Posts Tagged ‘Sri Lanka’

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 04-Nov-2019 EXPANDED PORT CAPACITY Trincomalee, Sri Lanka MARINE WORKS AT JUNK BAY Hong Kong Expanded port capacity Monday, November 4, 2019, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka Night navigation equipment has been installed at Trincomalee harbour, enabling it to handle deep drafts, double capacity...
November 4th, 2019 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 01-May-2019 INSTALLATION OF ECO-SHORELINE FEATURES Hong Kong SECURITY UPDATE (1 MAY) Sri Lanka Installation of eco-shoreline features Wednesday, May 1, 2019, Hong Kong From 1 May 2019 and for approximately 6 weeks, marine works involving installation of eco-shoreline features...
May 1st, 2019 | Civil Unrest, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Seafarers’ charity supports Sri Lankan seafarers following bombings

Seafarers’ charity supports Sri Lankan seafarers following bombings
The crew of the ship B Gas Maud with AoS port chaplain Peter Barrigan and AoS ship visitors Hugh and Mary Ward. Seafarers’ charity supports Sri Lankan seafarers following bombings Seafarers’ charity Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) extended a hand of friendship and support to seafarers from...
April 29th, 2019 | Charity, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion | Read More

The BDI@821: towards a Market “Resurrection”?

The BDI@821: towards a Market “Resurrection”?
John Faraclas The BDI@821: towards a Market “Resurrection”? The BDI (Baltic dry Index) gained 31 points earlier on today thanks, mainly, to the Capes; Geopolitics still perplexed and worrying in all fronts. John Faraclas’ brief post Easter recap: The Capes’ BCI was up82 points and now stands...
April 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Energy, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 22-Apr-2019 TIN HAU FESTIVAL AT TAI MIU WAN (JOSS HOUSE BAY) Hong Kong SEA SURVEY OFF RAFFLES RESERVED ANCHORAGE Singapore MOUNT AGUNG ERUPTS Bali, Indonesia PORT OPERATIONS UNAFFECTED BY BOMB ATTACKS Sri Lanka Tin Hau Festival at Tai Miu Wan (Joss House Bay) Monday, April 22,...
April 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Holidays, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
13-Apr-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 14-27 APRIL 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 14-27 April 2019 Saturday, April 13, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 14 Apr (Sun) – Sinhala & Tamil New Year’s Day (Sri Lanka) 15 Apr (Mon)-16 Apr (Tue) – Songkran...
April 13th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Religion | Read More

Hot Pot News from GAC

Hot Pot News from GAC
06-Apr-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 7-20 APRIL 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 7-20 April 2019 Saturday, April 6, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 9 Apr (Thu) – Angolan Peace Day (Reconciliation Day) 9 Apr (Thu) – Araw Ng Kagitingan (Philippines) 14...
April 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
02-Mar-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 3-16 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 3-16 March 2019 Saturday, March 2, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 4 Mar (Mon) – Carnival 4 Mar (Mon) – Mahasivarathri Day (Sri Lanka) 5 Mar (Tue) – Carnival/Mardi...
March 2nd, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
23-Feb-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 FEBRUARY-9 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 24 February-9 March 2019 Saturday, February 23, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 25 Feb (Mon) EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary (Philippines) 28 Feb (Thu)...
February 23rd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
02-Feb-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 3-16 FEBRUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 3-16 February 2019 Saturday, February 2, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 4 Feb (Mon) – National Day of the Armored Effort (Angola) 4 Feb (Mon) – Sri Lanka National...
February 2nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-Jan-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 27 JANUARY-9 FEBRUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 27 January-9 February 2019 Saturday, January 26, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Jan (Mon) – Australia Day 1 Feb (Fri) – Malaysia Federal Territory Day 4...
January 26th, 2019 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | 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
19-Mar-2018 STATE OF EMERGENCY LIFTED AS TENSIONS SUBSIDE Sri Lanka TRANSIT DELAYS Kiel Canal, Germany State of emergency lifted as tensions subside Monday, March 19, 2018, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered the lifting of the state of emergency that had been declared...
March 19th, 2018 | Canals, Civil Unrest, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  06-Mar-2018 MARITIME CREW VISA PROCESSING FOR EASTER 2018 Australia BANK AND PUBLIC AUTHORITIES TO CLOSE FOR PUBLIC HOLIDAY Russia PORT OPERATIONS UNAFFECTED BY STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION Sri Lanka The Department of Home Affairs (Home Affairs) Maritime Global Processing Centre (MGPC)...
March 6th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Jan-2018 SRI LANKA PORTS AUTHORITY PUBLISHES NEW TARIFFS Sri Lanka ICE CONDITION ALERT Delaware Bay, United States Sri Lanka Ports Authority publishes new tariffs Wednesday, January 3, 2018, Sri Lanka The Sri Lanka Ports Authority has published revised tariffs which come...
January 3rd, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  31-Jul-2017 SEABED STUDIES FOR TUNNEL PROJECT Istanbul, Turkey DREDGING OFF WESTERN END OF JURONG ISLAND Singapore SOIL INVESTIGATION OFF SHELL BUKOM BERTHS 10, 10A-10C AND VICINITY Singapore BULKHEAD REMOVAL WORKS FOR SEAWATER INTAKE & OUTFALL CULVERTS Hong Kong PORT DEAL SIGNED Hambantota,...
July 31st, 2017 | Associations, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC partners with Hemasto build an integrated logistics facility in Sri Lanka

