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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16-Feb-2018 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF BLACK POINT POWER STATION  Hong Kong PORTS ON CYCLONE WATCH/ALERT  North West Coast, Australia CHANNEL CLOSURES DUE TO FOG US Gulf, United States Submarine outfall inspection works off Black Point Power Station Friday, February 16,...
February 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
      15 February 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...
February 15th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  02-Feb-2018 PORT RETURNS TO PROJECT DEPTH Freeport, United States SHIP POLAR CERTIFICATE A MUST FOR NSR TRANSIT Northern Sea Route, Russia ICE CONDITION REPORT (2 FEBRUARY) St Petersburg, Russia Port returns to project depth Friday, February 2, 2018, Freeport, United States Effective...
February 2nd, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  30-Jan-2018 CHANGES TO PORT DEPTH LIMIT RESTRICTIONS Novorossiysk, Russia HIGH WINDS AND SWELL Port Kembla, Australia Changes to port depth limit restrictions Tuesday, January 30, 2018, Novorossiysk, Russia Changes to port depth limit restrictions are now in effect at Novorossiysk. For...
January 30th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Jan-2018 ESTABLISHMENT/RE-ALIGNMENT OF FAIRWAYS & ANCHORAGES Hong Kong TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LOCK CHAMBER Kiel Canal, Germany PORT CLOSED DUE TO STRONG WINDS Dammam, Saudi Arabia NEW VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR CREW OF VESSELS CALLING AT FPSOS Australia PORT STATUS UPDATE (29 JANUARY) Aden,...
January 29th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  25-Jan-2018 AROUND THE ISLAND YACHT RACE Hong Kong CHANGE TO SEASONAL ICE PROCEDURE STATUS Delaware Bay & River, United States COAL TRAIN DERAILMENT Gladstone, Australia STEVEDORES TO STOP WORK AS PART OF PROTEST Finland Around the Island Yacht Race Thursday, January 25,...
January 25th, 2018 | Labour Disputes, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16-Jan-2018 ANCHORAGE CLOSED TO SHIPPING Port Kembla, Australia DREDGING AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINAL 8 WEST Hong Kong SUSPENSION DUE TO WEATHER Beaumont, United States Anchorage closed to shipping Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Port Kembla, Australia Following notification...
January 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  12-Jan-2018 HEAVY LIFT & SEMI-SUBMERSIBLE/HEAVY LIFT VESSELS Suez Canal, Egypt JOYCE DECLARED CATEGORY 1 CYCLONE Australia PORTS PREPARE FOR CYCLONE Port Hedland, Dampier & Broome, Australia ESTABLISHMENT OF SILT CURTAIN AT RAMBLER CHANNEL Hong Kong Heavy Lift & Semi-submersible/Heavy...
January 12th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Jan-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT CASTLE PEAK BAY Hong Kong PORTS PREPARE FOR TROPICAL CYCLONE JOYCE Port Hedland, Dampier & Broome, Australia MARITIME PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY REACHES 22-YEAR LOW, SAYS IMB REPORT Worldwide FOG AND POOR VISIBILITY IN THE BOSPHORUS Turkish...
January 11th, 2018 | Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  10-Jan-2018 CRUDE OIL TANKERS COMING FROM US GULF, CARIBBEAN & LATIN AMERICAN HEADING FOR ASIA Suez Canal, Egypt GOETHALS BRIDGE DEMOLITION New York, United States CYCLONE ALERT PROCEDURE ACTIVATED Port Hedland, Australia PORT CLOSURE AHEAD OF CATEGORY 1 TROPICAL LOW Broome, Australia FAIRWAY...
January 10th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Jan-2018 RESTRICTED BERTH AVAILABILITY AT MATTANCHERRY WHARF, COCHIN Cochin, India WEATHER HALTS OPERATIONS AT JEDDAH PORT Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Restricted Berth Availability at Mattancherry Wharf, Cochin Monday, January 8, 2018, Cochin, India Cochin Port Trust has advised...
January 8th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  04-Jan-2018 ICE CONDITION ALERT – UPDATE Delaware Bay, United States SEVERE STORM ALERT New England, USA SEVERE STORM ALERT Boston, USA Ice Condition Alert – update Thursday, January 4, 2018, Delaware Bay, United States Further to yesterday’s notification,...
January 4th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Jan-2018 SRI LANKA PORTS AUTHORITY PUBLISHES NEW TARIFFS Sri Lanka ICE CONDITION ALERT Delaware Bay, United States Sri Lanka Ports Authority publishes new tariffs Wednesday, January 3, 2018, Sri Lanka The Sri Lanka Ports Authority has published revised tariffs which come...
January 3rd, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Dec-2017 CHANGES TO MOORING PROCEDURE Novorossiysk, Russia PORT MOVEMENTS SUSPENDED Dammam, Saudi Arabia PORT CLOSED FOR BERTHING AND SAILING Jubail, Saudi Arabia PORT ACTIVATES TROPICAL CYCLONE RESPONSE PROCEDURE Port Hedland, Australia Changes to mooring procedure Tuesday,...
December 26th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  15-Dec-2017 MARINE WORKS AT SOUTH-WESTERN CORNER OF CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong PORT TO CLOSE ON CHRISTMAS DAY & NEW YEAR’S DAY Port Kembla, Australia Marine Works at South-western Corner of Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter Friday, December 15, 2017, Hong Kong For...
December 15th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Dec-2017 MARINE WORKS INSIDE CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong PORT STATUS UPDATE (8 DECEMBER 2017) Yemen NOTICE OF INDUSTRIAL ACTION Port Jackson & Port Botany, Australia HIGH WINDS CLOSE PORT Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia SERVICE BOAT OPERATION PROHIBITED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS Novorossiysk,...
December 8th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Reducing Risks, Vulnerabilities and Enhancing Resilience

