Archive for the ‘Ports & Terminals’ Category

Atlantic yo-yo

Atlantic yo-yo
– Some 200 miles from the finish, the calms are all-encompassing – The first sailors are expected to finish on Tuesday – Conditions set the tone in the rankings The light airs are making the sailors’ nerves jangle. They’re all very much aware that it’s not far to the Canaries...
October 8th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

The Mini shake-up

The Mini shake-up
– Still under the influence of light winds on the race zone – Tuesday for the first ETAs – The light airs reshuffle the cards In both the prototype and production boat categories, the situation is becoming clearer at the head of the race. Ian Lipinski (Griffon.fr) and Arthur Léopold-Léger...
October 7th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  07-Oct-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 8-21 OCTOBER 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 8-21 October 2017 Saturday, October 7, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 10 Oct (Tue) – Taiwan Double Ten (National Birthday) Holiday 12...
October 7th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@1,405: a controlled correction…?

The BDI@1,405: a controlled correction…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and in general the markets do not surprise us at all with their performance and behaviour so far needless to say their volatility; the Geopolitics are so perplexed and enigmatic that either you consult …the oracle or use your own shipping business intuition...
October 6th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  06-Oct-2017 PORT STATUS WHISKEY ORDERED Port Mobile, United States 2017 MAINTENANCE DREDGING CAMPAIGN Melbourne, Australia REVIEW OF PORT TERMINAL ACCESS (BULK WHEAT) CODE OF CONDUCT Australia LOGISTICS PLATFORM LAUNCHED TO STREAMLINE MARITIME PROCESSES Panama TROPICAL STORM NATE: PORT...
October 6th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Breathless Atlantic

Breathless Atlantic
– The wind is continuing to ease across the race zone – Commando operation in La Coruña – The west of the race zone pays dividends In cruising terms, conditions could best be described as relaxing : sunny climes, seas becoming increasingly calm, light to moderate breeze, perfect conditions...
October 6th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  05-Oct-2017 TROPICAL STORM NATE: PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET Tampa/St. Petersburg/Manatee, United States Tropical Storm Nate: Port Condition Whiskey set Thursday, October 5, 2017, Tampa/St. Petersburg/Manatee, United States Due to the possibility of gale force winds (34-47 knots)...
October 5th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Knit one, purl one

Knit one, purl one
– The Mini fleet zigzags along the coast of Portugal, wind on the tail. – A unit of commandos en route to Fred Guérin and Julien Mizrachi. – The game of strategy begins. Whilst making the most of the last puffs of downwind breeze and continuing to make headway towards the goal without...
October 5th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Ekol has activated Turkey’s 63rd Sea Border Gate, the Yalova Ro-Ro Terminal

Ekol has activated  Turkey’s 63rd Sea Border Gate, the Yalova Ro-Ro Terminal
Yalova Ro-Ro Terminali A source of inspiration through innovation for the industry, Ekol has commissioned the Yalova Ro-Ro Terminal. After two-years of legal process and construction work, the Terminal now helps companies that import/ export to Turkey or use it as a hub for other destination for example...
October 5th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable”

Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable”
Snapshot from panel, elemed, Limassol event, 28/9/2017 Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable port & shipping operations” The prospects of using electricity in marine transportation and the links with the renewable sources of energy, were the main areas...
October 5th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  04-Oct-2017 PUBLIC SERVICES TO CLOSE FOR NATIONAL HOLIDAY Ecuador VESSEL BLACKOUT Suez Canal, Egypt Public services to close for National Holiday Wednesday, October 4, 2017, Ecuador Most public services in Ecuador will be closed on Monday 9 October, due to a National Holiday....
October 4th, 2017 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Knowing how far to push it

Knowing how far to push it
The expected north-easterly wind is now packing a punch. As a result, the Minis are once again making speeds that are more in line with their true potential as they plunge southwards. Though the majority of the fleet has opted to pass between the TSS of Cape Finisterre and the Spanish coast, a few of...
October 4th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ESPO Award 2017 Shortlisted projects: Antwerp Port Authority

ESPO Award 2017 Shortlisted projects: Antwerp Port Authority
(c) Antwerp Port Authority – F. Mentinck 04 October 2017 The ESPO Award 2017 will be presented to the port authority that succeeds best in the societal integration of the port with the city or wider community in which they are located, through involvement in art or culture. The five projects that...
October 4th, 2017 | Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Royal HaskoningDHV assists two key Clients to deliver two ports in Gabon in record time

