Archive for the ‘Ports & Terminals’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Aug-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 27 AUGUST-9 SEPTEMBER 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 27 August-9 September 2017 Saturday, August 26, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Aug (Mon) – August bank holiday (UK, excluding...
August 26th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  25-Aug-2017 DESIGNATED BUNKERING AREAS IN CANAL WATERS Panama Canal, Panama CANOE RACE Hong Kong VESSEL BOARDINGS SUSPENDED Houston, United States BOARDINGS SUSPENDED AT SB BUOY Beaumont/Port Arthur, United States PORT CONDITION ZULU SET AS HARVEY STRENGTHENS Houston, United States Designated...
August 25th, 2017 | Bunkering, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sports, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  24-Aug-2017 PORT CONDITION X-RAY SET Freeport, United States TROPICAL STORM HARVEY INTENSIFYING Texas Coast, United States Port Condition X-Ray set Thursday, August 24, 2017, Freeport, United States The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has set condition X-ray for Port Freeport,...
August 24th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

The BDI@1,222: Volatility knocks again; Planet Ocean on fire…

The BDI@1,222: Volatility knocks again; Planet Ocean on fire…
John Faraclas It goes without saying that if the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continues with these ups and down it will rock whatever has remained from even an otherwise low  but “promising” dry market. The volatility of the Capers and to a lesser extent of the Panamaxes has never ever before been experienced....
August 23rd, 2017 | Canals, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Aug-2017 FEAST OF SACRIFICE HOLIDAY Turkey CANAL WELCOMES LARGEST CAPACITY CONTAINER VESSEL TO-DATE THROUGH EXPANDED LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama PORT READINESS LEVEL RAISED Corpus Christi, United States Feast of Sacrifice Holiday Wednesday, August 23, 2017, Turkey All...
August 23rd, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Liverpool in limelight at global shipping event

Liverpool in limelight at global shipping event
Chris Shirling-Rooke, Mersey Maritime’s CEO Liverpool’s potential for inward investment will be showcased at a conference next month being held as part of London International Shipping Week. The city region is one of the fastest growing in England and the UK’s second largest regional economy worth,...
August 23rd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

UK Rail Industry Forum, 20th Sept 2017

UK Rail Industry Forum, 20th Sept 2017
In just under a month, senior professionals across the rail sector will gather in London for the UK Rail Industry Forum; secure one of the few remaining tickets for this important event today. Do not miss the opportunity to receive insight to new models of delivery and technology, hear solutions for...
August 23rd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail | Read More

Sovcomflot’s unique LNG carrier sets new record with Northern Sea Route transit of just 6.5 days

Sovcomflot’s unique LNG carrier sets new record with Northern Sea Route transit of just 6.5 days
The “Cristophe de “Margerie On 17 August 2017, the Sovcomflot-owned icebreaking LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie successfully completed her first commercial voyage, transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) through the Northern Sea Route (NSR) from Norway to South Korea. During this voyage,...
August 23rd, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers, LNG, News, Technical, Technology, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  22-Aug-2017 TROPICAL STORM HATO Hong Kong DEEPENING OF NAVIGATIONAL CHANNEL Delaware River, USA Tropical Storm Hato Tuesday, August 22, 2017, Hong Kong Hong Kong Observatory has issued a Tropical Cyclone Warning advising that at 9am HKT today (22 August), Tropical Storm...
August 22nd, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Crowley to deploy powerful tug Veteran in the Port of Los Angeles / Long Beach

Crowley to deploy powerful tug Veteran in the Port of Los Angeles / Long Beach
The “Veteran” Newly Upgraded Goliah Will Relocate to San Francisco  (SAN PEDRO, Calif.; Aug. 22, 2017) ­– Crowley Marine Services is deploying the tugboat Veteran in the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach to provide enhanced docking safety for all vessels, including large petroleum...
August 22nd, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Port of Cape Town’s new fuel storage facility open for business

Port of Cape Town’s new fuel storage facility open for business
The first liquid bulk vessel discharged product at the Burgan Cape Terminal at the Port of Cape Town during the first week of July 2017. [Cape Town, South Africa, 22 August 2017]  The Port of Cape Town’s new fuel storage facility operated by black-empowered Burgan Cape Terminals, is now fully operational....
August 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Organisations, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Order to Cash System Live at SA Ports

Order to Cash System Live at SA Ports
Mohammed Abdool New e-Commerce Platform Live at South African Ports [Johannesburg, South Africa, 22 August 2017]  Transnet National Ports Authority’s new, fully integrated e-commerce platform has gone live. The new Order to Cash system replaces TNPA’s nine year old PortsOnline customer system for...
August 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The 2nd International Conference “Advanced Port Fleet – the Basis of Safety” at St. Petersburg

The 2nd International Conference “Advanced Port Fleet – the Basis of Safety” at St. Petersburg
… The 2nd International Conference “Advanced Port Fleet – the Basis of Safety” is meant to be a practical platform for discussions between shipbuilders, customers and contractors related to the fleet of icebreakers, tugboats and vessels providing bunkering and environmental services.   Leading...
August 22nd, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

