
December 14th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

EFIP welcomes and supports the European Parliament position on the Connecting Europe Facility for 2021-2027

EFIP welcomes and supports the European Parliament position on the Connecting Europe Facility for 2021-2027
Turi Fiorito 14 December 2018 – On 12 December the European Parliament adopted its final position on the TRAN/ITRE report from Rapporteurs Marinescu, Telička and Virrkkunen on the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for the 2021-2027 period, the so-called “CEF II”.   The European Federation...
December 14th, 2018 | Canals, European Union, Inland Waterways, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Future of historic canal ship safeguarded by Peel Ports

Future of historic canal ship safeguarded by Peel Ports
Manchester Ship Canal aerial view The future of one of Liverpool’s most significant historic vessels has been safeguarded for the next three years thanks to a £75,000 donation from Peel Ports. The Daniel Adamson Preservation Society (DAPS) – the volunteer group which led the £5m restoration project...
December 13th, 2018 | Canals, Charity, Inland Waterways, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
06-Dec-2018 DREDGING OFF TUAS MEGA YARD Singapore BAD WEATHER HALTS NORTHBOUND TRAFFIC Bosphorus, Turkey COAST GUARD ISSUES SAFETY BROADCAST AFTER ROCKET LANDS IN WATER Cape Canaveral, United States NEW PORT LIMITS Singapore Dredging off Tuas Mega Yard Thursday, December 6, 2018, Singapore From 10 December...
December 6th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
22-Nov-2018 ROWING BOAT RACE Hong Kong SUPPLY & DELIVERY OF SAND AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore REPAIR OF DAMAGED REVETMENTS Singapore SUSPENSION OF TRAFFIC FOR PASSAGE OF CRANE SHIP Dardanelles, Turkey Rowing Boat Race Thursday, November 22, 2018, Hong Kong A rowing boat race will take place...
November 22nd, 2018 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing | Read More