Archive for the ‘Port Conditions’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Dec-2015 KIEL-HOLTENAU LOCKS OUT OF SERVICE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel-Canal, Germany VESSEL TRAFFIC SERVICE HOUSTON-GALVESTON DIRECTIVES Houston, USA CONSTRUCTION OF THE TUEN MUN – CHEK LAP KOK LINK (SOUTHERN CONNECTION) Hong Kong Kiel-Holtenau locks out of service for maintenance Tuesday,...
December 29th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Freight forwarders will continue to face big challenges in 2016

Freight forwarders will continue to face big challenges in 2016
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarders, says that 2016 will see its members continuing to face numerous challenges, with some the result of legislative changes and government policy, rather than economic issues. Director General...
December 29th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Dec-2015 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 27 DECEMBER 2015-9 JANUARY 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 27 December 2015-9 January 2016 Saturday, December 26, 2015, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Mon 28 Dec – In lieu of Boxing Day...
December 26th, 2015 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
            24-Dec-2015 AMENDMENTS TO IMO TREATIES COMING INTO EFFECT ON 1 JANUARY 2016 Worldwide BOSPHORUS CLOSURE 25 – 26 DECEMBER (WEATHER DEPENDENT, 24 DECEMBER CANCELLED) Turkey, Bosphorus OPERATIONS AT MOBILE SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG USA, Mobile Amendments...
December 24th, 2015 | Canals, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
              23-Dec-2015 PANAMA CANAL LOCKS LANE OUTAGE AND TRANSIT RESERVATION SYSTEM Panama, Panama Canal INSPECTION WORKS AT EASTERN HARBOUR CROSSING, CHA KWO LING Hong Kong WORLD HOLIDAYS: NIGERIA,  24 – 28 DECEMBER 2015 Nigeria CLOSURES AND TRAFFIC...
December 23rd, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HOT PORT NEWS from GAC

HOT PORT NEWS from GAC
  22-Dec-2015 BOSPHORUS CLOSURE 24 DECEMBER (23 DECEMBER CANCELLED) Turkey, Bosphorus RECLAMATION AND SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS OFF TUAS Singapore REMOVAL OF BERTH IN SAKARA BASIN Singapore DREDGING WORKS AT BENOI BASIN Singapore BOSPHORUS CLOSURE 24 DECEMBER (23 DECEMBER CANCELLED) Bosphorus,...
December 22nd, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO News Monthly Overview – December 2015

ESPO News Monthly Overview – December 2015
Isabelle Ryckbost ESPO News Monthly Overview – December 2015   Port of the Month: Port of Rotterdam (The Netherlands) 21-12-2015 ESPO’s port of the month is the Port of Rotterdam. With an annual throughput which amounts to some 450 million tonnes and a vast industrial complex,...
December 21st, 2015 | Associations, Awards, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
              19-Dec-2015 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 20 DECEMBER 2015-2 JANUARY 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 20 December 2015-2 January 2016 Saturday, December 19, 2015, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Thu...
December 19th, 2015 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
              18-Dec-2015 THIRD COAL BERTH OPENS Hay Point, Australia FULL SPEED AHEAD WITH CLIMATE-CHANGE MEASURES AT IMO FOLLOWING PARIS AGREEMENT Worldwide SECURITY ZONE IN KAILUA BAY ON OAHU Hawaii, USA NEW RAIL SHUTTLE BETWEEN GOTHENBURG AND KATRINEHOLM Gothenburg,...
December 18th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Another great berthing manoeuver at the port of Chios, Greece

Another great berthing manoeuver at the port of Chios, Greece
The”Nissos Rodos” during hte berthing manoeuvers   Viewers can watch herebelow another excellent video  by Konstantinos Milt. Anagnostou, showing a delicate vessel handling by a Greek captain at point blank range of a Greek ferry at the Port of Chios.   This is yet another show...
December 18th, 2015 | Film Industry, HR, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

