Archive for the ‘Inland Waterways’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Increase of pilotage tariffs in 2016 June 19, 2015, Finland, all ports Finnpilot Pilotage Ltd has announced an increase of 15 Euros in all pilotage categories at all Finnish ports from 1 January 2016. For information about operations in Finland contact GAC Finland at finland@gac.com Demolition of...
June 19th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Port Transport Safety Dues at Russian Black Sea ports June 18, 2015, Russia, Novorossiysk From 1 July, 2015 Port Safety Transprort Safety Dues will be applied at the Russia Black Sea ports of Novorossiysk, Gelendzhik, Anapa, Kavkaz, Temruk and Taman. The rates for all types of vessels are as follows: Tankers –...
June 18th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Yachting | Read More

Evonik and Duisburger Hafen: Joint venture for the development of Evonik’s Lülsdorf location

Evonik and Duisburger Hafen: Joint venture for the development of Evonik’s Lülsdorf location
Evonik and duisport signing the new joint venture* – Copyright Duisport Essen/Duisburg, 17 June 2015 – Evonik Industries AG and Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) are preparing to establish a jointly controlled company for the future development of Evonik’s Lülsdorf location. The 50:50...
June 17th, 2015 | Canals, Company Profiles, Construction, Containers, Inland Waterways, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Croft Filters develops solution for Woolwich Ferries

Croft Filters develops solution for Woolwich Ferries
Leading filter manufacturer, Croft Filters, has provided marine services company, Briggs Marine, with a number of filters for its Woolwich ferries. North-West based Croft was approached by Briggs Marine, operators of the River Thames passengers and vehicles ferries, to design and manufacture a bespoke...
June 15th, 2015 | Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical | Read More

Bridging the gap between food production and perishable logistics

Bridging the gap between food production and perishable logistics
Chayenne Wisterke, Managing Director, Wiskerke Onions Rabobank, CMA CGM and Wiskerke will join the annual Cool Logistics Global Conference LONDON, 15.06.2015 – Food demand and price patterns can have a critical impact on perishable logistics and transport productivity.  Thought-provoking presentations...
June 15th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Pot News from GAC

Hot Pot News from GAC
  11/06/2015 PILOTAGE AND TOWAGE TARIFFS INCREASED Togo, Lome RECLAMATION WORK AT JURONG ISLAND, OFF PESAK BASIN Singapore, Jurong Port SOIL INVESTIGATION OFF PULAU SERANGOON Singapore, Singapore Pilotage and towage tariffs increased June 11, 2015,...
June 11th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HFW Logistics Bulletin

HFW Logistics Bulletin
Welcome to the June edition of our Logistics Bulletin. In this edition we begin by considering the regulation of alliances in the container trade as two new major alliances, the “Ocean Three” and...
June 11th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  10/06/2015 CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE OVER KING’S DOCK Singapore, Singapore PROPOSED LOW SULPHUR FUEL REGULATION FOR CRUISE VESSELS Australia, all ports BOSPHORUS CLOSURE RESCHEDULED Turkey, Turkish Straits BUNKER UPDATE – MARKET PRICE UPDATE10/06/15 Construction...
June 10th, 2015 | Associations, Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
REVISIONS TO GAS FREE INSPECTION CHARGES Singapore, all ports NEW TARIFF SCHEDULE RELEASED Australia, Melbourne SAFETY BUOYS MOVED Turkey, Izmit TRAFFIC TO HALT FOR BRIDGE WORKS Turkey, Turkish Straits Revisions to Gas Free Inspection Charges June 09, 2015, Singapore, all...
June 9th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
New procedure for crew changes June 04, 2015, Togo, Lome A new procedure is in place for any crew change or other personnel transfers (embarkation or disembarkation) offshore Lome. The new regulation requires the following: 1) A scanned copy of the passport of all crew or personnel embarking/disembarking...
June 4th, 2015 | Canals, Energy, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SAR services overwhelmed and under resourced in developing nations…

