Archive for the ‘Inland Waterways’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  25-Oct-2016 AMENDED PORT NAVIGATION DEPTHS Hay Point, Australia REQUIREMENTS FOR PANAMAX VESSELS TRANSITING NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama Amended port navigation depths Tuesday, October 25, 2016, Hay Point, Australia The design and actual navigation depths below port...
October 25th, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

EFIP members meet in La Louvière…

EFIP members meet in La Louvière…
l to r: Jean-Louis Jérôme, Roland Hörner, Hans-Peter Hadorn, Carmen Costache, Rainier Reekmans EFIP members meet in La Louvière: Election of a new President and discussion on the profile of  inland ports of the future On 21 October, EFIP members gathered in La Louvière, Belgium, for their General...
October 21st, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Capers dangerous Skyfall; Geopolitics more than a liability for all…

Capers dangerous Skyfall; Geopolitics more than a liability for all…
John Faraclas What a Market Tempest we are experiencing with the Capers on a sky-fall; Geopolitical tsunamis as the …weather’s low maintains political happenings challenging World Peace. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 23 points since yesterday and now stands at 849;...
October 20th, 2016 | Breaking News, Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, Military, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development
Gary Hodgson (left), Chief Operating Officer at Peel Ports with Transport Minister John Hayes – John Hayes MP met with operators Peel Ports to view the latest developments at the £400m deep-water container terminal – Transport Minister John Hayes MP visited the Port of Liverpool today (20...
October 20th, 2016 | Construction, Containers, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Oct-2016 MARINE WORK FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THREE RUNWAY SYSTEM NORTH OF AIRPORT Hong Kong SUSPENSION OF WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES Panama Canal, Panama MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE DRAFT FOR VESSELS TRANSITING NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama PORTS OPERATING AS NORMAL AFTER WEATHER IMPROVES Novorossiysk...
October 19th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Waterway Constructions, Australia, takes delivery of Damen DOP250 pump

Waterway Constructions, Australia, takes delivery of  Damen DOP250 pump
Waterway Constructions, based in Sydney, Australia, has taken delivery of a Damen DOP250 submersible dredge pump. The company is a specialist maritime contractor that undertakes construction, maintenance and refurbishment of maritime structures throughout Australia. It owns one of the largest fleets...
October 17th, 2016 | Construction, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  14-Oct-2016 LARGE SWELLS AS NICOLE HEADS BACK OVER ATLANTIC USA, Bermuda & Canada TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR YACHT, SAILING AND SWIMMING RACES Bosphorus, Turkey Large swells as Nicole heads back over Atlantic Friday, October 14, 2016, USA, Bermuda & Canada At 500am AST...
October 14th, 2016 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather | Read More

Expanded Panama Canal struggling to fill container transit goals

Expanded Panama Canal struggling to fill container transit goals
Matthias Dietrich Expanded Panama Canal yet to fill container transit goals, hears TOC Americas conference Cancun, Mexico 12 Oct.2016 – Less than half a year since the opening of the expanded Panama Canal, significant amounts of available capacity through its larger lock remains unutilised, according...
October 12th, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Intermodal Europe 2016 – How technology is helping shape the global maritime industry

Intermodal Europe 2016 – How technology is helping shape the global maritime industry
A view from a past Intermodal event Transport is often seen as an indication of the broader economy. Undoubtedly the container shipping industry has had an unsteady journey over the past 5 years, driving companies to look to more innovative ways to streamline operational costs, provide higher value services...
October 10th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News

Hot Port News
  05-Oct-2016 INCREASE IN NUMBER OF BOOKING SLOTS FOR NEOPANAMAX VESSELS Panama Canal, Panama HURRICANE CONDITION YANKEE SET AT PORTS North-east & central Florida, USA PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET AHEAD OF HURRICANE MATTHEW Charleston, South Carolina, USA PORT READINESS CONDITION WHISKEY...
October 5th, 2016 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Oct-2016 TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT FORMER AIRPORT RUNWAY Hong Kong BAYPORT SHIP CHANNEL RESTRICTIONS Houston, TX, United States PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET AS HURRICANE MATTHEWS CONTINUES ON TRACK Port Everglades, Florida, USA Temporary loading facility at former airport...
October 3rd, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

ISS Port Alert: Under Keel Clearance – Parana River and River Plate, Argentina

ISS Port Alert: Under Keel Clearance – Parana River and River Plate, Argentina
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a change to under keel clearance (UKC) rules on Parana River and River Plate in Argentina. From 25 November 2016, the Coast Guard has advised that an under keel clearance (UKC) will be applied for vessels which transit Parana River and River Plate with...
October 3rd, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

