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10-Apr-2019 TROPICAL CYCLONE WEAKENS Pilbara coast, Australia DECK COOLING DURING TRANSIT Panama Canal, Panama Tropical cyclone weakens Wednesday, April 10, 2019, Pilbara coast, Australia According to the latest Bureau of Meteorology forecast, Tropical Cyclone Wallace has weakened to a Category 1 system...
April 10th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

TOC Asia 2019: heavy weather blows liner schedules off course

TOC Asia 2019: heavy weather blows liner schedules off course
TOC Asia 2019: heavy weather blows liner schedules off course Singapore, 9 April 2019 – An escalating number of typhoons and adverse weather events is playing havoc with carrier schedules, leaving a “major challenge” for the industry to recover from the record-low levels in schedule reliability...
April 9th, 2019 | Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC 08-Apr-2019 DREDGING WORKS IN WEST JURONG CHANNEL Singapore PORT AT CYCLONE STAGE 1 – MONITOR Dampier, Australia MARITIME PIRACY INCIDENTS DOWN, BUT GULF OF GUINEA KIDNAPPING RISK PERSISTS Worldwide Dredging works in West Jurong Channel Monday, April 8, 2019, Singapore Dredging...
April 8th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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05-Apr-2019 SILT CURTAINS IN TSIM SHA TSUI, TAI WAN SHAN & QUARRY BAY Hong Kong MARINE WORKS AT CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Silt curtains in Tsim Sha Tsui, Tai Wan Shan & Quarry Bay Friday, April 5, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 7 months, five silt curtains will be established...
April 5th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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25-Mar-2019 TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF DAMMAM PORT DUE TO STRONG WIND Dammam, Saudi Arabia PORT OF DAMPIER AND PORT HEDLAND TROPICAL CYCLONE VERONICA UPDATE Port of Dampier and Port Hedland Temporary closure of Dammam Port due to strong wind Monday, March 25, 2019, Dammam, Saudi Arabia Ship movements for docking...
March 25th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Markets et al; Panama Maritime Convention 2019 super day two…

Markets et al; Panama Maritime Convention 2019 super day two…
Anny Zade and John Faraclas Markets et al; Panama Maritime Convention 2019 super day two… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another nine points yet again – same as yesterday and now reads 712… We are heading for lows once again, equally for geopolitics… Panama Maritime’s second day Conference...
March 19th, 2019 | Canals, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Marinas, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

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15-Mar-2019 DOCK WORKERS VOTE TO STRIKE Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Fremantle, Australia REPORTING PROCEDURES FOR SHIPS TRANSITING WESTERN SINGAPORE PORT LIMITS Singapore REPAIR WORKS FOR DOLPHINS IN SHAU KEI WAN TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT TSEUNG KWAN O Hong Kong ...
March 15th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

