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Marseille Fos agrees new Distriport logistics project

Marseille Fos agrees new Distriport logistics project
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Paris-based logistics park developer Virtuo has signed an agreement with the Marseille Fos port authority for construction of a multi-user facility of almost 70,000m2 at Distriport, close to the Fos container terminals.  Due to open in the third quarter...
October 31st, 2017 | Construction, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  28-Oct-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 29 OCTOBER-11 NOVEMBER 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 29 October-11 November 2017 Saturday, October 28, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 30 Oct (Mon) – October bank holiday (Ireland) 31...
October 28th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  27-Oct-2017 SAFETY INSPECTION REQUIRED BEFORE STS OPERATION Port of Fujairah, UAE TEMPORARY ARRANGEMENT OF THE TUNG CHUNG BUOYED CHANNEL Hong Kong CLOSURE AT BOSPHORUS Bosphorus, Turkey Safety inspection required before STS operation Friday, October 27, 2017, Port of...
October 27th, 2017 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  24-Oct-2017 FREEPORT STATUS UPDATE Freeport, USA Freeport status update Tuesday, October 24, 2017, Freeport, USA According to the Brazos Pilots Association, the recommended fresh water draft for Freeport has been increased to: 41’ zero mean low low water 42’ with +1’...
October 24th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Oct-2017 MARINE WORKS INSIDE CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong REMOVAL OF WRECK OFF BROTHERS POINT, TAI LAM CHUNG Hong Kong SEAWALL ENHANCEMENT WORKS TO THE EAST OF THE RIVER TRADE TERMINAL Hong Kong YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO DAYA BAY Hong Kong CREATION OF RENDEZVOUS POSITION...
October 23rd, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sports, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  21-Oct-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 22 OCTOBER-4 NOVEMBER 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 22 October-4 November 2017 Saturday, October 21, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Oct (Sat) – Greek Public Holiday 28-29 Oct (Sat-Sun)...
October 21st, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  20-Oct-2017 TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LANDING STEPS Hong Kong ANCHORAGE CLOSED Port Kembla, Australia Temporary closure of landing steps Friday, October 20, 2017, Hong Kong Landing steps No.1 of Kowloon Public Pier will be temporarily closed from 1800 hours to 2300 hours on 10...
October 20th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Oct-2017 TEMPORARY REPLACEMENT OF BEACON NO.5 IN CORIO CHANNEL Geelong, Australia APPLETON DOCK ‘D’ PILE REHABILITATION WORKS Melbourne, Australia NOTICE OF INDUSTRIAL ACTION Sydney, Australia Temporary replacement of beacon No.5 in Corio Channel Thursday, October 19,...
October 19th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  18-Oct-2017 PRE-ARRIVAL INFORMATION REMINDER Panama Canal, Panama Pre-arrival information reminder Wednesday, October 18, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama Vessels arriving for transit, anchorage or port calls at Balboa and Cristobal shall provide the required information not less...
October 18th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16-Oct-2017 CONSTRUCTION OF OUTFALLS AT FORMER KAI TAK RUNWAY Hong Kong CROSS HARBOUR SWIMMING RACES Hong Kong Construction of outfalls at former Kai Tak runway Monday, October 16, 2017, Hong Kong For approximately 14 months, marine works involving the construction of two...
October 16th, 2017 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  14-Oct-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 15-28 OCTOBER 2017 Worldwide World Holidays: 15-28 October 2017 Saturday, October 14, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 18 Oct  (Wed) – Deepavali 28 Oct (Sat) – Greek Public Holiday 28-29...
October 14th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

100% of Durban Port Safe for Navigation

100% of Durban Port Safe for Navigation
… [DURBAN, South Africa, 13 October 2017] All navigable areas of the Port of Durban have now been declared safe for navigation. This follows completion of Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA)  sounding surveys after inclement weather that affected the port on 10 October 2017. TNPA Dredging...
October 13th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Pot News from GAC

Hot Pot News from GAC
  13-Oct-2017 PORT STATUS RETURNED TO NORMAL WITH RESTRICTIONS Gulfport, United States MARIBYRNONG RIVER GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION WORKS Melbourne, Australia NIGHT MOVEMENT RESTRICTIONS REVISED Mourilyan, Australia Port status returned to normal with restrictions Friday, October...
October 13th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  12-Oct-2017 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO VIETNAM Hong Kong FORCE MAJEURE DECLARED AT TERMINALS Richards Bay, South Africa Yacht Race from Hong Kong to Vietnam Thursday, October 12, 2017, Hong Kong Yacht races from Hong Kong to Vietnam will take place on 17 October 2017 (Tuesday)...
October 12th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Safe navigable area at the Port of Durban increases

Safe navigable area at the Port of Durban increases
… [DURBAN, South Africa, 12 October 2017]  Following disruptions caused by inclement weather at the Port of Durban on 10 October 2017, which resulted in only 80% of navigable area declared safe by last night, progress has been made in clearing obstruction on the seabed. This brings the total port...
October 12th, 2017 | Associations, Port Conditions, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Oct-2017 PORT STATUS RETURNS TO NORMAL WITH RESTRICTIONS Gulfport, United States MARIBYRNONG RIVER BATHYMETRIC SURVEY COMPLETED Melbourne, Australia YARRA RIVER – INSPECTION COMPLETED Melbourne, Australia VESSEL MOVEMENTS HALTED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER Durban, South Africa CLOSURE...
October 11th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Durban vessel movements remain suspended pending sounding surveys

Durban vessel movements remain suspended pending sounding surveys
What a mess; but luck is always there… Close Collaboration Minimises Shipping Disruptions in Port of Durban   [DURBAN, South Africa, 11 October 2017]  Swift action by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), in collaboration with the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) and African...
October 11th, 2017 | Groundings, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  09-Oct-2017 DAYLIGHT SAVING Brazil POST-STORM PORT CONDITION CHANGES Mobile/Pensacola/Panama City & GICWW, United States Daylight Saving Monday, October 9, 2017, Brazil Daylight Saving will come into effect in Brazil from 00:00 hours on Sunday (15 October) and remain...
October 9th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Oct-2017 FIRE IN TANK AT OIL TERMINAL Mumbai, India Fire in tank at oil terminal Sunday, October 8, 2017, Mumbai, India Vessel traffic in Mumbai Port continues to be disrupted following a fire started by a lightning strike out in a tank at Jawahar Dweep oil terminal on...
October 8th, 2017 | Emissions, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Oil Industry, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | 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

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

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

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

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

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