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TRAN Committee Vote on European Maritime Single Window Environment Regulation

TRAN Committee Vote on European Maritime Single Window Environment Regulation
Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid TRAN Committee Vote on European Maritime Single Window Environment Regulation Brussels, March 4th, 2019 – FEPORT welcomes TRAN Committee adoption of Provision Agreement on proposal for a Regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window Environment. FEPORT welcomes...
March 4th, 2019 | Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
02-Mar-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 3-16 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 3-16 March 2019 Saturday, March 2, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 4 Mar (Mon) – Carnival 4 Mar (Mon) – Mahasivarathri Day (Sri Lanka) 5 Mar (Tue) – Carnival/Mardi...
March 2nd, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
01-Mar-2019 CARGO SHIPS COLLIDE AT ANCHORAGE Istanbul, Turkey Cargo ships collide at anchorage Friday, March 1, 2019, Istanbul, Turkey Two cargo ships collided at Istanbul Anchorage Area at about 04:00 hours local time this morning (1 March). Vessel traffic in the Bosphorus Strait has not been affected...
March 1st, 2019 | Canals, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents | Read More

Is your port successful in reaching out in a direct and transparent way to the port citizens? Submit your project for the ESPO award 2019!

Is your port successful in reaching out in a direct and transparent way to the port citizens? Submit your project for the ESPO award 2019!
Is your port successful in reaching out in a direct and transparent way to the port citizens? Submit your project for the ESPO award 2019! 01 March 2019 The ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports is entering its 11th edition. The theme of this year is “Transparency and the role of social media...
March 1st, 2019 | Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
28-Feb-2019 REPAIRS AT BERTHS 3 & 4 OF PULAU BUSING TERMINAL (TANKSTORE) Singapore INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF TANAH MERAH COAST ROAD Singapore HIGH WATER RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE Mississippi River, United States Repairs at Berths 3 & 4 of Pulau Busing Terminal (Tankstore) Thursday,...
February 28th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO: Port pro of the month: Ingvar M. Mathisen (NO)

ESPO: Port pro of the month: Ingvar M. Mathisen (NO)
Ingvar Mathisen For this port pro of the month, we are interviewing Ingvar M. Mathisen, who started as Port Director/CEO at Port of Oslo in August 2017. The Board of Directors was very clear it wanted a renewed focus on the port’s core business: port development and increasing cargo and passenger throughput....
February 28th, 2019 | Interviews, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Insights from the PwC Annual Shipping Industry Finance update

Insights from the PwC Annual Shipping Industry Finance update
A view from the event The key trends and current challenges for the shipping industry and their impact to the shipping finance teams were presented during the “The PwC Annual Shipping Industry Finance Update” event organized by PwC Greece.  Key trends and hot topics in the shipping industry were...
February 28th, 2019 | Accountancy, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

Qualifying Update for 2020

Qualifying Update for 2020
Mapping the Route to Tokyo for 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 World Sailing and the IOC have finally concluded the Tokyo 2020 qualification system, including continental qualification. The 49er has 19 spots at the games, 20 for the Nacra 17, and 21 for the 49erFX. The previous baseline of 20 was slightly...
February 27th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Feb-2019 INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF PA WATER-VENTURE (PASIR RIS) Singapore INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF CHANGI BEACH PARK Singapore INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF CHANGI EAST Singapore “QUANTITIES INCENTIVE” REBATES FOR LNG CARRIERS Suez Canal, Egypt Installation...
February 27th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ABPmer’s audit confirms the Port of Milford Haven’s clear focus on marine safety standards

ABPmer’s audit confirms the Port of Milford Haven’s clear focus on marine safety standards
Port of Milford Haven The Port Marine Safety Code assurance audit is required for all UK Harbour Authorities and any organisation running port marine terminals.  The Port of Milford Haven commissioned ABPmer to provide a full and transparent check of its compliance with the requirements of the Code. ...
February 27th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-Feb-2019 TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE Singapore FENDER REPAIR WORKS FOR DOLPHINS IN HEI LING CHAU TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Testing of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Tuesday, February 26, 2019, Singapore An Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) will be tested off St John’s Island from...
February 26th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Oceanology, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
25-Feb-2019 REPLACEMENT OF SUBSEA HOSE AT SHELL SINGLE BUOY MOORING Singapore SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT SAI KUNG Hong Kong EX-CYCLONE NOW WELL OFFSHORE Southern Queensland, Australia MODIFIED PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET Philadelphia, New Jersey & Delaware, United States Replacement of subsea...
February 25th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Freight association issues warning on switch bill of lading