TT Club Warns of the Changing Risk Profile at Ports and Terminals

TT Club Warns of the Changing Risk Profile at Ports and Terminals
Dubai and London, 17 December, 2015 – As pivotal hubs within global trade, container ports and terminals face risks that have potentially serious consequences for international supply chains. At a recent speech to the TOC Middle East Conference in Dubai, Julien Horn, of leading insurance provider...
December 17th, 2015 | Corruption, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Logistics, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
              16-Dec-2015 NEW YEAR’S DAY OPENING OF CENTRAL MARINE OFFICE Hong Kong WATERWAY TO CLOSE TO TRAFFIC Bosphorus, Turkey COAST GUARD CONTINUES RESPONSE TO COLLISION AND SINKING Mississippi River, USA New Year’s Day opening of Central Marine...
December 16th, 2015 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  15-Dec-2015 TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SHIP CHANNEL DUE TO ONBOARD FIRE Houston, USA Temporary closure of ship channel due to onboard fire Tuesday, December 15, 2015, Houston, USA The Houston Ship Channel was closed to vessel transits for almost three hours yesterday (14 December)...
December 15th, 2015 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
               14-Dec-2015 NEW YEAR COUNTDOWN CELEBRATION Hong Kong REVISED HARBOUR DEPTHS Mackay, Australia New Year Countdown Celebration Monday, December 14, 2015, Hong Kong The New Year Countdown Celebration which consists of a fireworks and...
December 14th, 2015 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  12-Dec-2015 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 13-26 DECEMBER 2015 Worldwide World Holidays: 13-26 December 2015 Saturday, December 12, 2015, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Wed 16-Thu 17 Dec – Kazakhstan Independence Day Wed 16 Dec –...
December 12th, 2015 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
    10-Dec-2015 CANAL AUTHORITY INVITES INTEREST FOR DEVELOPMENT OF CONTAINER TERMINAL Panama Canal, Panama PILOT OPERATIONS SUSPENDED Mobile, USA CHANNEL CLOSURE DUE TO FOG Beaumont-Port Arthur, USA MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT POWER STATION Hong Kong BRIDGE MAINTENANCE Delaware River,...
December 10th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
              09-Dec-2015 PORT DUES TARIFFS INCREASE FOR 2016 Teesport, UK BIMCO PUBLISHES EXPLANATORY NOTES FOR ANTI-CORRUPTION CLAUSE Worldwide FOG BRINGS CHANNEL CLOSURES Corpus Christi & Beaumont-Port Arthur TX, USA Port Dues Tariffs increase...
December 9th, 2015 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

               07-Dec-2015 LNG PORT CHARGES TO RISE IN NEW YEAR Qalhat, Oman MARCUS HOOK RANGE ROCK BLASTING Delaware River, USA SAFETY ZONE IN REEDY POINT SOUTH ANCHORAGE FOR NEW CASTLE RANGE DREDGING Delaware River, USA LNG port charges to rise in...
December 7th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
                05-Dec-2015 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 6-19 DECEMBER 2015 Worldwide World Holidays: 6-19 December 2015 Saturday, December 5, 2015, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Mon 7 Dec – Substitution...
December 5th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC –

Hot Port News from GAC –
Sill reinforcements work to be complete in January 2016 Thursday, December 3, 2015, Panama Canal, Panama The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has been informed by Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC), the main contractor for the design and construction of the Third Set of Locks project, that...
December 3rd, 2015 | Canals, Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

3 December – 24 hour general strike in Greece

3 December – 24 hour general strike in Greece
Port of Piraeus Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a further 24 hour general strike in Greece on 3 December which is expected to affect vessel movements at many Greek ports and terminals. The public and private sector strike action is scheduled to start at 06:00 local time on 3 December and...
December 2nd, 2015 | Associations, HR, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

High Winds in Southampton and Felixstowe

High Winds in Southampton and Felixstowe
Following comes from Mike Foulds, General Manager of Oceanside Logistics Ltd: Good Morning. Please note that the Port of Felixstowe is currently closed due to High Winds, and the Port of Southampton may follow suit. As you can imagine, this is likely to cause some disruption to our loading schedule,...
November 30th, 2015 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
               27-Nov-2015 REPLACEMENT WORKS AT EXXON MOBILE BERTH Singapore Replacement works at Exxon Mobile berth Friday, November 27, 2015, Singapore From 1January to 7 February 2016, replacement work will be conducted at the Exxon Mobil Berth...
November 27th, 2015 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
     26-Nov-2015 PORT WORKERS VOTE IN FAVOUR OF STRIKES Rotterdam, Netherlands TOWAGE PRICE INCREASE IN THE NEW YEAR Port Lincoln, Australia SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS Singapore Port workers vote in favour of strikes Thursday, November 26, 2015, Rotterdam, Netherlands Container...
November 26th, 2015 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  25-Nov-2015 SANDRA COULD REACH HURRICANE STRENGTH Eastern Pacific STRONG POTENTIAL FOR FOG Galveston Bay, USA BIMCO LAUNCHES ANTI-CORRUPTION CLAUSE FOR SHIPPING CONTRACTS WORLDWIDE Worldwide Sandra could reach hurricane strength Wednesday, November 25, 2015, Eastern Pacific Interests...
November 25th, 2015 | Associations, BIMCO, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Maritime Fraud, Port Conditions, Weather | Read More