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25-Feb-2019 REPLACEMENT OF SUBSEA HOSE AT SHELL SINGLE BUOY MOORING Singapore SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT SAI KUNG Hong Kong EX-CYCLONE NOW WELL OFFSHORE Southern Queensland, Australia MODIFIED PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET Philadelphia, New Jersey & Delaware, United States Replacement of subsea...
February 25th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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22-Feb-2019 CYCLONE WEAKENED BUT FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN AGAIN Southern Queensland/Northern New South Wales, Australia SILT CURTAINS AT NORTH-EASTERN CORNER OF NEW YAU MA TEI TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong TEMPORARY WITHDRAWAL OF WEATHER BUOY SOUTHWEST OF SHA CHAU Hong Kong CONTAINER GROWTH PUSHES THROUGHPUT...
February 22nd, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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21-Feb-2019 TROPICAL CYCLONE OMA Queensland/New South Wales, Australia WORK-FREE DAY DECLARED AHEAD OF ELECTIONS Nigeria Tropical Cyclone Oma Thursday, February 21, 2019, Queensland/New South Wales, Australia A Cyclone Watch has been issued for coastal parts of southeast Queensland and northern New South...
February 21st, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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20-Feb-2019 FOG HALTS VESSEL TRAFFIC Dardanelles, Turkey BOSPHORUS TRAFFIC SUSPENDED Bosphorus, Turkey Fog halts vessel traffic Wednesday, February 20, 2019, Dardanelles, Turkey Vessel traffic in the Dardanelles was suspended in both directions at 11.15 hours local time today (20 February) due to restricted...
February 20th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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19-Feb-2019 WORKS AT TUAS WESTERN COAST Singapore TRAFFIC HALTED DUE TO FOG Bosphorus, Turkey Works at Tuas Western Coast Tuesday, February 19, 2019, Singapore The working period for works at Tuas Western Coast has been extended. The works will now be conducted 24 hours daily – including Sundays...
February 19th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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11-Feb-2019 MONSOON UPDATE (11 FEBRUARY) North Queensland, Australia Monsoon update (11 February) Monday, February 11, 2019, North Queensland, Australia The monsoon trough extending across Cape York Peninsula to the east tropical coast of Queensland should gradually weaken and retreat northwards over...
February 11th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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08-Feb-2019 ROCK EXCAVATION & DREDGING IN KWAI TSING CONTAINER BASIN Hong Kong MONSOON UPDATE (8 FEBRUARY) North Queensland, Australia CHANGE IN DRAFT RESTRICTIONS New Orleans, United States Rock excavation & dredging in Kwai Tsing Container Basin Friday, February 8, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately...
February 8th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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07-Feb-2019 WEATHER UPDATE (7 FEBRUARY 2019) North Queensland, Australia CHANGES TO MARITIME CREW (SUBCLASS 988) VISA Australia Weather update (7 February 2019) Thursday, February 7, 2019, North Queensland, Australia The monsoon trough extends from the Gulf Country across the base of Cape York Peninsula...
February 7th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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06-Feb-2019 ENGAGE TOWAGE JOINT VENTURE ANNOUNCED Melbourne, Australia WEATHER UPDATE (6 FEBRUARY 2019) North Queensland, Australia Engage Towage Joint Venture announced Wednesday, February 6, 2019, Melbourne, Australia Engage Marine Pty Ltd (Engage Marine) and Smit Lamnalco are pleased to announce...
February 6th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
05-Feb-2019 IMPACT OF HEAVY RAINS ON PORT OPERATIONS North Queensland, Australia KIEL-CANAL WAITING TIMES Kiel-Canal, Germany Impact of heavy rains on port operations Tuesday, February 5, 2019, North Queensland, Australia A monsoon trough is extending from the Gulf Country across the base of Cape York...
February 5th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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01-Feb-2019 C&D CANAL RESTRICTIONS DUE TO ICE Delaware Bay, United States DRAFT RECOMMENDATION ISSUED AT THE PORT OF NEW ORLEANS New Orleans, United States VICTORIA INTERNATIONAL CONTAINER TERMINAL TO INCREASE INFRASTRUCTURE SURCHARGE Victoria, Australia GCPTL JETTY MAINTENANCE Dahej, India WEATHER...
February 1st, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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28-Jan-2019 OPENING HOURS OF CENTRAL MARINE OFFICE/CLOSING OF PUBLIC CARGO WORKING AREAS DURING CHINESE NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS Hong Kong TRAFFIC HALTED DUE TO FOG Bosphorus, Turkey Opening Hours of Central Marine Office/Closing of Public Cargo Working Areas during Chinese New Year Holidays Monday, January...
January 28th, 2019 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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23-Jan-2019 WEIGHT LIMITATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS Singapore TROPICAL LOW 12 U (UPDATE 3) Dampier, Australia CYCLONE RESPONSE PROCEDURE ACTIVATED Port Hedland, Australia Weight limitation of dangerous goods Wednesday, January 23, 2019, Singapore From 1 January 2019, the Notification relating to the Weight...
January 23rd, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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22-Jan-2019 MARINE WORKS AT TSIM SHA TSUI Hong Kong CABLE LAYING WORKS IN THE EAST JOHOR STRAIT Singapore TROPICAL LOW EXPECTED TO BECOME CYCLONE Dampier, Australia BAN ON OPEN-LOOP SCRUBBERS Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Marine Works at Tsim Sha Tsui Tuesday, January 22, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately...
January 22nd, 2019 | Construction, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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18-Jan-2019 RECLAMATION WORK OFF CHANGI EAST Singapore IRON ORE SHIPMENTS DISRUPTED BY PORT FIRE Pilbara, West Australia ATTACKS MULTIPLY IN THE GULF OF GUINEA Worldwide FOG PROMPTS TRAFFIC SUPENSIONS Gulf ports, United States Reclamation work off Changi East Friday, January 18, 2019, Singapore The working...
January 18th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
17-Jan-2019 DOCKING/UNDOCKING HALTED Dammam, Saudi Arabia Docking/undocking halted Thursday, January 17, 2019, Dammam, Saudi Arabia Ship movements for docking and undocking of ships at Dammam port were suspended by the Port Authority/Marine Department from 10:30 hours local time today (17 January) for...
January 17th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Weather | Read More

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06-Dec-2018 DREDGING OFF TUAS MEGA YARD Singapore BAD WEATHER HALTS NORTHBOUND TRAFFIC Bosphorus, Turkey COAST GUARD ISSUES SAFETY BROADCAST AFTER ROCKET LANDS IN WATER Cape Canaveral, United States NEW PORT LIMITS Singapore Dredging off Tuas Mega Yard Thursday, December 6, 2018, Singapore From 10 December...
December 6th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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28-Nov-2018 PORT CLOSED TO SHIPPING Port Kembla, Australia SAFETY ZONE ESTABLISHED FOR FIREWORKS DISPLAY Lower Mississippi River, Baton Rouge, United States Port closed to shipping Wednesday, November 28, 2018, Port Kembla, Australia Due to forecast strong winds and swell, Port Kembla was closed to all...
November 28th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More