Posts Tagged ‘Panama’

Panama Maritime makes a big splash…

Panama Maritime makes a big splash…
.. Panama Maritime makes a big splash… Panama Maritime makes a big splash north and south in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans with a spectacular kick start at the Megapolis Convention Centre with over 400 delegates, speakers, guests and shipping dignitaries from all over Planet Ocean. A great opening...
March 18th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, News, Story of the Month | Read More

The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem…

The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem…
John Faraclas The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem… What a week that was, eh! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 53 points earlier on today and 81 since last week’s 649! Geopolitics with the BREXIT saga enigmatically perplexed,  as well as with the unprecedented bankruptcy of...
March 15th, 2019 | Canals, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@677 and BREXIT continues to make waves…

The BDI@677 and BREXIT continues to make waves…
John Faraclas The BDI@677 and BREXIT continues to make waves… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 23 points and at 677 looks certain of surpassing the 700… Geopolitics on a turning point with BREXIT – primarily and other issues in need of attention. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’...
March 14th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
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

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
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

Panama Maritime 2019 World Conference announces Maritime Excellence Award recipients

Panama Maritime 2019 World Conference announces Maritime Excellence Award recipients
Panama Maritime 2019 World Conference Announces Maritime Excellence Award Recipients The Conference Agenda includes logistics, maritime & port international experts The organisers of the most important regional maritime conference, Panama Maritime 17-20 March 2019, have finally contacted and confirmed...
March 9th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

AllAboutShipping’s top 25 Exhibitions for 2018

AllAboutShipping’s top 25 Exhibitions for 2018
… and it’s a blue carpet! Following the first two special surveys on the Top 100 individual in Shipping as well as on the Top 25 Companies we move now to the Exhibitions. Thee were over 500 that come to our attention and our teams and appointees managed to participate to nearly 100 (one hundred)…...
February 18th, 2019 | Awards, Exhibitions, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
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

Panama Maritime 2019

Panama Maritime 2019
.. Panama Maritime 2019 World Conference Announces Speakers The Conference Agenda includes logistics, maritime & port international experts The organisers of the most important regional maritime conference, Panama Maritime 17-20 March 2019, are thrilled because of the positive response they have...
January 23rd, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
05-Jan-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 6-19 JANUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 6-19 January 2019 Saturday, January 5, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 1 Jan (Tue)-8 Jan (Tue) – New Year Holidays (Russia) 6 Jan (Sun) – Epiphany 7 Jan (Mon) –...
January 5th, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
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

Public Launching of Panama Maritime XIV – March 17-19, 2019

Public Launching of Panama Maritime XIV – March 17-19, 2019
Captain Orlando Allard On Thursday, October 25 at 10:00 am, the public launching of the Panama Maritime XIV World Conference & Exhibition was held at the lobby of the Panama Canal Administration Building –with the magnificent paintings of the construction of the Canal as a backdrop and surrounded...
October 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

Panama Maritime 2019 Announces International Advisory Board

Panama Maritime 2019 Announces International Advisory Board
The Organising committee As in the past, Panama Maritime 2019 has selected an outstanding group of experts from all sectors of the world maritime – port and logistics industry to form an International Advisory Board that will advise the Organisers on focal points and speakers to include in the Programme....
October 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

GAC-owned office now open in Panama

GAC-owned office now open in Panama
As part of GAC Group’s growth strategy across the Americas region, a GAC-owned office is now operational in Panama, providing a wide range of shipping services to vessels calling at Panamanian ports or transiting the Panama Canal.  The Panama Canal links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, permitting...
October 15th, 2018 | Canals, Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
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

MEPC 73: Correcting the Record

MEPC 73: Correcting the Record
Correcting the Record – Contributing Cosponsors Clarifying Recent Misconceptions On 31 August 2018 the Bahamas, Liberia, Marshall Islands, Panama, BIMCO, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO cosponsored and submitted a document to the Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) 73 meeting taking place 22-26...
October 8th, 2018 | Environment, IMO | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
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

Hot Port News from GAC

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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
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

Panama Maritime XIV Conference & World Exhibition

Panama Maritime XIV Conference & World Exhibition
Panama Maritime 2019 Organising Committee PANAMA MARITIME XIV CONFERENCE & WORLD EXHIBITION 17-20 MARCH 2019 Panama City will be 500 years old in 2019 and of course Panamanians are planning on celebrating in a grand style, as they know how to do –and to help celebrate Panama´s contributions to...
August 27th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Shipping Centers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

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

Hot Port News from GAC

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