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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  28-Mar-2017 TRANSPORT OF SAND MATERIAL TO STOCKPILE AREA AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore UNDERWATER SURVEY EXPERIMENT NORTH OF PULAU SEMAKAU Singapore TROPICAL CYCLONE DEBBIE: UPDATE NO.7 (28 MARCH 2017) North Queensland, Australia Transport of...
March 28th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
27-Mar-2017 SENTINEL FISH CAGE INSTALLED SELETAR DAM Singapore AAT TARIFF REVIEW FY2017: INCREASES FOR FISHERMAN ISLAND Fisherman Island, Australia TROPICAL CYCLONE DEBBIE: UPDATE 6 (27 MARCH 2017) North Queensland, Australia Sentinel fish cage installed Seletar Dam Monday, March...
March 27th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Weather | Read More

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Hot port News from GAC
25-Mar-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 26 MARCH-8 APRIL 2017 Worldwide CYCLONE WATCH DECLARED North Queensland, Australia World Holidays: 26 March-8 April 2017 Saturday, March 25, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 30 Mar (Thu)...
March 25th, 2017 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
24-Mar-2017 TROPICAL LOW EXPECTED TO BECOME CYCLONE North Queensland, Australia Tropical low expected to become cyclone Friday, March 24, 2017, North Queensland, Australia The Tropical Low in the Coral Sea is expected to develop into a tropical cyclone and move west towards the...
March 24th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
23-Mar-2017 TROPICAL LOW 22U – UPDATE 4 West coast of Australia TROPICAL LOW LIKELY TO MOVE TOWARDS NORTH QUEENSLAND COAST Townsville, Australia Tropical low 22U – Update 4 Thursday, March 23, 2017, West coast of Australia The tropical low has now moved away from the west...
March 23rd, 2017 | Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
22-Mar-2017 TROPICAL LOW 22U – UPDATE 3 Dampier/Port Walcott/Port Hedland, Australia THREE-RUNWAY SYSTEM INSTALLATION OF SUBMARINE CABLE WORKS Hong Kong NEW PORTS TARIFF South Africa WATER SHORTAGES Cape Town/Saldanha Bay/Mossel Bay, South Africa Tropical low 22U – Update...
March 22nd, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  21-Mar-2017 MARINE WORKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THREE-RUNWAY SYSTEM NORTH OF AIRPORT Hong Kong UPCOMING LOCKS LANE OUTAGES Panama Canal, Panama TROPICAL LOW 22U UPDATE 2 Dampier & Port Walcott, Australia Marine works for construction of three-runway...
March 21st, 2017 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
20-Mar-2017 SANDSTORMS DISRUPTING OPERATIONS Jeddah, Saudi Arabia STRONG WINDS AND SEASONAL RAINS Dammam, Saudi Arabia PORT MONITORING TROPICAL LOW Dampier, Australia REPAIR WORKS FOR LIGHT BEACON AT TANG CHAU Hong Kong Sandstorms disrupting operations Monday, March 20, 2017,...
March 20th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Port of Durban Marine Pilot successfully steers a car acrrier in rough sea conditions