Royal HaskoningDHV assists two key Clients to deliver two ports in Gabon in record time
Port Owendo 04 October 2017 – After just 60 days and 18 months of construction, the GSEZ Mineral port and New International Port of Owendo in Gabon, Africa, are fully operational and contributing to improve transport connections in the area.   Royal HaskoningDHV’s key client Olam International...
October 4th, 2017 | Construction, Ports & Terminals | Read More

US new car sales peak tests automotive supply chain resilience

US new car sales peak tests automotive supply chain resilience
Brad Brennan The need for US residents to replace vehicles lost during recent hurricanes has helped boost September car sales in North America to an unexpected high. Major vehicle manufacturers experienced a year-on-year sales increase of up to 12% and the seasonally adjusted annual sales rate for light...
October 4th, 2017 | Associations, Automobiles, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons | Read More

Eyes over the Storms

Eyes over the Storms
.. Eyes over the Storms – EUMETSAT explains the crucial role of satellites in monitoring ocean influence on weather, climate EUMETSAT re-launches EU-funded MOOC On the surface, the devastation recently brought by hurricanes, the fluctuations of marine phytoplankton in global oceans and the impact of...
October 4th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Weather | Read More

AAL Japan appoints CPC Asia as its new country-wide commercial agent!

AAL Japan appoints CPC Asia as its new country-wide commercial agent!
(L-R) Lars Feller, Yuko Kimura, Kyriacos Panayides – AAL Japan 3 October 2017 – AAL Japan is terminating its Commercial Agency cooperation with Keystone Logistics and has nominated CPC (Consolidated Pool Carriers (Asia) Co. Ltd) as its new Commercial Agent in the Country. Yuko Kimura, AAL’s...
October 4th, 2017 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Oct-2017 ESTABLISHMENT OF SILT CURTAIN Hong Kong ROCK EXCAVATION & DREDGING Hong Kong Establishment of silt curtain Tuesday, October 3, 2017, Hong Kong For approximately 5 months, marine works involving establishment of a silt curtain at Tsim Sha Tsui will be carried...
October 3rd, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ark Shipping takes delivery of OSD-designed AHTS for Caspian operations

Ark Shipping takes delivery of OSD-designed AHTS for Caspian operations
The AHTS Antarctic A new shallow-draft anchor-handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel designed by Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) has been delivered to Russian inland waterways operator and offshore logistics service provider, Ark Shipping. The AHTS Antarctic, designed in close co-operation with the owner,...
October 3rd, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 28 points since last Friday and now stands at 1,328 points; Geopolitics continue to get sour on all fronts everywhere on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers lost 67 points with the BCI now reading 2,671 points… The Panamaxes’...
October 2nd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Gas, Insight, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  02-Oct-2017 SUBSTITUTION & SWAPPING OF BOOKING SLOTS Panama Canal, Panama Substitution & swapping of booking slots Monday, October 2, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama Effective December 1, 2017, swapping and substitution of booking slots between container vessels of alliance...
October 2nd, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

WiMAC Joins hurricane relief efforts for the Caribbean

WiMAC Joins hurricane relief efforts for the Caribbean
  Claudia Grant, President of WiMAC Maritime Women’s Organization Establishes Caribbean Relief Fund “Hurricane Relief Fund Established to Provide Needed Resources”  KINGSTON, JAMAICA, 2 October, 2017. – The Women in Maritime Association, Caribbean (WiMAC), has launched a hurricane relief...
October 2nd, 2017 | Charity, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, News, Oceanology, People and Places, Weather, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

V-ZUG chosen by private superyacht, MY The Wellesley

V-ZUG chosen by private superyacht, MY The Wellesley
MY The Wellesley Luxury Superyacht Innovators in the design and manufacture of high quality appliances V-ZUG UK, is pleased to announce it has been chosen to become part of the private superyacht, MY The Wellesley: famed for its Art Deco design and superior luxury. Bringing a heightened level...
October 2nd, 2017 | Food and Drink, Jet set, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Yachting | Read More

Rainy yet propitious start

Rainy yet propitious start
To note: – Final contact with shore – Good start in the drizzle – Several competitors back in La Rochelle following damage The weather played a sly hand this Sunday morning in the Bassin des Chalutiers. Indeed, the persistent drizzle and low cloud did little to cheer those Mini sailors...
October 1st, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Mixed feelings

Mixed feelings
  To note: –         A change of atmosphere in the Bassin des Chalutiers –         Families and loved ones out in force on the pontoons –         A sense of ambivalence among the Mini sailors This Saturday, on the eve of the start, the atmosphere has...
September 30th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More