Posts Tagged ‘Argentina’

Spain and Argenitina in support of the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”

Spain and Argenitina in support of the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”
l to r: Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Lic. Horacio G. Vázquez and Mr. Rafael Rodríguez The Director General of the Spanish Merchant Marine and the IMO Maritime Ambassador held a meeting with the Director of the Maritime Museum “Ing. Cervino from the National Nautical School “Manuel Belgrano”...
July 23rd, 2016 | Books, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ITIC reports on costly transhipment errors by ship agents

ITIC reports on costly transhipment errors by ship agents
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) says it continues to deal on a regular basis with claims resulting from errors by agents involving transhipment cargoes. In one case, an agent in Argentina failed to declare a cargo as transhipment cargo within fifteen days of the vessel’s arrival...
May 5th, 2016 | Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

13 August 2015 – Tug and Boat stoppage at La Plata San Lorenzo, Argentina

13 August 2015 – Tug and Boat stoppage at La Plata San Lorenzo, Argentina
12 August 2015 – Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a boat and tug stoppage at La Plata San Lorenzo, Argentina on Thursday 13 August due to a Union meeting at River Plata and Parana River. Vessels affected will include tugs, pilots and mooring boats.  To ensure safety, tugs will...
August 12th, 2015 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Port of Necochea, Argentina – Customs Strike

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of pending strike action by customs staff at the Port of Necochea, Argentina. The ‘pen down’ strike (staff will attend their place of work but not perform any duties) is pay-related and scheduled to take place on the following dates: July 10,  July 16...
July 10th, 2015 | Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Port charges revision from August July 06, 2015, Oman, Mina Al Fahal Port charges will be revised/increased for Tankers calling to at Mina Al Fahal, Oman, with effect from 1 August. For details of the new charges and information about operations in Oman contact GAC Oman at muscat@gac.com Dredging...
July 6th, 2015 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Revetment work at Pulau Bukom May 19, 2015, Singapore, Pulau Bukom Revetment work will be carried out at Pulau Bukom from 20 May to 20 November 2015. According to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Port Marine Notice No.52 of 2015, the works will be conducted 24 hours daily – including...
May 19th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Lock chamber back in service May 14, 2015, Germany, Kiel Canal The New Big North Lock Chamber at Brunsbuettel in the Kiel Canal is back in service. Depending on traffic, no further delays expected. Further, the Kiel Canal Authority has announced that, due to inspection works, the New Big South Lock...
May 14th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Seventy-five union leaders meet in Santiago, Chile

Seventy-five union leaders meet in Santiago, Chile
Santiago Airport, Saturday, April 11, 2015 Unions from LAN Airlines and TAM Airlines from seven countries expand support for striking LAN Airlines workers Union leaders representing mechanics, pilots, flight attendants, and ground staff of LAN Airlines and TAM Airlines from seven countries: Chile, Peru,...
April 14th, 2015 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
River levels decreasing February 26, 2015, Argentina, all ports River levels in Argentina are currently decreasing and they are expected to continue over the coming week. The bottleneck remains in the River Plate access channel, where the maximum recommended sailing draft us 10.51 metres fw. Shippers...
February 26th, 2015 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Laying of water pipeline February 10, 2015, Hong Kong, Hong Kong For approximately 14 months, marine works involving temporary laying of submarine tracking cables and concrete plates, under-seabed water pipeline tunnel drilling, barging operations, diving operations and water pipeline installation...
February 10th, 2015 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
PERMISSIBLE DRAFT INCREASE AT BERTHS India, New Mangalore NAVIGATION RESTORED AFTER POST-COLLISION SUSPENSION Argentina, Parana River Permissible draft increase at berths December 15, 2014, India, New Mangalore Due to improvement of the water depth at [New Mangalore’s]...
December 15th, 2014 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

“United we’re strong, organised we’re invincible!”

“United we’re strong, organised we’re invincible!”
Representatives from unions across Latin America forged links and new strategies at a groundbreaking ITF summer school in Cordoba, Argentina, last week. 03/12/2014 Hosted by the Sindicato de Choferes de Camioneros the event brought together activists from 13 countries and 28 ITF unions from all transport...
December 3rd, 2014 | Associations, ITF | Read More

Argentina is keen to create bigger reinsurance market, but regulations are a challenge…

