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Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Jul-2017 MARINE WORKS INSIDE CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong ROCK OPERATIONS UNDERWAY Mississippi River, United States Marine Works inside Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter Wednesday, July 19, 2017, Hong Kong For approximately 5 months, marine works involving removal...
July 19th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
22-Jun-2017 PORTS STILL CLOSED DUE TO STORM Beaumont, Port Arthur & Lake Charles, United States SUPPLY OF PROVISIONS, SPARES, TOOLS & EQUIPMENT Sharjah, United Arab Emirates Ports still closed due to storm Thursday, June 22, 2017, Beaumont, Port Arthur & Lake Charles,...
June 22nd, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Stores and Provisions, Taxation, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
21-Jun-2017 RESTRICTIONS AHEAD OF STORM LANDFALL New Orleans, United States PORT CONDITION X-RAY SET Beaumont, Port Arthur, Orange & Lake Charles, United States Restrictions ahead of storm landfall Wednesday, June 21, 2017, New Orleans, United States In anticipation of...
June 21st, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
12-Jun-2017 TROPICAL STORM MERBOK Hong Kong DREDGING AT ALHAMBRA CROSSING Mississippi River, United States QATAR SANCTIONS UPDATE United Arab Emirates Tropical Storm Merbok Monday, June 12, 2017, Hong Kong According to the update issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 11:00...
June 12th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sanctions, Weather | Read More

Capitalise or catch up – World Cup Final Santander

Capitalise or catch up – World Cup Final Santander
49erFX racing in the heart of Santande Santander was baked in sunshine for the second day of World Cup racing as sailors looked to either capitalise on a great opening day, or play catch up after slow starts.   Conditions were near on perfect for the 260 sailors from 41 nations racing across the ten...
June 7th, 2017 | Sailing, Weather, Yachting | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
31-May-2017 BERTHING/UNBERTHING HALTED Jubail, Saudi Arabia PORT MOVEMENTS SUSPENDED FOR SECOND DAY Dammam, Saudi Arabia HURRICANE SEASON BEGINS JUNE 1 Port Arthur, TX, United States Berthing/unberthing halted Wednesday, May 31, 2017, Jubail, Saudi Arabia From 0100 hours...
May 31st, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Wärtsilä introduces its Eniram SkyLight 2.0 monitoring & predictive analysis system update

Wärtsilä introduces its Eniram SkyLight 2.0 monitoring & predictive analysis system update
The Eniram Skylight 2.0 adds nautical maps, weather, and route implementation to aid predictive analysis. Eniram, a Wärtsilä company, has introduced a major update to its performance monitoring system targeted at commercial shipping operators. The Eniram SkyLight 2.0 adds nautical maps, weather layers,...
May 31st, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
29-May-2017 MARINE WORKS AT CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong SUSPENSION OF TRAFFIC FOR SAILING EVENT Turkish Straits, Turkey Marine works at Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter Monday, May 29, 2017, Hong Kong For approximately 14 months, marine works involving dredging operations,...
May 29th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
09-May-2017 CANAL WELCOMES LARGEST VESSEL TO DATE THROUGH NEW LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama BERTHING/UNBERTHING SUSPENDED Jubail, Saudi Arabia DUSTY WINDS HALT PORT OPERATIONS Dammam, Saudi Arabia MARITIME PIRACY REPORT SEES FIRST SOMALI HIJACKINGS AFTER FIVE-YEAR LULL Worldwide Canal...
May 9th, 2017 | Canals, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
18-Apr-2017 SANDSTORM HALTS PORT OPERATIONS Jeddah, Saudi Arabia PORT OPERATIONS STOPPED DUE TO BAD WEATHER Jubail, Saudi Arabia Sandstorm halts port operations Tuesday, April 18, 2017, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Due to a sand storm, Jeddah Port stopped operation from 0630 hours...
April 18th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
11-Apr-2017 PILOTAGE SUSPENDED Port Botany, Australia COAL TERMINAL INDUSTRIAL DISPUTE Port Kembla, Australia SANDSTORM CLOSES PORT Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Pilotage suspended Tuesday, April 11, 2017, Port Botany, Australia Due to adverse weather, all pilotage at Port Botany...
April 11th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
31-Mar-2017 TIN HAU FESTIVAL – TAI MIU WAN (JOSS HOUSE BAY) Hong Kong APM TERMINALS INVEST A FURTHER 26 MILLION EUROS Gothenburg, Sweden CAISSON TOWING OPERATIONS AT TUAS RECLAMATION AREA Singapore RE-ARRANGEMENT OF PASSAGE AREA IN CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong MARINE WORKS...
March 31st, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
30-Mar-2017 PLANNED CLOSURE FOR SCHEDULED EVENTS Bosphorus, Turkey LOCKS LANE OUTAGE & THE TRANSIT RESERVATION SYSTEM Panama Canal, Panama ANCHORAGE CLOSED Port Kembla, Australia REPAIRS TO DOLPHINS IN TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Planned closure for scheduled events Thursday,...
March 30th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

MAZARS adds its support to Poole Harbours Boat show

MAZARS adds its support to Poole  Harbours Boat show
Jim Stewart and Stephen Mills – Mazars The Poole office of international accounting and advisory firm, Mazars, has announced that it will be sponsoring Poole Harbour Boat Show’s business-to-business lunch.  The lunch, which takes place on the first day of the show (Friday 19 May), will see around...
March 29th, 2017 | News, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
29-Mar-2017 NEW RULES FOR 96-HOURS ONLINE VISA Fujairah, United Arab Emirates ANCHORAGE CLOSED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER Port Kembla, Australia DREDGING SPOILS USED TO BUILD NEW FREIGHT TERMINAL Gothenburg, Sweden New rules for 96-hours online visa Wednesday, March 29, 2017, Fujairah,...
March 29th, 2017 | Immigration, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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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

Hot Port News from GAC

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