Posts Tagged ‘Panama Canal’

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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

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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

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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 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

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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

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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

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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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Hot Port News from GAC
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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Hot Port News from GAC
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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Hot Port News from GAC
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