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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

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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

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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

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Hot Port News from GAC
28-Mar-2018 TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE OFF ST JOHN’S ISLAND Singapore CANAL STRIKE FINISHED Kiel Canal, Germany ESTABLISHMENT OF RESTRICTED AREA Hong Kong INSPECTION WORKS OF THE EASTERN HARBOUR CROSSING, CHA KWO LING Hong Kong DEEPENING OF NIEUWE WATERWEG (NEW WATERWAY) Rotterdam,...
March 28th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
27-Mar-2018 CANAL STRIKE Kiel Canal, Germany FOG HALTS TRAFFIC Bosphorus, Turkey Canal strike Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Kiel Canal, Germany The Kiel Canal authorities have advised of a strike from 0600 hours local time today (27 March) starting at Brunsbüttel locks. The strike is expected to last 24...
March 27th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
22-Mar-2018 DREDGING WORKS OFF SULTAN SHOAL LIGHTHOUSE Singapore TERMINAL CLOSED DUE TO WEATHER Gove, Australia Dredging works off Sultan Shoal Lighthouse Thursday, March 22, 2018, Singapore The working period for dredging works off Sultan Shoal Lighthouse have been extended. The works are now being...
March 22nd, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
16-Mar-2018 TROPICAL CYCLONE MARCUS Darwin, Australia Tropical Cyclone Marcus Friday, March 16, 2018, Darwin, Australia Category 1 Tropical Cyclone Marcus has formed north of Cobourg Peninsula. The Warning Zone is from Maningrida to Daly River Mouth, including Darwin and the Tiwi Islands. The Watch...
March 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
15-Mar-2018 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF STANLEY PENINSULA Hong Kong MARINE WORKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THREE-RUNWAY SYSTEM NORTH OF AIRPORT Hong Kong VESSEL MOVEMENTS HALTED AFTER HELICOPTER INCIDENT Port Hedland, Australia TROPICAL CYCLONE EXPECTED Darwin, Australia CIVIL UNREST EASES, CURFEW...
March 15th, 2018 | Aviation, Canals, Civil Unrest, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
14-Mar-2018 EX-TROPICAL CYCLONE LINDA Queensland, Australia SUSPENSION OF TRAFFIC Dardanelles, Turkey CIVIL UNREST, CURFEW IN FORCE Panama Ex-Tropical Cyclone Linda Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Queensland, Australia At 9am AEST today (Wednesday 14 March), Ex-Tropical Cyclone Linda was located in the Coral...
March 14th, 2018 | Canals, Civil Unrest, Health and Safety, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Safety and Security, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
13-Mar-2018 TROPICAL CYCLONE LINDA Queensland, Australia VTS MEASURE IN EFFECT Lower Mississippi River, United States Tropical Cyclone Linda Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Queensland, Australia Category 1 Tropical Cyclone Linda has formed in the Coral Sea and is expected to continue to move southwest towards...
March 13th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  07-Mar-2018 SVITZER ANNOUNCE INCREASES IN TARIFFS Australia APPROACHING WINTER STORM Northern New England, United States SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT TSEUNG KWAN O Hong Kong MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION EAST OF HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Hong Kong SPILLWAY COMING INTO OPERATION Mississippi...
March 7th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Mar-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 4-17 MARCH 2018 Worldwide 34 KNOT WIND MEASURES New York, United States World Holidays: 4-17 March 2018 Saturday, March 3, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 8 Mar (Thu) – International Women’s...
March 3rd, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

The BDI gets stuck into snow… and geopolitics in the cupboard

The BDI gets stuck into snow… and geopolitics in the cupboard
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four points thanks to the  Supras and Handies; at 1,192 points same remains stuck …in the snow… Geopolitics’ cupboard is full of skeletons; CAUTION. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers’ BCI was down 35 points and now stands at 1,560… The...
February 28th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Feb-2018 CONSTRUCTION OF LAND-BASED LNG FACILITY UNDERWAY  Gothenburg, Sweden PORT OPERATIONS LARGELY UNAFFECTED AS CYCLONE MAKES LAND FALL  Australia REPAIRS TO LIGHT BEACON OFF ADAMASTA CHANNEL Hong Kong RESTRICTED ANCHORING ADJACENT TO UAE EAST COAST TERRITORIAL WATERS Fujairah,...
February 19th, 2018 | Construction, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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