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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
23-Apr-2018 DREDGING OFF SULTAN SHOAL LIGHTHOUSE Singapore DREDGING IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF DOCKING/UNDOCKING Dammam, Saudi Arabia Dredging off Sultan Shoal Lighthouse Monday, April 23, 2018, Singapore The working period for dredging off Sultan Shoal Lighthouse has been...
April 23rd, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
21-Apr-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 22 APRIL-5 MAY 2018 WorldwideWorld Holidays: 22 April-5 May 2018 Saturday, April 21, 2018, WorldwidePublic holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 23 Apr (Mon) – Turkish National Sovereignty and Children’s Day 25 Apr (Wed) – Sinai Liberations...
April 21st, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
18-Apr-2018 DREDGING OPERATIONS IN TUEN MUN RIVER CHANNEL Hong Kong MOORING & UNMOORING OF VESSELS AT TUAS FINGER ONE PROJECT AREA Singapore RECLAMATION WORK AT TUAS VIEW, OFF TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore Dredging operations in Tuen Mun River Channel Wednesday, April 18, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately...
April 18th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
16-Apr-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT YUNG SHUE FERRY PIER Hong Kong MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT MIDDLE ISLAND Hong Kong DREDGING AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINAL 8 WEST Hong Kong Marine site investigation at Yung Shue Ferry Pier Monday, April 16, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately one month, marine...
April 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
14-Apr-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 15-28 APRIL 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 15-28 April 2018 Saturday, April 14, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 21 Apr (Sat) – Tiradentes Day (Brazil) 23 Apr (Mon) – Turkish National Sovereignty and Children’s...
April 14th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
12-Apr-2018 PIRATE ATTACKS WORSEN IN GULF OF GUINEA: IMB REPORT Worldwide STRAIT TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG Bosphorus, Turkey Pirate attacks worsen in Gulf of Guinea: IMB report Thursday, April 12, 2018, Worldwide A surge in armed attacks against ships around West Africa is pushing up global levels...
April 12th, 2018 | Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
10-Apr-2018 LOCKMASTERS’ STRIKE ANNOUNCED Kiel Canal, Germany Lockmasters’ strike announced Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Kiel Canal, Germany A strike by lockmasters in the Kiel Canal has been announced for Thursday 12 April, most probably from 0600 to 2200 hours local time. As a result, both locks at...
April 10th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
05-Apr-2018 STRONG WINDS PROMPT TEMPORARY PORT CLOSURE Dammam, Saudi Arabia SHOALING IN THREE MILE CREEK TURNING BASIN & UPPER MOBILE RIVER Mobile, United States TROPICAL CYCLONE IRIS WEAKENING Queensland, Australia Strong winds prompt temporary port closure Thursday, April 5, 2018, Dammam, Saudi...
April 5th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
24-Mar-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 25 MARCH-7 APRIL 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 25 March-7 April 2018 Saturday, March 24, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 25 Mar (Sun) – ANZAC Day 25 Mar (Sun) – Greek Independence Day 25 Mar (Sun) – Feast...
March 24th, 2018 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
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

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Hot Port news from GAC
20-Mar-2018 IMPORT OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS Yemen ANCHORAGE CLOSED TO SHIPPING Port Kembla, Australia CANAL STAFF ON STRIKE Kiel Canal, Germany Import of agricultural chemicals Tuesday, March 20, 2018, Yemen With immediate effect, the import of fertilizers and agricultural chemicals to Yemen is prohibited,...
March 20th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
19-Mar-2018 STATE OF EMERGENCY LIFTED AS TENSIONS SUBSIDE Sri Lanka TRANSIT DELAYS Kiel Canal, Germany State of emergency lifted as tensions subside Monday, March 19, 2018, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered the lifting of the state of emergency that had been declared...
March 19th, 2018 | Canals, Civil Unrest, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
16-Mar-2018 TROPICAL CYCLONE MARCUS Darwin, Australia Tropical Cyclone Marcus Friday, March 16, 2018, Darwin, Australia Category 1 Tropical Cyclone Marcus has formed north of Cobourg Peninsula. The Warning Zone is from Maningrida to Daly River Mouth, including Darwin and the Tiwi Islands. The Watch...
March 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
12-Mar-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO PHILIPPINES Hong Kong Yacht Race from Hong Kong to Philippines Monday, March 12, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race will take place from Hong Kong to Philippines on 28 March 2018 (Wednesday). About 40 yachts are expected to participate in the race. The race will start...
March 12th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
05-Mar-2018 TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LANDING STEPS Hong Kong INTERRUPTION OF WATER SUPPLY AT PORT Port Klang, Malaysia 70 STRAY CARGO CONTAINER POSE THREAT TO MARINERS North Carolina, United States Temporary closure of landing steps Monday, March 5, 2018, Hong Kong Landing steps No.1 & 2 of Central Pier...
March 5th, 2018 | Canals, Containers, Inland Waterways, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  02-Mar-2018 DREDGING AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINALS 6 & 7 Hong Kong MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF PAK MONG, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET Philadelphia, United States 25 KNOT WIND MEASURES New York, United States Dredging at Kwai Tsing Container Terminals 6 & 7 Friday,...
March 2nd, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New Vice President for GAC Americas Region

