Archive for the ‘Ports & Terminals’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  04-Jul-2017 REPORT REVEALS 87 INCIDENTS OF MARITIME PIRACY IN FIRST HALF OF YEAR Worldwide TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LANDING STEPS Hong Kong Report reveals 87 incidents of maritime piracy in first half of year Tuesday, July 4, 2017, Worldwide Continuing decline in the number of...
July 4th, 2017 | Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Thirteen ports in the running for the ESPO Award 2017

Thirteen ports in the running for the ESPO Award 2017
ESPO Award painting – Exclusively for ESPO, Sasja Hagens develops a new series about the tantalizing interaction between wild nature and harbour. 04 July 2017 – The ESPO secretariat received 13 submissions for the 9th edition of the ESPO Award. Focusing on “Art and Cultural involvement...
July 4th, 2017 | Awards, Paintings and Sculpture, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Jul-2017 MARINE WORKS OFF NORTH POINT Hong Kong SAFETY ZONE ESTABLISHED FOR FIREWORKS DISPLAY Baton Rouge, United States WATERWAY STATUS FOR FIREWORKS DISPLAYS New Orleans, United States Marine works off North Point Monday, July 3, 2017, Hong Kong For approximately 18...
July 3rd, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Bringing boating & sailing to life with relaunched OnCourse app

Bringing boating & sailing to life with relaunched OnCourse app
Recreational boaters can now share their trip details with friends and family in real-time using MarineTraffic relaunched OnCourse app.  The upgraded app OnCourse also allows users to plan and review routes and see and learn about vessels and landmarks around them using an augmented reality feature....
July 3rd, 2017 | IT and Communications, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  01-Jul-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 2-15 JULY 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 2-15 July 2017 Saturday, July 1, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 4 Jul (Tue) – USA Independence Day 5 Jul (Wed) – Algeria Independence...
July 1st, 2017 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

British sailing legend Alan Goodwin is latest recruit to Team Britannia’s round-the-world record attempt

British sailing legend Alan Goodwin is latest recruit to Team Britannia’s round-the-world record attempt
Alan Goodwin British sailing legend Alan Goodwin (79) is the latest recruit to Team Britannia’s round the world powerboat record attempt. The former Royal Navy Submariner, who was part of the famous 1998 Cable & Wireless Adventurer word record attempt has joined Team Britannia’s crew as its Land...
July 1st, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  30-Jun-2017 PORT DUES/TONNAGE CHARGES TO INCREASE Dampier & Port Hedland, Australia WAIVER PROCESS AND PASSAGE PLAN FOR TRANSIT Delaware Bay & River, United States of America Port dues/tonnage charges to increase Friday, June 30, 2017, Dampier & Port Hedland, Australia Pilbara...
June 30th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The positive spirit that prevails within the European Social Dialogue for Ports…

The positive spirit that prevails within the European Social Dialogue for Ports…
The positive spirit that prevails within the European Social Dialogue for Ports should not be undermined by local developments For the second time in a row, the Social Dialogue Committee for Ports meeting has not been held.   Last March 1st, 2017, the Social Dialogue for Ports meeting in Brussels was...
June 30th, 2017 | European Union, Ports & Terminals | Read More

WTM: Your monthly travel industry insight

WTM: Your monthly travel industry insight
  Forget social media – why quality blog content is the most valuable Paul Dow tells us why bloggers shouldn’t forget the importance of quality blog content amid the frenzy of social media. Take a look Defining...
June 30th, 2017 | Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

CSSC launches new marine service business with state of the art logistics centre

CSSC launches new marine service business with state of the art logistics centre
Andrew Stump, President, CSSC Marine Service Co.,Ltd, China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has today formally launched a new business CSSC Marine Service Co.,Ltd, to coincide with the inauguration of their new logistic centre within the Yangshang free trade zone, Shanghai. The inauguration was...
June 30th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Stores and Provisions, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@920: Volatile and Uncertain Markets

The BDI@920: Volatile and Uncertain Markets
John N. Faraclas The BDI lost nine points since yesterday as the upwards trend of the markets evaporated… Our feeling come out to be more than accurate; geopolitics are still very dodgy and expect, soon, total mess. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers although yesterday  gained 104 points, today...
June 29th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Jun-2017 RESTRICTED AREA AND CLOSURE OF LANDING STEPS AT HKCEC Hong Kong Restricted area and closure of landing steps at HKCEC Thursday, June 29, 2017, Hong Kong From 0600 hours on 29 June to 1800 hours on 1 July, a restricted area will be established in Victoria Harbour...
June 29th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Innovative logistics technology under the spotlight

