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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 15-Jan-2020 MEASURES TO ENSURE WATER AVAILABILITY & ROUTE RELIABILITY Panama Canal, Panama PORT RE-OPENED BUT FULL Cape Lambert, Australia IMB ANNUAL PIRACY REPORT: UNPRECEDENTED NUMBER OF GULF OF GUINEA CREW KIDNAPPINGS DESPITE DROP IN OVERALL GLOBAL NUMBERS Worldwide 5.9...
January 15th, 2020 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Panama Canal to Adopt Measures to Ensure Water Availability & Route’s Reliability

Panama Canal to Adopt Measures to Ensure Water Availability & Route’s Reliability
The expanded Panama Canal Panama Canal to Adopt Measures to Ensure Water Availability & Route’s Reliability Following an extended period of low rainfall, the waterway will implement changes to sustain water levels and minimize impacts on customers. Panama City, Panama, January 13, 2020 –...
January 14th, 2020 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 04-Jan-2020 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 5-18 JANUARY 2020 Worldwide World Holidays: 5-18 January 2020 Saturday, January 4, 2020, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 6 Jan (Mon) – Epiphany Tue 7 Jan – Russian Orthodox Christmas Thu...
January 4th, 2020 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Panama celebrates 20 years of the Canal transfer with flag raising

Panama celebrates 20 years of the Canal transfer with flag raising
l to r: Canal Minister Royo, President of Panama Nito Cortizo & Canal Adminitrator Ricaurte Vazquez Panama celebrates 20 years of the Canal transfer with flag raising With the raising of the national flag by the President of the Republic, Laurentino Cortizo, in the Administration Building, Panama...
January 2nd, 2020 | Anniversaries, Canals, News | Read More

Achievements of the Directorate General of Seafarers in Panama during 2019

Achievements of the Directorate General of Seafarers in Panama during 2019
PANAMA Seafarers Director General Capt Juan Maltez Achievements of the Directorate General of Seafarers in Panama during 2019 For the Directorate General of Seafarers (DGGM) of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), 2019 has been a year of major changes that are gradually becoming a reality. This is thanks...
January 2nd, 2020 | Flags, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Panama maintains category A in the IMO Council with an absolute majority of votes

Panama maintains category A in the IMO Council with an absolute majority of votes
. Panama maintains category A in the IMO Council with an absolute majority of votes Once again, Panama hosted their traditional Panama party for all IMO Delegates and guests, attending this week the 31st session of the IMO Assembly at IMO Headquarters in London, from 25 November to 4 December 2019. We...
November 29th, 2019 | Flags, IMO | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 23-Nov-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 NOVEMBER-7 DECEMBER 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 24 November-7 December 2019 Saturday, November 23, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Nov (Thu) – Panama Independence Day 28 Nov...
November 23rd, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 16-Nov-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 17-30 NOVEMBER 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 17-30 November 2019 Saturday, November 16, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 22 Nov (Fri) – Lebanon Independence Day 28 Nov (Thu) – Panama...
November 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Panama maintains its place in the White List thanks to proven compliance with STCW 78

Panama maintains its place in the White List thanks to proven compliance with STCW 78
. Panama maintains its place in the White List thanks to proven compliance with STCW 78 The Republic of Panama remains in the International Maritime Organization White List, according to confirmation received from the IMO maritime safety committee. It has proved “full and total effectiveness to the...
November 13th, 2019 | Flags | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 11-Nov-2019 NAVY BOAT RIDES IN CRUISE BAY Singapore FUEL REQUIREMENTS IN THE PANAMA CANAL Panama Canal, Panama PORT OPERATIONS RESUMED AFTER BULBUL MAKES LANDFALL West Bengal, India INSTALLATION & RECOVERY OF DATA MARKER BUOY Singapore SMART NAVIGATION SYSTEM TESTS & MANOEUVRES Singapore Navy...
November 11th, 2019 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 09-Nov-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 9-23 NOVEMBER 2019 Worldwide BULBUL EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL West Bengal, India World Holidays: 9-23 November 2019 Saturday, November 9, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 10 Nov (Sun) –...
November 9th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

