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ESPO publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities

ESPO publishes Environmental Report 2018 – Top 10 Environmental Priorities
Isabelle Ryckbost 18 October 2018 – ESPO presented yesterday its annual Environmental Report for 2018 at the GreenPort Congress in Valencia. The ESPO Environmental Report includes environmental performance benchmark indicators as well as the Top 10 Environmental Priorities of the European...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

GAC wins The Maritime Standard Awards 2018 Transportation & Logistics accolade

GAC wins The Maritime Standard Awards 2018 Transportation & Logistics accolade
Ronald Lichtenecker, Managing Director of GAC Dubai, receives the Transportation & Logistics Award in The Maritime Standard Awards 2018. Dubai, UAE 18 October 2018 – The GAC Group has won the Transportation & Logistics title in the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent’s premiere shipping...
October 18th, 2018 | Awards, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Oct-2018 REPLACEMENT OF FENDERS Singapore MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT JUNK BAY Hong Kong CROSS HARBOUR SWIMMING RACES Hong Kong Replacement of fenders Wednesday, October 17, 2018, Singapore The working period for the replacement of fenders at Punggol Jetty has been revised. According to the Maritime...
October 17th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Bavaria Yachts is relying on 100 percent “Made in Giebelstadt”

Bavaria Yachts is relying on 100 percent “Made in Giebelstadt”
Pressing the restart button at Bavaria Yachts and activating the demoulding of the first hull in the production line-  l to r: Dr. Tobias Brinkmann, Dr. Ralph Kudla, Kai Brandes, Erik Appel and Christian Hartmann); Photo credit: Bavaria Yachts Bavaria Yachts is relying on 100 percent “Made in Giebelstadt” Reinforcement...
October 17th, 2018 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Oct-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT LAI CHI WO Hong Kong MOORING/UNMOORING OF VESSELS AT TUAS FINGER ONE PROJECT Singapore RECLAMATION WORK AT TUAS VIEW, OFF TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore Marine site investigation at Lai Chi Wo Tuesday, October 16, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 4 months, marine...
October 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Oct-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO HAINAN DAO Hong Kong TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT FORMER KAI TAK AIRPORT RUNWAY Hong Kong Yacht race from Hong Kong to Hainan Do Monday, October 15, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race from Hong Kong to Hainan Dao will take place on 18 October 2018 (Thursday). About...
October 15th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ChartCo and MeteoGroup announce long-term partnership agreement

ChartCo and MeteoGroup announce long-term partnership agreement
OneOcean weather and route optimisation ChartCo selects MeteoGroup to integrate leading weather services into its OneOcean platform Enfield/London – 15 October 2018 – ChartCo, the leading global supplier of maritime digital data and compliance services, has selected MeteoGroup to deliver its...
October 15th, 2018 | Chartering, Technology, Weather | Read More

Long standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call

Long standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call
Aerial view of Liverpool The Port of Liverpool has demonstrated the strength of its relationships with China by announcing it will welcome a vessel call from COSCO on Wednesday 17 October. The MV Jork will call at Liverpool after a stop in Rotterdam before returning with UK exports. Once in Liverpool...
October 15th, 2018 | Container shipping, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GAC-owned office now open in Panama

GAC-owned office now open in Panama
As part of GAC Group’s growth strategy across the Americas region, a GAC-owned office is now operational in Panama, providing a wide range of shipping services to vessels calling at Panamanian ports or transiting the Panama Canal.  The Panama Canal links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, permitting...
October 15th, 2018 | Canals, Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Italy and the Dominican Republic claim final Sailing golds at the Youth Olympic Games

Italy and the Dominican Republic claim final Sailing golds at the Youth Olympic Games
.. Sofia Tomasoni (ITA) and Deury Corniel (DOM) won gold in the Kiteboarding on the last day of the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Two dramatic winner-takes-all finals saw a remarkable double silver medal awarded on both occasions, with racers in...
October 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Argentina win Nacra 15 gold at home Youth Olympic Games

Argentina win Nacra 15 gold at home Youth Olympic Games
.. Dante Cittadini and Teresa Romairone (ARG) won gold in the Mixed Nacra 15 fleet in front of a packed Club Nautico San Isidro at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, Buenos Aires, Argentina. On home waters, and in a variety of conditions, the Argentinians sailed consistently throughout the week and...
October 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Greece and Italy claim Windsurfing gold at the Youth Olympic Games

Greece and Italy claim Windsurfing gold at the Youth Olympic Games
Alexandros Kalpogiannakis Alexandros Kalpogiannakis (GRE) and Giorgia Speciale (ITA) became the first sailors to take the title of 2018 Youth Olympic Champions at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, held out of Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The first Medal Races in Sailing were...
October 13th, 2018 | Events, News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Oct-2018 PORT CONDITION WHISKEY (MODIFIED) SET Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware, United States BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT ABERDEEN SOUTH TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT CHAI WAN CARGO HANDLING BASIN Hong Kong TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR YACHT RACES Bosphorus,...
October 12th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Transnet NPA tests helicopter service at Port of Cape Town

