Archive for the ‘Ports & Terminals’ Category

Base port discharge rules on scientific fact, advises CSA 2020

Base port discharge rules on scientific fact, advises CSA 2020
The Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has called upon the global maritime industry not to single out scrubber wash waters when coastal states and port authorities adopt local regulations to lessen the impact of ship operations on their ports and harbours. Responding to reports that coastal states and...
January 23rd, 2019 | Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
23-Jan-2019 WEIGHT LIMITATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS Singapore TROPICAL LOW 12 U (UPDATE 3) Dampier, Australia CYCLONE RESPONSE PROCEDURE ACTIVATED Port Hedland, Australia Weight limitation of dangerous goods Wednesday, January 23, 2019, Singapore From 1 January 2019, the Notification relating to the Weight...
January 23rd, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Seafarers UK is seeking teams for the charity’s 24 Peaks Challenge, 6-7 July 2019

Seafarers UK is seeking teams for the charity’s 24 Peaks Challenge, 6-7 July 2019
.. For one of the toughest, most exhilarating and empowering corporate events, Seafarers UK is recruiting teams of four-seven walkers, plus a support driver per team, for the charity’s 2019 fundraising event in July. Teams need a good base level of fitness and a commitment to training, including steep...
January 23rd, 2019 | Charity, Sports | Read More

49er Added to Pan Am Games LineUp

49er Added to Pan Am Games LineUp
At the 11th hour, the 49er class has been added to the Pan Am Games lineup along with additional quota places for the athletes expected to race. It joins the 49erFX and Nacra 17, along with 8 other disciplines in the PAG lineup. In December, a group of PASAF officials, World Sailing board members, class...
January 22nd, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
22-Jan-2019 MARINE WORKS AT TSIM SHA TSUI Hong Kong CABLE LAYING WORKS IN THE EAST JOHOR STRAIT Singapore TROPICAL LOW EXPECTED TO BECOME CYCLONE Dampier, Australia BAN ON OPEN-LOOP SCRUBBERS Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Marine Works at Tsim Sha Tsui Tuesday, January 22, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately...
January 22nd, 2019 | Construction, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
21-Jan-2019 CONSTRUCTION OF OUTFALLS AT THE FORMER KAI TAK RUNWAY Hong Kong Construction of Outfalls at the Former Kai Tak Runway Monday, January 21, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 6 months, marine works involving construction of two outfalls will be carried out in the following works areas at the...
January 21st, 2019 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

RMT welcomes transfer of Argyll Ferries to publicly owned CalMac from today

RMT welcomes transfer of Argyll Ferries to publicly owned CalMac from today
Mick Cash Maritime union RMT today welcomed the transfer of the Argyll Ferries contract to the publicly owned CalMac and heralded it as a victory for union members and the on-going campaign to end profiteering and uncertainty on Scottish Ferry services.  Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands,...
January 21st, 2019 | Jobs, Labour Disputes, Mergers and Acquisitions, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Press Statement from Bavaria Catamarans and Bavaria Yachtbau Holding

Press Statement from Bavaria Catamarans and Bavaria Yachtbau Holding
Press Statement from Bavaria Catamarans and Bavaria Yachtbau Holding Due to media inquiries about the acquisition of shares in the French manufacturer Bavaria Catamarans SAS by the German Bavaria Yachtbau Holding GmbH we would like to inform you about the facts: Former shareholders of Nautitech...
January 20th, 2019 | Legal, Mergers and Acquisitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Jan-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 20 JANUARY-2 FEBRUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 20 January-2 February 2019 Saturday, January 19, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 21 Jan (Mon) – Thaipusam (Malaysia) 25 Jan (Fri) – 25th January Revolution...
January 19th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
18-Jan-2019 RECLAMATION WORK OFF CHANGI EAST Singapore IRON ORE SHIPMENTS DISRUPTED BY PORT FIRE Pilbara, West Australia ATTACKS MULTIPLY IN THE GULF OF GUINEA Worldwide FOG PROMPTS TRAFFIC SUPENSIONS Gulf ports, United States Reclamation work off Changi East Friday, January 18, 2019, Singapore The working...
January 18th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

London Yacht Show

London Yacht Show
.. Thursday, 17 January 2018 (London, UK) – The London On Water Boat Show has been renamed, rebranded and relaunched as London Yacht Show and will take place on-water at St Katharine Docks this May 8 – 12th 2019. Previously known as London On-Water Boat Show, the renamed London Yacht Show...
January 18th, 2019 | Exhibitions, Yachting | Read More

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) Signs MOU with the Government of Assam for World Bank funded inland water transport project

