Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  12-Jul-2017 LANE OUTAGES FOR MAINTENANCE WORK Panama Canal, Panama MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF PAK KOK PIER, LAMMA ISLAND Hong Kong MARINE WORKS AT CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong NAVAL FORCES SAILING CUP Turkish Straits, Turkey Lane outages for maintenance work Wednesday,...
July 12th, 2017 | Canals, Military, Ports & Terminals, Sailing | Read More

Turkish Coast Guard Command takes delivery of first two (of six) Damen Search and Rescue Vessels

Turkish Coast Guard Command takes delivery of first two (of six) Damen Search and Rescue Vessels
.. As part of an agreement between the European Union and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Damen Shipyards Group has delivered two SAR 1906 vessels to the Turkish Coast Guard. The two vessels – the first to be delivered in what is a six-vessel contract – will be mobilised in refugee...
July 7th, 2017 | Health and Safety, Immigration, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
27-Jun-2017 SEA PARADE ON 1 JULY 2017 Hong Kong FIREWORKS DISPLAY TO CELEBRATE THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION Hong Kong BOSPHORUS SAILING CUP Turkish Straits, Turkey Sea Parade on 1 July 2017 Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Hong Kong A flag raising ceremony...
June 27th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Slight Dry gains amid geopolitical uncertainty

Slight Dry gains amid geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points earlier on today and now stands at 884. The Wets still low and Geops (Geopolitics) unpredictably predictable…lead to an all-out war!  John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers managed to clinch 18 points and the BCI 2014 managed to go over and...
June 26th, 2017 | Comment, Energy, Environment, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-Jun-2017 SPEED IN RESTRICTED ZONES Hong Kong SEABED STUDIES FOR GREAT ISTANBUL TUNNEL Bosphorus, Turkey Speed in Restricted Zones Monday, June 26, 2017, Hong Kong The attention of owners, coxswains and masters of pleasure vessels and all other vessels are drawn to section...
June 26th, 2017 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Panamaxes contain BDI loses

Panamaxes contain BDI loses
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points since last Friday the 16th of June, thanks to the Panamaxes who gained 20 points earlier on today; the Geopolitical issues have gone beyond control and soon it will be chaos with Armageddon arriving soon. Terrorism and revenge ante portas. John...
June 19th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
19-Jun-2017 NEW MOORING, MOVING & UNMOORING CHARGES Cairns & Mourilyan, Australia FOUR-DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY Turkey New mooring, moving & unmooring charges Monday, June 19, 2017, Cairns & Mourilyan, Australia North Queensland Shipping Services (NQ Shipping Services...
June 19th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Ecoshield, the lasting rudder protection

Ecoshield, the lasting rudder protection
… The running gear of a large number of vessels was coated with Ecoshield over the last couple of months. The applications were carried out in China, Ivory Coast, Turkey and Sweden on different types of ships. Among the vessels treated were several container vessels, car carriers, ferries and a...
June 12th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
05-Jun-2017 PORT ENTRY RESTRICTIONS Bahrain PORT ENTRY RESTRICTIONS – FUJAIRAH Fujairah, United Arab Emirates SHIP TO SHIP OPERATIONS SUSPENDED AT ANCHORAGE Salalah, Oman REMOVAL OF GOVERNMENT MOORING BUOY A29 OFF CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION...
June 5th, 2017 | Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Sanctions | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
29-May-2017 MARINE WORKS AT CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong SUSPENSION OF TRAFFIC FOR SAILING EVENT Turkish Straits, Turkey Marine works at Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter Monday, May 29, 2017, Hong Kong For approximately 14 months, marine works involving dredging operations,...
May 29th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

The Markets dive, the geopolitics are messy, terrorism must be smashed here and now!