SAR services overwhelmed and under resourced in developing nations…
SAR services overwhelmed and under resourced in developing nations, says new report on ferry disasters. London, Wednesday, June 3. Search and rescue (SAR) authorities and organisations in developing nations are under resourced and overwhelmed because of the size of the rivers, lakes and coastlines they...
June 3rd, 2015 | Cruise Ferry, Education and Training, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Ship-to-Ship operations at Offshore Anchorage June 02, 2015, United Arab Emirates, Port of Fujairah The following conditions apply prior to permitting an S.T.S. operations at Fujairah Offshore Anchorage: a) S.T.S. operation is permitted only if the cargo belongs to companies holding valid bunkering...
June 2nd, 2015 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
WORLDWIDE – WORLD HOLIDAYS: 31 MAY-13 JUNE 2015 TEMPORARY OBSTRUCTION OF THE MOBILE RIVER United States, Mobile, Alabama World Holidays: 31 May-13 June 2015 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following:Mon 1 Jun –...
May 30th, 2015 | Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
River approaching Flood Stage May 28, 2015, United States, Houston, Texas The San Jacinto River near Sheldon is predicted to reach Flood Stage of 10 ft at approximately 1900 hours today (Thursday 28 May). The river is predicted to continue rising, reaching 11.3 ft on Saturday (30 May). These predictions...
May 28th, 2015 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Revised tariff May 25, 2015, Australia, Port Kembla NSW Ports have advised that from 1 July, there will be 2.38% increase to the Navigation Service Charge (Port Tonnage) and 3% increase to other charges (site occupancy, utilities, cargo wharfage, etc) at Port Kembla. The Navigation Service Charge...
May 25th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

D’Appolonia expands civil engineering capability

D’Appolonia expands civil engineering capability
D’Appolonia, the engineering consulting company of Italy’s RINA Group, has strengthened its civil engineering capability by acquiring Milan-based civil engineering consultancy SC Sembenelli Consulting. The move brings to the group global expertise in major civil engineering projects with particular...
May 21st, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Classification Societies, Construction, Inland Waterways, Logistics, News, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

European ports identify their priorities for Europe’s Transport Policy ahead

European ports identify their priorities for Europe’s Transport Policy ahead
Santiago Garcia-Mila’s welcome opening speech Gathering in Athens for the 12th edition of its Annual Conference, ESPO has presented today its views on the Mid-Term review of the 2011 White Paper on transport. This position paper must feed the review process recently started in the Commission, which...
May 21st, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Revetment work at Pulau Bukom May 19, 2015, Singapore, Pulau Bukom Revetment work will be carried out at Pulau Bukom from 20 May to 20 November 2015. According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.52 of 2015, the works will be conducted 24 hours daily – including...
May 19th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Lock chamber back in service May 14, 2015, Germany, Kiel Canal The New Big North Lock Chamber at Brunsbuettel in the Kiel Canal is back in service. Depending on traffic, no further delays expected. Further, the Kiel Canal Authority has announced that, due to inspection works, the New Big South Lock...
May 14th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Port operations unaffected by airstrikes May 01, 2015, Yemen, Saleef Operations at the port of Saleef are continuing as normal, unaffected by airstrikes on a military base in the region yesterday (30 April). The military base is far from the port. Saleef port still running as normal at Security Level...
May 1st, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Lock chamber closure for maintenance works April 30, 2015, Germany, Kiel Canal Due to maintenance works on the substructures of the lockgates, the Big South Lock Chamber at Holtenau will be out of service from 0700 hours on 5 May to 1600 hours on 6 May. (For information about operations in Germany...
April 30th, 2015 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Latest on TOC Asia 2015

Latest on TOC Asia 2015
TOC Asia 2015 – Major shippers remain sceptical about the benefits conferred by the development of larger shipping alliances Singapore 23.04.2015 – David Panjwani, global logistics director for US machinery manufacturer John Deere said that the emergence of four large east-west shipping...
April 23rd, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Great reviews for Panama Maritime 2015

Great reviews for Panama Maritime 2015
IMO’s SG Koji Sekimizu receiving the keys to the City by Mayor José Blandón The biennial Panama Maritime World Conference & Exhibition for 2015, according to all accounts was a very successful one–and according to the organisers just about all objectives were met. This year’s  theme...
April 18th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Canals, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, HR, IMO, Inland Waterways, LNG, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Centers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

2x ATD tugs 2412 delivered to KOTUG UK and Germany

2x ATD tugs 2412 delivered to KOTUG UK and Germany
Damen Shipyards Group delivered two sister tugs ATD 2412 ‘ZP Bison’ and ‘ZP Bear’ to strengthen KOTUG’s European Harbour Towage. On April 8th2015, the sister tugs were handed over by designer and builder Damen to her owner Elisabeth Ltd in order to operate for KOTUG.ZP Bison will operate in...
April 18th, 2015 | Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

Maritime jobs up for grabs

Maritime jobs up for grabs
Lee Tunnel will connect with Thames Tideway Tunnel CAREER OPPORTUNITIES ON THE THAMES CREATED BY LONDON’S £4.2BN SUPER SEWER Dubbed the ‘super sewer’, the £4.2bn Thames Tideway Tunnel will upgrade London’s antiquated sewerage system to cope with the demands of the city into the 22nd Century....
April 17th, 2015 | Education and Training, Environment, Inland Waterways, Jobs, Pollution | Read More