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Hot Port News from GAC
14-Mar-2019 MOODY’S UPGRADES CANAL’S LONG-TERM RATING Panama Canal, Panama TRAFFIC SUSPENSION Dardanelles, Turkey Moody’s upgrades Canal’s long-term rating Thursday, March 14, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the 20-year $450 million Senior Unsecured...
March 14th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
13-Mar-2019 ESTABLISHMENT OF A RESTRICTED AREA OFF CENTRAL AND WESTERN DISTRICT PROMENADE Hong Kong MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS (4TH UPDATE) Panama Canal, Panama Establishment of a Restricted Area off Central and Western District Promenade Wednesday, March 13, 2019, Hong Kong A restricted...
March 13th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable marine bio-fuel oil

World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable marine bio-fuel oil
Picture credit: CMA CGM World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable marine bio-fuel oil  •    Landmark refuelling scheduled for March 19th on a CMA CGM vessel, marks a major step towards the decarbonisation of ocean freight •    Second generation...
March 12th, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Logistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
11-Mar-2019 TUNG CHUNG NEW TOWN EXTENSION PROJECT CONSTRUCTION OF ECO-SHORELINE AT SIU HO WAN, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong MARINE INCIDENT AT BOSPHORUS STRAIT Tung Chung New Town Extension Project Construction of Eco-shoreline at Siu Ho Wan, Lantau Island Monday, March 11, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately...
March 11th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
08-Mar-2019 BORDERS & PORTS TO CLOSE FOR ELECTIONS Nigeria MARINE WORKS INSIDE EX-WAN CHAI PUBLIC CARGO WORKING AREA BASIN Hong Kong NEW DISCEPRANCY RATE FOR LNG CARGO HANDLING Turkey Borders & ports to close for elections Friday, March 8, 2019, Nigeria Due to the Governorship and State House...
March 8th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

BIFA issues warning about the perils of containers abandoned overseas

BIFA issues warning about the perils of containers abandoned overseas
Robert Keen BIFA issues warning about the perils of containers abandoned overseas The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is warning its members about the cost of containers abandoned overseas for which they may be...
March 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Containers, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Nearly one third of port professionals active in ESPO are women

Nearly one third of port professionals active in ESPO are women
Eamonn O’Reilly Nearly one third of port professionals active in ESPO are women 08 March 2019 Over the past year, ESPO has been monitoring the gender balance through the effective attendance of port professionals to the different meetings of the organisation. The outcome of this monitoring reveals...
March 8th, 2019 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
07-Mar-2019 HIGH WATER MEASURE ESTABLISHED Lower Mississippi River, United States High water measure established Thursday, March 7, 2019, Lower Mississippi River, United States When the Baton Rouge gauge reads above 43’, a U.S. Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) Measure is established for all...
March 7th, 2019 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SEA\LNG welcomes first North American port member

SEA\LNG welcomes first North American port member
LONDON, 7 March 2019: The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has joined SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is the federal agency of the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s...
March 7th, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL

Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL
.. Paying tribute to Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL British Marine was saddened to hear that Robert Braithwaite CBE, DL, Founder of Sunseeker International, passed away in the early hours of this morning (7 March 2019) at the age of 75. He was the man behind one of the industry’s most iconic brands who...
March 7th, 2019 | Maritime Tourism, News, Obituaries, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Sports-Partner tie-up strengthens IEC Telecom’s focus on the Scandinavian yacht racing sector

Sports-Partner tie-up strengthens IEC Telecom’s focus on the Scandinavian yacht racing sector
Alf Stian Mauritz,CEO of IEC Telecom Norway Sports-Partner tie-up strengthens IEC Telecom’s focus on the Scandinavian yacht racing sector Global satellite communications solutions provider IEC Telecom has underlined its commitment to the burgeoning Scandinavian yacht racing sector by teaming up with...
March 7th, 2019 | Communication, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
 06-Mar-2019 AIRPORT CLOSURE FOR BALINESE NEW YEAR Bali, Indonesia REPAIR OF DAMAGED REVETMENTS OFF PA-WATER VENTURE SEMBAWANG Singapore Airport closure for Balinese New Year Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Bali, Indonesia Due to Silent Day (Nyepi), which marks the Balinese New Year, I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport...
March 6th, 2019 | Aviation, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Marseille Fos backs Blockchain bid for hinterland logistics boost

Marseille Fos backs Blockchain bid for hinterland logistics boost
View of the Marseille port  Marseille Fos backs Blockchain bid for hinterland logistics boost The Marseille Fos port authority is among financial backers of a Blockchain technology pilot scheme that aims to demonstrate enhanced freight logistics on the Mediterranean-Rhone-Saone (MeRS) axis. Due on stream...
March 6th, 2019 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Divining the future of the port market – Transport Week 2019 kicks off in Gdynia

Divining the future of the port market – Transport Week 2019 kicks off in Gdynia
… Divining the future of the port market – Transport Week 2019 kicks off in Gdynia Around 200 participants gathered during the first day of the ninth edition of the Transport Weeek conference. The event, held at the Courtyard by Marriott Waterfront hotel in Gdynia, Poland, on 5-7 March, 2019,...
March 6th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports
Wärtsilä’s Vessel Traffic Service solution will increase both efficiency and safety for two Portuguese ports. Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports Wärtsilä Corporation,  6 March 2019 at 10 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully...
March 6th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
05-Mar-2019 SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT AP LEI CHAU Hong Kong REBATES FOR DRY BULK VESSELS EXTENDED Suez Canal, Egypt Seawall reinstatement works at Ap Lei Chau Tuesday, March 5, 2019, Hong Kong For a period of approximately 10 weeks, seawall reinstatement works [are being] carried out within the...
March 5th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Edinburgh Marina Development appoints McLaughlin & Harvey as main contractor

Edinburgh Marina Development appoints McLaughlin & Harvey as main contractor
The Edinburgh Marina [London: 5th March 2019]: Edinburgh Marina Holdings, the developer behind Edinburgh Marina today announced the appointment of McLaughlin & Harvey as the main contractor for the first phase of this major new development in the heart of Edinburgh’s waterfront. McLaughlin &...
March 5th, 2019 | Construction, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, News, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
04-Mar-2019 SVITZER ANNOUNCES ESCALATION OF TARIFFS Australia LAYING OF SUBMARINE CABLES Singapore Svitzer announces escalation of tariffs Monday, March 4, 2019, Australia Svitzer Australia has advised that its public tariffs will escalate by an average of 2.8% Australia-wide from 1 April. This follows...
March 4th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

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