Posts Tagged ‘Panama Canal’

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 02-Apr-2020 TRANSIT OF VESSELS WITH POSITIVE OR SUSPECTED CASES OF COVID-19 Panama Canal, Panama FORCE MAJEURE DECLARED Visakhapatnam, India ADJUSTMENT OF SHIFT TIMINGS Deendayal/Kandla, India MARITIME ADVISORY ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) India SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Nigeria PORTS...
April 2nd, 2020 | Canals, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Panama Canal Adopts Measures to Guarantee Sustained Operations Amid COVID-19

Panama Canal Adopts Measures to Guarantee Sustained Operations Amid COVID-19
The expanded Panama Canal Panama Canal Adopts Measures to Guarantee Sustained Operations Amid COVID-19 Panama City, Panama, March 25, 2020 – Following the mandatory countrywide lockdown announced by the Panamanian Government to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the Panama Canal adopted new measures today...
March 26th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC 21-Mar-2020 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 22 MARCH-4 APRIL 2020 Worldwide UPDATED COVID-19 INFORMATION Norway SAFETY MEASURES FOR VESSELS Grand Bahama Anchorage, Bahamas MARINE CREW DEEMED ESSENTIAL Canada INSTRUCTIONS TO PORTS FOR DEALING WITH COVID-19 PANDEMIC India COVID-19 RESPONSE (20...
March 21st, 2020 | Health and Safety, Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 04-Mar-2020 TEMPORARY SHORE LEAVE RESTRICTIONS Taman, Russia PREVENTING CROSS-BORDER SPREAD OF COVID-19 Constanta, Romania PORT HEALTH OFFICE MEASURES Tema & Takoradi, Ghana TEMPORARY TRAVEL BAN Angola LATEST COVID-19 MEASURES Port Klang, Malaysia EXTENSION OF PRECAUTIONARY...
March 4th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 10-Feb-2020 CHANNEL REOPENED Corpus Christi, United States TONNAGE & GOODS RATES Cork, Ireland ADJUSTED PILOTAGE & TOWAGE COSTS Kumai, Indonesia SPECIAL WORK ARRANGEMENTS Hong Kong DREDGING AT BLACK POINT POWER STATION Hong Kong ADDITIONAL CLARIFICATIONS TO FRESH WATER...
February 10th, 2020 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 31-Jan-2020 IMPLEMENTATION OF WATER CONSERVATION STRATEGY MODIFICATIONS Panama Canal, Panama PRE-ARRIVAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS Australia CORONAVIRUS UPDATE (31 JANUARY) Australia NOVEL CORONAVIRUS ALERT United Arab Emirates WORKS AT TUAS TERMINAL PHASE 1 Singapore WORKS AT TUAS...
January 31st, 2020 | Canals, Construction, Health and Safety, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 15-Jan-2020 MEASURES TO ENSURE WATER AVAILABILITY & ROUTE RELIABILITY Panama Canal, Panama PORT RE-OPENED BUT FULL Cape Lambert, Australia IMB ANNUAL PIRACY REPORT: UNPRECEDENTED NUMBER OF GULF OF GUINEA CREW KIDNAPPINGS DESPITE DROP IN OVERALL GLOBAL NUMBERS Worldwide 5.9...
January 15th, 2020 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Panama Canal to Adopt Measures to Ensure Water Availability & Route’s Reliability

Panama Canal to Adopt Measures to Ensure Water Availability & Route’s Reliability
The expanded Panama Canal Panama Canal to Adopt Measures to Ensure Water Availability & Route’s Reliability Following an extended period of low rainfall, the waterway will implement changes to sustain water levels and minimize impacts on customers. Panama City, Panama, January 13, 2020 –...
January 14th, 2020 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Canal Connection – December 2019

The Canal Connection – December 2019
. The Canal Connection – December 2019 Today, the Panama Canal celebrates two decades under Panamanian administration. While the waterway was already an important trade route and engineering marvel, its transfer to the Panamanian people at noon on December 31, 1999, set in motion a redefining period...
January 8th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Canals, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Panama celebrates 20 years of the Canal transfer with flag raising

Panama celebrates 20 years of the Canal transfer with flag raising
l to r: Canal Minister Royo, President of Panama Nito Cortizo & Canal Adminitrator Ricaurte Vazquez Panama celebrates 20 years of the Canal transfer with flag raising With the raising of the national flag by the President of the Republic, Laurentino Cortizo, in the Administration Building, Panama...
January 2nd, 2020 | Anniversaries, Canals, News | Read More

Mrs. Ilya Espino de Marotta, the new Deputy Administrator of the Panama Canal takes office on 1st January 2020

Mrs. Ilya Espino de Marotta, the new Deputy Administrator of the Panama Canal takes office on 1st January 2020
Ing Maota with Administrator and Panama canal Minister Mrs. Ilya Espino de Marotta, the new Deputy Administrator of the Panama Canal takes office on 1st January 2020 The appointment Mrs. Ilya Espino de Marotta as the new Deputy Administrator of the Panama Canal was announced last February 2019 by the...
January 2nd, 2020 | Canals, Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 11-Nov-2019 NAVY BOAT RIDES IN CRUISE BAY Singapore FUEL REQUIREMENTS IN THE PANAMA CANAL Panama Canal, Panama PORT OPERATIONS RESUMED AFTER BULBUL MAKES LANDFALL West Bengal, India INSTALLATION & RECOVERY OF DATA MARKER BUOY Singapore SMART NAVIGATION SYSTEM TESTS & MANOEUVRES Singapore Navy...
November 11th, 2019 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

