Archive for the ‘Port Conditions’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Sep-2017 “EXERCISE OVERLOAD” Melbourne, Australia HURRICANE MARIA HEADED FOR VIRGIN ISLANDS & PUERTO RICO Caribbean Sea “Exercise Overload” Tuesday, September 19, 2017, Melbourne, Australia Port Users are advised that the whole of port all hazards field exercise...
September 19th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Oil Spill, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  18-Sep-2017 SEA PARADE ON 1 OCTOBER 2017 Hong Kong NEW BOLLARD INSTALLATION Melbourne, Australia Sea Parade on 1 October 2017 Monday, September 18, 2017, Hong Kong A flag raising ceremony will be held at 0800 hours on 1 October 2017 at the Golden Bauhinia Square outside...
September 18th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  16-Sep-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 17-30 SEPTEMBER 2017 Worldwide PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET FOR TROPICAL STORM JOSE Pennsylvania/New Jersey/Delaware, United States World Holidays: 17-30 September 2017 Saturday, September 16, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in...
September 16th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  15-Sep-2017 SANCTIONS Australia CLOSURE OF YARRA RIVER Melbourne, Australia BULKHEAD REMOVAL WORKS AT WEST KOWLOON CULTURAL DISTRICT Hong Kong LOCK CHAMBER CLOSURE Kiel Canal, Germany Sanctions Friday, September 15, 2017, Australia The Australian Maritime Safety Authority...
September 15th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  13-Sep-2017 CANAL LOCKS CLOSED Kiel Canal, Germany RETURN TO NORMAL PORT CONDITIONS AFTER HURRICANE IRMA Port Everglades, United States POST-HARVEY PORT STATUS UPDATE (13 SEPTEMBER) Houston/Galveston, United States Canal locks closed Wednesday, September 13, 2017, Kiel Canal,...
September 13th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  12-Sep-2017 MIRAFLORES LOCKS LANE OUTAGE Panama Canal, Panama YARRA RIVER CLOSURE Melbourne, Australia Miraflores Locks lane outage Tuesday, September 12, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama Beginning at 0600 hours on Friday, September 15, 2017, the EAST lane of Miraflores Locks will...
September 12th, 2017 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Sep-2017 DREDGING AT NORTH-WESTERN CORNER OF KWAI TSING CONTAINER BASIN Hong Kong BATHYMETRIC SURVEY Maribyrnong River, Melbourne, Australia Dredging at north-western Corner of Kwai Tsing Container Basin Monday, September 11, 2017, Hong Kong For approximately 3 months,...
September 11th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
  09-Sep-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 10-23 SEPTEMBER 2017 Worldwide TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS RESUMED AFTER SUSPENSION DUE TO LISTING VESSEL Vizag, India ANTICIPATED PORT CONDITIONS FOR HURRICANE IRMA Brunswick & Savannah, GA, United States FLORIDA PREPARES FOR HURRICANE IRMA Florida ports, United...
September 9th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Sep-2017 NEW PILOTAGE DUES Novorossiysk, Russia POST-HARVEY RESTRICTIONS SUMMARY Houston, United States PORT CONDITION X-RAY SET, YANKEE AND ZULU EXPECTED LATER TODAY Port Everglades, United States SAFETY ZONE ESTABLISHED FOR PARTIALLY SUNKEN VESSEL Intracoastal Waterway, United States New...
September 8th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  07-Sep-2017 PORT MOVEMENTS SUSPENDED Vizag Port, India IRMA HEADING FOR TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS Caribbean Sea HURRICANE CONDITION WHISKEY SET, X-RAY ANTICIPATED LATER TODAY Fernandina/Jacksonville, United States PORTS BRACE FOR HURRICANE Savannah/Brunswick, United States PORT CONDITION...
September 7th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  06-Sep-2017 PORT CONDITION RECOVERY (UPDATE FOUR) Houston/Texas City/Galveston/Freeport, United States RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE FOR STORM RECOVERY Sabine-Neches Waterway, United States PORT CONDITION WHISKEY (72 HOUR ALERT) SET FOR HURRICANE IRMA Miami/Miami River/Port Everglades/Palm Beach/Ft....
September 6th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  05-Sep-2017 IRMA BECOMES AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CATEGORY 5 HURRICANE Caribbean Sea Irma becomes an extremely dangerous Category 5 hurricane Tuesday, September 5, 2017, Caribbean Sea At 800am AST (1200 UTC), the distinct eye center of Hurricane Irma was located near latitude...
September 5th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  04-Sep-2017 MARINE WORKS FOR TUEN MUN-CHEK LAP KOK LINK CONSTRUCTION Hong Kong MAXIMUM DRAFT REVISED Freeport, United States PORT RESTORATION Houston/Texas City/Galveston/Freeport, United States PORTS STATUS UPDATE Corpus Christi/Calhoun/Brownsville, United States NEW PRE-ARRIVAL...
September 4th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  02-Sep-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 3-16 SEPTEMBER 2017 SAFETY ZONE FOR FIREWORKS EVENTS Delaware River, United States PORT OPENED Corpus Christi, United States PORT CONDITION RECOVERY Beaumont/Port Arthur/Orange/ Lake Charles, United States World Holidays: 3-16 September 2017 Saturday,...
September 2nd, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot port News from GAC
  01-Sep-2017 PORT CONDITIONS RETURNING TO NORMAL Lake Charles, United States SEA PORT CONDITION RECOVERY SET Beaumont/Port Arthur/Orange/Lake Charles, United States PORT OPEN WITH RESTRICTIONS Corpus Christi, United States TROPICAL DEPRESSION MAWAR Hong Kong PORT CONDITION RECOVERY SET...
September 1st, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, European Union, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
  30-Aug-2017 EID-EL-KABIR PUBLIC HOLIDAYS Nigeria HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODING Mumbai, India TROPICAL STORM HARVEY UPDATE (30 AUGUST) Texas/Louisiana coast, United States Eid-el-Kabir public holidays Wednesday, August 30, 2017, Nigeria The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Friday...
August 30th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
  29-Aug-2017 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF SHA TAU KOK Hong Kong REPAIR WORKS FOR NORTH POINT VEHICULAR FERRY PIER Hong Kong PORT CONDITION ZULU SET Beaumont/Port Arthur/Orange /Lake Charles, United States TROPICAL STORM HARVEY UPDATE (29 AUGUST) Corpus Christi, United States Submarine...
August 29th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  28-Aug-2017 DREDGING AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINAL 9 SOUTH Hong Kong LOCKS LANE OUTAGE AND THE TRANSIT RESERVATION SYSTEM Panama Canal, Panama MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama CLOSURE OF STRAIT FOR BRIDGE WORK Kerch Strait, Russia IMPACT OF HURRICANE...
August 28th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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

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

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