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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Feb-2019 PIER DEMOLITION & MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT DISCOVERY BAY MARINA CLUB Hong Kong SUBMARINE OUTFALL REPAIR WORKS OFF CHAI WAN Hong Kong Pier demolition & marine site investigation at Discovery Bay Marina Club Thursday, February 14, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 6 months, demolition...
February 14th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
11-Feb-2019 MONSOON UPDATE (11 FEBRUARY) North Queensland, Australia Monsoon update (11 February) Monday, February 11, 2019, North Queensland, Australia The monsoon trough extending across Cape York Peninsula to the east tropical coast of Queensland should gradually weaken and retreat northwards over...
February 11th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

GAC Qatar wins multiple customs clearance awards

GAC Qatar wins multiple customs clearance awards
Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti (left) with Chairman of General Authority of Customs, Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Jamal (right) giving awards to officials on the World Customs day function at Doha Sherton hotel yesterday.Pic: Abdul Basit Doha, Qatar, 11 February 2019 –...
February 11th, 2019 | Awards, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
06-Feb-2019 ENGAGE TOWAGE JOINT VENTURE ANNOUNCED Melbourne, Australia WEATHER UPDATE (6 FEBRUARY 2019) North Queensland, Australia Engage Towage Joint Venture announced Wednesday, February 6, 2019, Melbourne, Australia Engage Marine Pty Ltd (Engage Marine) and Smit Lamnalco are pleased to announce...
February 6th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
05-Feb-2019 IMPACT OF HEAVY RAINS ON PORT OPERATIONS North Queensland, Australia KIEL-CANAL WAITING TIMES Kiel-Canal, Germany Impact of heavy rains on port operations Tuesday, February 5, 2019, North Queensland, Australia A monsoon trough is extending from the Gulf Country across the base of Cape York...
February 5th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Global travel retail leader selects GAC Dubai as contract logistics partner in the Middle East

Global travel retail leader selects GAC Dubai as contract logistics partner in the Middle East
l to r: Neil McMaster, GAC Dubai’s General Manager – Contract Logistics, Ronald Lichtenecker, GAC Dubai’s Managing Director, Vadim Motlik, Lagardère Travel Retail’s UAE CEO, and Alex Pardo, Lagardère Travel Retail’s Supply Chain Director sign the multi-year agreement for the appointment...
February 4th, 2019 | Aviation, Consumers Market, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
01-Feb-2019 C&D CANAL RESTRICTIONS DUE TO ICE Delaware Bay, United States DRAFT RECOMMENDATION ISSUED AT THE PORT OF NEW ORLEANS New Orleans, United States VICTORIA INTERNATIONAL CONTAINER TERMINAL TO INCREASE INFRASTRUCTURE SURCHARGE Victoria, Australia GCPTL JETTY MAINTENANCE Dahej, India WEATHER...
February 1st, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Keep your finger on the pulse with GAC’s Hot Port News

Keep your finger on the pulse with GAC’s Hot Port News
Hot Port News (HPN) is a free daily information service provided by GAC to registered subscribers. Hot Port News features regular updates on local developments at ports around the world, provided by the GAC Group’s extensive network of offices. You can view the daily bulletins and search the news...
February 1st, 2019 | Communication, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
31–Jan-2019 NAVIGATIONAL WARNING DUE TO FIREWORKS DISPLAY Hong Kong MARINE WORKS TO THE SOUTH-EAST OF THE HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Hong Kong DREDGING OPERATIONS AT THE BLACK POINT POWER STATION Hong Kong RECLAMATION TO THE SOUTHWEST OF SHEK KWU CHAU Hong Kong ESTABLISHMENT OF SILT CURTAIN...
January 31st, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
28-Jan-2019 OPENING HOURS OF CENTRAL MARINE OFFICE/CLOSING OF PUBLIC CARGO WORKING AREAS DURING CHINESE NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS Hong Kong TRAFFIC HALTED DUE TO FOG Bosphorus, Turkey Opening Hours of Central Marine Office/Closing of Public Cargo Working Areas during Chinese New Year Holidays Monday, January...
January 28th, 2019 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

GAC Norway opens new Arctic Circle branch in response to growing demand

GAC Norway opens new Arctic Circle branch in response to growing demand
GAC Norway’s Regional Manager Henning Kjøs Lien (far right) with the team he is working with at Tromsø: Reidun K. Lie (SIVA representative); Marit Andreassen, Linken (Receptionist & Coordinator) and Dan Røberg (shipping agent). Tromsø, Norway, 24 January 2019 – Growing interest in year-round...
January 24th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry | Read More

