Archive for the ‘Ports & Terminals’ Category

GAC named Top Steamer Agent at Krishnapatnam Port

GAC named Top Steamer Agent at Krishnapatnam Port
Nagaraja Sekhar, Assistant Manager, Shipping Services, GAC Krishnapatnam (left), receives the award from Sri S Faheem Ahmed, Principal Commissioner, Customs Commissionerate (Preventive), VijayawadaBehind from left: R. Muthuraj, Indian Trade Service, Development Commissioner, Sri City SEZ, Andhra Pradesh,...
February 18th, 2019 | Awards, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Feb-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 17 FEBRUARY-2 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 17 February-2 March 2019 Saturday, February 16, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 18 Feb (Mon) – Presidents’ Day (USA) 19 Feb (Tue) – Makha Bucha Day (Thailand) 25...
February 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Feb-2019 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF PAK MONG, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong CHANNEL DREDGING PROJECT Port Hedland, Australia VESSEL BLACKOUT Suez Canal, Egypt WORKS AT TUAS TERMINAL PHASE 1 Singapore Marine site investigation off Pak Mong, Lantau Island Friday, February 15, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately...
February 15th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Feb-2019 PIER DEMOLITION & MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT DISCOVERY BAY MARINA CLUB Hong Kong SUBMARINE OUTFALL REPAIR WORKS OFF CHAI WAN Hong Kong Pier demolition & marine site investigation at Discovery Bay Marina Club Thursday, February 14, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 6 months, demolition...
February 14th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

European ports welcome agreement on the European Maritime Single Window environment

European ports welcome agreement on the European Maritime Single Window environment
Isabelle Ryckbost The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) welcomes the agreement reached on 7 February between the Parliament and the Council on the new regulation establishing a European Maritime Single Window environment (EMSWe). With the new framework, which will repeal the current Reporting Formalities...
February 14th, 2019 | European Union, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Inmarsat announces new initiatives to support maritime, ports and logistics start-ups

Inmarsat announces new initiatives to support maritime, ports and logistics start-ups
Inmarsat announces new initiatives to support maritime, ports and logistics start-ups with Rainmaking and Bluetech Leading start-up programmes aim to nurture innovative IoT and big data applications in the multi-modal supply chain 14 February 2019: Inmarsat, the global leader in mobile satellite communications,...
February 14th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

EFIP welcomes the adoption of the European Parliament resolution on NAIADES II – An action programme to support inland waterway transport

EFIP welcomes the adoption of the European Parliament resolution on NAIADES II – An action programme to support inland waterway transport
Turi Fiorito  On February 14th, the European Parliament adopted its Resolution on Inland Waterway Transport in the European Union, considering the specific actions undertaken so far and future actions to be implemented, also in the light of the NAIADES II action programme 2014-2020 onwards. The European...
February 14th, 2019 | Canals, European Union, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
13-Feb-2019 PORT/AIRPORT TO CLOSE FOR NYEPI DAY Bali, Indonesia Port/airport to close for Nyepi Day Wednesday, February 13, 2019, Bali, Indonesia Every year, all activities in Bali are halted for Nyepi Day (Silent Day), which marks the Balinese New Year. The port and airport also close for the day. This...
February 13th, 2019 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The port of Marseille-Fos sets the path towards the maritime data-hub concept…

The port of Marseille-Fos sets the path towards the maritime data-hub concept…
  The port of Marseille-Fos sets the path towards the maritime data-hub concept: a global digital gateway offering smart and reliable landing infrastructure for subsea cables Globalization does not simply mean more ships; it also means more information flows. No wonder that data traffic is predicted...
February 13th, 2019 | Construction, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Brazil Carnival and Logistics – how to prepare

Brazil Carnival and Logistics – how to prepare
.. Atlanta, GA, February 12, 2019 – Carnival is one of the longest and most important holidays in Brazil. Although the official holiday is not until March 5 this year, which falls on a Tuesday, Brazilians enjoy the celebration for four consecutive days, starting on March 2, the Saturday prior. In some...
February 13th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Logistics, Tourism | Read More

DNV GL and Metalships & Docks ink class agreement for luxury sailing vessel

DNV GL and Metalships & Docks ink class agreement for luxury sailing vessel
l to r: Alberto Iglesias, Managing Director at Metalships & Docks, Jorge Dahl, Business Development Manager Iberia at DNV GL, and Vicente Santiago, Commercial Manager at Metalships & Docks (Source: DNV GL). Vigo, Spain, 13 February 2019: ​DNV GL has been awarded a contract for the classification...
February 13th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Story of the Day | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Feb-2019 MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama REMOVAL OF JETTY AND INSTALLATION OF MONO PILES AT PULAU SEBAROK Singapore Maximum authorized draft for Neopanamax locks Tuesday, February 12, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama Based on the present and projected level of Gatun Lake...
February 12th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IUA calls for new laws on driverless cars

IUA calls for new laws on driverless cars
Chris Jones People using driverless cars should still not take their eyes off the road, if they could be expected to take over the vehicle at short notice in an emergency, the International Underwriting Association (IUA) has stated. Unless a vehicle is highly automated users should be banned from performing...
February 12th, 2019 | Automobiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
11-Feb-2019 MONSOON UPDATE (11 FEBRUARY) North Queensland, Australia Monsoon update (11 February) Monday, February 11, 2019, North Queensland, Australia The monsoon trough extending across Cape York Peninsula to the east tropical coast of Queensland should gradually weaken and retreat northwards over...
February 11th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Piraeus and the Ports of Venice and Chioggia to strengthen the cargo flows.

Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Piraeus and the Ports of Venice and Chioggia to strengthen the cargo flows.
Pino Musolino, president of the North Adriatic Sea Port Authority and Captain Fu Chengqiu, CEO of Piraeus Port Authority S.A. The CEO of the Port Authority of Piraeus, Captain Fu Chengqiu and the President of the North Adriatic Sea Port Authority, Pino Musolino, during a meeting held at the PPA headquarters,...
February 11th, 2019 | Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Box traffic at Container Terminal St.Petersburg in 2018 rose 12%

Box traffic at Container Terminal St.Petersburg in 2018 rose 12%
.. CONTAINER THROUGHPUT OF CTSP IN 2018 GREW BY 12%  In 2018, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg CJSC (CTSP, member of UCL Holding) handled 722,000 TEUs, 12% more than in 2017. In the reporting period, exports totaled 373,600 TEUs, a 5-percent gain on 2017 figures. Imports grew by 21% y-o-y to 348,500...
February 11th, 2019 | Containers, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GAC Qatar wins multiple customs clearance awards

GAC Qatar wins multiple customs clearance awards
Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti (left) with Chairman of General Authority of Customs, Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Jamal (right) giving awards to officials on the World Customs day function at Doha Sherton hotel yesterday.Pic: Abdul Basit Doha, Qatar, 11 February 2019 –...
February 11th, 2019 | Awards, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Throughput of Taganrog sea commercial port in 2018 totalled 1.25 million tonnes

Throughput of Taganrog  sea commercial  port in 2018 totalled 1.25 million tonnes
… In 2018, Taganrog Sea Commercial Port (TagSCP, a company of UCL Port) handled 1.25 million tonnes of cargo, down 21% as compared with the result of 2017. The fall should be attributed to business decline in foreign trade markets dealing with the port’s key types of cargo, coal and metal, and...
February 11th, 2019 | Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
09-Feb-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 10-23 FEBRUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 10-23 February 2019 Saturday, February 9, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 11 Feb (Mon) – Japan National Foundation Day 14 Feb (Thu) – St Valentine’s Day 18 Feb...
February 9th, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
08-Feb-2019 ROCK EXCAVATION & DREDGING IN KWAI TSING CONTAINER BASIN Hong Kong MONSOON UPDATE (8 FEBRUARY) North Queensland, Australia CHANGE IN DRAFT RESTRICTIONS New Orleans, United States Rock excavation & dredging in Kwai Tsing Container Basin Friday, February 8, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately...
February 8th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot port News from GAC

Hot port News from GAC
07-Feb-2019 WEATHER UPDATE (7 FEBRUARY 2019) North Queensland, Australia CHANGES TO MARITIME CREW (SUBCLASS 988) VISA Australia Weather update (7 February 2019) Thursday, February 7, 2019, North Queensland, Australia The monsoon trough extends from the Gulf Country across the base of Cape York Peninsula...
February 7th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
06-Feb-2019 ENGAGE TOWAGE JOINT VENTURE ANNOUNCED Melbourne, Australia WEATHER UPDATE (6 FEBRUARY 2019) North Queensland, Australia Engage Towage Joint Venture announced Wednesday, February 6, 2019, Melbourne, Australia Engage Marine Pty Ltd (Engage Marine) and Smit Lamnalco are pleased to announce...
February 6th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

FEPORT Position on Combined Transport Trilogue

FEPORT Position on Combined Transport Trilogue
Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid Revision of Combined Transport Directive Brussels, February 6th, 2019  – FEPORT warns: Combined Transport Directive Proposal should be adopted in line with Aiuto Report otherwise there is a major risk of fragmentation of combined transport rules. Ahead of the 13 February...
February 6th, 2019 | European Union, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ZIM partners with Avantida to offer street turn services in the US

ZIM partners with Avantida to offer street turn services in the US
Luc de Clerck Avantida continues to grow its network in the US, with ZIM joining Maersk on the platform  Antwerp, Belgium, February 6, 2019 – Avantida, an E2open company, announced today that ZIM, one of the leading shipping lines, has partnered with Avantida to offer street turn services in the United...
February 6th, 2019 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Implementation of Taganrog Sea Commercial Port’s development programme in 2018

Implementation of Taganrog Sea Commercial Port’s development programme in 2018
.. In 2018, Taganrog Sea Commercial Port JSC (TagSCP, a company of UCL Holding) invested USD 4.5 million into the port infrastructure development programme, which is 2.3 times as much as in the same period of 2017. As a part of its technical upgrading, TagSCP invested in renewal and expansion of its...
February 6th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Construction, Ports & Terminals | Read More