Posts Tagged ‘Suez Canal’

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Coastal tanker hijacked every 2 weeks in SE Asia: IMB Report COUNTRY: Worldwide A small coastal tanker is hijacked by pirates in South East Asia every two weeks on average, a report from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has revealed. South East Asia accounts...
April 21st, 2015 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Armed attack in outer anchorage February 04, 2015, Nigeria, Qua Iboe According to local reports, a crew member has died after being shot in an armed attack in the outer anchorage of the Qua Iboe Terminal last night (3 February). Three other crew members are reported to have been kidnapped for ransom. For...
February 4th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Safety Zone for New Year Fireworks December 22, 2014, United States, Delaware River To mitigate the risks associated with a fireworks display, the Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Delaware River near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The safety zone will be...
December 22nd, 2014 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Lock chamber closed after collision November 24, 2014, Germany, Kiel Canal The New Big North Lock Chamber at Kiel-Holtenau has been taken out of service until further notice after a vessel collided with the No.1 lock gate. Repairs have commenced but it is not yet known when the lock chamber will be...
November 24th, 2014 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
World Holidays: 2-15 November 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Mon 3 Nov – Ashura Tue 4 Nov – Day of Unity (Russian Federation) Sun 9 Nov – Birthday of Muhammad Iqbal (Pakistan) Mon 10 Nov – Angola Independence Day Tue...
November 1st, 2014 | Canals, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

World’s largest sailing yachts get the GAC treatment

World’s largest sailing yachts get the GAC treatment
Southampton, UK – 31 October 2014: GAC has smoothed the transit of the world’s largest sailing yacht through the Suez Canal, and was at hand when she called at ports in Oman and Sri Lanka. The integrated package of support services at multiple ports for the 93-metre long three-masted Bermuda rigged...
October 31st, 2014 | Canals, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Mariners urged to prepare for heavy weather August 06, 2014, United States, Honolulu, Hawaii The U.S. Coast Guard is urging the public to prepare for the onset of heavy weather expected to impact the Hawaiian Islands Thursday [7 August]. The effects of Hurricane Iselle and Tropical Storm Julio are...
August 6th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Norway, all ports – Possible ship engineers’ strike * Australia, all ports – Protection of Sea Levy reduction * Australia, all ports – Changes to Bunker excise * Egypt, Suez Canal –...
May 14th, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Russia, Novorossiysk – Navigation and light dues to increase * Australia, Townsville – Port charges to rise 5.5% * Egypt, Suez Canal – Changes to transits due to cleansing works * Panama, Panama...
May 7th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Worldwide – IMB warns of West Africa piracy threat * United States, all ports – Mariners urged to keep lookout for whales * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Repairs at typhoon shelter * Egypt, Suez Canal...
March 10th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Bunkering, Canals, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Singapore, Singapore – Proposed upgrading of berthing facilities * Egypt, Suez Canal – Surcharge for on-deck container tiers DATE: February 05, 2014 COUNTRY: Singapore PORT: Singapore Proposed upgrading...
February 5th, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, Delaware River – Marcus Hook Range dredging & anchoring * Indonesia, Gresik – Boey closed due to bad weather & strong winds * Singapore, Singapore – Prohibited area in waters...
February 3rd, 2014 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Canals, Inland Waterways, Organisations, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United States, Houston, Texas – Winter Storm Warning * Indonesia, Palembang – Extreme weather halts sailing * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Construction of seawater intake & outfall * Hong Kong, Hong...
January 28th, 2014 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Germany, Kiel Canal – Canal transit waiting times update (1800 on 19 Dec) * Singapore, Pasir Panjang – Dredging off Pasir Panjang Terminal * Egypt, Suez Canal – Presentation of oil tanker documents DATE:...
December 19th, 2013 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Singapore, Pasir Panjang – Drilling/blasting at Pasir Panjang Terminal,  Phase 3&4 * Indonesia, Merak Petroleum Base – Terminal holidays over Christmas/New Year * Egypt, Suez Canal – Vessels...
December 16th, 2013 | Bunkering, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Trouble in Suez? What if…?

Trouble in Suez? What if…?
Richard Strub, Senior Associate, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP Richard Strub, Senior Associate, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, writes: Following the heightening of tensions in the Sinai region and the recent terrorist attack on the “Cosco Asia” whilst transiting the Suez Canal, it has been reported that...
September 17th, 2013 | Legal, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Egypt, Suez Canal – Canal security strengthened after failed attack DATE: September 01, 2013 COUNTRY: Egypt PORT: Suez Canal Canal security strengthened after failed attack Egypt’s armed forces are strengthening...
September 1st, 2013 | Canals, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Masters of merchant vessels need to put heightened security in place

Masters of merchant vessels need to put heightened security in place
Heightened security should be implemented now on all merchant ships transiting the Suez Canal and the Mediterranean, a UK Maritime security company has warned. The warning comes after reports that the “Cosco Asia”, a Panamanian registered ship, was attacked on Saturday while transiting...
September 1st, 2013 | Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government | Read More

You need at least half of the sizes to be up by 30 centum to think of a possible good market

You need at least half of the sizes to be up by 30 centum to think of  a possible good market
  John N. Faraclas The latest John Faraclas live interview to Lilian Margaritis of SBC TV last Friday, the 16th of August 2013, proved once again our prediction of the market’s level as well as the uncertainty, given that only one category cannot create a healthy, conversely good and sustainable...
August 19th, 2013 | Canals, News, Tourism | Read More