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Service / completion of harbour dues and berth dues payments August 31, 2015, Indonesia, Tanjung Priok With effect from 01 September, the service / completion of harbour dues and berth dues payments are to be made at the counter available in Tanjung Priok Port Authority Main Office. Non-Tax Revenue...
August 31st, 2015 | Bunkering, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Panama Canal – postponement of the second draft restriction August 26, 2015, Panama, Panama Canal The first maximum authorised transit draft restriction of 11.89m (39 feet) TFW, announced in Advisory to Shipping A-24-2015, will still be implemented on 8 September and continue until further notice....
August 26th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert Market Price Update 24/08/15 COUNTRY 180 CST 380 CST MGO MDO Aberdeen 0 0 324.00 0 Aden 420.00 400.00 880.00 0 Alexandria 500.00 400.00 870.00 0 Antwerp 250.00 203.00 401.00 0 Aqaba 0 507.00 790.00 0 Bahrain 0 0 498.00 0 Bergen 0 0 463.00 0 Busan 256.00 235.00 453.00 443.00 Cape...
August 24th, 2015 | Bunkering, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hung Hom Temporary Loading Facility August 03, 2015, Hong Kong, Hong Kong A temporary loading facility has been established at the pier off Hong Kong Coliseum, Hung Hom. The facility has one discharging platform protruding about 7 metres seawards from the eastern side of the pier. The temporary loading...
August 3rd, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Public holidays for Eid-el-Fitr July 15, 2015, Nigeria, all ports The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Friday 17 and Monday 20 July public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Fitr celebrations. Normal work will resume on Tuesday 21 July. For information about operations in Nigeria contact...
July 15th, 2015 | Bunkering, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Adjustment of draft restriction July 13, 2015, United States, Mobile, Alabama The Army Corps of Engineers has completed much of the necessary dredging on the west side of the channel in the Upper Mobile River. They are still working on the Turning Basin and the east side of the Mobile River from the...
July 13th, 2015 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Severe Tropical Storm Linfa east of Hong Kong July 08, 2015, Hong Kong, all ports Standby Signal No.1 is in force in Hong Kong, in anticipation of the possible impact of Severe Tropical Storm Linfa. According to the latest Tropical Cyclone Bulletin issued by the Hong Kong Observatory, at 5pm local...
July 8th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Shoaling in the Houston Ship Channel July 01, 2015, United States, Houston, Texas Effective immediately, the draft for the Houston Ship Channel will be limited to 43′-00″ fresh water with a zero tide. Yesterday (30 June), a vessel touched the bottom in the middle of the Channel near beacons...
July 1st, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Revised port tariffs from 1 July June 24, 2015, Ghana, all ports Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has revised the ports tariffs, to come into effect from 1 July. For further details and information about operations in Ghana, contact GAC-OMA Ghana at gac-oma.ghana@gac.com Dredging operations off...
June 24th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Safety zone for Tall Ships’ parade June 22, 2015, United States, Delaware Bay The U.S. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay is alerting mariners of a safety zone to mitigate the risks associated with the Tall Ships Philadelphia Camden 2015 Parade of Sail. The safety zone is effective 2:00 p.m. to...
June 22nd, 2015 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

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Anchorage and channel entry/departure guidelines June 17, 2015, United States, New York, NewYork Sandy Hook Pilots have advised of updated transit guidelines for: 1. Entry and departure to/from the Federal Anchorages in the Upper Bay and Gravesend Bay 2. Transit over the Upper Bay Utility Crossings 3....
June 17th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Amended restrictions for vessels calling at Cotonou June 08, 2015, Benin, Cotonou Completion of heavy works for the enlargement of breakwaters at the port of Cotonou is scheduled for end of July. From 1 August, the port will be able to accommodate larger vessels, as follows: SOUTH CONTAINERS TERMINAL...
June 8th, 2015 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Security & No Wake Zones for Rose Festival June 03, 2015, United States, Portland (Oregon) The Coast Guard 13th District commander, working in conjunction with the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River captain of the port, has established temporary security and no wake zones along the Willamette River...
June 3rd, 2015 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Notification of Hurricane Seasonal Alert June 01, 2015, United States, Delaware Bay The Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay, is setting Hurricane Seasonal Alert. Seasonal Alert is automatically set annually on June 1st and remains in effect through November 30th, unless otherwise dis-established. All...
June 1st, 2015 | Bunkering, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Democracy Day public holiday May 27, 2015, Nigeria, all ports The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Friday 29 May a public holiday to mark Nigerian Democracy Day. For information about operations in Nigeria contact GAC Nigeria at nigeria@gac.com Yemeni ports update: 27 May 2015 May 27,...
May 27th, 2015 | Bunkering, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Revised tariff May 25, 2015, Australia, Port Kembla NSW Ports have advised that from 1 July, there will be 2.38% increase to the Navigation Service Charge (Port Tonnage) and 3% increase to other charges (site occupancy, utilities, cargo wharfage, etc) at Port Kembla. The Navigation Service Charge...
May 25th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Increase in service tax May 20, 2015, India, all ports India’s new service tax rate of 14% will come into effect from June 1, replacing the current rate of 12.36%. For information about operations in India contact GAC India at india@gac.com Upgrading works May 20, 2015, Singapore, Jurong Port...
May 20th, 2015 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Taxation | Read More

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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

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Temporary obstruction of the Mobile River May 13, 2015, United States, Mobile, Alabama There will be a partial blockage of the Mobile River on or about Friday, May 15, 2015 from approximately 0600 until 1300 in the vicinity of the Upper Bay Turning Basin to submerge a dredge pipeline. The pipeline...
May 13th, 2015 | Bunkering, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Class 2 Hazardous Materials Restriction in South Korea April 13, 2015, Korea, Republic of, all ports Please be reminded that there is no licensed storage facilities in South Korea to store Class 2 Hazardous Materials (HAZ MAT). Deliveries of Class 2 HAZ MAT can be made to marine terminals, but they...
April 13th, 2015 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Yemeni ports update: 8 April 2015 April 08, 2015, Yemen, all ports The Yemeni Red Sea ports of Hodeidah, Saleef, Mokha and Ras Isa are operatiing as normal as there are no hostilities in the area. Offshore terminals are also operational. The above ports are so far not under blockade by any naval forces...
April 8th, 2015 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Safety Zone for Marcus Hook Anchorage March 25, 2015, United States, Delaware River To mitigate the risks associated with underwater impulsive sound testing, the Captain of the Port has established a temporary safety zone in the upper end of Marcus Hook Anchorage from March 10, 2015 through May 12,...
March 25th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Fog persists March 18, 2015, United States, Houston, Texas Dense fog continues to disrupt operations at ports along the Upper Texas Coast. Houston, Galveston and Corpus Christi were closed last night (17 March), though Freeport is currently open. A Marine Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect for the...
March 18th, 2015 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Singapore Standard for Bunkering February 25, 2015, Singapore, all ports At the 18th Singapore International Bunkering Conference (SIBCON) in Oct 2014, MPA announced that SPRING Singapore and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have launched 2 revised standards, the Singapore Standard...
February 25th, 2015 | Bunkering, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Vessel insurance requirements February 23, 2015, Indonesia, Panjang The Harbour Master at Panjang has advised that ship owners must have marine insurance for shipwreck removal and/or protection indemnity. For all vessels of GT35 or more, the owner must have the vessel covered with Ship Body Removal...
February 23rd, 2015 | Bunkering, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More