Posts Tagged ‘Chile’

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Dense fog closes ports March 17, 2015, United States, Houston, Texas The ports of Houston, Galveston, Freeport and Corpus Christi have all been closed yesterday evening (16 March) or this morning (17 March) due to fog. A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect until 1pm CDT this afternoon. A broad surface...
March 17th, 2015 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Oil spill at Quintero Bay, Chile

Oil spill at Quintero Bay, Chile
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) Chile is advising of an oil spill at Quintero Bay, Nr Valparaiso, Chile, following an incident on Thursday 24th September at the Monobuoy Terminal when the MT Mimosa cut off hoses and cargo connection, resulting in a spill of around three cubic metres at sea. Following...
September 25th, 2014 | Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Removal of dredge pipeline September 22, 2014, United States, Houston, Texas Vessel Traffic Service Houston-Galveston directs no vessel movements at the mouth of Greens Bayou on Monday, September 22, 2014, from 1200 to 1500 (local) for the removal of a submerged dredge pipeline across the entrance...
September 22nd, 2014 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
New towage service September 03, 2014, Australia, Bundaberg ‘Pacific Tug Australia’ have commenced towage operations at the port of Bundaberg, Queensland. A separate company named ‘Wide Bay Shipping Services Pty Ltd’ has been formed to manage and operate approved tugs at Bundaberg...
September 3rd, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

Chilean port worker strike

Chilean port worker strike
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) advises that port workers in Chile have been on strike since the afternoon of Tuesday 8th July in respect of a dispute over a new law which affects workers’ lunch and rest breaks. The strike, organised by the Union Portuaria, is affecting a number of ports and disrupted...
July 9th, 2014 | HR, Labour Disputes, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | 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

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: * Yemen, all ports – Man overboard in the Gulf of Aden * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Tin Hau Festival * Chile, Valparaiso – Port & terminals partially operative after fire DATE: April 15, 2014 COUNTRY:...
April 15th, 2014 | 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: * United States, Delaware River – Pyrotechnic exercise * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Repairs to private pier * Chile, Iquique – Terminal operative one week after quake * Venezuela, all ports – New...
April 9th, 2014 | 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: * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Laying of gas pipelines * Chile, all ports – Port operations resuming after earthquake * Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 03/04/2014 DATE: April 03, 2014 COUNTRY: Hong...
April 3rd, 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: * 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

ISS advises status of ports following Chile earthquake and tsunami warning

ISS advises status of ports following Chile earthquake and tsunami warning
Inchcape Shipping Services, (ISS), is advising that several ports remain closed following the Chilean earthquake and tsunami alert. The ports of Arica, Patache, Iquique and Mejillones are closed for operations pending damage inspections from the Chilean Maritime Authority. Tocopilla port is closed due...
April 2nd, 2014 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons | 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: * Angola, Soyo – Speed limit within port * United States, Delaware Bay, Delaware – Operation Right Speed to reduce whale strikes * Australia, all ports – Holiday stoppages at Australian ports *...
December 18th, 2013 | 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: * United Kingdom, Tees – Production outage * Ghana, all ports – Suspension of production in offshore oil field * United States, Freeport, Texas – Revised deep draft vessel restrictions * India,...
September 14th, 2013 | 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: * Germany, Kiel Canal – Union confirms strike at locks * Singapore, all ports – Maritime Labour Convention 2006 coming into force * Egypt, Suez Canal – Canal Authority issues e-mail warning * Panama,...
August 6th, 2013 | Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Strike Club results reflect growing labour unrest

Strike Club results reflect growing labour unrest
• Tonnage and reserves are boosted as more companies opt for insurance against delays The early months of 2013 have been marked by extremely damaging labour strike action in several countries which has punished shipowners and charterers even though they are innocent parties, says The Strike Club,...
April 24th, 2013 | P and I Clubs | Read More