Posts Tagged ‘Australia’

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15-Feb-2019 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF PAK MONG, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong CHANNEL DREDGING PROJECT Port Hedland, Australia VESSEL BLACKOUT Suez Canal, Egypt WORKS AT TUAS TERMINAL PHASE 1 Singapore Marine site investigation off Pak Mong, Lantau Island Friday, February 15, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately...
February 15th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | 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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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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Hot Port News from GAC
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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26-Jan-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 27 JANUARY-9 FEBRUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 27 January-9 February 2019 Saturday, January 26, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Jan (Mon) – Australia Day 1 Feb (Fri) – Malaysia Federal Territory Day 4...
January 26th, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
25-Jan-2019 MAINTENANCE WORKS AT TUEN MUN FERRY TERMINAL & TUEN MUN FERRY PIER Hong Kong ANCHORAGES FULL Mississippi River, United States TROPICAL CYCLONE EXPECTED TO REACH CATEGORY 3 INTENSITY Dampier & Port Hedland, Australia Maintenance works at Tuen Mun Ferry Terminal & Tuen Mun Ferry...
January 25th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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24-Jan-2019 RECEIPT OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENT (ROA) UPON APPLICATION OF CERTIFICATE OF ENDORSEMENT (COE) Singapore TROPICAL LOW 12 U NOW TROPICAL CYCLONE RILEY Dampier, Australia SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT TUNG WAN, CHEUNG CHAU Hong Kong Receipt of Acknowledgement (ROA) upon application of Certificate of...
January 24th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | 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

ITF opposes BHP’s decision to end 100 years of Australian shipping

ITF opposes BHP’s decision to end 100 years of Australian shipping
The ITF HQ’s in London 22 January 2019 – The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today expressed opposition to the decision of BHP to dump Australian crew from two vessels that carried iron ore from Port Hedland in Western Australia to steelworks in Port Kembla and to China. The...
January 21st, 2019 | HR, ITF, Jobs, Labour Disputes | Read More

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19-Jan-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 20 JANUARY-2 FEBRUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 20 January-2 February 2019 Saturday, January 19, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 21 Jan (Mon) – Thaipusam (Malaysia) 25 Jan (Fri) – 25th January Revolution...
January 19th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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17-Dec-2018 HIGH WATER MOORING RESTRICTION REINSTATED New Orleans, United States AIR DRAFT FOR 1-210 BRIDGE Lake Charles, United States BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG SEASON UPDATE Australia TRANSPORT OF SAND MATERIAL TO STOCKPILE AREA & SOIL INVESTIGATION AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore High water...
December 17th, 2018 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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30-Nov-2018 REVISED RESTRICTIONS FOR OIL BERTH Port Kembla, Australia MARITIME GLOBAL PROCESSING CENTRE HOLIDAY CLOSURE Australia JOHOR BAHRU PORT LIMITS Singapore Revised restrictions for oil berth Friday, November 30, 2018, Port Kembla, Australia Oil Berth 201 at Port Kembla can now accept LR1 up to...
November 30th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Pot News from GAC
29-Nov-2018 FORESHORE DEVELOPMENT WITH INFILLING WORKS Singapore PORT REOPENED WITH RESTRICTIONS Port Kembla, Australia Foreshore development with infilling works Thursday, November 29, 2018, Singapore The working period for foreshore development with infilling works off Harbour Front, Cruise Bay, has...
November 29th, 2018 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | 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

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16-Nov-2018 ENVIRONMENTAL INCENTIVE SCHEME Port Botany & Port Kembla, Australia SUPPLY & DELIVERY OF SAND AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore CABLE LAYING IN EAST JOHOR STRAIT Singapore CHRISTMAS BOAT LIGHT PARADE Singapore Environmental Incentive Scheme Friday, November 16, 2018, Port Botany &...
November 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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13-Nov-2018 TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO ROUGH WEATHER Beaumont/Corpus Christi/Lake Charles, United States BHP IRON ORE TRAIN SERVICES RECOMMENCE Western Australia, Australia WORKS AT TUAS WESTERN COAST Singapore Traffic suspended due to rough weather Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Beaumont/Corpus Christi/Lake...
November 13th, 2018 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Weather | Read More

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07-Nov-2018 CANOE RACE Hong Kong BHP TRAIN DELIBERATELY DERAILED Pilbara, Western Australia Canoe Race Wednesday, November 7, 2018, Hong Kong A canoe race will take place along eastern coast of Hong Kong Island on 11 November 2018 (Sunday) during the period from 0900 hours to 1800 hours. About 100 canoes...
November 7th, 2018 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Sports | Read More

All set for inaugural online marine surveying international fest

All set for inaugural online marine surveying international fest
Mike Schwarz Presenters from the USA, Singapore, Australia, South Korea, mainland Europe  and the UK will be taking part in the inaugural Marine Surveying International Fest, a 24 hour non stop online marathon being hosted live from the head office of the International Institute of Marine Surveying...
November 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Special Surveys, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Spillcon 2019

Spillcon 2019
Booths – expiration of early bird pricing The majority of booths for Spillcon 2019 have been reserved. This is a reminder to anyone still wanting to book a booth that the early bird discount expires on 30th November. Current prices are $4,725 + GST per booth; this will increase to $5,250 + GST...
November 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
29-Oct-2018 MARINE WORKS IN THE HUNG HOM FAIRWAY Hong Kong WOODCHIP BERTH HIRE FEE Eden, Australia WIND & RAIN PROMPT TEMPORARY PORT CLOSURE Dammam, Saudi Arabia REPLACEMENT OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER Singapore Marine works in the Hung Hom Fairway Monday, October 29, 2018, Hong Kong From 30 October...
October 29th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
26-Oct-2018 NEW BULK LIQUIDS BERTH OPENED Newcastle, Australia SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT TUNG WAN, CHEUNG CHAU Hong Kong BANKS & OFFICIAL INSTITUTIONS TO CLOSE FOR HOLIDAY Turkey New bulk liquids berth opened Friday, October 26, 2018, Newcastle, Australia Mayfield 7 Berth at Newcastle is now...
October 26th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

AAL gets to grips with vaculift technology, in Australian first!

AAL gets to grips with vaculift technology, in Australian first!
AAL Bangkok October 12, 2018 – AAL, one of the world’s leading breakbulk and heavy lift operators, has announced the successful deployment – for the first time in Australia – of multi-lift vacuum units used in the discharge of pipes with its partner Qube. The cargo, which comprised 24,996...
October 12th, 2018 | Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More