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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 18-Oct-2019 INSTALLATION OF PONTOONS AND GANGWAYS Singapore PORT STATUS WHISKEY SET Mobile, United States PORT PREPARES FOR TROPICAL STORM NESTOR New Orleans, United States INCREASED MAXIMUM DRAUGHT FOR BULK CARRIERS AND TANKERS Torres Strait, Australia SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION...
October 18th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Less than two days till the verdict!

Less than two days till the verdict!
Less than two days till the verdict! The leaders in the Mini-Transat La Boulangère have passed the latitude of Madeira this evening. Though they can almost glimpse the finish of this first leg to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the end of the course promises to be a bit of a struggle in light airs. The...
October 11th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

IMO: Extreme maritime weather – symposium – 23-25 October – London

IMO: Extreme maritime weather – symposium – 23-25 October – London
. IMO: Extreme maritime weather – symposium – 23-25 October – London International Symposium on Extreme Maritime Weather – Towards Safety of Life at Sea and a Sustainable Blue Economy https://public.wmo.int/en/events/meetings/londonsymposium Identifying ways to reduce the loss...
September 25th, 2019 | Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Oceanology, Organisations, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC 16-Sep-2019 REDUCED VISIBILITY Singapore HAZE ALERT – 24-HOUR PSI LEVEL 101 TO 200 Singapore BREAKWATER REINSTATEMENT AT ABERDEEN SOUTH TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT AT SHEK PIK, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong SEA PARADE ON 1 OCTOBER 2019 Hong Kong Reduced visibility Monday,...
September 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 06-Sep-2019 MARINE WORKS AT LUNG MEI, TAI PO Hong Kong PORT REOPENED WITH RESTRICTIONS Jacksonville, United States DORIAN PASSING EAST OF CAPE LOOKOUT, NC United States Marine Works at Lung Mei, Tai Po Friday, September 6, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 12 months, marine works...
September 6th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News fro GAC 05-Sep-2019 SETTING OF PORT CONDITION YANKEE Hampton Roads, United States Setting of Port Condition YANKEE Thursday, September 5, 2019, Hampton Roads, United States Due to the approach of Hurricane DORIAN, the Hampton Roads Captain of the Port will set Port Condition YANKEE at...
September 5th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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  Hot Port News from GAC 04-Sep-2019 UNIFICATION OF RULES FOR REBATES FOR TRANSITING VESSELS Suez Canal, Egypt DORIAN FORECAST TO MOVE ‘DANGEROUSLY CLOSE’ TO FLORIDA & GEORGIA United States PORTS CLOSE AHEAD OF HURRICANE DORIAN United States Unification of rules for rebates for transiting...
September 4th, 2019 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Weather | Read More

Capes lead the way to Dry Market success

Capes lead the way to Dry Market success
John Faraclas Capes lead the way to Dry Market success The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 59 points and now stands at 2,501 thanks to the Capes surge; Geopolitics more than enigmatically perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 203 points and now reads 4,862… The Panamaxes’...
September 3rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Ports News from GAC 03-Sep-2019 MARINE WORKS AT TSEUNG KWAN O Hong Kong DREDGING OFF SULTAN SHOAL LIGHTHOUSE Singapore DORIAN EXPECTED TO START MOVING N-NW Bahamas PORTS PREPARE FOR HURRICANE DORIAN United States Marine works at Tseung Kwan O Tuesday, September 3, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately...
September 3rd, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 02-Sep-2019 MARINE SURVEYS AT BLACK POINT POWER STATION Hong Kong ‘EXTREMELY DANGEROUS’ HURRICANE DORIAN Bahamas INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF PA WATER-VENTURE (PASIR RIS) Singapore Marine Surveys at Black Point Power Station Monday, September 2, 2019, Hong Kong For...
September 2nd, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 30-Aug-2019 TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LANDING STEPS NO. 1 OF KOWLOON PUBLIC PIER Hong Kong 2019-20 SEASONAL MEASURES FOR BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG (BMSB) Australia DREDGING UNDERWAY Broome, Australia INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF CHANGI EAST Singapore DORIAN FORECAST TO...
August 30th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 29-Aug-2019 PILOTS ISSUE NEW SAFE NAVIGATION RECOMMENDATIONS New Orleans, United States PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET Miami, United States VICTORY DAY SWIMMING RACES Turkish Straits, Turkey DORIAN FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN INTO MAJOR HURRICANE Bahamas HURRICANE CONDITION WHISKEY SET...
August 29th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 28-Aug-2019 REMOVAL OF JETTY AND INSTALLATION OF MONO PILES Singapore VICTORY DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY Turkey DORIAN NEARING VIRGIN ISLANDS & PUERTO RICO Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico FIGHTING NEAR AIRPORT Aden, Yemen PORT READINESS CONDITION ZULU SET Puerto Rico & Virgin...
August 28th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 20-Aug-2019 ABOVE-NORMAL HURRICANE SEASON FORECAST Atlantic Ocean/Eastern Seaboard, United States Above-normal hurricane season forecast Tuesday, August 20, 2019, Atlantic Ocean/Eastern Seaboard, United States NOAA forecasters monitoring oceanic and atmospheric patterns say conditions...
August 20th, 2019 | Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 08-Aug-2019 FIVE-DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY Turkey BAD WEATHER/STRONG WIND WARNINGS Brazil PORT STILL OPERATING DESPITE CLASHES Aden, Yemen ONE-WAY TRAFFIC RECOMMENDED FOR STONE PLACEMENT WORKS Lower Mississippi River, United States Five-day public holiday Thursday, August 8, 2019, Turkey All...
August 8th, 2019 | Military, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 31-Jul-2019 HYDROGRAPHIC SOUNDING SURVEY OFF SHEUNG WAN Hong Kong TROPICAL CYCLONE WIPHA Hong Kong SOUTHBOUND VESSEL TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR BRIDGE WORKS Dardanelles, Turkey Hydrographic Sounding Survey off Sheung Wan Wednesday, July 31, 2019, Hong Kong From 1 August and for approximately...
July 31st, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

