Archive for the ‘Inland Waterways’ Category

European Parliament votes for more modern inland waterway transport

European Parliament votes for more modern inland waterway transport
Siim Kallas Brussels, 15 April 2014 – The European Parliament voted today in first reading on two proposals by the Commission regarding inland waterway transport: a proposal to facilitate the use of the Reserve fund and another relating to technical requirements for inland waterway vessels. Commission...
April 15th, 2014 | European Union, Inland Waterways, Organisations | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, Delaware River – Pyrotechnic exercise * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Repairs to private pier * Chile, Iquique – Terminal operative one week after quake * Venezuela, all ports – New...
April 9th, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

General strike warning for Argentinian ports

General strike warning for Argentinian ports
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), is advising of a potential general strike in Argentina on Thursday 10th April 2014 from 00:00hrs to 24:00hrs. The Union backed strike will see stoppages in various ports by truck, bus and train drivers, pilot boat masters, linesmen, tug boat operators and stevedores. The...
April 9th, 2014 | Canals, HR, Inland Waterways, Labour Disputes, Land Trasnport, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United Kingdom, Grangemouth – Plant closure * United Kingdom, Fawley – Slops service unavailable * Namibia, all ports – Temporary import of seismic vessels * United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana...
April 4th, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Port of the month: Port of Amsterdam, Port of Partnerships

Port of the month: Port of Amsterdam, Port of Partnerships
A view of the Port of Amsterdam Tuesday, 01 April 2014 00:00 – This month we take you to the port of Amsterdam. A fascinating port believing in “meten is weten” which means measuring is knowing. Moreover, last year the port of Amsterdam was corporatized. Read here about their experience. Could...
April 2nd, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, Delaware River – Norfolk Dredging shifts ops to Deepwater Point Range * Singapore, all ports – Cancellation of bunker licenses * Australia, Melbourne – Closure of berths for construction...
April 1st, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Germany, Kiel Canal – Strike action ended * United States, Houston, Texas – Pilot services suspended due to fog * United States, Houston, Texas – Texas City Y response continues: port open to traffic *...
March 28th, 2014 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Inland Ports discuss European issues on the Danube

Inland Ports discuss European issues on the Danube
The Danube Inland Ports came together today in Bratislava for the Executive Committee meeting of the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP). Ports discussed a number of political issues that are currently on the Brussels agenda. The new Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) Policy remains one...
March 28th, 2014 | European Union, Inland Waterways, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Germany, Kiel Canal – Strike update (26 March) * United States, Houston, Texas – Texas City Y incident response update (26 March) * United States, Delaware River – End of Ice Season * United Arab...
March 26th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

ESPO 2014 Conference to welcome main players on Port Regulation proposal

ESPO 2014 Conference to welcome main players on Port Regulation proposal
On 23 May 2013, the Commission adopted the Port Regulation proposal. Almost one year later, the Parliament decided not to vote anymore on the proposal before the European elections. How to read this postponement? What will happen after the elections? What is happening in the Council? How is the Commission...
March 26th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, European Union, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2014 Exhibitor News – March 2014

Intermodal Asia 2014 Exhibitor News – March 2014
We bring you herebelow the latest from Inetrmodal Asia 2014, so log on at the link after the WAM news. WAM demonstrates product development at Intermodal Asia WAM (Wireless Asset Management LLC) will be exhibiting for the first time at Intermodal Asia 2014 to introduce the WAM technology...
March 26th, 2014 | 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
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United Kingdom, Immingham – Jetty berth closure for works * Germany, Kiel Canal – Lock chamber to close for dredging works * United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – River closed due to low visibility *...
March 21st, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ban to large cruise ship traffic in Venice lifted.

Ban to large cruise ship traffic in Venice lifted.
Italy’s new rules limiting marine traffic in Venice’s Giudecca Canal are illegitimate, a court says. The successful lawsuit against the decision taken by the Italian Government last November to limit large cruise ship traffic in the Venice lagoon was filed by Venezia Terminal Passeggeri,...
March 19th, 2014 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Tourism | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Finland, all ports – Proposed cut to fairway dues 2015-2017 * United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – Navigation lights energised DATE: March 18, 2014 COUNTRY: Finland PORT: all ports Proposed...
March 18th, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Come to the River Dating on 19 & 20 November 2014 in Luxembourg !

Come to the River Dating  on 19 & 20 November 2014 in Luxembourg !
VNF and Barge to Business are inviting you to the 7th edition of the River Dating, the only european event 100%  dedicated to river transport and waterway logistics. Why such an event ? A competitive transport mode, inland waterway traffic was built and developed thanks to a european collaboration...
March 17th, 2014 | Environment, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – Carollton Gauge at 8 feet on the rise * United Arab Emirates, Port of Fujairah – Tankers awaiting FOTT berths: waiving of overstay charges * Indonesia,...
March 13th, 2014 | Bunkering, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Sea and inland ports congratulate the new TEN-T coordinators on their appointment

Sea and inland ports congratulate the new TEN-T coordinators on their appointment
The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) and the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) congratulate the new TEN-T coordinators on their appointment to this challenging position. The two associations look forward to a close and fruitful dialogue between ports and the coordinators and hope that...
March 12th, 2014 | Canals, European Union, HR, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Angola, Soyo – Position of accommodation barge * United States, Delaware River – Closure of Reedy Point South Anchorage * Ukraine, all ports – Port ops continuing as normal * Bunker Update –...
March 3rd, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Military, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Ukrainian saga opens the Pandora’s Box of geopolitics

The Ukrainian saga opens the Pandora’s Box of geopolitics
We have well in advance warned you of the unpredictable, but  predictable things by us, unfolding there and our major concern is the economic and other sanctions from both sides which will affect at the end of the day millions of people and have incalculable repercussions for many more world-wide…...
March 2nd, 2014 | Breaking News, Canals, Energy, Environment, European Union, Inland Waterways, Markets, Military, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Worldwide – MARLO issues alert after incident * Germany, Kiel Canal – Vessel waiting times for Canal transit * United States, Houston, Texas – Fog conditions expected to return * United States,...
February 28th, 2014 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Military, Oil Spill, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Ukrainian saga continues…

The Ukrainian saga continues…
Crimea looks blurred with problems since antiquity; now what next? The latest developments in Ukraine, particularly the occupation of the parliament in Crimea, the raising of the Russian Flag there, the high state of alert of the Russian Forces, the corruption within the top brass of successive political...
February 27th, 2014 | Breaking News, Canals, Inland Waterways, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, UN | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Germany, Kiel Canal – Lock chamber to be taken out of service for repairs * United States, Houston, Texas – Fog affecting boarding * United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – Oil spill update...
February 25th, 2014 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – Oil spill update (24 February) * United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – River closed to navigation due to limited visibility * United States, Houston,...
February 24th, 2014 | Bunkering, Inland Waterways, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, Delaware River – Naval vessel protection zone * United States, Delaware Bay – Pipelaying in Christina River: UPDATE (20 Feb 2014) * United States, Delaware River – Safety Zone established...
February 21st, 2014 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Angola, all ports – Maintenance shut down * United States, Delaware River – Safety Zone for dive operations * United States, Delaware River – Return to Ice Condition 3 * Ecuador, all ports –...
February 20th, 2014 | Bunkering, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More