Posts Tagged ‘Townsville’

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Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Sep-2017 PORT CHANNEL WIDENING PROJECT RECEIVES STATE APPROVAL Townsville, Australia SUNKEN VESSEL REMOVED FROM SHIPPING CHANNEL Cochin, India WAIVER OF COMPLIANCE WITH NAVIGATION LAWS United States Port channel widening project receives State approval Friday, September 29,...
September 29th, 2017 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

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                02-Mar-2016 CLOSURE OF BOSPHORUS Bosphorus, Turkey REVISED PORT NAVIGATION & BERTH DEPTHS Townsville, Australia GATUN LAKE LEVEL & DRAFT RESTRICTION PROJECTION Panama Canal, Panama Closure of Bosphorus Wednesday, March...
March 2nd, 2016 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Amended restrictions for vessels calling at Cotonou June 08, 2015, Benin, Cotonou Completion of heavy works for the enlargement of breakwaters at the port of Cotonou is scheduled for end of July. From 1 August, the port will be able to accommodate larger vessels, as follows: SOUTH CONTAINERS TERMINAL...
June 8th, 2015 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Severe weather safety planning May 15, 2015, United States, Houston, Texas The 2015 Hurricane Season will officially start on June 1, 2015. All facilities and vessels in the Houston-Galveston Captain of the Port (COTP) zone are encouraged to review their severe weather plans and begin preparations...
May 15th, 2015 | Canals, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Increased port charges effective from July May 07, 2015, Australia, Townsville A 5% increase will apply to port charges at the Ports of Townsville and Lucinda effective 1 July 2015. The Layup Concession will continue to operate and its effectiveness will be monitored and reviewed through the Port...
May 7th, 2015 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Terminal operations continuing despite strike threat December 17, 2014, Nigeria, Bonny Operations at Bonny NLNG Terminal and BRT are continuing smoothly and without disruption, despite a threatened indefinite strike by the Maritime Workers of Nigeria Union (MWUN). At the weekend, the union had notified...
December 17th, 2014 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Australian Army purchases VSTEP maritime simulator classroom

Australian Army purchases VSTEP maritime simulator classroom
Townsville,  November 6th 2014 – The maritime wing of the Australian Army purchased and installed a VSTEP simulator classroom at its Townsville base in Queensland. The maritime simulators are used for landing craft operations and navigation training. The simulator purchase was made following an...
November 6th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Technical, Technology | Read More

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New towage service September 03, 2014, Australia, Bundaberg ‘Pacific Tug Australia’ have commenced towage operations at the port of Bundaberg, Queensland. A separate company named ‘Wide Bay Shipping Services Pty Ltd’ has been formed to manage and operate approved tugs at Bundaberg...
September 3rd, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Port navigation depths in port entrance & berths August 01, 2014, Australia, Mackay The design and actual port navigation depths [at Mackay] below port datum, Lowest Astronomical Tide, are amended as of 31 July, as follows: Entrance Channel – Design depth (metres): 8.5 – Actual depth...
August 1st, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Bunker barge scheduled for testing July 31, 2014, South Africa, Cape Town Chevron advise that the bunker barge “Southern Valour” at Cape Town will be out of service for scheduled annual delivery hose pressure testing on Wednesday 6 August. She is expected to be back in service by 1800...
July 31st, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
Government announces new oil prices July 30, 2014, Yemen, all ports The Yemeni Government has today (30 July) announced new oil prices, as follows: Product Old Price/Litre New Price/Litre Benzene – Old price per litre: YR 200 – New price per litre: YR 125 Diesel – Old price per litre:...
July 30th, 2014 | Bunkering, 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

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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