Archive for the ‘Inland Waterways’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
SEVERE WEATHER PREPARATIONS United States, San Francisco, California TWO DIE IN FIRE ONBOARD LPG TANKER Malaysia, Kuala Terengganu MAINTENANCE AT EXXON MOBIL BERTH 4 Singapore, Singapore REVISED NAVIGATION DEPTHS IN PILOTAGE AREA Australia, Hay Point ANCHORAGE CLOSED DUE TO BAD WEATHER Australia,...
December 11th, 2014 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Cat® dealer Whayne Power systems repowers three Marathon Petroleum inland waterways vessels

Cat® dealer Whayne Power systems repowers three Marathon Petroleum inland waterways vessels
Ashland, Kentucky – When long-time customer Marathon Petroleum wanted to repower inland river towboats, they turned to their trusted Cat® dealer Whayne Power to get the job done. Marathon had installed Cat 3606 engines on the inland waterways vessels in the early 1990s and twenty years later was ready...
December 11th, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Transport ministers pledge to implement Fairway Rehabilitation and Maintenance Master Plan for the Danube and its Tributaries

Transport ministers pledge to implement Fairway Rehabilitation and Maintenance Master Plan for the Danube and its Tributaries
Kathrin Obst Transport ministers pledge to implement Fairway Rehabilitation and Maintenance Master Plan for the Danube and its Tributaries – Sector asks for swift action  During a meeting in the margins of the EU Transport Council,  Ministers of the Danube Riparian States yesterday endorsed the Fairway...
December 4th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, European Union, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ISS drives liner agency business in Egypt

ISS drives liner agency business in Egypt
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world-leading maritime services provider, has signed a joint venture agreement with Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), one of the world’s largest global container carriers, to form a new entity known as OOCL Egypt S.A.E. Launching in December 2014, the joint...
November 27th, 2014 | Canals, Containers, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

St Lawrence Seaway closes for 2014 season

St Lawrence Seaway closes for 2014 season
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising that the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Seaway System announced its closing schedule for the 2014 season yesterday. The closure period which commences on 1st December 2014 is detailed in full on Seaway Notice 11/2014 http://www.greatlakes-seaway.com/en/pdf/navigation/notice20141119.pdf Mariners...
November 21st, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
TIME LIMIT FOR REPORTING ARRIVAL OF FOREIGN CREW/VESSELS Indonesia, Cilacap CHANNEL CLOSURE Indonesia, Palembang Time limit for reporting arrival of foreign crew/vessels November 14, 2014, Indonesia, Cilacap Notice of foreign vessels and crew arriving at PTK Cabang Cilacap...
November 14th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Riverdating & BargetoBusiness…

Riverdating & BargetoBusiness…
Riverdating & BargetoBusiness : Event entirely dedicated to multimodal and innovative inland waterway solutions 1. Presentation of the event Riverdating & BargetoBusiness highlight European waterway transport logistics on 19 & 20 November in Luxembourg The exclusive 3-in-1 event for logistics...
November 14th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
WORLDWIDE – GREEN LIGHT FOR BIMCO STANDARD BUNKER TERMS LOCKS CLOSURE FOR DIVING WORKS Germany, Kiel Canal DRAFT RESTRICTIONS United States, Lake Charles, Louisiana Green light for BIMCO standard bunker terms COUNTRY: Worldwide It is perhaps surprising that there...
November 13th, 2014 | Associations, BIMCO, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC delivers massive metal press for Volvo Cars

GAC delivers massive metal press for Volvo Cars
The 1, 000+ tonne metal press travelled by water and road to reach its final destination at the Volvo Car Corporation’s works in Olofström, Sweden. Another complex job completed by GAC’s Project Logistics experts. Experts rise to the challenge of complex project logistics task  Sweden,...
November 13th, 2014 | Automobiles, Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Taxation, Technical, Trade and Commerce | Read More

WTM Delegates numbers approach 52, 000 with 4% increase

WTM Delegates numbers approach 52, 000 with 4% increase
World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, experienced an impressive 4% increase in attendees with the event opening its doors to almost 52, 000 delegates over the four days (Monday 3 – Thursday 6 November). The delegate increase makes it the largest trade-only WTM...
November 12th, 2014 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Canals, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Executive Travel, Exhibitions, Holidays, HR, Inland Waterways, Jet set, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Photography, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

DP World London Gateway celebrates one year of opening…

DP World London Gateway celebrates one year of opening…
MSC Rita calling at DP World London Gateway DP World London Gateway celebrates one year of opening by winning new deep-sea container services Tuesday 11 November 2014 – London Gateway, London: As Britain’s new hub port celebrates its first birthday DP World London Gateway has expanded its network...
November 11th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

MAN OVERBOARD!

MAN OVERBOARD!
American Club’s Latest Loss Prevention Tool Although aimed primarily at its members operating tugs and barges in US domestic trades, the American Club’s new initiative, Man Overboard!, also touches on issues, particularly regarding situational awareness, relevant to the broader marine environment. Dr....
November 11th, 2014 | Associations, Health and Safety, Inland Waterways, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Less than 100 Million Euro needed to make the Danube navigable year round!