The Markets dive, the geopolitics are messy, terrorism must be smashed here and now!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down 16 points at 918, Geopolitics continue to be messy all over, and Terrorism must be smashed here and now as excuses are, at best, SILLY! John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI approaches the 900 point mark and if same is broken then you better dive in an...
May 25th, 2017 | Breaking News, Markets, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@956 struggles to survive; Geopolitics too…

The BDI@956 struggles to survive; Geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost just one point today –  “thanks” to the Capers, and now reads 956 points; on a weekly basis though it lost 58 points since last week’s 1.014. CAUTION as geopolitics can be very explosive and in …return damage the markets further. John Faraclas’...
May 19th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day at 957 points, that’s down three, thanks to the volatile  Capers which where strengthened with 48 plus points and the BCI 2014 is now standing at 1,638 points; Geopolitics take more than ten twists and turns… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
May 18th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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Hot Port news from GAC
15-May-2017 SHOALING IN CHESTER RANGE Delaware River, USA BMW SAILING FEST Turkish Straits, Turkey Shoaling in Chester Range Monday, May 15, 2017, Delaware River, USA The Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay, is notifying mariners of shoaling that has been reported in the Delaware...
May 15th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ICS Commits Shipping to Ambitious CO2 Reduction Objectives

ICS Commits Shipping to Ambitious CO2 Reduction Objectives
Esben Poulsson At its AGM in Istanbul, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) agreed to urge the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to adopt some dramatic CO2 reduction objectives – on behalf of the international shipping sector as a whole – in order to match the ambition of the Paris...
May 15th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

The BDI@1,005 – minus two is NOT the issue

The BDI@1,005 – minus two is NOT the issue
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points earlier on today and many analysts wonder why it’s minus as the other indices where…covering the difference – or is it a mathematical analysts’ index paradox…? The Geopolitics are more than messy and we insist for all to be on guard....
May 10th, 2017 | European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
10-May-2017 TURKCELL PLATINUM SAILING CUP Turkish Straits, Turkey SHIP SANITATION CONTROL & EXEMPTION CERTIFICATES United States OPERATIONS RETURNING TO NORMAL AFTER DISRUPTION Richards Bay, South Africa Turkcell Platinum Sailing Cup Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Turkish Straits,...
May 10th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ICS launches 2017 annual review

ICS launches 2017 annual review
All you need to know about shipping but were afraid to ask: ICS launches 2017 annual review The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched its latest Annual Review, ahead of the ICS Annual General Meeting in Istanbul next week.  The ICS Annual Review 2017 can be accessed free of charge via...
May 3rd, 2017 | Associations, International Chamber of Shipping, Reports | Read More

BDI suffers further losses…

BDI suffers further losses…
John Faraclas The BDI down to 1,073 points – that’s minus 36, and the Wets with minimal losses paint a strange but expected market picture; John Faraclas@ daily briefing: All stakeholders were alerted after the Bank Holiday and eager to see the closing of yet another annoying market! The Capers proved...
May 2nd, 2017 | Chartering, Markets, Military, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices | Read More

Damen Shipyards showcases new Water Bus

Damen Shipyards showcases new Water Bus
Damen’s Water Bus 2407 Enthusiastic reception from industry partners At a recent event at its headquarters in Gorinchem, Damen Shipyards demonstrated its next generation composite Water Bus, the 2407, to an invited international audience. Built from FRP (fibre reinforced polymer) the new class...
May 2nd, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Apr-2017 COLLISION OFF BOSPHORUS Turkish Straits, Turkey Collision off Bosphorus Thursday, April 27, 2017, Turkish Straits, Turkey At 11.45 hours local time today, a Togo-flagged vessel and a Russian Navy Vessel collided 17 miles of Bosphorus, due to fog and low visibility. As...
April 27th, 2017 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The fall continues; the BDI@1,154…

The fall continues; the BDI@1,154…
John Faraclas Another drop in the markets, both dry and wet amid continued geopolitical chaos and uncertainty; John Faraclas’ daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 16 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,154 points; a bit of a …contained fall. The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost...
April 25th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

He Has Risen, but not the …BDI…

He Has Risen, but not the …BDI…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down two points since last Thursday the 13th of April at 1,294 proving that there isn’t much steam to raise the dry markets and lead to the mana from heavens…. err to the 2,200 point-mark – the level as of the end of December 2013 which might...
April 18th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Apr-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 16-29 APRIL 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 16-29 April 2016 Saturday, April 15, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 16 Apr (Sun) – Easter Day 17 Apr (Mon) – Easter Monday 21 Apr (Fri)...
April 15th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Geopolitical Developments: Risks and Opportunities

Geopolitical Developments: Risks and Opportunities
Dr. Thanos Dokos delivering his speech The Piraeus Marine Club enhances its role as a center for regional intelligence for its Membership On Wednesday the 29th of March 2017 the Piraeus Marine Club featured a talk as a part of its series of Working Luncheons highlighting key current events issues entitled...
April 7th, 2017 | Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More