The Canal Connection – October 2019

The Canal Connection – October 2019
A vessel passing through the Panama Canal The Canal Connection – October 2019 Improved Technology Platform VUMPA Eases Maritime Procedures in Panama Earlier this month, the Panama Canal and the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) upgraded their Panama Maritime Single Window System (VUMPA, for its acronym...
November 7th, 2019 | Canals, Press and Media | Read More

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Hot Port News fom GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 11-Oct-2019 CANAL CLOSES FISCAL YEAR WITH RECORD TONNAGE Panama Canal, Panama JOINT PREPARATIONS & TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT FOR A POSSIBLE NO-DEAL BREXIT Rotterdam, Netherlands NO DISRUPTION TO PORT OPERATIONS Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Canal closes fiscal year with record tonnage Friday,...
October 11th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 25-Sep-2019 SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT CHAI WAN Hong Kong MODIFICATION TO BAPLIE FILE REQUIREMENT FOR FULL CONTAINER VESSELS Panama Canal, Panama Seawall reinstatement works at Chai Wan Wednesday, September 25, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 4 months, seawall reinstatement...
September 25th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 23-Sep-2019 NEW DECK FITTINGS REQUIREMENTS Pilbara, Australia LANE OUTAGES AT PEDRO MIGUEL AND GATUN LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama New deck fittings requirements Monday, September 23, 2019, Pilbara, Australia Pilbara Port Authority has advised that new requirements for Capesize vessels...
September 23rd, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 19-Sep-2019 INCREASE OF MAXIMUM DRAFT Panama Canal, Panama PROHIBITION OF VESSELS Singapore CHANNEL CLOSURE Beaumont, United States Increase of maximum draft Thursday, September 19, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama Based on the present and projected level of Gatun Lake for the upcoming...
September 19th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 11-Sep-2019 NIGHT TIME RESTRICTION FOR TRAFFIC TRANSITING FERRY CROSSING Port Aransas, United States CANAL SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH PORT OF ROTTERDAM Panama Canal, Panama Night time restriction for traffic transiting ferry crossing Wednesday, September 11, 2019, Port Aransas, United...
September 11th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 21-Aug-2019 CANAL’S ‘A’ RATING AFFIRMED WITH STABLE OUTLOOK Panama Canal, Panama Canal’s ‘A’ rating affirmed with stable outlook Wednesday, August 21, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama For the fourth consecutive year, Fitch Ratings has affirmed the...
August 21st, 2019 | Awards, Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 12-Aug-2019 INDUSTRY INPUT ON TOLLS STRUCTURE PROPOSAL Panama Canal, Panama SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT JOSS HOUSE BAY, SAI KUNG Hong Kong Industry input on tolls structure proposal Monday, August 12, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama The Panama Canal held a public hearing July...
August 12th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 05-Aug-2019 REGIONAL PIRACY REPORT: SITUATION GENERALLY CALM, THREE DANGER ZONES REMAIN South East Asia SPEED LIMITS TO PROTECT WHALES Panama Canal, Panama MAXIMUM DRAFT INCREASED New Orleans, United States Regional piracy report: situation generally calm, three danger zones remain Monday,...
August 5th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Pot News from GAC 02-Aug-2019 USE OF MOORING TAILS WITH HMPE LINES Panama Canal, Panama NEW SHIPPING CONTROL TOWER Port Hedland, Australia MOORING & UNMOORING OF VESSELS AT BANYAN BASIN, JURONG ISLAND Singapore TSUNAMI FEARS AFTER POWERFUL EARTHQUAKE Banten, Indonesia Use of mooring tails with...
August 2nd, 2019 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Global Shipping Industry Delivers Comments to Official Consultation on Proposed Modifications to Panama Canal Tolls

Global Shipping Industry Delivers Comments to Official Consultation on Proposed Modifications to Panama Canal Tolls
Global Shipping Industry Delivers Comments to Official Consultation on Proposed Modifications to Panama Canal Tolls The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) is conducting a public consultation on a proposal to adjust the Panama Canal tolls for containerships, vehicle carriers, dry bulk carriers, tankers, chemical...
July 30th, 2019 | International Chamber of Shipping | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 29-Jul-2019 INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF LAVIS SHOAL AT EAST JOHOR STRAIT Singapore PANAMA CANAL & UN ENVIRONMENT JOIN FORCES ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND CLIMATE ACTION Panama Canal, Panama VESSEL TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR BRIDGE WORK Dardanelles, Turkey Installation...
July 29th, 2019 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 25-Jul-2019 RECLAMATION WORK OFF CHANGI EAST Singapore DEPLOYMENT AND INSTALLATION OF DATA MARKER BUOYS Singapore MAXIMUM DRAUGHT INCREASE Torres Strait, Australia SCHEDULED LANE OUTAGE AT MIRAFLORES LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama Reclamation work off Changi East Thursday, July 25,...
July 25th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More