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Hot Port News from GAC
Capsized & sunken towing vessel in Ship Channel October 15, 2014, United States, Mobile, Alabama During the evening of the October 13, 2013, the 35’ Dredge Tender NICHOLAS sank and caused the 65’ towing vessel M/V DELTA AMBER to capsize in the Mobile Ship Channel, just south of Light 69 (LLNR...
October 15th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Port closed due to extreme weather October 14, 2014, Australia, Port Kembla All harbour movements were halted at Port Kembla at 2015 hours local time today (14 October) due to extreme weather conditions. Winds are currently between 45-50 knots. Further assessment will be made at 0830 hours local time...
October 14th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
European response to Ebola threat COUNTRY: Worldwide Several European countries have introduced measures in response to the continuing outbreak of Ebola virus in some West African countries and isolated cases elswehere, as follows: SPAIN: All vessels must now submit their Health Maritime Declaration...
October 13th, 2014 | Bunkering, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
NEW PROCEDURES FOR OPL ATTENDANCE United Arab Emirates, Mina Saqr DREDGING AT SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS Hong Kong, Hong Kong DREDGING OFF WEST JURONG CHANNEL Singapore, Jurong Port YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO HAINAN DAO Hong Kong, Hong Kong LIVESTOCK CARRIER FIRE EXTINGUISHED Australia,...
October 10th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Locks closure for bomb disposal October 09, 2014, Germany, Kiel Canal Due to a bomb disposal operation, the Kiel-Holtenau locks will be closed from 15:00 until about 18:00 hours local time today (9 October). UPDATE 16:30 CET: The bomb disposal works have been successfully completed and the locks are...
October 9th, 2014 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Dredging in New Castle Range October 07, 2014, United States, Delaware River Dredging work is underway in the New Castle Range of the Delaware River and will continue until November 15. According to the Marine Safety Information Bulletin No.36-14 issued by the U.S. Coast Guard, Sector Delaware Bay,...
October 7th, 2014 | Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
River closure for fireworks display October 06, 2014, United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana Tomorrow (7 October), the Lower Mississippi River will be closed from MM 95.5 to MM 96.5 AHOP between 2045 and 2145 hours local time to protect persons and vessels from hazards associated with a fireworks...
October 6th, 2014 | Bunkering, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Loading to stop for holiday October 03, 2014, Indonesia, Taboeo Loading activity at Taboeo Port will be halted for the Hari Raya Idul Adha holiday as follows: Saturday, 4 October: Loading activity at ship gear to halt from 1200 hours to Monday, 6 October (am) Sunday, 5 October: Loading activity for...
October 3rd, 2014 | Bunkering, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Public holiday declared for Eid-el-Kabir October 02, 2014, Nigeria, all ports The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 October 2014 as Public Holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration. For further details and information about operations in Nigeria contact...
October 2nd, 2014 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Planned channel closure October 01, 2014, Indonesia, Palembang Palembang Port Authority has advised that the Musi 2 Channel will be closed as per the following schedule: 19 October-8 November: Channel to close 9-18 November: Channel open 19 November-9 December: Channel to close 10 December: Channel...
October 1st, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Screening of vessels & crew September 30, 2014, United States, Houston, Texas The US Coast Guard, Sector Houston-Galveston, has begun screening inbound vessels or crew members that have visited ports in Western Africa within their last five ports of call. This is in response to the recent outbreak...
September 30th, 2014 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Strikes | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Port ops unaffected by protests September 29, 2014, Hong Kong, all ports Sea traffic, vessel movements and port operations in Hong Kong remain unaffected by the ongoing protests which have blocked major roads in Central, Admiralty, Wanchai, Causeway Bay and Mong Kok since yesterday (28 September). So...
September 29th, 2014 | Bunkering, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Fire at Sicily’s Milazzo Oil Refinery Hampers Vessels’ Operations

Fire at Sicily’s Milazzo Oil Refinery Hampers Vessels’ Operations
Inchcape Shipping Services, the world’s leading maritime services provider, is advising of extensive disruption after a fire broke out Friday afternoon (27 September) at Italy’s energy giant Eni and Kuwait Petroleum’s jointly owned Milazzo oil refinery, near the northeast coast of Sicily. The...