Transnet NPA tests helicopter service at Port of Cape Town
TNPA tested a helicopter service to transfer marine pilots at the Port of Cape Town recently, with aircraft making use of the grass and parking area in front of TNPA’s Cape Town administration building [Cape Town, South Africa, 12 October 2018] Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is exploring...
October 12th, 2018 | Aviation, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Transnet Update on Attracting New Terminal Operators into Island View Precinct

Transnet Update on Attracting New Terminal Operators into Island View Precinct
Island View Precinct Transnet Updates Industry on Process of Attracting New Terminal Operators into Port of Durban’s Island View Precinct [Durban, South Africa, 11 October 2018]  Transnet National Ports Authority (“TNPA”) today outlined progress in implementation of its Island View Precinct Strategy,...
October 12th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

ABP backs Women in Maritime Charter

ABP backs Women in Maritime Charter
From left: Henrik Pedersen with Nusrat Ghani, the UK’s Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, at the launch event UK port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) has thrown its weight behind a new initiative focused on recruiting more women into the maritime sector. The company has...
October 12th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Russian and Israeli windsurfers continue fight for medals at the Youth Olympic Games

Russian and Israeli windsurfers continue fight for medals at the Youth Olympic Games
Tomer Vardimon Ahead of Friday’s Medal Race, the battle to claim a spot on the podium amplified in the Windsurfing class at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Shifting winds on the coldest day of the week so far brought new challenges for the...
October 12th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
11-Oct-2018 PORTS RE-OPENED AFTER MICHAEL MAKES LANDFALL Mobile, Pascagoula & Gulfport, United States EARTHQUAKES ROCK EAST JAVA, BALI & PAPUA NEW GUINEA Indonesia & Papua New Guinea Ports re-opened after Michael makes landfall Thursday, October 11, 2018, Mobile, Pascagoula & Gulfport,...
October 11th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC Laser appointed as exclusive onsite freight agent for AAD2018 expo

GAC Laser appointed as exclusive onsite freight agent for AAD2018 expo
Paramount’s FLASH helicopter on display at the AAD2018 expo. Entrusted with expert handling of sensitive cargo for defence gathering Pretoria, South Africa, 11 October 2018 – GAC Laser Specialised Logistics pulled out all the stops to ensure smooth handling of dangerous goods and other defence-related...
October 11th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Military, Ship Agencies | Read More

Ports’ Customer Forum seeks to align Eastern Cape planning

Ports’ Customer Forum seeks to align Eastern Cape planning
  The panelists are from the left Sicelo Tiyo (TNPA Port Security Manager), Jacob Nare (TNPA New Business Executive), Luyo Mkhonto (Shell), Nozipho Mdawe (TNPA Chief Operating Officer), Velile Dube (Transnet Port Terminals GM: Cape Channel) and Paul Klackers (Hamburg Sud). [Port Elizabeth, South...
October 11th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Last Places available for SHIPPING and THE LAW 9th edition, 15th – 16th October 2018 NAPLES. Register now!

Last Places available for SHIPPING and THE LAW 9th edition, 15th – 16th October 2018 NAPLES. Register now!
“The Future is Now” San Lorenzo Maggiore monumental complex  PROGRAMME  Studio Legale Lauro     is pleased to inform you that the 9th edition of  Shipping and the Law will be held on 15th and 16th October 2018.    The conference annual appointment will take place in San Lorenzo...
October 11th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Legal, Marinas, Shipfinance | Read More

German kiteboarder continues dominance at the Youth Olympic Games

German kiteboarder continues dominance at the Youth Olympic Games
Alina Kornelli A dazzling display on the water from Alina Kornelli (GER) ensured she remains top of the Girl’s Kiteboarding fleet at the Youth Olympic Sailing Competition at Club Nautico San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. With lighter windspeeds than the previous day, all three classes were able...
October 10th, 2018 | Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-Oct-2018 HURRICANE CONDITION WHISKEY RETAINED Fernandina & Jacksonville, United States PORT PREPARATION FOR HURRICANE MICHAEL Hampton Roads, United States POTENTIALLY CATASTROPHIC HURRICANE MICHAEL HEADING TOWARDS FLORIDA PANHANDLE Florida, United States PORT CONDITION YANKEE SET Savannah &...
October 10th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Medlink Ports recognition for waterways box shippers

Medlink Ports recognition for waterways box shippers
Mineral water and dairy powder specialists Danone and Euroserum have become the latest container shippers to be recognised by the Medlink Ports association for their regular use of the river network between the Rhone-Saone corridor and the French Mediterranean coast.  They join 25 previously cited companies,...
October 10th, 2018 | Containers, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Award 2018: North Sea Port

ESPO Award 2018: North Sea Port
10 October 2018 The ESPO Award 2018 will go to the port authority that creates a good workplace environment for its current and future employees and demonstrates its investment in a diverse and inclusive environment, facilitating mutual respect, non-discrimination and personal development. In the running...
October 10th, 2018 | Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More