Archive for the ‘Inland Waterways’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

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

Hot Port News from GAC

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

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

Hot Port News from GAC

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

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
01-Jun-2018 SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT AP LEI CHAU Hong Kong DREDGING OFF NIM WAN, DEEP BAY Hong Kong PORT STATUS UPDATE Yemen SHIPPING CHANNEL WIDENING PLAN APPROVED Port Adelaide, Australia Seawall reinstatement works at Ap Lei Chau Friday, June 1, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 3 months, seawall...
June 1st, 2018 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IAPH conference in Baku, the pearl of the Caspian, makes a new record

IAPH conference in Baku, the pearl of the Caspian, makes a new record
From the conference; a full house! TOKYO, 15 May 2018 – The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) convened in Baku, Azerbaijan, 8 – 11 May 2018, under the theme “Ports of the Future: Building Hubs, Accelerating Connectivity. Hosted by “Baku International Sea Trade Port”...
May 15th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | 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

Hot Port News from GAC

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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Apr-2018 VESSEL TRAFFIC SUSPENDED Bosphorus, Turkey MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama Vessel traffic suspended Friday, April 27, 2018, Bosphorus, Turkey Vessel traffic in the Bosphorus was suspended due to the poor visibility (dense fog) at 06.17 hours local time...
April 27th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Volga Shipping opens navigation on Upper Volga

Volga Shipping opens navigation on Upper Volga
One of the four Volga-Don max ships Volga Shipping Company (part of UCL Holding) on Wednesday, April 25, held a ceremonial opening of the navigation season on the Upper Volga river. A convoy of four Volga-Don max ships and four pusher tugs towing deck cargo barges have transited the Gorodetsky hydrosystem...
April 25th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Apr-2018 DOCKING/UNDOCKING RESUMED Dammam, Saudi Arabia LOCK CHAMBER BACK IN SERVICE Kiel Canal, Germany MAXIMUM ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE DRAFTS IN SWELL CONDITIONS Port Botany, Australia AIR DRAFT RESTRICTION Port Botany, Australia INSPECTION WORKS OF THE EASTERN HARBOUR CROSSING, CHA KWO LING Hong Kong Docking/undocking...
April 24th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Don’t miss out on Intermodal news and updates

Don’t miss out on Intermodal news and updates
Keep up-to-date with the Intermodal Events We want to make sure you are kept up-to-date about Intermodal Europe and Intermodal Asia: from the latest news, to who is exhibiting and speaking, to industry trends and innovations and much more… Due to changes in Data Protection Law (know as GDPR), from...
April 18th, 2018 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Rail | Read More

Marine services firm makes luxury river boat pontoons for Thames in London –

Marine services firm makes luxury river boat pontoons for Thames in London –
One of the pontoons being lifted into the water MAJOR MARINE FABRICATION RETURNS TO SOUTHAMPTON Marine engineering services firm SMS is midway through a significant contract for Woods’ Silver Fleet to build three huge pontoons for the Thames.  The works amount to circa 750 tonnes of fully fabricated...
April 16th, 2018 | Construction, Inland Waterways | Read More

FEPORT Newsletter – March 2018

FEPORT Newsletter – March 2018
A fruitful Dialogue! Since January 2018, FEPORT has engaged with a number of like-minded organizations in a fruitful dialogue about two important topics: the upcoming revision of the Reporting Formalities Directive and the ongoing revision of the Combined Transport Directive. The outcome of these exchanges...
March 30th, 2018 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI remains stuck at 1,117; geopolitics more than messy…

The BDI remains stuck at 1,117; geopolitics more than messy…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained stuck and let’s hope thing go for the better as trade wars might make it uncomfortable for shipping companies; John Faraclas daily market briefing and Geopolitics recap: The Capes gained 20 points since yesterday and the BCI now stands at 1,129 points…...
March 22nd, 2018 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, News, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Tourism | Read More

EFIP’s position on the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) in light of MFF discussions

EFIP’s position on the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) in light of MFF discussions
19 March 2018 – On 16 March 2018, the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) agreed during its General Assembly hosted by the Port of Seville (Spain) on its position towards the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme. This position paper serves as input for the ongoing discussions on CEF...
March 19th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2018 opens tomorrow

Intermodal Asia 2018 opens tomorrow
Intermodal Asia 2018 opens tomorrow in Shanghai and will provide a three-day platform for the global intermodal industry to connect, do business and discuss market trends. Online registration is now closed but you can register for free on arrival to the event from 9am or register via WeChat  Over...
March 19th, 2018 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

EFIP members meet in Seville (ES) and discuss the strength of seagoing inland ports

EFIP members meet in Seville (ES) and discuss the strength of seagoing inland ports
Roland Hörner, the EFIP President On 16 March 2018, EFIP members gathered in Seville (Spain) for their annual General Assembly meeting. The meeting was hosted by the Port of Seville, located in the heart of the metropolitan area of Seville. On the occasion of the event, Angel Pulido Hernández, the...
March 16th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Europe’s largest transport research conference in April in Vienna

Europe’s largest transport research conference in April in Vienna
. Austria will be at the heart of future mobility from 16-19thApril The 7th edition of the “Transport Research Arena” (TRA 2018), the largest transport research conference in Europe, will be held on 16-19th April in Vienna. Around 3,000 experts from all over the world will be discussing...
March 16th, 2018 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Aviation, Canals, Car trade, Emissions, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Mar-2018 EX-TROPICAL CYCLONE LINDA Queensland, Australia SUSPENSION OF TRAFFIC Dardanelles, Turkey CIVIL UNREST, CURFEW IN FORCE Panama Ex-Tropical Cyclone Linda Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Queensland, Australia At 9am AEST today (Wednesday 14 March), Ex-Tropical Cyclone Linda was located in the Coral...
March 14th, 2018 | Canals, Civil Unrest, Health and Safety, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Safety and Security, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Mar-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO PHILIPPINES Hong Kong Yacht Race from Hong Kong to Philippines Monday, March 12, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race will take place from Hong Kong to Philippines on 28 March 2018 (Wednesday). About 40 yachts are expected to participate in the race. The race will start...
March 12th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Mar-2018 SOIL INVESTIGATION WORK OFF WOODLANDS WATERFRONT PARK Singapore DREDGING IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore Soil investigation work off Woodlands Waterfront Park Thursday, March 8, 2018, Singapore Soil investigation work is underway until 5 September off Woodlands Waterfront Park. According...
March 8th, 2018 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2018: New Technologies to Optimise the Container Logistics Market

Intermodal Asia 2018: New Technologies to Optimise the Container Logistics Market
… The adoption of digital technologies is now increasing within the global container shipping industry as new technologies prove themselves to offer greater visibility, overcoming the current challenges of poor data, information silos and high costs being faced by the industry.  The ‘New Technologies...
March 8th, 2018 | Automobiles, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More