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18-Jul-2018 BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG MEASURES Australia MARITIME AND PORT AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE REVOKES BUNKER CRAFT OPERATOR LICENCE Singapore Brown Marmorated Stink Bug measures Wednesday, July 18, 2018, Australia The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) has announced...
July 18th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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06-Jul-2018 CONSTRUCTION OF BOUNDARY CROSSING FACILITIES – MARINE WORKS EAST OF HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Hong Kong NEW MOBILE CRANE ORDER TO BOOST HANDLING Sydney, Australia TESTING OF AUV OFF ST JOHN’S ISLAND Singapore Construction of boundary crossing facilities – marine works east of...
July 6th, 2018 | Aviation, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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22-Jun-2018 BULK CARRIER BLAZE TAMED Port Kembla, Australia MARINE WORKS WEST OF CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRE Hong Kong Bulk carrier blaze tamed Friday, June 22, 2018, Port Kembla, Australia According to local reports, firefighters have gained the upper hand battling a dramatic fire which broke...
June 22nd, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Liberia backs Australia’s push for IMO reform

Liberia backs Australia’s push for IMO reform
Scott Bergeron The Liberian Registry has confirmed its support for an initiative by Australia calling on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to reconsider transparency and the role of industry bodies in the organisation. Liberia is the largest flag state to support the push by Australia, which...
June 20th, 2018 | Flags, IMO, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

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18-Jun-2018 RECONSTRUCTION OF LIGHT BEACON OFF TSIM BEI TSUI, DEEP BAY Hong Kong TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE Singapore PORT STATUS UPDATE (18 JUNE 2018) Yemen ONBOARD FIRE TEMPORARILY HALTS PORT OPS Port Kembla, Australia SUSPENSION OF TRAFFIC Dardanelles, Turkey INSTALLATION OF FLOATING...
June 18th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
15-Jun-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF PIER AT KAU SAI CHAU, SAI KUNG Hong Kong SEVERE WEATHER WARNING Port Kembla, Australia Marine site investigation off pier at Kau Sai Chau, Sai Kung Friday, June 15, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 1 month, marine site investigation works involving drilling...
June 15th, 2018 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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06-Jun-2018 ENTRY TO RESTRICTED AREAS Singapore NEW TOWAGE RATES Melbourne/Brisbane/Botany/Newcastle, Australia Entry to restricted areas Wednesday, June 6, 2018, Singapore All vessels (including all harbor and pleasure craft) are prohibited from entering the restricted areas outlined below, except with...
June 6th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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01-Jun-2018 SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT AP LEI CHAU Hong Kong DREDGING OFF NIM WAN, DEEP BAY Hong Kong PORT STATUS UPDATE Yemen SHIPPING CHANNEL WIDENING PLAN APPROVED Port Adelaide, Australia Seawall reinstatement works at Ap Lei Chau Friday, June 1, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 3 months, seawall...
June 1st, 2018 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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30 May 2018 SHORE PROTECTION WORKS NEAR SENOKO FISHERY PORT Singapore POST-STORM PORT STATUS BACK TO NORMAL Mobile, United States ANCHORAGE CLOSED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER Port Kembla, Australia Shore protection works near Senoko fishery port Wednesday, May 30, 2018, Singapore From 1 June to 30 October,...
May 30th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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18-May-2018 FORESHORE DEVELOPMENT WITH INFILLING WORKS Singapore PROPOSED ENVIRONMENTAL INCENTIVE Port Botany & Port Kembla, Australia LOCKS LANE OUTAGE AND TRANSIT RESERVATIONS SYSTEM Panama Canal, Panama TUAS TERMINAL PHASE 2 PROJECT AREA SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS Singapore Foreshore development...
May 18th, 2018 | Canals, Environment, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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17-May-2018 MANDATORY ADOPTION OF MASS FLOW METERING SYSTEM FOR DISTILLATES DELIVERY Singapore NEW TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR CHANNEL ACCESS AND BERTHING Port Botany & Port Kembla, Australia TESTING OF AIRBORNE SENSOR OFF ST JOHN’S ISLAND Singapore Mandatory adoption of mass flow metering system...
May 17th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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16-May-2018 TUNG CHUNG NEW TOWN EXTENSION PROJECT, MARINE WORKS OFF PAK MONG, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong PORT CHARGES TO RISE Port Kembla, Australia BERTH RECONSTRUCTION Sheskharis Oil Terminal, Novorossiysk, Russia BERTH RECONSTRUCTION Sheskharis Oil Terminal, Novorossiysk, Russia Tung Chung New Town Extension...
May 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Blue MBA team’s model gift for Hamburg shipping leader Frank Leonhardt

