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Swimming off Tsim Sha Tsui September 08, 2014, Hong Kong, Hong Kong A swimming event will take place off Tsim Sha Tsui on Tuesday, 9 September 2014. About 250 swimmers are expected to participate in the event. The event will commence from the Tsim Sha Tsui East No.2 landing steps at about 1100 hours...
September 8th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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LOCK CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE Germany, Kiel Canal CONSTRUCTION OF JETTY AT SHARED FACILITY Singapore, Singapore Lock closure for maintenance September 05, 2014, Germany, Kiel Canal The Kiel-Canal Authorities advise that the New Big South Lock Chamber at Brunsbuettel...
September 5th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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IMO joins Ebola travel & transport task force COUNTRY: Worldwide The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has joined the international ad hoc Ebola Travel and Transport Task Force and is working with other United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations to monitor the situation...
September 4th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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New towage service September 03, 2014, Australia, Bundaberg ‘Pacific Tug Australia’ have commenced towage operations at the port of Bundaberg, Queensland. A separate company named ‘Wide Bay Shipping Services Pty Ltd’ has been formed to manage and operate approved tugs at Bundaberg...
September 3rd, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

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Temporary establishment of light buoy September 02, 2014, Hong Kong, Hong Kong From 29 August and until further notice, a special mark is established to mark the northwesterly extreme of the area which has been dredged to a depth of 12 metres below Chart Datum off berth No.2 of the Kai Tak Cruise...
September 2nd, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Salvage of wreck off Stonecutters Island September 01, 2014, Hong Kong, Hong Kong For approximately 3 weeks, salvage operations to remove a wreck will be carried out (off Stonecutters Island) within an area bounded by straight lines joining the following coordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (D): (A)...
September 1st, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Beware of fake BIMCO forms COUNTRY: Worldwide BIMCO has issued a warning about the use of unauthorised versions of BIMCO documents, a damaging practice that can have unexpected and costly implications because the law assumes that parties will have read their contract and so a later argument that the...
August 29th, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Waiting time to enter Canal August 27, 2014, Germany, Kiel Canal Ships with LOA greater than 125m and/or draft over 6.5m are currently facing a wait of about 10 hours to enter the Kiel-Canal at Brunsbuttel. At Kiel-Holtenau, the anticipated waiting time is approximately 2 hours. (For information about...
August 27th, 2014 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Anchorage area obstruction August 26, 2014, United States, Freeport, Texas Brazos Pilots Association in Freeport, Texas, advise that a 600-700′ long wire is presenting a hazard to vessels in the north Freeport general anchorage. According to advice from the Association, yesterday (25 August)...
August 26th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Lock closure for urgent maintenance work August 25, 2014, Germany, Kiel Canal Due to urgent maintenance work and further inspection, the Kiel Canal’s New Big South Lock Chamber at Brunsbuettel locks will be out service until Friday (29 August). During this period, the New Big North Lock Chamber...
August 25th, 2014 | Bunkering, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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WORLDWIDE – WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 AUGUST-6 SEPTEMBER 2014 World Holidays: 24 August-6 September 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following:Mon 25 Aug – National Heroes’ Day (Philippines) Mon 25 Aug –...
August 23rd, 2014 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Suspension of Marine Terminal Offloading August 21, 2014, United States, New Orleans, Louisiana There is NO CHANGE in status since the previous update. On August 13th LOOP’s Offshore Marine Terminal suspended its crude oil offloading operations. Field crews continue to advance through the repair...
August 21st, 2014 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Suspension of Marine Terminal Offloading-Update August 20, 2014, United States, New Orleans, Louisiana As reported on Monday 18th August, LOOP’s Offshore Marine Terminal suspended its crude oil offloading operations on Wednesday 13th August. A repair plan has been issued and field crews have...
August 20th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hurricane Condition Report COUNTRY: Worldwide Disturbance 19 is along 43W and is moving west at 9 mph. Disturbance 20 is along 31.5W and is moving west at 20 mph. Disturbance 21 is a tropical wave along 11W over West Africa. It is expected to emerge off the African coast in about 24 hours as it moves...
August 19th, 2014 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Disturbances and Areas to Watch COUNTRY: Worldwide Disturbance 19 is an area of low pressure centered near 11.5N/32.3W. The disturbance had been drifting westward, but has become stationary and could even move a little eastward later today and tomorrow. An area of thunderstorms that moved off the...
August 18th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Soil investigation work off Serangoon Harbour August 14, 2014, Singapore, Sembawang From 15 August 2014 to 15 October 2014, soil investigation work will be carried out off Serangoon Harbour. According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No. 101 of 2014, the works are...
August 14th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Marine Works in Hung Hom Fairway August 13, 2014, Hong Kong, Kowloon (Hong Kong) With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 4 weeks, marine works involving trimming operations and sounding survey will be carried out [at Hung Hom Fairway] in the area bounded by straight lines joining the...
August 13th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Tropical waves conditions COUNTRY: Worldwide Disturbance 17 is a strong tropical wave southeast of the Cape Verde Islands. The system is moving to the west near 20 kts (23 mph). Dry dusty air from the Sahara will keep development chances below 10 percent over the next 3 to 4 days as the system continues...
August 12th, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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World Holidays: 10-23 August 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Mon 12 Aug – Queen’s Birthday (Thailand) Thu 14 Aug – Pakistan Independence Day Fri 15 Aug – Assumption of the Virgin Mary Fri 15 Aug – Indian Independence...
August 9th, 2014 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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COAST GUARD CLOSES PORTS United States, Honolulu, Hawaii DREDGING AT NEW YAU MA TEI TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong, Hong Kong PLANNED TUG STRIKE CALLED OFF Australia, Port Hedland BUNKER UPDATE – MARKET UPDATE 08/08/14 Coast Guard closes ports August 08, 2014, United...
August 8th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Heavy weather conditions set for Hawaii ports August 07, 2014, United States, Honolulu, Hawaii The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has set Heavy Weather Condition 2 for commercial ports on the Island of Hawaii at 4 p.m. [on 6 August], and throughout Maui County at 9 p.m. All other ports remain in...
August 7th, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Mariners urged to prepare for heavy weather August 06, 2014, United States, Honolulu, Hawaii The U.S. Coast Guard is urging the public to prepare for the onset of heavy weather expected to impact the Hawaiian Islands Thursday [7 August]. The effects of Hurricane Iselle and Tropical Storm Julio are...
August 6th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

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Marine works in approach channel & typhoon shelter August 05, 2014, Hong Kong, Hong Kong For approximately 6 months, marine works involving bioremediation treatment for marine sediment, hydrographic survey, water sampling and test will be carried out in Kai Tak Approach Channel and Kwun Tong Typhoon...
August 5th, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Port navigation depths in port entrance & berths August 01, 2014, Australia, Mackay The design and actual port navigation depths [at Mackay] below port datum, Lowest Astronomical Tide, are amended as of 31 July, as follows: Entrance Channel – Design depth (metres): 8.5 – Actual depth...
August 1st, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Bunker barge scheduled for testing July 31, 2014, South Africa, Cape Town Chevron advise that the bunker barge “Southern Valour” at Cape Town will be out of service for scheduled annual delivery hose pressure testing on Wednesday 6 August. She is expected to be back in service by 1800...
July 31st, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More