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Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) Signs MOU with the Government of Assam for World Bank funded inland water transport project

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) Signs MOU with the Government of Assam for World Bank funded inland water transport project
IRClass personnel signing the MOU with the Government of Assam The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) and the Government of Assam, a key state in India’s north-east, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further enhance the state’s inland water transport (IWT) system to improve commuter...
January 18th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Construction, Inland Waterways | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Jan-2019 DOCKING/UNDOCKING HALTED Dammam, Saudi Arabia Docking/undocking halted Thursday, January 17, 2019, Dammam, Saudi Arabia Ship movements for docking and undocking of ships at Dammam port were suspended by the Port Authority/Marine Department from 10:30 hours local time today (17 January) for...
January 17th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Jan-2019 TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE Singapore Testing of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Wednesday, January 16, 2019, Singapore From 21 January to 28 February, testing of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) will be carried out north of Small Craft Anchorage ‘A’. According to the...
January 16th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Lisa LoManto Aurichio named Executive Director of the Containerization & Intermodal Institute

Lisa LoManto Aurichio named Executive Director of the Containerization & Intermodal Institute
l to r: CII Senior Advisor Barbara Yeninas; CII Executive Director Lisa Aurichio Lisa LoManto Aurichio Named Executive Director Of The Containerization & Intermodal Institute BSY Associates Inc. President to Manage Trade Association CRANFORD, NJ (January 16, 2019) –  The Containerization...
January 16th, 2019 | Associations, Containers, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Jan-2019 INSTALLATION & MAINTENANCE OF SILT BARRICADES Singapore Installation & maintenance of silt barricades Tuesday, January 15, 2019, Singapore The working period for the installation and maintenance of silt barricades off Tuas western coast has been extended. According to the Maritime...
January 15th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Liverpool momentum builds as Maersk and MSC commit to permanent U.S service

Liverpool momentum builds as Maersk and MSC  commit to permanent U.S service
EM Athens at Port of Liverpool The 2M shipping line alliance has confirmed that Liverpool will become a permanent call on its TA4 service connecting Europe with several US ports. The move follows the introduction of a temporary call in July 2018 resulting from continued disruption at the Port of Felixstowe. The...
January 15th, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) services in the United States and Canada

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) services in the United States and Canada
Luc de Clerck US and Canada-based transporters will now be offered the flexibility, efficiency and cost-effectiveness reUse brings to their planning and container fleet management Antwerp, Belgium, January 15, 2019 – Avantida, an E2Open company, today announced that Maersk, one of the world’s largest...
January 15th, 2019 | Containers, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Jan-2019 DREDGING OFF WEST JURONG CHANNEL & PESEK BASIN Singapore Dredging off West Jurong Channel & Pesek Basin Monday, January 14, 2019, Singapore From 15 January to 30 May, dredging works will be conducted off West Jurong Channel and Pesek Basin. According to the Maritime and Port Authority...
January 14th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Five make Apprentice of the Year shortlist in BIFA’s freight service awards

Five make Apprentice of the Year shortlist in BIFA’s freight service awards
Robert Keen Five youngsters who are all studying for apprenticeships at freight forwarding companies that are members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) have been shortlisted as finalists in the new Apprentice of the Year category of the trade association’s annual Freight Service...
January 14th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News  from GAC
12-Jan-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 13-26 JANUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 13-26 January 2019 Saturday, January 12, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 14 Jan (Mon) – Coming of Age Day (Japan) 15 Jan (Tue) – Tamil Thai Pongol day (Sri Lanka) 21...
January 12th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
11-Jan-2019 REPAIR WORKS FOR LIGHT BEACON OFF NIM WAN, DEEP BAY Hong Kong SUBMARINE OUTFALL REPAIR WORKS OFF HUNG HOM Hong Kong DEMOLITION & REMOVAL OF FLOATING PANELS AND CONCRETE WALKWAY Singapore AMENDED IMPLEMENTING INSTRUCTIONS Cannakale Strait, Turkey Repair works for light beacon off Nim...
January 11th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

BREXIT Ferry crisis deepens as government snub union calls for intervention

BREXIT Ferry crisis deepens as government snub union calls for intervention
Mick Cash As workers protest at DfT Minister refuses to agree to UK National Minimum wage or UK jobs on Brexit Ferry Contracts As workers protest at the Department for Transport, Shipping Minister Nusrat Ghani has refused to agree that the national minimum wage or other UK employment legislation, such...
January 11th, 2019 | HR, Port Conditions, Rail | Read More

European Maritime Single Window Environment Regulation

European Maritime Single Window Environment Regulation
Brussels 11 January 2019 – Adoption of the Clune Report on European Maritime Single Window Environment: CLECAT, ECSABA, ESC, EMPA, ESPO, FEPORT & IPCSA welcome focus on data harmonisation and existing reporting channels. However, we caution against the creation of an EU Level Access Point...
January 11th, 2019 | Environment, European Union, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-Jan-2019 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT AP LEI CHAU Hong Kong INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF TANJONG PUNGGOL & CONEY ISLAND Singapore Marine Site Investigation at Ap Lei Chau Thursday, January 10, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 1 month, marine site investigation works involving drilling...
January 10th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Chinese New Year requires lots of pre-planning