Argentina is keen to create bigger reinsurance market, but regulations are a challenge…
Martín Argañaraz Luque Argentina is keen to create bigger reinsurance market, but regulations are a challenge, top lawyer warns IUA meeting,  By James Brewer Much of Latin America including one of its largest markets, Argentina, offers substantial opportunities for the insurance industry, a briefing...
October 23rd, 2014 | Associations, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Legal, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Planned channel closure October 01, 2014, Indonesia, Palembang Palembang Port Authority has advised that the Musi 2 Channel will be closed as per the following schedule: 19 October-8 November: Channel to close 9-18 November: Channel open 19 November-9 December: Channel to close 10 December: Channel...
October 1st, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Screening of vessels & crew September 30, 2014, United States, Houston, Texas The US Coast Guard, Sector Houston-Galveston, has begun screening inbound vessels or crew members that have visited ports in Western Africa within their last five ports of call. This is in response to the recent outbreak...
September 30th, 2014 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Strikes | Read More

WISTA-UK and WISTA Argentina lend their support to superb cartoon story…

WISTA-UK and WISTA Argentina lend their support to superb cartoon story…
Triton the Tug — cover of Spanish language edition WISTA-UK and WISTA Argentina lend their support to superb cartoon story that tells children about the importance of shipping A beautifully illustrated cartoon-style book has been launched to help teach children about the essential role of commercial...
September 12th, 2014 | Associations, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Suspension of Marine Terminal Offloading August 21, 2014, United States, New Orleans, Louisiana There is NO CHANGE in status since the previous update. On August 13th LOOP’s Offshore Marine Terminal suspended its crude oil offloading operations. Field crews continue to advance through the repair...
August 21st, 2014 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Government announces new oil prices July 30, 2014, Yemen, all ports The Yemeni Government has today (30 July) announced new oil prices, as follows: Product Old Price/Litre New Price/Litre Benzene – Old price per litre: YR 200 – New price per litre: YR 125 Diesel – Old price per litre:...
July 30th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Typhoon Rammasun south of Hong Kong July 17, 2014, Hong Kong, all ports At 2pm local time today (17 July) Typhoon Rammasun was estimated to be about 630km south of Hong Kong (near 16.7 deg.N/ 115.1 deg.E) and forecast to intensify and move northwest at about 22 km per hour in the general direction...
July 17th, 2014 | Bunkering, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
WORLDWIDE – WORLD HOLIDAYS: 13-26 JULY 2014 DRAFT REDUCED DUE TO MONSOON & SILTATION India, New Mangalore VESSEL ENTRY ENTRY/DEPARTURE RESTRICTED Argentina, Necochea World Holidays: 13-26 July 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the...
July 12th, 2014 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
      APPROACH CHANNEL MAXIMUM DRAFT REDUCED India, New Mangalore VISA ON ARRIVAL CHARGE TO INCREASE Indonesia, all ports HARBOUR & TONNAGE DUES RISE Australia, Hay Point UPRIVER NAVIGATION HALTED AFTER COLLISION Argentina, Parana River Approach channel maximum draft reduced July...
July 1st, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

LAN and TAM airline workers to take action this week

LAN and TAM airline workers to take action this week
The ITF HQ’s in London · LAN and TAM airline unions will take lawful solidarity action this week in Chile, Colombia and Argentina in support of strikes by LAN Peru mechanics and LAN Argentina flight attendants · LAN Peru union leader reports detention and threats in Lima Airport. This week 23...
June 23rd, 2014 | ITF, Strikes | Read More

Shipping Markets diving further to the “unknown” – do you know?

Shipping Markets diving further to the “unknown” – do you know?
John Faraclas This twenty-third overview of the shipping markets and world events affecting positively or negatively our trade by John Faraclas from www.allaboutshipping.co.uk in London on  Friday 20th June 2014, continues to bring things to the fore!  Overall, things are worse than last week!  Our...
June 20th, 2014 | Associations, Banking, Comment, Energy, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

LATAM Airlines refuses to settle worker disputes in Peru and Argentina…

LATAM Airlines refuses to settle worker disputes in Peru and Argentina…
The ITF HQ’s in London LATAM Airlines Refuses to Settle Worker Disputes in Peru and Argentina Despite Negotiating in Brazil Warnings of Flight Cancellations and Delays Continue into World Cup LATAM Airlines refuses to discuss the injustices workers in Argentina and Peru are facing, despite negotiating...
June 5th, 2014 | Associations, Aviation, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Argentina ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention

Argentina ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention
Argentina is the third Latin American country to ratify this convention The Government of Argentina deposited with the International Labour Office the instrument of ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006). This brings to 59 the total number of ratifications received so far representing...
May 30th, 2014 | Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, IMO, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Politics and Government, Regulatory | Read More