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The BDI fells; Geopolitics muddy

The BDI fells; Geopolitics muddy
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points since last Friday and now stands at 1,442. Geopolitics muddy as usual and caution should be observed. John Faraclas’ brief market recap:the fall The Capes managed to gain five points with the BCI reading 2,228 points...
June 18th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Weather | Read More

Tidetech unveils data-driven vision for next generation voyage optimisation

Tidetech unveils data-driven vision for next generation voyage optimisation
The Tidetech Data Cube can generate metocean data at different resolutions for different parts of a voyage and focus on sections with greatest optimisation potential. Cutting edge technology enables owners and operators to access historical and forecast weather data in multiple resolutions with output...
June 18th, 2018 | News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Jun-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF PIER AT KAU SAI CHAU, SAI KUNG Hong Kong SEVERE WEATHER WARNING Port Kembla, Australia Marine site investigation off pier at Kau Sai Chau, Sai Kung Friday, June 15, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 1 month, marine site investigation works involving drilling...
June 15th, 2018 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
un-2018 DREDGING IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore DOCKING/UNDOCKING HALTED Dammam, Saudi Arabia PROHIBITION & RESTRICTION OF VESSELS IN DEMARCATED AREAS Singapore Dredging in Temasek Fairway Friday, June 8, 2018, Singapore The working period for dredging work in Temasek Fairway has been extended, and...
June 8th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
30 May 2018 SHORE PROTECTION WORKS NEAR SENOKO FISHERY PORT Singapore POST-STORM PORT STATUS BACK TO NORMAL Mobile, United States ANCHORAGE CLOSED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER Port Kembla, Australia Shore protection works near Senoko fishery port Wednesday, May 30, 2018, Singapore From 1 June to 30 October,...
May 30th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
28-May-2018 OPERATION OF RORO RAMP AT TUAS VIEW Singapore HOLIDAY DECLARED AFTER CYCLONE STRIKES Salalah, Oman Operation of RoRo ramp at Tuas View Monday, May 28, 2018, Singapore From 28 May to 27 November, loading and unloading of materials and construction equipment will be carried out at the RoRo...
May 28th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
25-May-2018 TEMPORARY ESTABLISHMENT OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH BUOY Hong Kong SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF SAND AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore COMMISSIONING OF LANDING STEPS & TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF FLOATING PONTOON Singapore MAINTENANCE WORKS TO CONTINUE Kiel Canal, Germany STORM CROSSING THE GULF, EXPECTED...
May 25th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
23-May-2018 CONTROL OF SMOKE EMISSIONS BY VESSELS IN PORT Singapore PORT PREPARATIONS FOR DEVELOPING STORM Salalah, Oman LOCKS CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE WORKS Kiel Canal, Germany Control of smoke emissions by vessels in port Wednesday, May 23, 2018, Singapore The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore...
May 23rd, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
10-May-2018 DREDGING AT MA WAN CHUNG, TUNG CHUNG Hong Kong ANCHORAGE TO CLOSE DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER Port Kembla, Australia Dredging at Ma Wan Chung, Tung Chung Thursday, May 10, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 3 months, dredging operations will be carried out at Ma Wan Chung within the area bounded...
May 10th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  vhttp://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/USS-Cincinnati-photo-courtesy-of-the-US-Navy-Facebook-page.jpg 07-May-2018 TYPHOON SEASON Hong Kong TEMPORARY ARRANGEMENT OF TUNG CHUNG BUOYED CHANNEL Hong Kong Typhoon Season Monday, May 7, 2018, Hong Kong Owners, agents and charterers...
May 7th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
03-May-2018 CANOE AND SURF SKI RACE Hong Kong DOCKING/UNDOCKING HALTED Dammam, Saudi Arabia DENSE FOG AND POOR VISIBILITY Bosphorus, Turkey Canoe and surf ski race Thursday, May 3, 2018, Hong Kong A canoe and surf ski race will take place on 5 May 2018 (Saturday). About 50 to 60 canoes and surf skis...
May 3rd, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Henri Demesmaeker and Frederique van Eupen (BEL) winners Nacra 15 Worlds 2018

Henri Demesmaeker and Frederique van Eupen (BEL) winners Nacra 15 Worlds 2018
From the race Congratulations to Henri Demesmaeker and Frederique van Eupen and their coach Sebbe Godefroid for winning the 2018 Nacra 15 World Championship in Barcelona…! Over the last week in Barcelona, 60 eager Nacra 15 youth teams representing 18 Nations and four continents sailed their...
April 29th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
29-Apr-2018 TEMPORARY PORT CLOSURE DUE TO STRONG WIND Dammam, Saudi Arabia VESSEL STEERING FAILURE & GROUNDING Suez Canal, Egypt HIGH WINDS & BAD WEATHER HALT PORT OPS Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG Beaumont, United States AGREEMENT FOR EAST GRAND BAHAMA REFINERY &...
April 29th, 2018 | Groundings, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Apr-2018 VESSEL TRAFFIC SUSPENDED Bosphorus, Turkey MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama Vessel traffic suspended Friday, April 27, 2018, Bosphorus, Turkey Vessel traffic in the Bosphorus was suspended due to the poor visibility (dense fog) at 06.17 hours local time...
April 27th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

