Posts Tagged ‘Panama’

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

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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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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

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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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Apr-2018 VESSEL TRAFFIC SUSPENDED Bosphorus, Turkey MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama Vessel traffic suspended Friday, April 27, 2018, Bosphorus, Turkey Vessel traffic in the Bosphorus was suspended due to the poor visibility (dense fog) at 06.17 hours local time...
April 27th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Mar-2018 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF STANLEY PENINSULA Hong Kong MARINE WORKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THREE-RUNWAY SYSTEM NORTH OF AIRPORT Hong Kong VESSEL MOVEMENTS HALTED AFTER HELICOPTER INCIDENT Port Hedland, Australia TROPICAL CYCLONE EXPECTED Darwin, Australia CIVIL UNREST EASES, CURFEW...
March 15th, 2018 | Aviation, Canals, Civil Unrest, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

A new independent tool to obtain freight tariff, starts in Panama

A new independent tool to obtain freight tariff, starts in Panama
Rommel Troetsch Panama, a leader in maritime connectivity in the region, according to the United Nations Office for Trade and Development (UNCTAD), lacked a tool that would allow Panamanian importers and exporters to take advantage of this maritime and air connectivity. However, recently, the only web...
March 12th, 2018 | Aviation, Logistics, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Pot News from GAC

Hot Pot News from GAC
  15-Jan-2018 REASSIGNMENT OF BOOKING SLOTS OF NEOPANAMAX VESSELS TRANSITING BEFORE BOOKED DATE Panama Canal, Panama PORT REOPENED AFTER CYCLONE PASSES Port Hedland, Australia SEASONAL ICE PROCEDURE STATUS UPDATE (CHANGE 7) Delaware River & Bay, United States Reassignment of...
January 15th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Dec-2017 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF SAI KUNG Hong Kong DAILY NEOPANAMAX VESSEL RESERVATIONS INCREASED Panama Canal, Panama Submarine outfall inspection works off Sai Kung Monday, December 11, 2017, Hong Kong For approximately 3 weeks, submarine outfall inspection...
December 11th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

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