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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 20-Aug-2019 ABOVE-NORMAL HURRICANE SEASON FORECAST Atlantic Ocean/Eastern Seaboard, United States Above-normal hurricane season forecast Tuesday, August 20, 2019, Atlantic Ocean/Eastern Seaboard, United States NOAA forecasters monitoring oceanic and atmospheric patterns say conditions...
August 20th, 2019 | Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 08-Aug-2019 FIVE-DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY Turkey BAD WEATHER/STRONG WIND WARNINGS Brazil PORT STILL OPERATING DESPITE CLASHES Aden, Yemen ONE-WAY TRAFFIC RECOMMENDED FOR STONE PLACEMENT WORKS Lower Mississippi River, United States Five-day public holiday Thursday, August 8, 2019, Turkey All...
August 8th, 2019 | Military, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 31-Jul-2019 HYDROGRAPHIC SOUNDING SURVEY OFF SHEUNG WAN Hong Kong TROPICAL CYCLONE WIPHA Hong Kong SOUTHBOUND VESSEL TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR BRIDGE WORKS Dardanelles, Turkey Hydrographic Sounding Survey off Sheung Wan Wednesday, July 31, 2019, Hong Kong From 1 August and for approximately...
July 31st, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

The BDI@1947: the fall?

The BDI@1947: the fall?
John Faraclas The BDI@1947: the fall? The BDI lost 67 points earlier on today given that its two main drivers the Capes – mainly and to a lesser extent the Panamaxes fell. Above all the psychological threshold of 2,000 was lost! Geopolitics: still getting worse. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
July 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Fixtures, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 15-Jul-2019 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION & PILING WORKS AT DISCOVERY BAY MARINA CLUB Hong Kong 40′ DRAFT RESTRICTION PENDING SURVEYS New Orleans, United States POST-HURRICANE BARRY UPDATE Gulf ports, United States Marine site investigation & piling works at Discovery...
July 15th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 13-Jul-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 14-27 JULY 2019 Worldwide PORT CONDITION ZULU SET New Orleans, United States TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF SHIPPING MOVEMENTS Port Kembla, Australia World Holidays: 14-27 July 2019 Saturday, July 13, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the...
July 13th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Holidays, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 12-Jul-2019 MARINE WORKS IN HUNG HOM FAIRWAY Hong Kong PORT STATUS X-RAY SET AHEAD OF GALE FORCE WINDS Mobile, Gulfport, Pascagoula & Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, United States PORT STATUS YANKEE IN PREPARATION FOR PREDICTED SEVERE WEATHER New Orleans, United States NEW SECURITY...
July 12th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 09-Jul-2019 SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL DISTURBANCE Gulf of Mexico, United States Significant Tropical Disturbance Tuesday, July 9, 2019, Gulf of Mexico, United States Weak low pressure over central Georgia this afternoon will settle southwest into the northeastern Gulf of Mexico during...
July 9th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  Hot Port News from GAC 05-Jul-2019 WEATHER AND WIND WARNINGS Brazil REVISED TOWAGE RATES Brisbane, Melbourne, Botany & Newcastle, Australia Weather and wind warnings Friday, July 5, 2019, Brazil The Brazilian Navy issued warnings of bad weather and strong winds in the following areas: ALPHA AREA NOTICE...
July 5th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 01-Jul-2019 AMENDED DECLARED DEPTHS Port Kembla, Australia COMMISSIONING TESTING OF BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Singapore OIL TERMINAL PIER OUT OF OPERATION Novorossiysk, Russia BAD WEATHER & STRONG WIND WARNINGS Brazil Amended declared depths Monday, July 1, 2019, Port...
July 1st, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 27-Jun-2019 SUSPENSION OF VESSEL TRAFFIC FOR YACHT RACE Bosphorus, Turkey CHANNEL CLOSURES FOR FIREWORK DISPLAYS Mississippi River, United States Suspension of vessel traffic for yacht race Thursday, June 27, 2019, Bosphorus, Turkey Vessel traffic in the Bosphorus will be suspended...
June 27th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 11-Jun-2019 MARINE WORKS OFF PAK MONG, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong DREDGING OPERATIONS AT DISCOVERY BAY MARINA CLUB Hong Kong OPENING HOURS OF CENTRAL MARINE OFFICE Hong Kong TYPHOON SEASON Hong Kong WORKS AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore Marine Works Off Pak Mong, Lantau Island Tuesday,...
June 11th, 2019 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 03-Jun-2019 MARITIME SAFETY WEEK 2019 United Kingdom PORT PRICING 2019/20 Mackay, Australia UPDATED BERTHING PROTOCOLS Townsville, Australia PORT PREPARATION FOR STRONG WINDS Port Botany, Australia ANCHORAGE CLOSED TO SHIPPING Port Kembla, Australia Maritime Safety Week 2019 Monday,...
June 3rd, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

The Nautical Institute – The Navigator Issue 21

The Nautical Institute – The Navigator Issue 21
Issue 21 of The Navigator keeps a ‘weather eye’ 03.06.19 How to forecast, prepare for and deal with the weather is the theme for the 21st issue of The Navigator, the free publication aimed at maritime navigators and seafaring colleagues from The Nautical Institute. The ‘weather’ issue launches...
June 3rd, 2019 | Associations, The Nautical Institute, Weather | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 16-May-2019 DREDGING OFF KWUN TONG TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong AMENDED PORT NAVIGATION DEPTHS Hay Point, Australia Dredging off Kwun Tong Typhoon Shelter Thursday, May 16, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 3 months, dredging operations [are being] carried out within the area bounded...
May 16th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 14-May-2019 RELOCATION OF NAVIGATION CHANNEL BUOY Hong Kong TROPICAL CYCLONE ANN UPDATE (14 MAY) Queensland, Australia Relocation of Navigation Channel Buoy Tuesday, May 14, 2019, Hong Kong The navigation channel buoy “3” at Aberdeen South Typhoon Shelter has been relocated...
May 14th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 08-May-2019 RELOCATION OF NAVIGATION CHANNEL BUOY Hong Kong STRONG CURRENTS IN SHIP CHANNEL Houston, United States Relocation of navigation channel buoy Wednesday, May 8, 2019, Hong Kong The navigation channel buoy “3” at Aberdeen South Typhoon Shelter has been relocated about...
May 8th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
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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Hot Port News from GAC
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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Hot Port News from GAC
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