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) Signs MOU with the Government of Assam for World Bank funded inland water transport project
IRClass personnel signing the MOU with the Government of Assam The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) and the Government of Assam, a key state in India’s north-east, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further enhance the state’s inland water transport (IWT) system to improve commuter...
January 18th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Construction, Inland Waterways | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Jan-2019 DOCKING/UNDOCKING HALTED Dammam, Saudi Arabia Docking/undocking halted Thursday, January 17, 2019, Dammam, Saudi Arabia Ship movements for docking and undocking of ships at Dammam port were suspended by the Port Authority/Marine Department from 10:30 hours local time today (17 January) for...
January 17th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Jan-2019 TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE Singapore Testing of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Wednesday, January 16, 2019, Singapore From 21 January to 28 February, testing of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) will be carried out north of Small Craft Anchorage ‘A’. According to the...
January 16th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Lisa LoManto Aurichio named Executive Director of the Containerization & Intermodal Institute

Lisa LoManto Aurichio named Executive Director of the Containerization & Intermodal Institute
l to r: CII Senior Advisor Barbara Yeninas; CII Executive Director Lisa Aurichio Lisa LoManto Aurichio Named Executive Director Of The Containerization & Intermodal Institute BSY Associates Inc. President to Manage Trade Association CRANFORD, NJ (January 16, 2019) –  The Containerization...
January 16th, 2019 | Associations, Containers, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Jan-2019 INSTALLATION & MAINTENANCE OF SILT BARRICADES Singapore Installation & maintenance of silt barricades Tuesday, January 15, 2019, Singapore The working period for the installation and maintenance of silt barricades off Tuas western coast has been extended. According to the Maritime...
January 15th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Liverpool momentum builds as Maersk and MSC commit to permanent U.S service

Liverpool momentum builds as Maersk and MSC  commit to permanent U.S service
EM Athens at Port of Liverpool The 2M shipping line alliance has confirmed that Liverpool will become a permanent call on its TA4 service connecting Europe with several US ports. The move follows the introduction of a temporary call in July 2018 resulting from continued disruption at the Port of Felixstowe. The...
January 15th, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) services in the United States and Canada

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) services in the United States and Canada
Luc de Clerck US and Canada-based transporters will now be offered the flexibility, efficiency and cost-effectiveness reUse brings to their planning and container fleet management Antwerp, Belgium, January 15, 2019 – Avantida, an E2Open company, today announced that Maersk, one of the world’s largest...
January 15th, 2019 | Containers, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Jan-2019 DREDGING OFF WEST JURONG CHANNEL & PESEK BASIN Singapore Dredging off West Jurong Channel & Pesek Basin Monday, January 14, 2019, Singapore From 15 January to 30 May, dredging works will be conducted off West Jurong Channel and Pesek Basin. According to the Maritime and Port Authority...
January 14th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Five make Apprentice of the Year shortlist in BIFA’s freight service awards

Five make Apprentice of the Year shortlist in BIFA’s freight service awards
Robert Keen Five youngsters who are all studying for apprenticeships at freight forwarding companies that are members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) have been shortlisted as finalists in the new Apprentice of the Year category of the trade association’s annual Freight Service...
January 14th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News  from GAC
12-Jan-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 13-26 JANUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 13-26 January 2019 Saturday, January 12, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 14 Jan (Mon) – Coming of Age Day (Japan) 15 Jan (Tue) – Tamil Thai Pongol day (Sri Lanka) 21...
January 12th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
11-Jan-2019 REPAIR WORKS FOR LIGHT BEACON OFF NIM WAN, DEEP BAY Hong Kong SUBMARINE OUTFALL REPAIR WORKS OFF HUNG HOM Hong Kong DEMOLITION & REMOVAL OF FLOATING PANELS AND CONCRETE WALKWAY Singapore AMENDED IMPLEMENTING INSTRUCTIONS Cannakale Strait, Turkey Repair works for light beacon off Nim...
January 11th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

BREXIT Ferry crisis deepens as government snub union calls for intervention

BREXIT Ferry crisis deepens as government snub union calls for intervention
Mick Cash As workers protest at DfT Minister refuses to agree to UK National Minimum wage or UK jobs on Brexit Ferry Contracts As workers protest at the Department for Transport, Shipping Minister Nusrat Ghani has refused to agree that the national minimum wage or other UK employment legislation, such...
January 11th, 2019 | HR, Port Conditions, Rail | Read More

European Maritime Single Window Environment Regulation

European Maritime Single Window Environment Regulation
Brussels 11 January 2019 – Adoption of the Clune Report on European Maritime Single Window Environment: CLECAT, ECSABA, ESC, EMPA, ESPO, FEPORT & IPCSA welcome focus on data harmonisation and existing reporting channels. However, we caution against the creation of an EU Level Access Point...
January 11th, 2019 | Environment, European Union, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-Jan-2019 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT AP LEI CHAU Hong Kong INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF TANJONG PUNGGOL & CONEY ISLAND Singapore Marine Site Investigation at Ap Lei Chau Thursday, January 10, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 1 month, marine site investigation works involving drilling...
January 10th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More