Reducing Risks, Vulnerabilities and Enhancing Resilience
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO 18 December 2017 Delegates Lounge, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London 3:00-6:00pm   Objective Getting our trade, finance and investment governance structures fit for purpose within the context of 21st century trade is a prerequisite to regenerative development....
December 4th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Finance, Oceanology, Weather | Read More

Crowley delivers power line poles to help Puerto Rico’s Grid rebuild

Crowley delivers power line poles to help Puerto Rico’s Grid rebuild
.. (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico; Nov. 30, 2017) ­– Crowley Puerto Rico Services is completing the offload of 1,204 utility poles in San Juan today as part of an ongoing series of shipments that could supply up to 65,000 poles to help restore Puerto Rico’s power grid after Hurricane Maria. A video...
November 30th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Logistics, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Nov-2017 AROUND THE ISLAND ROWING BOAT RACE AND CANOE RACES Hong Kong STRONG WINDS HALT PORT OPS Dammam, Saudi Arabia PORT CLOSED FOR BERTHING AND SAILING Jubail, Saudi Arabia CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR WORKING ARRANGEMENTS ANNOUNCED Melbourne, Australia Around the Island Rowing...
November 23rd, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  21-Nov-2017 HIGH WINDS HALT PORT ACTIVITY Jeddah & Yanbu, Saudi Arabia High winds halt port activity Tuesday, November 21, 2017, Jeddah & Yanbu, Saudi Arabia Marine movement at Jeddah port was stopped at 0810 hours local time today (21 November), due to high and unstable...
November 21st, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  04-Nov-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 5-18 NOVEMBER 2017 Worldwide BERTHING RESTRICTIONS DUE TO STRONG WINDS Ningbo, China World Holidays: 5-18 November 2017 Saturday, November 4, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 4 Nov...
November 4th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

The dream life of the Mini sailor

The dream life of the Mini sailor
– Perfect conditions for setting sail – The fleet under spinnaker in a light trade wind – First strategic choices ahead: offshore or hugging the African coast Naturally there was a fair amount of emotion at the start of this second leg. Indeed, you’re unlikely to set off across the...
November 1st, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Weather | Read More

Typhoon Haiyan’s fourth anniversary shows long-term impact of storms

Typhoon Haiyan’s fourth anniversary shows long-term impact of storms
A vessel blown onto land by Typhoon Haiyan Four years ago on 8 November, Typhoon Haiyan – one of the most destructive tropical cyclones ever recorded – hit Southeast Asia, killing more than 7,000 people and leaving an estimated $2.8 billion worth of damage. Stuart Rivers, CEO of international charity...
November 1st, 2017 | Charity, Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Oceanology, Weather | Read More

Wisdom prevails

Wisdom prevails
– The risk of a tropical storm on the northerly route – Change of course announced by Race Management – A decision that changes the tone slightly Midway between the Bahamas and the Azores, a tropical wave is taking shape as an active storm formation looms. For the time being, the associated...
October 31st, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Weather | Read More

Hot Pot News for GAC

Hot Pot News for GAC
  30-Oct-2017 CLOSURE AT BOSPHORUS Istanbul, Turkey Closure at Bosphorus Monday, October 30, 2017, Istanbul, Turkey Bosphorus vessel traffic has been suspended all types vessels which are the LOA more than 200m and 10 knots under manoeuvre speed due to strongly counter current...
October 30th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More