The Canal Connection – October 2019

The Canal Connection – October 2019
A vessel passing through the Panama Canal The Canal Connection – October 2019 Improved Technology Platform VUMPA Eases Maritime Procedures in Panama Earlier this month, the Panama Canal and the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) upgraded their Panama Maritime Single Window System (VUMPA, for its acronym...
November 7th, 2019 | Canals, Press and Media | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 02-Nov-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 3-16 NOVEMBER 2019 Worldwide WORLD HOLIDAYS: 3-16 NOVEMBER 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 3-16 November 2019 Saturday, November 2, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 9 Nov (Sat) – Prophet’s...
November 2nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Diwali Hot Port News from GAC 26-Oct-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 27 OCTOBER-9 NOVEMBER 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 27 October-9 November 2019 Saturday, October 26, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: : 27 Oct (Sun)-28 Oct (Mon) – Diwali/Deepavali 28...
October 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News fom GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 11-Oct-2019 CANAL CLOSES FISCAL YEAR WITH RECORD TONNAGE Panama Canal, Panama JOINT PREPARATIONS & TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT FOR A POSSIBLE NO-DEAL BREXIT Rotterdam, Netherlands NO DISRUPTION TO PORT OPERATIONS Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Canal closes fiscal year with record tonnage Friday,...
October 11th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 25-Sep-2019 SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT CHAI WAN Hong Kong MODIFICATION TO BAPLIE FILE REQUIREMENT FOR FULL CONTAINER VESSELS Panama Canal, Panama Seawall reinstatement works at Chai Wan Wednesday, September 25, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately 4 months, seawall reinstatement...
September 25th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 23-Sep-2019 NEW DECK FITTINGS REQUIREMENTS Pilbara, Australia LANE OUTAGES AT PEDRO MIGUEL AND GATUN LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama New deck fittings requirements Monday, September 23, 2019, Pilbara, Australia Pilbara Port Authority has advised that new requirements for Capesize vessels...
September 23rd, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 19-Sep-2019 INCREASE OF MAXIMUM DRAFT Panama Canal, Panama PROHIBITION OF VESSELS Singapore CHANNEL CLOSURE Beaumont, United States Increase of maximum draft Thursday, September 19, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama Based on the present and projected level of Gatun Lake for the upcoming...
September 19th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

PANAMA appoints a New Chief Technical Inspector & Executive Director for their Segumar Miami, Florida Office, USA

PANAMA appoints a New Chief Technical Inspector & Executive Director for their Segumar Miami, Florida Office, USA
Frank Marmol new Head of Segumar Miami PANAMA appoints a New Chief Technical Inspector & Executive Director for their   Segumar Miami, Florida Office, USA Frank H. Marmol a Naval Engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in classification societies, statutory certification and services...
September 18th, 2019 | Flags, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 11-Sep-2019 NIGHT TIME RESTRICTION FOR TRAFFIC TRANSITING FERRY CROSSING Port Aransas, United States CANAL SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH PORT OF ROTTERDAM Panama Canal, Panama Night time restriction for traffic transiting ferry crossing Wednesday, September 11, 2019, Port Aransas, United...
September 11th, 2019 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The 2nd Regional Conference of WISTA Americas

The 2nd Regional Conference of WISTA Americas
l to r: WISTA International president Despina Panayiotou- Theodosiou, Maria Noel Vaeza Regional Director of women’s office for Latinamerican and the Caribbean ONUGabriela Araya President of the organization committee The 2nd Regional Conference of WISTA Americas From August 22nd to the 23rd, Panama...
September 10th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 21-Aug-2019 CANAL’S ‘A’ RATING AFFIRMED WITH STABLE OUTLOOK Panama Canal, Panama Canal’s ‘A’ rating affirmed with stable outlook Wednesday, August 21, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama For the fourth consecutive year, Fitch Ratings has affirmed the...
August 21st, 2019 | Awards, Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Honouring Capt. Orlando Allard

Honouring Capt. Orlando Allard
A great moment for Captain Orlando Allard; here with Panama Canal Administrator Jorge Quijano Honouring Capt. Orlando Allard Captain Orlando Allard was honoured today with the medal of the Panama Canal Expansion Programme for his contributions during more than 30 years in the Canal, as a towboat master,...
August 12th, 2019 | Awards, HR, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 12-Aug-2019 INDUSTRY INPUT ON TOLLS STRUCTURE PROPOSAL Panama Canal, Panama SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT JOSS HOUSE BAY, SAI KUNG Hong Kong Industry input on tolls structure proposal Monday, August 12, 2019, Panama Canal, Panama The Panama Canal held a public hearing July...
August 12th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 05-Aug-2019 REGIONAL PIRACY REPORT: SITUATION GENERALLY CALM, THREE DANGER ZONES REMAIN South East Asia SPEED LIMITS TO PROTECT WHALES Panama Canal, Panama MAXIMUM DRAFT INCREASED New Orleans, United States Regional piracy report: situation generally calm, three danger zones remain Monday,...
August 5th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More