Chinese New Year requires lots of pre-planning
… Supply Chain and Logistics Impacted Worldwide by Significant Holiday Atlanta, GA — (January 10, 2019) — By now, anyone doing business in the Asia markets is well into planning how the continuity of trade will work during the Chinese New Year (CNY) when virtually all business in China, including...
January 10th, 2019 | Holidays, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Vote Clune report: ESPO welcomes the outcome but remains highly concerned about adding another reporting layer through the creation of an EU interface

Vote Clune report: ESPO welcomes the outcome but remains highly concerned about adding another reporting layer through the creation of an EU interface
Isabelle Ryckbost 10 January 2019 This morning, the Transport Committee of the European Parliament adopted its position on the Commission proposal for a regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window Environment. In many ways, the adopted Clune report improves the Commission proposal and...
January 10th, 2019 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

IPV Code removes the red tape of boat testing and delivery

IPV Code removes the red tape of boat testing and delivery
Lesley Robinson A new code came into force on 1 January 2019 allowing pleasure craft to be in temporary commercial use at sea for a number of defined purposes.  The Intended Pleasure Vessels (IPV) Code, which permits the temporary use of craft at sea for businesses purposes and as race support without...
January 10th, 2019 | Associations, Regulatory, Sailing, Yachting | Read More

New tide comes in to Tees Valley charity

New tide comes in to Tees Valley charity
Kirsten Donkin, Head of PR, Marketing and Communications, PD Ports A Tees Valley charity dedicated to offering young people valuable career experiences, has welcomed a new wave of appointments, determined to see 2019 off to a strong start. High Tide Foundation, founded in 2012 by businesses across Tees...
January 10th, 2019 | Charity, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Crowley adds additional sailing to North Atlantic Puerto Rico service increasing schedule integrity and capacity

Crowley adds additional sailing to North Atlantic Puerto Rico service increasing schedule integrity and capacity
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Jan. 9, 2019) ­– Crowley Logistics announced today that it has expanded its North Atlantic network of vessels, adding velocity to customer supply chains operating between the Northeastern U.S., Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and the islands of the Caribbean Basin....
January 9th, 2019 | Containers, Land Trasnport, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Reefer Containers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
 09-Jan-2019 DREDGING IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore SUBMARINE OUTFALL MAINTENANCE SOUTHWEST OF TAI LEI, PENG CHAU Hong Kong Dredging in Temasek Fairway Wednesday, January 9, 2019, Singapore The working period for dredging in the Temasek Fairway has been extended. According to the Maritime and Port Authority...
January 9th, 2019 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
07-Jan-2019 CREW RESCUED AFTER VESSEL SINKS Black Sea, Turkey Crew rescued after vessel sinks Monday, January 7, 2019, Black Sea, Turkey A research and rescue operation is underway after a distress signal was received from a Panama-flagged vessel reported to be sinking 77 sea miles off the Black Sea...
January 7th, 2019 | Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Yacht Club of Greece: An Epiphany with Apollo’s blessing

Yacht Club of Greece: An Epiphany with Apollo’s blessing
From the ceremony with the Holy Cross ready to be lowered Yacht Club of Greece: An Epiphany with Apollo’s blessing Anny Zade and John Faraclas were there with their cameras This year’s Epiphany at the Holly Rock by the Sea – I mean the Yacht Club of Greece – attracted nearly 370 guests – members...
January 6th, 2019 | Events, Holidays, News, People and Places, Religion, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
05-Jan-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 6-19 JANUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 6-19 January 2019 Saturday, January 5, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 1 Jan (Tue)-8 Jan (Tue) – New Year Holidays (Russia) 6 Jan (Sun) – Epiphany 7 Jan (Mon) –...
January 5th, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Tough and Tenacious

Tough and Tenacious
Photo: Nick Leggatt/Row4Ocean DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305nm Row4Ocean – World Record Attempt to row 2305nm. Africa to South America. Port of Departure: Dakar, Senegal, Africa – Port of Arrival: Paramaribo, Suriname, South America. Team: Patrick Bol, Lewis Knollman,Andrew Ruinoff, Matt...
January 5th, 2019 | Events, Rowing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
04-Jan-2019 FIRE ONBOARD CARGO VESSEL Istanbul, Turkey LAUNCH OF “ESEAGO” MOBILE APPLICATION Hong Kong CHANNEL CLOSED AFTER GROUNDING New Orleans, United States Fire onboard cargo vessel Friday, January 4, 2019, Istanbul, Turkey A fire-fighting operation is underway after a fire was reported onboard...
January 4th, 2019 | Canals, Groundings, Inland Waterways, IT and Communications, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More