Posts Tagged ‘Houston’

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Sep-2017 NEW PILOTAGE DUES Novorossiysk, Russia POST-HARVEY RESTRICTIONS SUMMARY Houston, United States PORT CONDITION X-RAY SET, YANKEE AND ZULU EXPECTED LATER TODAY Port Everglades, United States SAFETY ZONE ESTABLISHED FOR PARTIALLY SUNKEN VESSEL Intracoastal Waterway, United States New...
September 8th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Falling Dry Market; Wet “re-surfacing”… and Geopolitical Blues…

Falling Dry Market; Wet “re-surfacing”… and Geopolitical Blues…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) despite a short lived “rebound” fell six points since last Friday and now reads 1,203. The Wets due to the Geopolitical and Natural disaster events are on the rise. Geopolitics might take a sour turn… John Faraclas daily recap: After a long weekend coupled...
August 29th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  25-Aug-2017 DESIGNATED BUNKERING AREAS IN CANAL WATERS Panama Canal, Panama CANOE RACE Hong Kong VESSEL BOARDINGS SUSPENDED Houston, United States BOARDINGS SUSPENDED AT SB BUOY Beaumont/Port Arthur, United States PORT CONDITION ZULU SET AS HARVEY STRENGTHENS Houston, United States Designated...
August 25th, 2017 | Bunkering, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sports, Weather | Read More

OTC 2017: VIKING fields new offshore safety solutions to protect people and business

OTC 2017: VIKING fields new offshore safety solutions to protect people and business
PS4191 Anti-Exposure suit, offshore 1 This year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC 2017) in Houston will see VIKING present bold and innovative products and solutions that make thinking beyond traditional offshore safety choices a wise move in terms of both safety and efficiency. Esbjerg, Denmark,...
May 1st, 2017 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Mar-2017 SHIP CHANNEL BLOCKED Houston, USA Ship channel blocked Friday, March 17, 2017, Houston, USA Vessel transits between lights 34 and 50 in the Houston Ship Channel were halted at 1234 hours local time yesterday (16 March), due to a ship which has lost propulsion blocking...
March 17th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Rivertrace presents new product at the OTC exhibition

Rivertrace presents new product at the OTC exhibition
Smart PFM 107 Oil-in-Water Monitor UK-based Rivertrace will be show casing its new Smart PFM 107 Oil-in-Water Monitor, at booth 501 of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) from 1-4 May 2017 in Houston, Texas. Currently undergoing sea trials in the Norwegian North Sea Sector, the monitor measures...
February 27th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
30-Jan-2017 RELOCATION OF LIGHT BUOY FOR THREE-RUNWAY SYSTEM CONSTRUCTION Hong Kong SUPER BOWL SUNDAY – HOTEL AVAILABILITY Houston, USA LOCK CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE WORKS Kiel Canal, Germany Relocation of Light Buoy for Three-Runway System construction Monday, January 30,...
January 30th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  07-Dec-2016 BERTHING PERMISSIONS CONFIRMED FOLLOWING DISPUTE RESOLUTION Derince, Turkey SHIPPING CHANNEL TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS Houston, TX, USA Berthing permissions confirmed following dispute resolution Wednesday, December 7, 2016, Derince, Turkey After the dispute between...
December 7th, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Oct-2016 TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT FORMER AIRPORT RUNWAY Hong Kong BAYPORT SHIP CHANNEL RESTRICTIONS Houston, TX, United States PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET AS HURRICANE MATTHEWS CONTINUES ON TRACK Port Everglades, Florida, USA Temporary loading facility at former airport...
October 3rd, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  06-Sep-2016 INSTALLATION OF TURBIDITY CURTAINS AT BEDOCK CANAL Singapore WITHDRAWAL OF NON-TAX REVENUE (PNBP) NAVIGATION SERVICE FOR VTS Merak, Indonesia HOUSTON CHANNEL CLOSED DUE TO VESSEL FIRE Houston, USA Installation of turbidity curtains at Bedock Canal Tuesday, September...
September 6th, 2016 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Taxation | Read More

Pacific Drilling selects GAC for warehouse partnership in U.S.

Pacific Drilling selects GAC for warehouse partnership in U.S.
GAC and Pacific Drilling staff gather at an open house to showcase the new centralized warehouse in Houston. Houston,  13 July 2016   – Through its long-standing relationship with GAC worldwide, Pacific Drilling has appointed GAC North America – Logistics to provide centralized warehousing and...
July 13th, 2016 | Energy, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  07-Jul-2016 LOCK CHAMBER TO CLOSE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel Canal, Germany MAXIMUM LENGTH AT DOCK INCREASED Haldia, India CITY DOCK DRAFT RESTRICTIONS Houston, USA PARTIAL BLOCKAGE OF RIVER Mobile, USA SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF WAN CHAI Hong Kong Lock chamber to close...
July 7th, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The American Club reports solid progress in 2015…

