Posts Tagged ‘Australia’

Activists take concerns direct to Chevron hometowns

Activists take concerns direct to Chevron hometowns
3 May 2014 – Australian trade unionists challenging the record of oil giant Chevron in its US home state have been welcomed by local activists, groups and politicians who share their concerns. Shannon O’Keeffe, campaigns director for the ITF’s (International Transport Workers’ Federation’s)...
May 3rd, 2014 | HR, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Worldwide – Incident in the Gulf of Aden * Singapore, all ports – Directing of laser lights at aircraft * Australia, Hay Point – Changes to vessel acceptance rules * Australia, Abbot Point –...
April 30th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Worldwide – Report reveals lowest 1st quarter piracy figures since 2007 * Australia, all ports – Proposed Quarantine Fees increase * Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 24/04/2014 DATE: April 24,...
April 24th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * France, Fos – Terminal berths to close for maintenance * United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – High Water Regulations in place * United States, New York, NewYork – Vessel Air drafts and...
April 22nd, 2014 | Holidays, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Worldwide – World Holidays: 20 April-3 May 2014 DATE: April 19, 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide World Holidays: 20 April-3 May 2014 Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Sun...
April 19th, 2014 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Australia, Hay Point – Changes to user charges 2014/2015 DATE: April 18, 2014 COUNTRY: Australia PORT: Hay Point Changes to user charges 2014/2015 From 1 July, harbour dues for vessels carrying shipments of...
April 18th, 2014 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, Norfolk, Virginia – Ships collide and vessel runs aground due to “weather” * Singapore, Singapore – Prohibition of vessels at anchorage * Singapore, Singapore – Revisions to...
April 16th, 2014 | Bunkering, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Worldwide – World Holidays: 13-26 April 2014 DATE: April 12, 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide World Holidays: 13-26 April 2014 Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Sun 13...
April 12th, 2014 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * India, New Mangalore – Port traffic up 6.29% in 2013-14 * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Salvage of wreck * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Yacht Race from Hong Kong to the Philippines * Australia, all ports –...
April 11th, 2014 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Yachting | Read More

MH370 search, vessels update

MH370 search, vessels update
Latest AIS Live data showing the search for MH370. Image: IHS The search continues in the Indian Ocean off the west coast of Australia. The HMS Echo is now moving back to the north east and is in a position around 80 miles south west of the ADV Ocean Shield. HMAS Toowoomba is also now working in the...
April 11th, 2014 | Airline Industry, Aviation | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * France, Lavera – Planned berth maintenance * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Marine site investigation in typhoon shelter * Australia, all ports – Severe Tropical Cyclone Ita: Weather alert DATE: April...
April 10th, 2014 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

ISS issues cyclone warning for North Queensland

ISS issues cyclone warning for North Queensland
Tropical Cyclone Forecast Track Map Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of the approach of Cyclone Ita towards the North Queensland coast of Australia. Forecast to develop into a severe category level 4 tropical cyclone, it is expected to make landfall late on Friday 11th April between the...
April 10th, 2014 | Breaking News, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Weather | Read More

Key management change at GAC Australia

Key management change at GAC Australia
Scott Henderson Scott Henderson takes over from Phil Coolican as Managing Director   Sydney, Australia – 09 April 2014: Scott Henderson has been appointed Managing Director of GAC Australia following the retirement of Phil Coolican after seven years with the company and more than four decades...
April 9th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * South Africa, Cape Town – Tug & tow operation * United States, Mobile, Alabama – Traffic limited in ship channel after grounding * Indonesia, all ports – General Election * Australia, all ports...
April 8th, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

ITF tells Chevron to ‘get head out of the sand’ over Australian project delays

ITF tells Chevron to ‘get head out of the sand’ over Australian project delays
7 April 2014 – A global campaign to build awareness over the real reasons for delays and cost overruns at Chevron’s Gorgon LNG project in Australia has been launched by the International Transport Workers’ Federation and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA). The campaign launched with an...
April 7th, 2014 | ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Jet ski damage fixed and colored fast with new, nono-technology repair product

Jet ski damage fixed and colored fast with new, nono-technology repair product
Kunda Park, Qld, Australia – April 7, 2014 – (Marine NewsWire) Jet ski owners know that damaging the hull of their watercraft is something that happens quite often and getting that damage repaired professionally can be expensive – until now. Australian nano-technology manufacturer, MagicEzy...
April 7th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United Arab Emirates, Dubai – Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race 43ft (Heat 3) * Australia, Port Kembla – Towage service tariff to increase * Chile, Iquique – Earthquake north-east of Iquique *...
April 2nd, 2014 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, Delaware River – Norfolk Dredging shifts ops to Deepwater Point Range * Singapore, all ports – Cancellation of bunker licenses * Australia, Melbourne – Closure of berths for construction...
April 1st, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Maritime unions gather to strengthen South Pacific trade unionism

Maritime unions gather to strengthen South Pacific trade unionism
The ITF HQ’s in London 28 March 2014 – Maritime Unions have met in Auckland, New Zealand, to work towards a Regional Maritime Federation to build union strength throughout the South Pacific. The meeting brought together the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA), the Maritime Union of New Zealand...
March 28th, 2014 | ITF | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, Houston, Texas – Texas City Y incident update * United States, Houston, Texas – Emergency safety zone established * Australia, Port Kembla – Coal loader maintenance DATE: March 24,...
March 24th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

OW Bunker launches physical operations in Australia

OW Bunker launches physical operations in Australia
Company continues physical expansion strategy in response to customer  demand OW Bunker, one of the world’s leading physical distributors and resellers of marine fuels, today announced the launch of a physical distribution operation in Australia. The move is part  of OW Bunker’s strategy to further...
March 17th, 2014 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

FUGRO awarded ICHTHYS project survey work

FUGRO awarded ICHTHYS project survey work
The very busy stand of FUGRO at OI 2014 yesterday afternoon Fugro Spatial Solutions Pty Ltd, based in Australia has been awarded a dimensional control survey subcontract by JKC Australia LNG Pty Ltd, as part of the construction of the Ichthys Project Onshore LNG Facilities, near Darwin, Australia. This...
March 14th, 2014 | Construction, Energy, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – Carollton Gauge at 8 feet on the rise * United Arab Emirates, Port of Fujairah – Tankers awaiting FOTT berths: waiving of overstay charges * Indonesia,...
March 13th, 2014 | Bunkering, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Singapore, all ports – Reduced visibility due to haze * Singapore, Singapore – Reclamation work at Tuas View Extension * Australia, all ports – Ports reopened * Turkey, Ceyhan – Berthing/unberthing...
March 11th, 2014 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United Kingdom, all ports – Light dues reduction * India, all ports – Compliance with phytosanitary measures for wooden packing * Singapore, Singapore – Jetty construction at “Lubpark”...
March 7th, 2014 | Health and Safety, Military, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More