Archive for the ‘Ports & Terminals’ Category

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Worldwide – World Holidays: 29 April-12 May 2012 Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Parade and Rescue Demonstration at Repulse Bay DATE: April 28, 2012 – COUNTRY: Worldwide World Holidays: 29 April-12 May...
April 28th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Singapore Seafarers International Sports Week

Norifumi Yamamoto Sports is one of the most well known activties and over the years the international seafaring community, together with many sponsors within and outside the shipping industry, participated in many different events bringing the world’s seafarers together. Sports of any kind...
April 28th, 2012 | Sports | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Germany, Kiel Canal – Repairs to Brunsbuettel locks Germany, Kiel Canal – Lock Chamber back in service Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Underwater inspection & submarine cable laying Singapore, Jurong...
April 27th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

China’s Lijia Xu Hits The Right Note At Semaine Olympique Francaise

China’s Lijia Xu is starting to peak at the right time following her third 2011-2012 ISAF Sailing World Cup gold medal at the Semaine Olympique Francaise, in Hyères, France, which moves her to the top of the Laser Radial Standings. As the big wind specialists came to the forefront in Hyères, Xu has...
April 27th, 2012 | Yachting | Read More

GCS expands its fleet of container flat-cars

A Ruscon block train is unloaded at the GCS-owned MANP terminal in Moscow The Global Container Service Group (GCS) has recently taken delivery of the first batch of what will be a total of 224 rail flat-cars, each 80ft long, which have been built by Transmash in Engels, a city in the Saratov region of...
April 27th, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

Next Generation Container Port Challenge statement unveiled

Next Generation Container Port Challenge statement unveiled
Heng Chiang Gnee (left) and Captain M. Segar at the launch of the Next Generation Container Port Challenge Performance, productivity, sustainability – achieve these three targets in order to win the Next Generation Container Port (NGCP) Challenge’s top prize of USD1 million.   Jointly...
April 27th, 2012 | Events, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read  about: India, all ports – Guidelines for Regulation of Tariff at Major Ports Singapore, Singapore – Construction of Changi East Finger Extension Singapore, Singapore – Soil investigation off East...
April 26th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Maritime Association of the Port of New York / New Jersey elects P & I Club Manager as its New President

Maritime  Association of the Port of New York / New Jersey elects P & I Club Manager as its New President
Joe Hughes New York:  At its annual meeting this week in New York, the Maritime Association of the Port of New York/New Jersey elected Joe Hughes, chairman and ceo of the managers of the American P&I Club, as its new president. Founded in 1873, the Maritime Association maintains the United States’...
April 26th, 2012 | News, P and I Clubs, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ISAF Announce 2012 APP Sailors For 2012 Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Worlds

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is pleased to announce that 30 competitors from 12 nations have been approved to receive funding from the Athlete Participation Programme (APP). Since 2002 APP funding has enabled over 150 sailors the chance to compete at the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships. From...
April 26th, 2012 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Court of Auditors Criticises Use of Structural and Cohesion Funds for Port Projects

Court of Auditors Criticises Use of Structural and Cohesion Funds for Port Projects
Patrick Verhoeven The European Court of Auditors (ECA) presented this morning the findings of a special report on the use of Structural and Cohesion Funds for transport infrastructure in seaports. The report covers the period 2000-2006 and looks at 27 projects in France, Spain, Italy and Greece. Together,...
April 26th, 2012 | European Union, News, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Canada, all ports – North American Emission Control Area (ECA) Panama, Panama Canal – Proposed modification of Canal tolls structure DATE: April 25, 2012 – COUNTRY: Canada – PORT: all...
April 25th, 2012 | Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More

MOL Establishes Its Subsidiary MOL (Peru) S.A.C.

TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that the company established a subsidiary, MOL (Peru) S.A.C., in Peru. The country was chosen because it shows more stable growth than other South American nations. With the new subsidiary, MOL will consolidate its business...
April 25th, 2012 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics | Read More

ABP launches marine apprenticeship scheme

Associated British Ports (ABP) is launching a new marine apprenticeship training scheme at its Humber port of Grimsby, Immingham, Hull, and Goole.  The scheme will create exciting career opportunities for local young people interested in becoming part of the operational teams that control all the shipping...
April 24th, 2012 | Education and Training, Jobs, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: United States, Delaware River – Oil spill exercise Qatar, Mesaieed – Vessels with weapons & armed security teams China, all ports – China allows import of Indian basmati rice Singapore, Singapore...
April 24th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

iCargo Launches EU-Funded Cargo and Logistics Framework Programme

23-Apr-2012  – iCargo, the pan-European cargo and logistics project part funded by the EU, has formally launched its three and a half year framework programme. The project, formally titled “Intelligent Cargo in Efficient and Sustainable Global Logistics Operations” includes research,...
April 23rd, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

HOT Port News from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Worldwide – Piracy increasing in West Africa, latest IMB report shows  Singapore, Singapore – Construction of floating sea barrier at Sentosa Bay DATE: April 23, 2012 – COUNTRY: Worldwide – Piracy...
April 23rd, 2012 | Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Worldwide – World Holidays: 22 April-5 May 2012 Singapore, Singapore – Construction of mega shipyard at Tuas View Extension Singapore, Singapore – Tuas View Extension reclamation DATE: April...
April 21st, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: United States, Delaware River – Canal closed due to fog United States, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – EXERCISE: Change to MARSEC Level 2 Singapore, Jurong Port – Removal of submarine pipeline DATE:...
April 20th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Mundo International Logistics appointed FESCO agent

London, 20 April – Mundo International Logistics UK has been appointed as FESCO North West Europe’s UK agent, meaning it can now offer an expandedrange of container services across Russia and CIS. Through FESCO North West Europe, Mundo International Logistics UK is able to provide a range of...
April 20th, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Singapore, Singapore – Mooring/unmooring of vessels at mooring buoys at Banyan Basin Australia, Port Kembla – Gale Warning DATE: April 19, 2012 COUNTRY: Singapore PORT: Singapore Mooring/unmooring...
April 19th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

ITF demands involvement of dockers’ unions in Honduras port modernisation plans

Unionists on strike in Honduras over port concessioning pla The ITF has called on the government in Honduras to involve dockers’ unions and civil society organisations in port modernisation plans in a battle to stave off port concessioning. The ITF is backing the ITF-affiliated Sindicato de Trabajadores...
April 18th, 2012 | ITF, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Germany, Kiel Canal – Closure of lock chamber at Kiel-Hotlenau for repairs United States, all ports – Entry of MARPOL Annex V for Wider Caribbean Region Special Area United States, all ports –...
April 18th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

ISAF Match Race Rankings

Wednesday 18 April 2012 Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) and Ian Williams (GBR) continue to remain in pole position in the Women’s and Open ISAF Match Race Rankings although there has been significant movement in the trailing packs. Open Rankings Ian Williams (GBR) kick started his 2012 match race campaign following...
April 18th, 2012 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

HOT Port news from GAC

Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: Germany, Kiel Canal – Lock chamber closure for repairs Turkey, all ports – 23 April Children’s Day in Turkey Turkey, all ports – Three-day holiday DATE: April 17, 2012 – COUNTRY:...
April 17th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

OW Bunker launches global marine lubricants division

OW Bunker launches global marine lubricants division
Stathis Grafakos OW Bunker, one of the world’s leading suppliers and traders of marine fuel, today announced the launching of a new global Marine Lubricants Division. The company has started cooperation with leading brands in Marine Lubricants to provide a full range of lubricant grades to customers,...
April 17th, 2012 | Bunkering, Logistics, News | Read More