The BDI@1947: the fall?

The BDI@1947: the fall?
John Faraclas The BDI@1947: the fall? The BDI lost 67 points earlier on today given that its two main drivers the Capes – mainly and to a lesser extent the Panamaxes fell. Above all the psychological threshold of 2,000 was lost! Geopolitics: still getting worse. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
July 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Fixtures, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 15-Jul-2019 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION & PILING WORKS AT DISCOVERY BAY MARINA CLUB Hong Kong 40′ DRAFT RESTRICTION PENDING SURVEYS New Orleans, United States POST-HURRICANE BARRY UPDATE Gulf ports, United States Marine site investigation & piling works at Discovery...
July 15th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 13-Jul-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 14-27 JULY 2019 Worldwide PORT CONDITION ZULU SET New Orleans, United States TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF SHIPPING MOVEMENTS Port Kembla, Australia World Holidays: 14-27 July 2019 Saturday, July 13, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the...
July 13th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Holidays, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 12-Jul-2019 MARINE WORKS IN HUNG HOM FAIRWAY Hong Kong PORT STATUS X-RAY SET AHEAD OF GALE FORCE WINDS Mobile, Gulfport, Pascagoula & Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, United States PORT STATUS YANKEE IN PREPARATION FOR PREDICTED SEVERE WEATHER New Orleans, United States NEW SECURITY...
July 12th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 09-Jul-2019 SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL DISTURBANCE Gulf of Mexico, United States Significant Tropical Disturbance Tuesday, July 9, 2019, Gulf of Mexico, United States Weak low pressure over central Georgia this afternoon will settle southwest into the northeastern Gulf of Mexico during...
July 9th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  Hot Port News from GAC 05-Jul-2019 WEATHER AND WIND WARNINGS Brazil REVISED TOWAGE RATES Brisbane, Melbourne, Botany & Newcastle, Australia Weather and wind warnings Friday, July 5, 2019, Brazil The Brazilian Navy issued warnings of bad weather and strong winds in the following areas: ALPHA AREA NOTICE...
July 5th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 01-Jul-2019 AMENDED DECLARED DEPTHS Port Kembla, Australia COMMISSIONING TESTING OF BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Singapore OIL TERMINAL PIER OUT OF OPERATION Novorossiysk, Russia BAD WEATHER & STRONG WIND WARNINGS Brazil Amended declared depths Monday, July 1, 2019, Port...
July 1st, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 27-Jun-2019 SUSPENSION OF VESSEL TRAFFIC FOR YACHT RACE Bosphorus, Turkey CHANNEL CLOSURES FOR FIREWORK DISPLAYS Mississippi River, United States Suspension of vessel traffic for yacht race Thursday, June 27, 2019, Bosphorus, Turkey Vessel traffic in the Bosphorus will be suspended...
June 27th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 11-Jun-2019 MARINE WORKS OFF PAK MONG, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong DREDGING OPERATIONS AT DISCOVERY BAY MARINA CLUB Hong Kong OPENING HOURS OF CENTRAL MARINE OFFICE Hong Kong TYPHOON SEASON Hong Kong WORKS AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore Marine Works Off Pak Mong, Lantau Island Tuesday,...
June 11th, 2019 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More