Port of Durban Marine Pilot successfully steers a car acrrier in rough sea conditions
Marine Pilot Rainer Rauntenberg (right) who managed to the steer in an automotive vessel in rough weather conditions receives a gift from the Port of Durban Harbour Master Alex Miya. [Durban, South Africa, 17 March 2017]  The cyclonic weather conditions which battered the Durban beach front earlier...
March 17th, 2017 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Markets, People and Places, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
16-Mar-2017 TEMPORARY UNLOADING FACILITY Hong Kong ANCHORAGE CLOSED TO SHIPPING Port Kembla, Australia BAD WEATHER HALTS BERTHING/UNBERTHING Jubail, Saudi Arabia Temporary Unloading Facility Thursday, March 16, 2017, Hong Kong A temporary unloading facility has been established...
March 16th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
13-Mar-2017 SUBMARINE CABLE REPAIR WORKS SOUTH OF SHA CHAU Hong Kong MARINE WORKS EAST OF HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Hong Kong STRONG WINDS HALT PORT MOVEMENTS Dammam, Saudi Arabia Submarine cable repair works south of Sha Chau Monday, March 13, 2017, Hong Kong For...
March 13th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
06-Mar-2017 PORTS OPS HALTED DUE TO BAD WEATHER Jubail, Saudi Arabia ANCHORAGE CLOSURE Port Kembla, Australia CYCLONE WATCH UPDATE – SHIPPING OPS RESUMED Northern Territory, Australia BANKS & AUTHORITIES TO CLOSE FOR WOMEN’S DAY Russia Ports ops halted due to bad weather Monday,...
March 6th, 2017 | Associations, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
23-Feb-2017 GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS & BANKS CLOSE FOR CARNIVAL Panama STORM DORIS REACHES UK SHORES United Kingdom Government institutions & banks close for Carnival Thursday, February 23, 2017, Panama Due to the upcoming Carnival holidays in Panama, Government institutions...
February 23rd, 2017 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
20-Feb-2017 PORT DUES SUBSIDY WITHDRAWN Saudi Arabia SHOALING ALERTS Delaware River, USA CITY IN TOTAL BLACKOUT Aden, Yemen Port dues subsidy withdrawn Monday, February 20, 2017, Saudi Arabia Saudi Ports Authority has withdrawn the subsidy on port dues, effective from 11...
February 20th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Military, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
18-Feb-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 19 FEBRUARY-4 MARCH 2017 Worldwide BAD WEATHER STILL AFFECTING PORT OPS Jubail, Saudi Arabia World Holidays: 19 February-4 March 2017 Saturday, February 18, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 19...
February 18th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
16-Feb-2017 NEW LOCATION FOR CRUISE SHIPS IN 2018 Gothenburg, Sweden WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO DISRUPT PORT OPS Jubail, Saudi Arabia MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF PAK MONG, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong New location for cruise ships in 2018 Thursday, February 16, 2017, Gothenburg,...
February 16th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
08-Feb-2017 SWIMMING RACES OFF HUNG HOM Hong Kong HEAVY WINDS HALT PORT OPS Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Swimming Races off Hung Hom Wednesday, February 8, 2017, Hong Kong Swimming races off the waters of the promenade of Harbour Grand Kowloon and the Tai Wan Shan swimming pool will...
February 8th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
07-Feb-2017 TROPICAL LOW 15U: UPDATE 7 FEBRUARY 2017 Dampier & Port Hedland, Australia Tropical low 15U: Update 7 February 2017 Tuesday, February 7, 2017, Dampier & Port Hedland, Australia Dampier and Port Hedland are currently at Cyclone Response Stage 2 (Prepare) Tropical...
February 7th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  27-Jan-2017 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS AT NORTH-WESTERN CORNER OF KWAI TSING CONTAINER BASIN Hong Kong SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF BLACK POINT POWER STATION Hong Kong BERTHING AND UNBERTHING HALTED Jubail, Saudi Arabia TROPICAL LOW 14U – UPDATE 4, 27 JANUARY 2017 Dampier...
January 27th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Minimizing risk is key to success on ‘crazy’ Biscayne Bay

Minimizing risk is key to success on ‘crazy’ Biscayne Bay
For Swiss RS:X sailor Mateo Sanz Lanz, success on the third day of racing at the 2017 World Series Cup Miami presented by Sunbrella was as much about what he didn’t do as what he did do. In a gusty and shifty northeasterly breeze that moved about like an over-caffeinated flyweight boxer, Lanz finished...
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Jan-2017 TROPICAL LOW 14U: UPDATE 26 JANUARY 2017 Dampier & Port Hedland, Australia SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF STONECUTTERS ISLAND Hong Kong Tropical low 14U: Update 26 January 2017 Thursday, January 26, 2017, Dampier & Port Hedland, Australia Tropical...
January 26th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot port News from GAC

Hot port News from GAC
  25-Jan-2017 PORT RAISES ALERT LEVEL AS TROPICAL LOW APPROACHES Port Hedland, Australia Port raises alert level as Tropical Low approaches Wednesday, January 25, 2017, Port Hedland, Australia Port Hedland is at Cyclone Response alert level Stage 2 (Prepare) as the Tropical Low...
January 25th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  24-Jan-2017 PORT OPERATIONS STILL AFFECTED BY BAD WEATHER Jubail, Saudi Arabia TROPICAL LOW ALERT Port Hedland & Dampier, Australia Port operations still affected by bad weather Tuesday, January 24, 2017, Jubail, Saudi Arabia Strong winds and foul weather are continuing...
January 24th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Jan-2017 OPERATIONS SUSPENDED DUE TO STRONG WINDS Jubail, Saudi Arabia URGENT MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE WARNING ISSUED New York, USA SIGNIFICANT STORM APPROACHING Northern New England, USA Operations suspended due to strong winds Monday, January 23, 2017, Jubail, Saudi Arabia The...
January 23rd, 2017 | Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Ice advisory – port of Odessa, Ukraine

Ice advisory – port of Odessa, Ukraine
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is warning that an ice advisory has been issued by Odessa Sea Port Authority in Ukraine due to ice forming in the port harbour. From 00:00 on 18 January until further notice, all vessels without ice class classification will need to present a guarantee letter to the...
January 18th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More