Blue MBA team’s model gift for Hamburg shipping leader Frank Leonhardt
Blue MBA salutes Frank Leonhardt. It was an inspired way to express appreciation to one of Europe’s most distinguished shipping chiefs for his hospitality: presenting him with a finely-crafted model of the type of vessel that has given stalwart service to his fleet. The surprise was prepared by members...
May 15th, 2018 | Academia, Education and Training, Events, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
14-May-2018 REPAIRS WORKS FOR PIER AT TAP MUN Hong Kong ANNUAL REVIEW OF FEES AND CHARGES Melbourne, Australia RECLAMATION WORKS AT AYER MERBAU BASIN Singapore Repairs works for pier at Tap Mun Monday, May 14, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 3 months, repair works for a pier [are being] carried out...
May 14th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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11-May-2018 PORT STATUS UPDATE Yemen PRICE INCREASES FOR FINANCIAL YEAR 2018/19 New South Wales, Australia SEAWALL INSPECTION WORKS AT AP LEI CHAU Hong Kong WORKS OFF MARINE EAST Singapore Port status update Friday, May 11, 2018, Yemen Despite reports of military preparations in the area, the port of...
May 11th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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10-May-2018 DREDGING AT MA WAN CHUNG, TUNG CHUNG Hong Kong ANCHORAGE TO CLOSE DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER Port Kembla, Australia Dredging at Ma Wan Chung, Tung Chung Thursday, May 10, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 3 months, dredging operations will be carried out at Ma Wan Chung within the area bounded...
May 10th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
02-May-2018 PORT VOLUME BASED SURCHARGE TO INCREASE Port Kembla, Australia Port Volume Based Surcharge to increase Wednesday, May 2, 2018, Port Kembla, Australia Svitzer has advised that its Volume Based Surcharge (VBS) at Port Kembla will increase to 11.2% from the current 5%, effective from 1 June. The...
May 2nd, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
24-Apr-2018 DOCKING/UNDOCKING RESUMED Dammam, Saudi Arabia LOCK CHAMBER BACK IN SERVICE Kiel Canal, Germany MAXIMUM ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE DRAFTS IN SWELL CONDITIONS Port Botany, Australia AIR DRAFT RESTRICTION Port Botany, Australia INSPECTION WORKS OF THE EASTERN HARBOUR CROSSING, CHA KWO LING Hong Kong Docking/undocking...
April 24th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
19-Apr-2018 NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY AND CHILDREN’S DAY Turkey RESTRICTED SERVICE AT COAL TERMINAL Port Kembla, Australia MARINE WORKS AT SOUTH-WESTERN CORNER OF CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong FOG HALTS TRAFFIC Bosphorus, Turkey National Sovereignty and Children’s Day Thursday, April 19, 2018,...
April 19th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
06-Apr-2018 TROPICAL CYCLONE IRIS UPDATE (6 APRIL) Queensland, Australia Tropical Cyclone Iris update (6 April) Friday, April 6, 2018, Queensland, Australia Tropical cyclone Iris has now weakened to a tropical low, with sustained winds near the centre of 55 kilometres per hour with wind gusts to 85 kilometres...
April 6th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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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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  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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23-Mar-2018 VESSEL ARRIVAL CHARGE TO INCREASE Australia TARIFF INCREASES FOR 2018/19 South Africa Vessel arrival charge to increase Friday, March 23, 2018, Australia The arrival charge for vessels >25m at Australian ports will rise from $720 per arrival to $920 per arrival. This increase is expected...
March 23rd, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ITF Calls for Federal Investigation into Missing Seafarer Case on board of Galloway Express

ITF Calls for Federal Investigation into Missing Seafarer Case on board of Galloway Express
The ITF HQ’s in London 22 March 2018 London. The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called for an immediate investigation into the disappearance of 45-year-old seafarer, Arnel Gillo who was reported missing on the 13th March 2018 on the Flag of Convenience ship “Galloway...
March 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

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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