Freight association issues warning on switch bill of lading
Freight association issues warning on switch bill of lading The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has warned its members about the dangers of requesting a switch bill of lading without being fully aware of potential...
February 25th, 2019 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
23-Feb-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 FEBRUARY-9 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 24 February-9 March 2019 Saturday, February 23, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 25 Feb (Mon) EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary (Philippines) 28 Feb (Thu)...
February 23rd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
22-Feb-2019 CYCLONE WEAKENED BUT FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN AGAIN Southern Queensland/Northern New South Wales, Australia SILT CURTAINS AT NORTH-EASTERN CORNER OF NEW YAU MA TEI TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong TEMPORARY WITHDRAWAL OF WEATHER BUOY SOUTHWEST OF SHA CHAU Hong Kong CONTAINER GROWTH PUSHES THROUGHPUT...
February 22nd, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Rehrig Pacific Selects ORBCOMM’s Analytics Services to Power Its Vision™ Business Intelligence Platform

Rehrig Pacific Selects ORBCOMM’s Analytics Services to Power Its Vision™ Business Intelligence Platform
Leverages ORBCOMM’s advanced technology to enhance Rehrig’s software suite and provide their customers with improved performance, usability and reaction time ROCHELLE PARK, N.J., February 22nd 2019 – ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet...
February 22nd, 2019 | Consumers Market, Environment, IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
21-Feb-2019 TROPICAL CYCLONE OMA Queensland/New South Wales, Australia WORK-FREE DAY DECLARED AHEAD OF ELECTIONS Nigeria Tropical Cyclone Oma Thursday, February 21, 2019, Queensland/New South Wales, Australia A Cyclone Watch has been issued for coastal parts of southeast Queensland and northern New South...
February 21st, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
20-Feb-2019 FOG HALTS VESSEL TRAFFIC Dardanelles, Turkey BOSPHORUS TRAFFIC SUSPENDED Bosphorus, Turkey Fog halts vessel traffic Wednesday, February 20, 2019, Dardanelles, Turkey Vessel traffic in the Dardanelles was suspended in both directions at 11.15 hours local time today (20 February) due to restricted...
February 20th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Maritime union RMT on the sale of P&O Ferries to Dubai Ports World

Maritime union RMT on the sale of P&O Ferries to Dubai Ports World
Mick Cash Maritime union RMT on the sale of P&O Ferries to Dubai Ports World  Maritime Union RMT today said that the sale of P&O Ferries for £322m from Dubai World to Dubai Ports World raised fresh concerns over the future direction of shipping and ports policy in the UK, including the Port...
February 20th, 2019 | HR, Labour Disputes, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Improving cyber capabilities in the Caribbean

Improving cyber capabilities in the Caribbean
Vinicio Mella, President, Fundación Tito Mella; Peter Greenwood, Country Manager, USTDA; Bryan Larson, Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy in Dominican Republic; Cynthia Hudson, Chief Executive Officer, HudsonTrident  HudsonTrident and Fundación Tito Mella Awarded United States Trade and Development...
February 19th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Big Conditions to Kick Start European Season

Big Conditions to Kick Start European Season
… Vilamoura, Portugal, has been growing as a winter destination for the past few seasons. Regattas in December and now February attracted 109 and then 116 boats respectively across 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17. The regatta this past weekend was a doozy, with big breeze and waves each of the days....
February 19th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Feb-2019 WORKS AT TUAS WESTERN COAST Singapore TRAFFIC HALTED DUE TO FOG Bosphorus, Turkey Works at Tuas Western Coast Tuesday, February 19, 2019, Singapore The working period for works at Tuas Western Coast has been extended. The works will now be conducted 24 hours daily – including Sundays...
February 19th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Register now for the ESPO Conference 2019

Register now for the ESPO Conference 2019
The Goldoni Theatre (Teatro Goldoni) Register now for the ESPO Conference 2019 (Livorno, 23-24 May) For its 2019 Annual Conference, ESPO is taking you to Livorno. The Port Network Authority of the North Tyrrhenian Sea, host of the event, includes next to Tuscany’s premier port, Livorno, the ports...
February 19th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
18-Feb-2019 SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT SAI KUNG Hong Kong OPERATION OF TEMPORARY JETTY & RORO RAMP Singapore Seawall reinstatement works at Sai Kung Monday, February 18, 2019, Hong Kong From 25 February and for approximately 4 months, seawall reinstatement works will be carried out within the...
February 18th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Superyacht arrivals reach a new record in Thailand

Superyacht arrivals reach a new record in Thailand
… Asian governments have been hard at work improving the facilities and easing the regulations to attract more superyachts to cruise in the region and spend time in their marinas. The value of this category of marine tourism is high and brings with it many benefits for the economy generally, the...
February 18th, 2019 | Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Yachting | Read More