September 29th, 2014 | Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT JUNK BAY Hong Kong, Hong Kong 2014 NATIONAL DAY FIREWORKS DISPLAY Hong Kong, all ports SOIL INVESTIGATION AT CHANGI CREEK Singapore, Singapore BUNKER UPDATE – MARKET PRICE UPDATE26/09/14 Marine Site Investigation at Junk...
September 26th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Customs strike over September 25, 2014, Togo, all ports The Togo customs strike that started on 17 September was suspended yesterday (24 September). All operations are now back in order. For information about operations at Lome port, pls contact GAC-OMA Togo at gac-oma.togo@gac.com Updated port health...
September 25th, 2014 | Canals, Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Wharf fire update September 24, 2014, United States, Los Angeles, California With the wharf fire in Wilmington now more than 90 percent contained, terminals at the Port of Los Angeles plan to resume full operations Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. Only the Pasha terminal at Berth 177, the location of the...
September 24th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Customs strike to continue until Saturday September 23, 2014, Togo, Lome The strike by the Togolese Customs Administration and National Council of Forwarding Agents which started on 17 September will continue until Saturday 27 September. For information about operations in Togo, contact GAC-OMA Togo...
September 23rd, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Strikes | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Removal of dredge pipeline September 22, 2014, United States, Houston, Texas Vessel Traffic Service Houston-Galveston directs no vessel movements at the mouth of Greens Bayou on Monday, September 22, 2014, from 1200 to 1500 (local) for the removal of a submerged dredge pipeline across the entrance...
September 22nd, 2014 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS HALTED, PORTS STILL WORKING Yemen, all ports International flights halted, ports still working September 21, 2014, Yemen, all ports Following three consecutive days of hostilities between conflicting forces in the Yemeni capital, international airlines...
September 21st, 2014 | Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Shipmanagement | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
World Holidays: 21 September-4 October 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following:Sun 21 Sep – Ghana Founder’s DayWed 24 Sep – Heritage Day (South Africa)Wed 24 Sep – Trinidad & Tobago Republic Day Thu 25 Sep –...
September 20th, 2014 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  LOCK CHAMBER TO CLOSE FOR MAINTENANCE WORKS Germany, Kiel Canal SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS AT TUAS VIEW Singapore, Jurong Port RECLAMATION, SAND RE-HANDLING & SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS Singapore, Jurong Port CONSTRUCTION OF ADDITIONAL JETTY Singapore, Singapore BUNKER UPDATE...
September 19th, 2014 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
LOADING ARM MAINTENANCE AT GAS JETTY United Kingdom, Immingham SHIP TO SHIP OPERATIONS & BOAT SERVICES TO RESUME Oman, Salalah Port REPAIRS AND CONSTRUCTION AT SENTOSA COVE Singapore, Singapore Loading arm maintenance at gas jetty September 18, 2014, United Kingdom,...
September 18th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Technical | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
REPAIRS TO REVETMENT SEAWALL & DRAIN OUTFALLS Singapore, Singapore TYPHOON KALMAEGI UPDATE: 16 SEPTEMBER 2014 Hong Kong, all ports Repairs to revetment seawall & drain outfalls September 16, 2014, Singapore, Singapore From 18 September to 19 November,...
September 16th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
HAZE AND REDUCED VISIBILITY Singapore, all ports HAZE ALERT: 24-HOUR PSI LEVEL 101-200 Singapore, all ports TYPHOON KALMAEGI Hong Kong, all ports DREDGING OFF CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong, Hong Kong SOUTHERN PORTS AMALGAMATION Australia, Albany AREA TO CLOSE TO...
September 15th, 2014 | Bunkering, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Agencies | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  WORLDWIDE – WORLD HOLIDAYS: 14-27 SEPTEMBER 2014 World Holidays: 14-27 September 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following:Wed 17 Sep – Heroes’ Day (Angola)Sun 21 Sep – Ghana Founder’s...
September 13th, 2014 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More