First of ten Stan Tug 1907 ICE completed by Great Lakes Shipyard for The Great Lakes Towing Company

First of ten Stan Tug 1907 ICE completed by Great Lakes Shipyard for The Great Lakes Towing Company
…from the handover ceremony The first of ten Stan Tug 1907 ICE vessels has been delivered by Great Lakes Shipyard to its sister company The Great Lakes Towing Company, both based in Ohio, USA. Named Cleveland, she is a significant milestone in a licencing programme agreed between Damen Shipyards...
August 22nd, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  21-Aug-2017 ESTABLISHMENT OF SILT CURTAINS FOR PIPE PILE INSTALLATION Hong Kong COMMUNICATIONS OF COMMERCIAL SHIPS WITH COALITION FORCES Yemen COLLISION OF US GUIDED-MISSILE DESTROYER JOHN S MCCAIN AND TANKER ALNIC MC [UPDATE 1] Singapore Establishment of silt curtains for pipe...
August 21st, 2017 | Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Kingfisher Yacht Ropes partners with International 49er and International Nacra 17 Class Associations

Kingfisher Yacht Ropes partners with International 49er and International Nacra 17 Class Associations
Yorkshire, UK – 21st August 2017 – Kingfisher Yacht Ropes, the marine specific arm of innovative rope products distributer, the DSM Group, has entered into a partnership agreement with the International 49er Class and International Nacra 17 Class Associations. DSM, a family run business, was established...
August 21st, 2017 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Sports, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Swisstrain receives approval for alternative routing

Swisstrain receives approval for alternative routing
… Closed Rhine valley rail corridor: Swisstrain receives approval for alternative routing Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 21 August 2017: The Swisstrain, a service offered by Frenkendorf-based Swissterminal AG, has been granted right-of-way for an alternative routing during the closing of the railway...
August 21st, 2017 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail | Read More

Closure of the Rhine valley rail corridor: Swisstrain offers replacement schedule

Closure of the Rhine valley rail corridor: Swisstrain offers replacement schedule
… Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 18 August 2017: Following the closure of the railway line between the German cities of Rastatt and Baden-Baden, the Swisstrain has developed a replacement schedule for rail freight transport between the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp and the terminal in Frenkendorf/Basel. The...
August 18th, 2017 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

How to follow the Laser Radial Worlds 2017

How to follow the Laser Radial Worlds 2017
From 21 – 26 August 2017, the world’s best Laser Radial sailors will participate in the first World Championships held in the Netherlands since the Laser Radial became an Olympic-class boat in 2008. The two fleets of 100 women and 64 men representing 45 countries will sail two races back-to-back...
August 17th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  17-Aug-2017 ROWING EVENT BETWEEN HONG KONG AND MACAU Hong Kong HIGH WINDS FORECAST FOR PORT KEMBLA & ILLAWARRA COAST New South Wales, Australia Rowing event between Hong Kong and Macau Thursday, August 17, 2017, Hong Kong A rowing event between Hong Kong and Macau will...
August 17th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Weather | Read More

Blue MBA graduation ceremony reminded of urgent industry need for high degree of talent

Blue MBA graduation ceremony reminded of urgent industry need for high degree of talent
The Graduates, Class of 2017 of the Executive MBA in Shipping & Logistics Prominent maritime personalities, including a leader at the world’s largest container shipping company and a key figure in the marine insurance sector, were among those congratulating graduates from the Class of 2017 of the...
August 17th, 2017 | Academia, Events, HR, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Story of the Month | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16-Aug-2017 FLOATING OF LOCAL CURRENCY Yemen SHOALING IN SAN JOAQUIN RIVER Stockton, United States TEMPORARY DIVERSION OF TUNG CHUNG BUOYED CHANNEL Hong Kong CLOSURE OF BOSPHORUS Turkish Straits, Turkey Floating of local currency Wednesday, August 16, 2017, Yemen On Monday (14...
August 16th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Container Owners Association – August 2017 Members Newsletter

Container Owners Association – August 2017 Members Newsletter
… In this issue: 20th COA Members Meeting, Amsterdam – Monday 27 November 2017: REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Hotel Room Booking: Special Rate for Participants Non-Operating Reefers – COA Guidelines published 2017 COA Flexitank Meeting to take place in Amsterdam COA Container Pavilion at Intermodal...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Sold: New 75-metre DAMEN SeaXplorer expedition yacht

Sold: New 75-metre DAMEN SeaXplorer expedition yacht
The Damen SeaXplorer 75 Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN, in cooperation with its luxury yacht builder AMELS, is proud to announce the sale of its second SeaXplorer – a highly customised 75-metre luxury expedition yacht with exceptional capability for heli-skiing, diving and other tropical and polar adventures. The...
August 15th, 2017 | Jet set, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Freight forwarders want more detail on Customs proposals

Freight forwarders want more detail on Customs proposals
Robert Keen Commenting on the first of what is likely to be a number of papers issued by the UK Government over the next few days outlining its ambitions for Brexit, the UK trade association that represents freight forwarding and logistics companies says that it is no surprise that the paper is all about...
August 15th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More