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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

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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

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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

Markets et al; Panama Maritime Convention 2019 super day two…

Markets et al; Panama Maritime Convention 2019 super day two…
Anny Zade and John Faraclas Markets et al; Panama Maritime Convention 2019 super day two… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another nine points yet again – same as yesterday and now reads 712… We are heading for lows once again, equally for geopolitics… Panama Maritime’s second day Conference...
March 19th, 2019 | Canals, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Marinas, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

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14-Mar-2019 MOODY’S UPGRADES CANAL’S LONG-TERM RATING Panama Canal, Panama TRAFFIC SUSPENSION Dardanelles, Turkey Moody’s upgrades Canal’s long-term rating Thursday, March 14, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the 20-year $450 million Senior Unsecured...
March 14th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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13-Mar-2019 ESTABLISHMENT OF A RESTRICTED AREA OFF CENTRAL AND WESTERN DISTRICT PROMENADE Hong Kong MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS (4TH UPDATE) Panama Canal, Panama Establishment of a Restricted Area off Central and Western District Promenade Wednesday, March 13, 2019, Hong Kong A restricted...
March 13th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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12-Feb-2019 MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama REMOVAL OF JETTY AND INSTALLATION OF MONO PILES AT PULAU SEBAROK Singapore Maximum authorized draft for Neopanamax locks Tuesday, February 12, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama Based on the present and projected level of Gatun Lake...
February 12th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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14-Dec-2018 CANAL SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH PORT OF ITAQUI Panama Canal, Panama MARINE SOIL INVESTIGATION OFF OILTANKING TERMINAL Singapore Canal signs agreement with Port of Itaqui Friday, December 14, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama The Panama Canal signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Port of Itaqui,...
December 14th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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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

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09-Nov-2018 AROUND THE ISLAND YACHT RACE Hong Kong RECORD ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE IN FISCAL YEAR 2018 Panama Canal, Panama SECURITY ZONE ESTABLISHED AROUND GROUNDED FRIGATE Bergen, Norway Around the Island Yacht Race Friday, November 9, 2018, Hong Kong A large-scale yacht race will take place around Hong...
November 9th, 2018 | Canals, Groundings, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Military, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

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08-Oct-2018 TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT FORMER KAI TAK AIRPORT RUNWAY Hong Kong CANAL ANNOUNCES UPCOMING 2018-2019 CRUISE SEASON Panama Canal, Panama Temporary loading facility at former Kai Tak Airport runway Monday, October 8, 2018, Hong Kong A temporary loading facility has been established at...
October 8th, 2018 | Canals, Cruise Industry, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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03-Oct-2018 CANAL TRANSITS FOUR LNG VESSELS IN ONE DAY Panama Canal, Panama SUPER TYPHOON KONG REY Taiwan ALERT RAISED AS VOLCANO ERUPTS Sulawesi, Indonesia Canal transits four LNG vessels in one day Wednesday, October 3, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama The Panama Canal reached a new milestone [on Monday]...
October 3rd, 2018 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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24-Sep-2018 ESCORT TUG REQUIREMENTS FOR NEOPANAMAX VESSELS DUE TO DISPLACEMENT (UPDATE) Panama Canal, Panama YACHT RACES BETWEEN HONG KONG AND MACAU Hong Kong Escort tug requirements for Neopanamax vessels due to displacement (update) Monday, September 24, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama In response to inquiries...
September 24th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

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10-Sep-2018 CHANGES IN VESSEL DIMENSION ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ADDITIONAL BOOKING SLOT Panama Canal, Panama SPECIAL VESSEL SECURITY INSPECTIONS Shanghai, China Changes in vessel dimension eligibility for the additional booking slot Monday, September 10, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama Effective October 1,...
September 10th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

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07-Sep-2018 PORT STATUS NORMAL FOR PORT MOBILE AREA OPERATIONS POST TROPICAL STORM GORDON Mobile, USA GATUN LOCKS OUTAGE Panama Canal, Panama POST-STORM PORT RECOVERY UPDATES Mobile, United States SABINE PASS CHANNEL DRAFT RESTRICTION UPDATE Port Arthur, United States ONE WAY TRAFFIC Lower Mississippi...
September 7th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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22-Aug-2018 REMOVAL OF JETTY AND INSTALLATION OF MONO PILES Singapore SUNKEN BUOY IN SHIPPING CHANNEL (UPDATE 22 AUGUST) Pascagoula, United States REVISION OF REQUIREMENTS FOR HOT WORK ON BOARD VESSELS Panama Canal, Panama HURRICANE LANE MOVING TOWARD MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS Hawaii, United States Removal...
August 22nd, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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13-Aug-2018 LNG TANKER 4,000TH NEOPANAMAX TRANSIT THROUGH EXPANDED CANAL Panama Canal, Panama FINAL MEASURES FOR BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG SEASON Australia WORKS AT TUAS TERMINAL PHASE 1 Singapore TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT CHA KWO LING Hong Kong LATERAL MARK BUOYS INSIDE KWUN TONG TYPHOON SHELTER Hong...
August 13th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

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11-Aug-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 12-25 AUGUST 2018 Worldwide GATUN LOCKS LANE OUTAGE Panama Canal, Panama World Holidays: 12-25 August 2018 Saturday, August 11, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 14 Aug (Tue) – Pakistan Independence Day 15 Aug...
August 11th, 2018 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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09-Jul-2018 STANDARD & POOR’S IMPROVES CANAL’S OUTLOOK Panama Canal, Panama RECLAMATION SOUTHWEST OF SHEK KWU CHAU FOR INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITIES Hong Kong TUNG CHUNG NEW TOWN EXTENSION PROJECT MARINE WORKS OFF PAK MONG, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong Standard & Poor’s improves Canal’s...
July 9th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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03-Jul-2018 PANAMA ADDED TO PREFERENTIAL TONNAGE DUES LIST China INCREASE IN MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED TRANSIT DRAFT Panama Canal, Panama Panama added to preferential tonnage dues list Tuesday, July 3, 2018, China Effective from 1 July 2018, China has added Panama to the list of vessel registered countries...
July 3rd, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions | Read More

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13-Jun-2018 INCREASE OF TRANSIT DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama Increase of transit draft for Neopanamax locks Wednesday, June 13, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama The recent rainfall in the Canal watershed has increased the levels of Gatun and Alhajuela Lakes considerably in the past few days....
June 13th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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18-May-2018 FORESHORE DEVELOPMENT WITH INFILLING WORKS Singapore PROPOSED ENVIRONMENTAL INCENTIVE Port Botany & Port Kembla, Australia LOCKS LANE OUTAGE AND TRANSIT RESERVATIONS SYSTEM Panama Canal, Panama TUAS TERMINAL PHASE 2 PROJECT AREA SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS Singapore Foreshore development...
May 18th, 2018 | Canals, Environment, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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  01-May-2018 CONTINUOUS OPERATION OF TEMPORARY WIND MONITORING STATION Hong Kong INCREASE IN MAXIMUM BEAM FOR VESSELS IN NEOPANAMAX LOCKS  Panama Canal, Panama Continuous operation of temporary wind monitoring station Tuesday, May 1, 2018, Hong Kong A temporary wind monitoring...
May 1st, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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30-Apr-2018 INCREASE IN BOOKING SLOTS FOR NEOPANAMAX VESSELS Panama Canal, Panama WATER SAFETY DAY Hong Kong ESTABLISHMENT OF SILT CURTAIN FOR DREDGING Hong Kong Increase in booking slots for Neopanamax Vessels Monday, April 30, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama The Panama Canal Authority announces an increase...
April 30th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More