Posts Tagged ‘Panama Canal’

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Hot Port News from GAC
  09-Nov-2017 MARCUS HOOK ANCHORAGE DREDGING UPDATE Delaware River, United States NEW ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE RECORD IN FISCAL YEAR 2017 Panama Canal, Panama MOORING BUOY RESTORED Hong Kong Marcus Hook Anchorage dredging update Thursday, November 9, 2017, Delaware River, United States The...
November 9th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

TMG delivers influential Panama Canal study

TMG delivers influential Panama Canal study
… A global maritime consultancy has carried out a pivotal assessment review of tugboat operations in the new third set of NeoPanamax locks of the $5.25 billion Expanded Panama Canal and made other operational observations. The Maritime Group (International) Ltd (TMG) was instructed by Autoridad...
October 20th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  18-Oct-2017 PRE-ARRIVAL INFORMATION REMINDER Panama Canal, Panama Pre-arrival information reminder Wednesday, October 18, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama Vessels arriving for transit, anchorage or port calls at Balboa and Cristobal shall provide the required information not less...
October 18th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  02-Oct-2017 SUBSTITUTION & SWAPPING OF BOOKING SLOTS Panama Canal, Panama Substitution & swapping of booking slots Monday, October 2, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama Effective December 1, 2017, swapping and substitution of booking slots between container vessels of alliance...
October 2nd, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  28-Sep-2017 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT Long Beach, United States MODIFICATIONS TO BOOKING CANCELLATION FEES Panama Canal, Panama PUBLIC HOLIDAY DECLARED Nigeria AMENDMENT TO DRAFT RESTRICTION Calcasieu Ship Channel, United States Bridge replacement project Thursday, September...
September 28th, 2017 | Canals, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Sep-2017 CHANGES TO PRICING STRUCTURE BY DEFINITION OF VESSEL TYPES Panama Canal, Panama SUNKEN VESSEL IN SHIPPING CHANNEL Cochin, India Changes to pricing structure by definition of vessel types Tuesday, September 26, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama The Panama Canal Authority...
September 26th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  22-Sep-2017 INCREASE IN BOOKING SLOTS FOR NEOPANAMAX VESSELS Panama Canal, Panama NEW INFRASTRUCTURE SURCHARGE Fremantle, Australia TEMPORARY DIVERSION OF TUNG CHUNG BUOYED CHANNEL Hong Kong MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF TSEUNG KWAN O AREA 137 Hong Kong NAVAL FIRING PRACTICE Mumbai,...
September 22nd, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  12-Sep-2017 MIRAFLORES LOCKS LANE OUTAGE Panama Canal, Panama YARRA RIVER CLOSURE Melbourne, Australia Miraflores Locks lane outage Tuesday, September 12, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama Beginning at 0600 hours on Friday, September 15, 2017, the EAST lane of Miraflores Locks will...
September 12th, 2017 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
  28-Aug-2017 DREDGING AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINAL 9 SOUTH Hong Kong LOCKS LANE OUTAGE AND THE TRANSIT RESERVATION SYSTEM Panama Canal, Panama MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama CLOSURE OF STRAIT FOR BRIDGE WORK Kerch Strait, Russia IMPACT OF HURRICANE...
August 28th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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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

