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Hot Port News from GAC

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Hot Port News from GAC 17-Apr-2019 DISCOUNT FOR TRANSITING PLEASURE YACHTS Suez Canal, Egypt RECLAMATION WORK AT TUAS VIEW Singapore Discount for transiting pleasure yachts Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Suez Canal, Egypt To encourage more pleasure yachts to transit the Suez Canal, the Suez Canal Economic...
April 17th, 2019 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 16-Apr-2019 JOINT HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEY Singapore Joint hydrographic survey Tuesday, April 16, 2019, Singapore A hydrographic survey will be carried out in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore, to improve safe navigation and smooth uninterrupted passage in the Traffic Separation...
April 16th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 12-Apr-2019 FRESHWATER DRAFT INCREASED New Orleans, United States LOCK CHAMBER CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel Canal, Germany Freshwater draft increased Friday, April 12, 2019, New Orleans, United States The Crescent River Port Pilots have increased their maximum recommended freshwater...
April 12th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
09-Apr-2019 PORT LIMITS SUSPENSION Singapore PROHIBITED ANCHORING OUTSIDE DESIGNATED ANCHORAGES Singapore SEISMIC EXPLORATION Marmara Sea, Turkey RESPONSE TO CHEMICAL FIRE AT ITC DEER PARK, UPPER HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL (UPDATE) Houston, United States Port limits suspension Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Singapore The...
April 9th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
02-Apr-2019 DEPLOYMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MONITOR DEVICE Singapore SVITZER ANNOUNCE PUBLIC TARIFF INCREASE Australia MINIMUM LINES CALL OUT CHARGE & REMOVAL OF THE VOLUME BASED SURCHARGE Eden, Australia TRUCK DELIVERIES TO COAL TERMINAL TO RESUME Port Kembla, Australia LOCKS BACK IN SERVICE Kiel...
April 2nd, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Taxation | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
28-Mar-2019 STEERING LIGHT CONTROLS REQUIREMENTS (CLARIFICATION) Panama Canal, Panama INSPECTION OF EASTERN HARBOUR CROSSING, CHA KWO LING Hong Kong SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT SIU A CHAU, SOKO ISLANDS Hong Kong SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT SHEK PIK, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong PORT AUTHORITY LAUNCHES...
March 28th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

European Parliament adopts final agreement on the Connection Europe Facility for 2021-2027

European Parliament adopts final agreement on the Connection Europe Facility for 2021-2027
Turi Fiorito European Parliament adopts final agreement on the Connection Europe Facility for 2021-2027 26 March 2019 On 25 March the European Parliament adopted its final agreement with the European Council for the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for the 2021-2027 period negotiated by Rapporteurs Marinescu,...
March 26th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
22-Mar-2019 PORT DEVELOPMENT TO BOOST CRUISE SERVICE Benoa, Indonesia CATEGORY 2 TROPICAL CYCLONE TREVOR FORECAST TO INTENSIFY Northern Territory, Australia PORTS CLEARED FOR TROPICAL CYCLONE VERONICA Dampier & Port Hedland, Australia UNDERWATER NOISE SURVEY OF SOKO ISLANDS Hong Kong PLANNED SUSPENSION...
March 22nd, 2019 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Midweek blues: The BDI continues to fall…

Midweek blues: The BDI continues to fall…
John Faraclas Midweek blues: The BDI continues to fall… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points despite Panamaxes’ good performance; geopolitics still very perplexed. What an excursion that was ending the four day 14th Panama Maritime’s Convention events. John Faraclas’ daily brief recap...
March 20th, 2019 | Canals, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Inland Waterways, Marinas, Markets, Port Conditions, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets et al; Panama Maritime Convention 2019 super day two…

Markets et al; Panama Maritime Convention 2019 super day two…
Anny Zade and John Faraclas Markets et al; Panama Maritime Convention 2019 super day two… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another nine points yet again – same as yesterday and now reads 712… We are heading for lows once again, equally for geopolitics… Panama Maritime’s second day Conference...
March 19th, 2019 | Canals, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Marinas, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | 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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07-Mar-2019 HIGH WATER MEASURE ESTABLISHED Lower Mississippi River, United States High water measure established Thursday, March 7, 2019, Lower Mississippi River, United States When the Baton Rouge gauge reads above 43’, a U.S. Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) Measure is established for all...
March 7th, 2019 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | 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
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
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

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) Signs MOU with the Government of Assam for World Bank funded inland water transport project

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) Signs MOU with the Government of Assam for World Bank funded inland water transport project
IRClass personnel signing the MOU with the Government of Assam The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) and the Government of Assam, a key state in India’s north-east, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further enhance the state’s inland water transport (IWT) system to improve commuter...
January 18th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Construction, Inland Waterways | 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
 09-Jan-2019 DREDGING IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore SUBMARINE OUTFALL MAINTENANCE SOUTHWEST OF TAI LEI, PENG CHAU Hong Kong Dredging in Temasek Fairway Wednesday, January 9, 2019, Singapore The working period for dredging in the Temasek Fairway has been extended. According to the Maritime and Port Authority...
January 9th, 2019 | 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

Fairway adjustment will simplify Elbe traffic control already next year

Fairway adjustment will simplify Elbe traffic control already next year
Port of Hamburg Germany’s largest universal port contains over 75 terminals, handling over 18,000 ocean-going and inland waterway ships per year. For the Elbe and port pilots, the 65 percent increase in the number of calls by what are known as extraordinarily large vessels – German: AGFs – represents...
December 20th, 2018 | Inland Waterways, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | 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