FEPORT: Second Annual Stakeholders Conference, Brussels, December 8th, 2016

FEPORT: Second Annual Stakeholders Conference, Brussels, December 8th, 2016
Let us convert “Weaknesses” and “Threats” for the logistics chain into “Strengths” and “Opportunities”! Episode 1: Infrastructure, bottlenecks and IT Brussels, December 8th, 2016 On December 8th 2016, FEPORT will organise the second Stakeholders’ conference gathering representatives...
September 26th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Sep-2016 CONSTRUCTION OF THE HONG KONG LINK ROAD – ESTABLISHMENT OF HEIGHT RESTRICTION AND TEMPORARY DIVERSION OF THE NAVIGATION CHANNEL AT THE AIRPORT CHANNEL Hong Kong 2016 NATIONAL DAY FIREWORKS DISPLAY Hong Kong – Central Harbour, off Wan Chai Construction of the...
September 23rd, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Clouds and silver linings at the 2nd Cool Logistics Asia

Clouds and silver linings at the 2nd Cool Logistics Asia
Amidst fears of choppy waters ahead for perishable logistics, high calibre delegates from more than 20 countries gathered at the 2nd Cool Logistics Asia Conference in Hong Kong this September. Conference director Alex von Stempel reflects on the debate. BERLIN/HONG KONG 22.09.2016 – Delegates...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

Titan LNG announces development of first LNG Bunkering pontoon in North West Europe

Titan LNG announces development of first LNG Bunkering pontoon in North West Europe
A 3D rendering of the Titan LNG Flex-Fueler in operation Titan LNG Flex-Fueler will give larger vessels access to LNG delivery in crucial ARA region acting as catalyst for increase in demand for LNG AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, 20th September, 2016: Titan LNG, one of the leading suppliers of LNG to the...
September 21st, 2016 | Bunkering, Inland Waterways, LNG | Read More

Thordon retrofits TG100 seals to Hornblower flagship

Thordon retrofits TG100 seals to Hornblower flagship
Inspiration Hornblower has converted to the maintenance-free TG100 mechanical tail-shaft seals Thordon Bearings’ US West Coast Distributor, Pacific Marine Equipment has successfully completed the installation of a pair of TG100 mechanical propeller shaft seals to Hornblower Cruises & Events’...
September 20th, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More

Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority joins EFIP

Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority joins EFIP
EFIP Szczecin and Swinoujscie Ports Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority joins European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) EFIP is delighted to welcome Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority as a new member The Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority – a joint-stock company...
September 1st, 2016 | Associations, Inland Waterways, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  15-Aug-2016 AUTOMATIC IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (AIS) INFORMATION Panama Canal, Panama MARINE SITES INVESTIGATION IN VICTORIA HARBOUR Hong Kong FUJAIRAH OFFSHORE ANCHORAGE AREA REORGANIZATION EXPANDED ANCHOR POSITIONS Fujairah, UAE INTRODUCTION OF FAIR WAY BUOY AND LATERAL BUOY Fujairah,...
August 15th, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

The Blue Valley initiative has opened its secretariat today in Ismailia, Egypt

The Blue Valley initiative has opened its secretariat today in Ismailia, Egypt
The new blue/maritime Blue Valley initiative has officially opened its secretariat in Ismailia, Egypt The new Blue/Maritime mega initiative – the Blue Valley initiative – has officially opened its secretariat today, in the same city and exactly one year after the new Suez Canal mega project was...
August 6th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development
  Transport Minister Chris Grayling with Peel Ports Chief Executive Mark Whitworth – Chris Grayling MP met with operators Peel Ports to view the latest developments at the £400m investment in the city’s deep-water container terminal – The new Secretary of State for Transport, Chris...
August 5th, 2016 | Associations, Container shipping, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  02-Aug-2016 REVOCATION OF BUNKER SUPPLIER & BUNKER CRAFT OPERATOR LICENCES Singapore NEW BUOYS AT ATLANTIC ENTRANCE TO CANAL Panama Canal, Panama CHANGES TO BUNKER EXCISE Australia ANCHORAGE CLOSED AHEAD OF FORECAST SEVERE WEATHER Port Kembla, Australia Revocation of bunker...
August 2nd, 2016 | Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Jul-2016 OIL SPILL AT DOCK Houston/Galveston, USA LOCKS LANE OUTAGES Panama Canal, Panama Oil spill at dock Friday, July 29, 2016, Houston/Galveston, USA VTS Houston/Galveston temporarily suspended vessel movements within Jacinto Port Slip, including Houston Fuel and Oil...
July 29th, 2016 | Environment, Inland Waterways, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Panama Canal: New Locks, New Challenges

Panama Canal: New Locks,   New Challenges
The World’s focal point Panama Canal: New Locks,    New Challenges By Maria Dixon From theory and simulation to practice to reality, the new locks of the Panama Canal have changed the theoretical approach of the Canal people  and the text books of the world. As in 1914, when WWI took all the...
July 26th, 2016 | Canals, Events, Inland Waterways, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Jul-2016 PARTIAL CHANNEL CLOSURE DUE TO CHEMICAL SPILL Houston, USA DREDGING OFF WESTERN END OF JURONG ISLAND Singapore PORT CLOSED TO SWELL AND WINDS Durban, South Africa Partial channel closure due to chemical spill Tuesday, July 26, 2016, Houston, USA At 1604 hours...
July 26th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Environment, Inland Waterways, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More