FUGRO’S award-winning expertise at OTC 2018 includes novel hurricane modelling

FUGRO’S award-winning expertise at OTC 2018 includes novel hurricane modelling
Fugro is making its mark on the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) this year with 14 presentations in the technical programme. Involving 32 of its global experts, Fugro is taking part in six conference sessions throughout the show as presenter or collaborator, and for one session, provides the chairperson....
April 26th, 2018 | Awards, Energy, Environment, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Apr-2018 DOCKING/UNDOCKING RESUMED Dammam, Saudi Arabia LOCK CHAMBER BACK IN SERVICE Kiel Canal, Germany MAXIMUM ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE DRAFTS IN SWELL CONDITIONS Port Botany, Australia AIR DRAFT RESTRICTION Port Botany, Australia INSPECTION WORKS OF THE EASTERN HARBOUR CROSSING, CHA KWO LING Hong Kong Docking/undocking...
April 24th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Apr-2018 NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY AND CHILDREN’S DAY Turkey RESTRICTED SERVICE AT COAL TERMINAL Port Kembla, Australia MARINE WORKS AT SOUTH-WESTERN CORNER OF CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong FOG HALTS TRAFFIC Bosphorus, Turkey National Sovereignty and Children’s Day Thursday, April 19, 2018,...
April 19th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Volatility and Uncertainty in the Shipping Markets and Geopolitics

Volatility and Uncertainty in the Shipping Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained earlier on today another 72 points thanks to the as ever volatile Capers… The Geopolitical front could soon become not just uncertain, but an inferno. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI with these 72 points – as a result of the Capers’ sky...
April 18th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Apr-2018 PIRATE ATTACKS WORSEN IN GULF OF GUINEA: IMB REPORT Worldwide STRAIT TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG Bosphorus, Turkey Pirate attacks worsen in Gulf of Guinea: IMB report Thursday, April 12, 2018, Worldwide A surge in armed attacks against ships around West Africa is pushing up global levels...
April 12th, 2018 | Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
09-Apr-2018 BOSPHORUS TRAFFIC SUSPENDED Bosphorus, Turkey Bosphorus traffic suspended Monday, April 9, 2018, Bosphorus, Turkey Vessel traffic has been suspended due to poor visibility, from 16.40 hours local time today (9 April).
April 9th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
06-Apr-2018 TROPICAL CYCLONE IRIS UPDATE (6 APRIL) Queensland, Australia Tropical Cyclone Iris update (6 April) Friday, April 6, 2018, Queensland, Australia Tropical cyclone Iris has now weakened to a tropical low, with sustained winds near the centre of 55 kilometres per hour with wind gusts to 85 kilometres...
April 6th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
05-Apr-2018 STRONG WINDS PROMPT TEMPORARY PORT CLOSURE Dammam, Saudi Arabia SHOALING IN THREE MILE CREEK TURNING BASIN & UPPER MOBILE RIVER Mobile, United States TROPICAL CYCLONE IRIS WEAKENING Queensland, Australia Strong winds prompt temporary port closure Thursday, April 5, 2018, Dammam, Saudi...
April 5th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
04-Apr-2018 TROPICAL CYCLONE IRIS UPDATE (4 APRIL) Queensland, Australia TEMPORARY SHIPPING FAIRWAYS ESTABLISHED Bass Strait, Australia SOIL INVESTIGATION OFF CHANGI FERRY TERMINAL Singapore Tropical Cyclone Iris update (4 April) Wednesday, April 4, 2018, Queensland, Australia At 7:00am AEST, Tropical...
April 4th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Apr-2018 PORTS PREPARE FOR TROPICAL CYCLONE IRIS Queensland, Australia Ports prepare for Tropical Cyclone Iris Tuesday, April 3, 2018, Queensland, Australia A Tropical Cyclone Warning is current for parts of the Lower Burdekin, Central Coast & Whitsunday Islands and adjacent...
April 3rd, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
29-Mar-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION Hong Kong TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE OFF TANAH MERAH FERRY TERMINAL Singapore TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG Bosphurus, Turkey Marine Site Investigation Thursday, March 29, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 4 months, marine site investigation involving...
March 29th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More