GAC partners with Hemasto build an integrated logistics facility in Sri Lanka
read the full caption* Sri Lanka, 27 January 2017 – GAC Sri Lanka has partnered with Hemas Transportation to build an integrated logistics facility in Muthurajawela Industrial Zone in the western part of Sri Lanka. It will comprise a state-of-the-art distribution centre, a container yard and a 15-acre...
January 27th, 2017 | Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  01-Dec-2016 LANDING ENDORSEMENT FOR SHIP CREW MEMBERS Sri Lanka LOCK CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel Canal, Germany IMMIGRATION FEE FOR JOINING CREW Yanbu, Saudi Arabia NEW DUES IN EFFECT Sabetta, Russia Landing endorsement for ship crew members Thursday, December 1, 2016, Sri...
December 1st, 2016 | Canals, Immigration, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  18-Jul-2016 BUOYS REMOVED FOR REPAIRS Trincomalee, Sri Lanka DAILY LIFE RESUMED AFTER COUP ATTEMPT Turkey SITUATION CALM AFTER TERRORIST ATTACK Almaty, Kazakhstan Buoys removed for repairs Monday, July 18, 2016, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka The Sri Lanka Ports Authority Deputy...
July 18th, 2016 | Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  25-Jun-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 26 JUNE-9 JULY 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 26 June-9 July 2016 Saturday, June 25, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Thu 30 Jun – Congo Independence Day Fri 1 Jul – Canada Day Fri...
June 25th, 2016 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  09-Jun-2016 NEW REQUIREMENT FOR CONTAINER WEIGHT VERIFICATION Sri Lanka LOCK CHAMBER MAINTENANCE WORK Kiel Canal, Germany New requirement for container weight verification Thursday, June 9, 2016, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Ports and Shipping has issued guidance on...
June 9th, 2016 | Canals, Containers, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  20-May-2016 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF TIT CHAM CHAU Hong Kong LOCKS LANE OUTAGES FOR MITER GATE REPAIRS Panama Canal, Panama PORT OPERATIONS CONTINUE DESPITE FLOODING Sri Lanka Marine site investigation off Tit Cham Chau Friday, May 20, 2016, Hong Kong For approximately...
May 20th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

WISTA Converges in Sri Lanka

WISTA Converges in Sri Lanka
Karin Orsel- President of WISTA International, Photo credit: Lena Gothberg Asian Shipping Conference and WISTA Leadership Connect  April 22, 2016  Colombo, Sri Lanka will be the venue for a gathering of global WISTA (Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association) Executive Committee and...
April 25th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
              06-Apr-2016 REPAIR OF LIGHT BEACON OFF SHA LO WAN, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong 10% PORT DUES CONCESSION FOR BULK CARRIERS Singapore TOLLS REDUCTION FOR CONTAINER SHIPS COMING FROM EAST COAST OF AMERICA TO SE ASIAN PORTS Suez Canal, Egypt NEW TARIFF...
April 6th, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Taxation | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
              17-Feb-2016 TUG SUNK IN NORTH CHANNEL Boston, USA BRIDGE WORKS Bosphorus, Turkey LAYING-UP OF SHIPS Sri Lanka Tug sunk in North Channel Wednesday, February 17, 2016, Boston, USA No deep draft vessels should transit Boston’s North...
February 17th, 2016 | Associations, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More