The American Club reports solid progress in 2015…
Joe Hughes THE AMERICAN CLUB REPORTS SOLID PROGRESS IN 2015 DESPITE A DIFFICULT BUSINESS CLIMATE International P&I insurer maintains positive trends into 2016 membership risk profile continues to develop favorably retained claims for 2015 at multi-year low moderate Pool exposures Eagle Ocean Marine...
June 24th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

Crowley to launch weekly LCL shipping service from Houston to 33 port destinations…

Crowley to launch weekly LCL shipping service from Houston to 33 port destinations…
Houston LCL Crowley to Launch Weekly LCL Shipping Service from Houston to 33 Port Destinations in the Caribbean from the 1st of July (HOUSTON, Texas; June 20, 2016) Crowley Maritime Corporation announced today that it will begin offering weekly, fixed-day, less-than-container-load (LCL) shipping services from...
June 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Braemar Engineering appoints new managing director

Braemar Engineering appoints new managing director
Sheila McClain Braemar Shipping Services Group PLC is pleased to announce that Sheila McClain, Executive Vice President of Braemar Engineering, has been appointed Braemar Engineering’s new Managing Director.  Sheila will continue to be based in Houston, Texas and will assume management responsibility...
June 8th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Rickmers-Linie takes over Nordana’s Project Business

Rickmers-Linie takes over Nordana’s Project Business
Ulrich Ulrichs Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg based liner service specialist for breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargoes takes over the activities of tramp and chartering specialist Nordana Project & Chartering with offices in Copenhagen, Bangkok, Singapore and Houston. The business will continue...
June 1st, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Mergers and Acquisitions, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Holly Cummings hired as Chartering Manager to lead Ardmore’s US office

Holly Cummings hired as Chartering Manager to lead Ardmore’s US office
Holly Cummings ARDMORE Shipping extends global network with Houston office opening  HOUSTON – MAY 18, 2016 – Ardmore Shipping has expanded its global network with the opening of an office in Houston, USA.  The new office will be led by Holly Cummings, who joins Ardmore Shipping as Chartering...
May 18th, 2016 | Associations, Chartering, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

PPG Protective & Marine Coatings introduces new Subsea coating system at OTC 2016

PITTSBURGH,  29 April, 2016 – PPG (NYSE: PPG) Protective & Marine Coatings will once again be exhibiting at next weeks’ Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2016 in Houston, using this year’s event to showcase its new PHENGUARDäSUBSEA coating system. PPG’s new PHENGUARD SUBSEA 610 and PHENGUARD SUBSEA...
April 29th, 2016 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

GEODIS’ Industrial projects team to showcase at OTC, Houston

GEODIS’ Industrial projects team to showcase at OTC, Houston
GEODIS is showcasing its Industrial Projects capability at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) at NRG Park, Houston, Texas from Monday, May 2nd to Thursday, May 5th 2016.  GEODIS’ Oil & Gas team will be sharing its expertise as a leading provider of tailor-made logistics and transport...
April 28th, 2016 | Energy, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

NAMEPA and HMM sign MOU

NAMEPA and HMM sign MOU
Carleen Lyden-Kluss NAMEPA, Houston Maritime Museum Sign MOU to Advance Maritime Education Organizations’ work will focus on maritime history and culture and the importance of protecting the marine environment. (Stamford, CT) The North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA)...
March 28th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

New Hub managers at the helm in Houston

New Hub managers at the helm in Houston
Jessy Karam-Castillo, GAC’s dedicated Alliance Representative for the Chevron Shipping account. GAC North America – Shipping leveraging in-house expertise to serve customers Houston, 7 March 2016 – Jessy Karam-Castillo has been appointed as GAC’s dedicated Alliance Representative for the Chevron...
March 7th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC forms dedicated team to serve global LNG sector

GAC forms dedicated team to serve global LNG sector
Bob Bandos, GAC North America’s Managing Director – Shipping. GAC LNG Services unveiled in response to growing demand for specialist skills  Houston, 20 January 2016  – Global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group has formed a dedicated team to meet growing global...
January 20th, 2016 | LNG, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
              14-Jan-2016 NEW DRAFT RESTRICTION Houston, USA AIMPE INDUSTRIAL ACTION: UPDATE 14 JANUARY 2016 Australia CREW CHANGES AT ANCHORAGE SUSPENDED Ras Al Khaimah, UAE NEW IMMIGRATION RULE Fujairah, UAE DREDGING AT SUNGEI PANDAN Singapore New...
January 14th, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Dec-2015 KIEL-HOLTENAU LOCKS OUT OF SERVICE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel-Canal, Germany VESSEL TRAFFIC SERVICE HOUSTON-GALVESTON DIRECTIVES Houston, USA CONSTRUCTION OF THE TUEN MUN – CHEK LAP KOK LINK (SOUTHERN CONNECTION) Hong Kong Kiel-Holtenau locks out of service for maintenance Tuesday,...
December 29th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  15-Dec-2015 TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SHIP CHANNEL DUE TO ONBOARD FIRE Houston, USA Temporary closure of ship channel due to onboard fire Tuesday, December 15, 2015, Houston, USA The Houston Ship Channel was closed to vessel transits for almost three hours yesterday (14 December)...
December 15th, 2015 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More