Posts Tagged ‘Panama Canal’

Hot Port News from GAC

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

Hot Port News fom GAC

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

Hot Port News from GAC

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

Hot Port News from GAC

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

Hot Port News from GAC

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

Hot Port News from GAC

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

Hot Port News from GAC

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

Hot Port News from GAC

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

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 08-Jul-2019 TSUNAMI WARNING LIFTED Sulawesi, Indonesia WEST AFRICA WORST FOR PIRATE ATTACKS, IMB REPORTS Worldwide PROPOSAL TO MODIFY TOLLS STRUCTURE Panama Canal, Panama Tsunami warning lifted Monday, July 8, 2019, Sulawesi, Indonesia The tsunami warning issued after a 6.9 magnitude...
July 8th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 10-Jun-2019 UPDATED MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR TRANSITING VESSELS Panama Canal, Panama INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER OFF SENTOSA (UPDATE) Singapore DEMOLITION WORKS AT SOUTHERN TUAS BASIN Singapore RECLAMATION WORKS AT AYER MERBAU BASIN Singapore LAYING OF SUBMARINE CABLES...
June 10th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 04-Jun-2019 INCREASE IN STATUTORY & MISCELLANEOUS CHARGES FY 2019/20 Eden, Australia PILOTAGE SUSPENDED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER Port Botany & Sydney Harbour, Australia SHIPPING MOVEMENTS SUSPENDED Port Kembla, Australia RELOCATION OF LIGHT BUOY & VIRTUAL AIDS TO NAVIGATION...
June 4th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HullWiper announces first Americas operations base for the Panama Canal

HullWiper announces first Americas operations base for the Panama Canal
HullWiper’s Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) gears up to clean vessel hull. HullWiper announces first Americas operations base for the Panama Canal  In partnership with Talleres Industriales to offer eco-friendly hull cleaning for vessels transiting key waterway Panama, 3 June 2019 – Vessels transiting...
June 3rd, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 22-May-2019 UPDATED MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR TRANSITING VESSELS Panama Canal, Panama FIRE FIGHTING TUG IN STS AREAS Suez Canal, Egypt Updated maximum authorized draft for transiting vessels Wednesday, May 22, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama As a result of the amount of rainfall...
May 22nd, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 21-May-2019 TARIFF ADJUSTMENTS ANNOUNCED Mobile, United States PLANNED TRAFFIC SUSPENSIONS CANCELLED Dardanelles, Turkey GREEN CONNECTION ENVIRONMENTAL RECOGNITION PROGRAM ENHANCEMENTS Panama Canal, Panama Tariff adjustments announced Tuesday, May 21, 2019, Mobile, United States Mobile...
May 21st, 2019 | Canals, Environment, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 06-May-2019 DREDGING OFF SULTAN SHOAL LIGHTHOUSE Singapore MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR TRANSITING VESSELS (6TH UPDATE) Panama Canal, Panama Dredging off Sultan Shoal Lighthouse Monday, May 6, 2019, Singapore From 6 May to 6 November, dredging works are being carried out off Sultan...
May 6th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-Apr-2019 TROPICAL CYCLONE WEAKENS Pilbara coast, Australia DECK COOLING DURING TRANSIT Panama Canal, Panama Tropical cyclone weakens Wednesday, April 10, 2019, Pilbara coast, Australia According to the latest Bureau of Meteorology forecast, Tropical Cyclone Wallace has weakened to a Category 1 system...
April 10th, 2019 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
03-Apr-2019 MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS (5TH UPDATE) Panama Canal, Panama Maximum authorized draft for Neopanamax Locks (5th update) Wednesday, April 3, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama Based on the present and projected levels of Gatun Lake for the following weeks, the Panama Canal Authority...
April 3rd, 2019 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
28-Mar-2019 STEERING LIGHT CONTROLS REQUIREMENTS (CLARIFICATION) Panama Canal, Panama INSPECTION OF EASTERN HARBOUR CROSSING, CHA KWO LING Hong Kong SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT SIU A CHAU, SOKO ISLANDS Hong Kong SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT SHEK PIK, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong PORT AUTHORITY LAUNCHES...
March 28th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Midweek blues: The BDI continues to fall…

Midweek blues: The BDI continues to fall…
John Faraclas Midweek blues: The BDI continues to fall… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points despite Panamaxes’ good performance; geopolitics still very perplexed. What an excursion that was ending the four day 14th Panama Maritime’s Convention events. John Faraclas’ daily brief recap...
March 20th, 2019 | Canals, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Inland Waterways, Marinas, Markets, Port Conditions, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More