GAC expands South American reach with office in Uruguay

GAC expands South American reach with office in Uruguay
GAC expands South American reach into Uruguay. (Photo courtesy of ANP) 21 January 2019 – Growing demand for professional shipping services from the offshore oil & gas industry has prompted GAC to open an office in Uruguay. The new office continues 2018’s expansion of the Group’s Americas region...
January 21st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
11-Jan-2019 REPAIR WORKS FOR LIGHT BEACON OFF NIM WAN, DEEP BAY Hong Kong SUBMARINE OUTFALL REPAIR WORKS OFF HUNG HOM Hong Kong DEMOLITION & REMOVAL OF FLOATING PANELS AND CONCRETE WALKWAY Singapore AMENDED IMPLEMENTING INSTRUCTIONS Cannakale Strait, Turkey Repair works for light beacon off Nim...
January 11th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
 09-Jan-2019 DREDGING IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore SUBMARINE OUTFALL MAINTENANCE SOUTHWEST OF TAI LEI, PENG CHAU Hong Kong Dredging in Temasek Fairway Wednesday, January 9, 2019, Singapore The working period for dredging in the Temasek Fairway has been extended. According to the Maritime and Port Authority...
January 9th, 2019 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
07-Jan-2019 CREW RESCUED AFTER VESSEL SINKS Black Sea, Turkey Crew rescued after vessel sinks Monday, January 7, 2019, Black Sea, Turkey A research and rescue operation is underway after a distress signal was received from a Panama-flagged vessel reported to be sinking 77 sea miles off the Black Sea...
January 7th, 2019 | Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
04-Jan-2019 FIRE ONBOARD CARGO VESSEL Istanbul, Turkey LAUNCH OF “ESEAGO” MOBILE APPLICATION Hong Kong CHANNEL CLOSED AFTER GROUNDING New Orleans, United States Fire onboard cargo vessel Friday, January 4, 2019, Istanbul, Turkey A fire-fighting operation is underway after a fire was reported onboard...
January 4th, 2019 | Canals, Groundings, Inland Waterways, IT and Communications, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
02-Jan-2019 DRAFT REVISION Visakhapatnam, India INCREASE IN MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE DRAFT V.O. Chidambaranar Port, India Draft revision Wednesday, January 2, 2019, Visakhapatnam, India Visakhapatnam Port Trust has advised that the permissible draft at West Quay (WQ-1, WQ-2 & WQ-3 berths) has been revised...
January 2nd, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Leading Welsh food & drink distributor Wild Water Group signs logistics alliance agreement with GAC

Leading Welsh food & drink distributor Wild Water Group signs logistics alliance agreement with GAC
From left, Peter Orange & Mark Horton (GAC), Ken Rattenbury & Nigel Payne (WWG) and Mike Millar (GAC) together with 1.5 million turkeys in Wild Water Group’s cold storage and distribution facility in Cardiff Docks. Grangemouth, United Kingdom, 2 January 2019 – The largest bespoke temperature-controlled...
January 2nd, 2019 | Logistics, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies | Read More

Shipping, logistics and marine giant GAC to set up operations at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)

Shipping, logistics and marine giant GAC to set up operations at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)
  Samir Chaturvedi, KIZAD CEO and GAC Abu Dhabi’s Managing Director, Göran Eriksson Leading integrated shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC is opening a warehouse and open yard in the Middle East’s largest industrial zone and a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, Khalifa Industrial...
December 18th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Construction, Consumers Market, Gas, Logistics, News, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

17-Dec-2018 HIGH WATER MOORING RESTRICTION REINSTATED New Orleans, United States AIR DRAFT FOR 1-210 BRIDGE Lake Charles, United States BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG SEASON UPDATE Australia TRANSPORT OF SAND MATERIAL TO STOCKPILE AREA & SOIL INVESTIGATION AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore High water...
December 17th, 2018 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Traffic safety in the driver’s seat for GAC Chairman’s Awards for HSSE Excellence 2018

Traffic safety in the driver’s seat for GAC Chairman’s Awards for HSSE Excellence 2018
Awards’ founder, Bjorn Engblom Road safety took the front seat in GAC’s Chairman’s Awards for HSSE Excellence 2018. For the first time in the six-year history of the Awards, the top prize was shared by two companies, both of whom have taken concrete steps to reduce the risk of traffic accidents. From...
December 17th, 2018 | Awards, Company Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
13-Dec-2018 ANNUAL MARINE SERVICES SURVEY (2018) OF SHIPMASTERS Singapore 5,000TH NEOPANAMAX TRANSIT Panama Canal, Panama ENHANCEMENT OF MARITIME SECTOR INCENTIVE–SHIPPING ENTERPRISE (SINGAPORE REGISTRY OF SHIPS) Singapore Annual Marine Services Survey (2018) of shipmasters Thursday, December 13, 2018,...
December 13th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC wins Maritime Services Award at the Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East and Africa Awards

GAC wins Maritime Services Award at the Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East and Africa Awards
Meena Mathews, Regional Manager P&I – Middle East Region receives the Maritime Services Award at the Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East and Africa Awards 2018. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 November 2018 –  The GAC Group has yet another new addition to its trophy collection, after winning...
November 29th, 2018 | Awards, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

GAC supports Row4Ocean’s trans-Atlantic bid and marine preservation efforts

GAC supports Row4Ocean’s trans-Atlantic bid and marine preservation efforts
Loading of the ‘Year of Zayed’ boat in Dubai. Freight services for ‘Year of Zayed’ boat from Dubai to Dakar and from Paramaribo back to Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 November 2018 – GAC is supporting the Dubai-based syndicate Row4Ocean’s attempt to complete an endurance-testing...
November 28th, 2018 | Logistics, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-Nov-2018 MARINE WORKS AT JUNK BAY Hong Kong Marine works at Junk Bay Monday, November 26, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 12 months, marine works involving construction of temporary working platforms for site investigation and bore pile works will be carried out within the area bounded by straight...
November 26th, 2018 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More