New Vice President for GAC Americas Region
Bob Bandos Houston, 1 March 2018 – Bob Bandos has been appointed GAC’s Group Vice President – Americas, following the retirement of Lars Heisselberg who held the position since 2009. In addition to his new role, Bob maintains responsibilities as Managing Director of GAC North America – Shipping,...
March 1st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Feb-2018 STANDARD PORT FREE TIME REDUCED Dammam, Saudi Arabia PARTNERS START FINANCING WASTE-TO-CHEMISTRY PROJECT  Rotterdam, The Netherlands Standard port free time reduced Monday, February 26, 2018, Dammam, Saudi Arabia With reference to the circular no – 16/02/10259...
February 26th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  20-Feb-2018 DREDGING OPERATIONS OFF KWUN TONG TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong LOCK CHAMBER CLOSED AFTER COLLISION Kiel Canal, Germany
February 20th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
      15 February 2018 TEMPORARY PORT CLOSURE DUE TO STRONG WIND Dammam, Saudi Arabia VESSEL STEERING FAILURE & GROUNDING  Suez Canal, Egypt HIGH WINDS & BAD WEATHER HALT PORT OPS Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG Beaumont, United States AGREEMENT...
February 15th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Rising lady golfers renew sponsorship with GAC

Rising lady golfers renew sponsorship with GAC
Amy Boulden Dubai, 15 February 2018 – Rising young players on the international ladies’ golf circuit, Amy Boulden and Nicole Broch Larsen, have re-signed their sponsorship deals with the GAC Group. The 24-year-olds act as GAC’s brand ambassador wearing the corporate logo at tournaments, and attending...
February 15th, 2018 | Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  13-Feb-2018 ANCHORING OF VESSELS OFF TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore SAFE NAVIGATION IN POOR VISIBILITY  Hong Kong Anchoring of vessels off Tuas View Extension Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Singapore During the period [up to 25 June 2018], bulk carriers will be transiting the Sinki Fairway...
February 13th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  03-Feb-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 4-17 FEBRUARY 2018 World Holidays: 4-17 February 2018 Saturday, February 3, 2018, Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 4 Feb (Sun) – Sri Lanka National Day 4 Feb (Sun) – Beginning of Armed Fight...
February 3rd, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  01-Feb-2018 OPENING OF CENTRAL MARINE OFFICE AND CLOSING OF PUBLIC CARGO WORKING AREAS DURING CHINESE NEW YEAR Hong Kong 2018 LUNAR NEW YEAR FIREWORKS DISPLAY Hong Kong TRANSFER OF PERSONNEL/CREW BETWEEN VESSELS Algoa Bay, South Africa Opening of Central Marine Office and closing...
February 1st, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New container yard from GAC’s joint venture with Hemas commences operations

New container yard from GAC’s joint venture with Hemas commences operations
Spectra Logistics‘ container yard in operation. Sri Lanka, 30 January 2018 – GAC Logistics Sri Lanka and Hemas Transportation have opened a new 30,000m² container yard with a capacity of 6,000 TEUs at their joint integrated logistics facility in the Muthurajawela Industrial Zone, Wattala. It...
January 30th, 2018 | Containers, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More