Innovative logistics technology under the spotlight
Representatives of the Logistics Tech Accelerator team including Kaleido Logistics, corporate partners and selected startups at RocketSpace’s tech campus in San Francisco. Logistics technology drivers Kaleido Logistics and RocketSpace have showcased the work of the second group of ten startup businesses...
June 29th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics | Read More

TT Club’s Specialised Cover for China-Europe Rail Link

TT Club’s Specialised Cover for China-Europe Rail Link
Phillip Emmanouel Leading international freight transport insurer, TT Club is ensuring that its Members utilising the burgeoning Asia-Europe rail corridor for container traffic are adequately protected regarding liability exposures. London, Hong Kong & Shanghai, 29 June 2017 Chinese Government investment...
June 29th, 2017 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

OMA Group Appoints Corporate Social Responsibility Director

OMA Group Appoints Corporate Social Responsibility Director
Gary Miller with Simon Milton The OMA Group Board are delighted to announce that Simon Milton will join OMA as Corporate Social Responsibility & #futurestars Director with effect from 17th July 2017. Group Director Gary Miller commented: “Simon comes on board to develop the next phase of OMA’s...
June 29th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Person Profiles, Sports | Read More

Who pays the damage for BDI’s volatily?

Who pays the damage for BDI’s  volatily?
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today with 26 points plus at 929, but somebody will soon pay the damage as, except the volatile Capers who gained over 100 points all other Dry Indices where down or with extremely low “gains”. Geopoliticaly more mess is coming as more...
June 28th, 2017 | Associations, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Tourism | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  28-Jun-2017 SEA PARADE OF FISHING VESSELS Hong Kong Sea parade of fishing vessels Wednesday, June 28, 2017, Hong Kong A sea parade comprising about 100 fishing vessels will take place in the Victoria Harbour on 1 July 2017 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment...
June 28th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO congratulates the Port of Vigo (Spain) for achieving PERS certification

ESPO congratulates the Port of Vigo (Spain) for achieving PERS certification
Isabelle Ryckbost, Secretary General of ESPO delivers the PERS Certification ESPO is delighted to congratulate the Port of Vigo for achieving PERS certification. The Port of Vigo, which joined the EcoPorts network in 2013, is achieving PERS certification for the third time already. ESPO praises the...
June 28th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Jun-2017 SEA PARADE ON 1 JULY 2017 Hong Kong FIREWORKS DISPLAY TO CELEBRATE THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION Hong Kong BOSPHORUS SAILING CUP Turkish Straits, Turkey Sea Parade on 1 July 2017 Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Hong Kong A flag raising ceremony...
June 27th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Brexit Boosts Shipping Industry

Brexit Boosts Shipping Industry
Grace Garland Data released this week from one of the world’s leading international relocations shipping container comparison sites MoveHub.com shows that uncertainty around Brexit has triggered an huge increase in people wanting to relocate – bringing a surprise boost to the shipping industry...
June 27th, 2017 | Containers, HR, Logistics, News | Read More

United Wind Logistics develops and realises transport concept for MHI Vestas’ V164 wind turbines

United Wind Logistics develops and realises transport concept for MHI Vestas’ V164 wind turbines
VestVind sailing through Kiel Canal, loaded with eight nacelles and eight towers Customized logistics solutions for the offshore wind industry: United Wind Logistics develops and realises transport concept for MHI Vestas’ V164 wind turbines The collaboration includes the long-term charter of the deck...
June 27th, 2017 | Logistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-Jun-2017 SPEED IN RESTRICTED ZONES Hong Kong SEABED STUDIES FOR GREAT ISTANBUL TUNNEL Bosphorus, Turkey Speed in Restricted Zones Monday, June 26, 2017, Hong Kong The attention of owners, coxswains and masters of pleasure vessels and all other vessels are drawn to section...
June 26th, 2017 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ports ready to facilitate pathway to zero-emission Shipping

Ports ready to facilitate pathway to zero-emission Shipping
TOKYO, 26 June 2017 – Ports worldwide are at the crossroads of land-based and maritime industries and are vulnerable to the effects of climate change, such as sea level rise and extreme weather conditions. That is why the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) actively supports the development...
June 26th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

German, Polish and Spanish racers claim Para World Sailing titles

German, Polish and Spanish racers claim Para World Sailing titles
German Sailor Heiko Kroger Home nation favourite Heiko Kröger claimed the title in the 2.4 Norlin OD, Poland’s Piotr Cichocki clinically snapped up gold in the Men’s Hansa 303 and Spain’s Violeta del Reino sailed exceptionally on the final day to seal a convincing victory.   The final...
June 25th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Jun-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 25 JUNE-8 JULY 2017 Worldwide OBJECT IN TURNING BASIN Wilmington, United States World Holidays: 25 June-8 July 2017 Saturday, June 24, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 26 Jun (Mon) –...
June 24th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More