Less than 100 Million Euro needed to make the Danube navigable year round!
Kathrin Obst The European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP), Inland Navigation Europe (INE), the European Barge Union (EBU), the European Skippers’ Organisation (ESO), Pro Danube International (PDI) and the Maritime Port of Constanţa urge riparian states to implement better fairway maintenance and...
November 3rd, 2014 | Canals, Inland Waterways | Read More

Chester and its canals…

Chester and its canals…
Chester, the ancient Roman Canal…off North Gate Gaol… As we said in one of our recent (24 Oct. 2014) Shipping Market recapitulations “… the tip for your holidays is the City of Chester” and we made it for the Halloween Weekend. Rich in history, Chester, one of Britain’s Heritage Cities,...
November 2nd, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

Your industry will be attending Intermodal Europe 2014 – will you?

Your industry will be attending Intermodal Europe 2014 – will you?
With just over 2 weeks to go, have you confirmed your attendance? Intermodal Europe is the world-leading exhibition and conference for companies associated with the container and intermodal industries, and covers all areas of container transport and logistics across road,...
October 24th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Locks closure for urgent repair works October 23, 2014, Germany, Kiel Canal The New Big North Lock Chamber at Kiel-Holtenau will be taken out of service next week (Monday 27 to Friday 31 October) due to urgent repair works. During this period only the New Big South Lock Chamber at Kiel-Holtenau will...
October 23rd, 2014 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Explore Rotterdam Port during Intermodal Europe

Explore Rotterdam Port during Intermodal Europe
Explore Rotterdam Port during Intermodal Europe 2014 Visitors registering to attend Intermodal Europe 2014 also have the opportunity to register to take part in an exclusive tour of the Port of Rotterdam, which will take place during the event. “Working closely with the Port of Rotterdam we are pleased...
October 22nd, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Events, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Rail | Read More

“Edith Maersk” the largest ship ever, arrived on the Thames

“Edith Maersk” the largest ship ever, arrived on the Thames
The “Edith Maersk” berthed in the Thames at DP world’s port, London Gateway The largest ever ship on the Thames arrived this Sunday (19th October 2014) EDITH MAERSK: THE LARGEST SHIP EVER ON THE THAMES The largest ship ever to enter the Thames arrived at DP World London Gateway today...
October 19th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Containers, Inland Waterways, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Berth out of service for structural survey October 16, 2014, United Kingdom, Fawley Esso Fawley No.9 berth is out of service until 1800 hours on Monday (20 October) for a structural survey. As a result, any Propane vessels scheduled for this coming weekend will be loaded on Esso Berth 2. No problems...
October 16th, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Intermodal Europe 2014: Are you ready to see the future of container shipping?

Intermodal Europe 2014: Are you ready to see the future of container shipping?
Join thousands of Container, Transport and Logistics Professionals in Rotterdam this November, for Europe’s leading Intermodal Event Need a reason to visit Intermodal Europe? Well we’ll give you 10… Source new business from over 100+ marketing leading exhibiting companies Develop bespoke...
October 13th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Containers, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Dredging in New Castle Range October 07, 2014, United States, Delaware River Dredging work is underway in the New Castle Range of the Delaware River and will continue until November 15. According to the Marine Safety Information Bulletin No.36-14 issued by the U.S. Coast Guard, Sector Delaware Bay,...
October 7th, 2014 | Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
River closure for fireworks display October 06, 2014, United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana Tomorrow (7 October), the Lower Mississippi River will be closed from MM 95.5 to MM 96.5 AHOP between 2045 and 2145 hours local time to protect persons and vessels from hazards associated with a fireworks...
October 6th, 2014 | Bunkering, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

smartPORT TV – Deepening of the Elbe river in Hamburg

smartPORT TV – Deepening of the Elbe river in Hamburg
Hamburg, River Elbe Decision on the Elbe river deepening tabled – Hamburg must wait for the EU-verdict The federal constitution court in Leipzig has tabled the decision on the deepening of the Hamburg Elbe river. Before there could be decisions about lawsuits of environmental associations, the...
October 2nd, 2014 | Canals, Inland Waterways, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Inland Ports’ association EFIP celebrates 20th anniversary and launches new logo

Inland Ports’ association EFIP celebrates 20th anniversary and launches new logo
The European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) celebrated its 20th anniversary on 1 October 2014 with a reception in the Salle des Glaces of the Parliament of the Region of Brussels. The event, which was organised in cooperation with the Port of Brussels, attracted more than 150 guests from all over...
October 2nd, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Inland Ports elect Hans-Peter Hadorn as new EFIP President

Inland Ports elect Hans-Peter Hadorn as new EFIP President
Hans-Peter Hadorn Brussels,  01 October 2014 – The European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) has elected Hans-Peter Hadorn, the CEO of Port of Switzerland (Basel) as its new President. He succeeds Jean-Louis Jérôme, Director of the Port of Strasbourg, who had held the presidency since 2012. EFIP...
October 1st, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Company Profiles, HR, Inland Waterways, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More