The BDI@1,222: Volatility knocks again; Planet Ocean on fire…

The BDI@1,222: Volatility knocks again; Planet Ocean on fire…
John Faraclas It goes without saying that if the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continues with these ups and down it will rock whatever has remained from even an otherwise low  but “promising” dry market. The volatility of the Capers and to a lesser extent of the Panamaxes has never ever before been experienced....
August 23rd, 2017 | Canals, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Aug-2017 FEAST OF SACRIFICE HOLIDAY Turkey CANAL WELCOMES LARGEST CAPACITY CONTAINER VESSEL TO-DATE THROUGH EXPANDED LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama PORT READINESS LEVEL RAISED Corpus Christi, United States Feast of Sacrifice Holiday Wednesday, August 23, 2017, Turkey All...
August 23rd, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
  09-Aug-2017 CABINET COUNCIL APPROVES CANAL TOLLS STRUCTURE MODIFICATIONS Panama Canal, Panama LIMITATION OF ANCHORAGE USE Mississippi River, United States Cabinet Council approves Canal tolls structure modifications Wednesday, August 9, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama The Cabinet...
August 9th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Aug-2017 PUBLIC HEARING ON TOLLS STRUCTURE MODIFICATIONS Panama Canal, Panama FENDER REPLACEMENT WORKS FOR DOLPHINS AT TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong EXTENSION OF BOOKING CONDITION 2 DUE TO LOCKS MAINTENANCE Panama Canal, Panama Public hearing on tolls structure modifications Tuesday,...
August 8th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  02-Aug-2017 PROHIBITION ON VESSELS OFF MARINA BARRAGE ON 9 AUGUST Singapore LOCKS AND CULVERT OUTAGES Panama Canal, Panama ROCK OPERATIONS Mississippi River, United States of America Prohibition on vessels off Marina Barrage on 9 August Wednesday, August 2, 2017, Singapore The...
August 2nd, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Jul-2017 LOCKS LANE AND CULVERT OUTAGES Panama Canal, Panama Locks lane and culvert outages Wednesday, July 26, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama Beginning at 2200 hours on Monday, July 31, 2017, until 2359 hours on Thursday, August 10, 2017, (10 days), the EAST lane of Miraflores...
July 26th, 2017 | Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  12-Jul-2017 LANE OUTAGES FOR MAINTENANCE WORK Panama Canal, Panama MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF PAK KOK PIER, LAMMA ISLAND Hong Kong MARINE WORKS AT CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong NAVAL FORCES SAILING CUP Turkish Straits, Turkey Lane outages for maintenance work Wednesday,...
July 12th, 2017 | Canals, Military, Ports & Terminals, Sailing | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
16-Jun-2017 SEA DREDGING MAINTENANCE PROJECT Philadelphia, United States INCREASE IN ARRIVALS AND DEMAND FOR BOOKING SLOTS Panama Canal, Panama Sea Dredging Maintenance Project Friday, June 16, 2017, Philadelphia, United States The Coast Guard is establishing three safety zones...
June 16th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

DNV GL awards Kawasaki Heavy Industries AiP for new non-spherical (MOSS) LNG tank

DNV GL awards Kawasaki Heavy Industries AiP for new non-spherical (MOSS) LNG tank
KHI’s new non-spherical (MOSS) tank is a IMO Independent Type B LNG tank that has been developed for use in 180KM3 LNG carriers. Credit: KHI Tokyo, 7 June 2017: DNV GL has awarded Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd (KHI) an Approval in Principle (AiP) for their newly developed non-spherical (MOSS)...
June 16th, 2017 | Awards, Canals, Classification Societies, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
  15-Jun-2017 LOCKS LANE AND CULVERT OUTAGES Panama Canal, Panama REDUCTION OF RATES FOR CONTAINER SHIPS TO CONTINUE UNTIL YEAR-END Suez Canal, Egypt Locks lane and culvert outages Thursday, June 15, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama Beginning at 1800 hours, Monday, June 19, 2017,...
June 15th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
09-May-2017 CANAL WELCOMES LARGEST VESSEL TO DATE THROUGH NEW LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama BERTHING/UNBERTHING SUSPENDED Jubail, Saudi Arabia DUSTY WINDS HALT PORT OPERATIONS Dammam, Saudi Arabia MARITIME PIRACY REPORT SEES FIRST SOMALI HIJACKINGS AFTER FIVE-YEAR LULL Worldwide Canal...
May 9th, 2017 | Canals, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
08-May-2017 PLANNED LANE OUTAGE POSTPONED Panama Canal, Panama NEW VOLUNTARY RIGHT WHALE SPEED RESTRICTION ZONE Block Island, RI, United States REPAIRS TO JETTY RISER PIPES AT PERMANENT AVIATION FUEL FACILITY, TUEN MUN Hong Kong Planned lane outage postponed Monday, May 8, 2017,...
May 8th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
21-Apr-2017 MODIFICATION TO FUEL REQUIREMENTS IN CANAL WATERS Panama Canal, Panama PORT CONGESTION Shanghai, China Modification to fuel requirements in Canal waters Friday, April 21, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama OP Notice to Shipping N-1-2017, “Vessel Requirements”, Section...
April 21st, 2017 | Bunkering, Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
30-Mar-2017 PLANNED CLOSURE FOR SCHEDULED EVENTS Bosphorus, Turkey LOCKS LANE OUTAGE & THE TRANSIT RESERVATION SYSTEM Panama Canal, Panama ANCHORAGE CLOSED Port Kembla, Australia REPAIRS TO DOLPHINS IN TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong Planned closure for scheduled events Thursday,...
March 30th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  21-Mar-2017 MARINE WORKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THREE-RUNWAY SYSTEM NORTH OF AIRPORT Hong Kong UPCOMING LOCKS LANE OUTAGES Panama Canal, Panama TROPICAL LOW 22U UPDATE 2 Dampier & Port Walcott, Australia Marine works for construction of three-runway...
March 21st, 2017 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More