Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 03, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 03, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Horst Seehofer, the leader of Bavaria’s Christian Social Union (CSU) and Germany’s Interior Minister who offered to resign over the weekend after rejecting Chancellor Angela Merkel’s EU migration deal, told reporters yesterday...
July 3rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Jun-2018 SEA PARADE Hong Kong TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG Bosphorus, Turkey REMOVAL OF LIGHT BUOY AND ESTABLISHMENT OF VIRTUAL AID TO NAVIGATION Hong Kong LNG CARGO PROPORTION LEVEL RAISED Suez Canal, Egypt Sea Parade Wednesday, June 27, 2018, Hong Kong A flag raising ceremony will be held at 0800...
June 27th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 25, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 25, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Trade frictions between the US and its major trading partners continued to escalate. According to Sunday’s US press reports, the US Treasury Department is crafting rules to: (i) bar firms with at least 25% Chinese ownership from...
June 25th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
18-Jun-2018 RECONSTRUCTION OF LIGHT BEACON OFF TSIM BEI TSUI, DEEP BAY Hong Kong TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE Singapore PORT STATUS UPDATE (18 JUNE 2018) Yemen ONBOARD FIRE TEMPORARILY HALTS PORT OPS Port Kembla, Australia SUSPENSION OF TRAFFIC Dardanelles, Turkey INSTALLATION OF FLOATING...
June 18th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Jun-2018 RAMAZAN BAYRAMI HOLIDAY Turkey LOCK CHAMBER CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel Canal, Germany Ramazan Bayrami Holiday Tuesday, June 12, 2018, Turkey All official institutions and banks in Turkey will be closed from Thursday 14 June to Monday 18 June, due to the Ramazan Bayrami Holiday. Some ports...
June 12th, 2018 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Diving BDI or another “correction”… wonder?

Diving BDI or another “correction”… wonder?
John Faraclas The BDI had one of its most unexpected falls since the beginning of the year; at minus 65 points it now stands at 1,403 and about to go even below, given the Capes triple digit collapse… Geopolitics take a dive too… John Faraclas’ brief mid-week recap: The Capes lost 195 point and...
May 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-May-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 13-26 MAY 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 13-26 May 2018 Saturday, May 12, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 15 (Tue)-16 (Wed) May – Ramadan begins 17 May (Thu) – Norwegian Constitution Day 19 May (Sat) –...
May 12th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
05-May-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 6-19 MAY 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 6-19 May 2018 Saturday, May 5, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 6 May (Sun) – Martyrs’ Day (Egypt) 7 May (Mon) – Early May Bank Holiday (UK) 7 May (Mon) – Defender...
May 5th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
03-May-2018 CANOE AND SURF SKI RACE Hong Kong DOCKING/UNDOCKING HALTED Dammam, Saudi Arabia DENSE FOG AND POOR VISIBILITY Bosphorus, Turkey Canoe and surf ski race Thursday, May 3, 2018, Hong Kong A canoe and surf ski race will take place on 5 May 2018 (Saturday). About 50 to 60 canoes and surf skis...
May 3rd, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Ekol Logistics starts cooperation with Blue Water Shipping

Ekol Logistics starts cooperation with Blue Water Shipping
Jarmo Halonen, Carsten Olsen and Sait Kurtuluş shaking hands for the new agreement between Ekol Logistics and Blue Water Shipping. As of 1 of May 2018, Ekol Logistics launches cooperation with a new partner from Denmark – Blue Water Shipping. Blue Water Shipping is a leading Danish transport and logistics...
May 2nd, 2018 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Geopolitical Developments: Risks and Opportunities at the Piraeus Marine Club

Geopolitical Developments: Risks and Opportunities at the Piraeus Marine Club
Champagne toast from the President of Piraeus Marine Club Ms. Irene S. Daifas at the beginning of the event The Piraeus Marine Club Enhances Its Role as a Center for Regional Intelligence for its Membership On Monday April 23rd, 2017 the Piraeus Marine Club featured a talk as a part of its series of...
April 26th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Military | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Apr-2018 NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY AND CHILDREN’S DAY Turkey RESTRICTED SERVICE AT COAL TERMINAL Port Kembla, Australia MARINE WORKS AT SOUTH-WESTERN CORNER OF CAUSEWAY BAY TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong FOG HALTS TRAFFIC Bosphorus, Turkey National Sovereignty and Children’s Day Thursday, April 19, 2018,...
April 19th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Apr-2018 PIRATE ATTACKS WORSEN IN GULF OF GUINEA: IMB REPORT Worldwide STRAIT TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG Bosphorus, Turkey Pirate attacks worsen in Gulf of Guinea: IMB report Thursday, April 12, 2018, Worldwide A surge in armed attacks against ships around West Africa is pushing up global levels...
April 12th, 2018 | Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
09-Apr-2018 BOSPHORUS TRAFFIC SUSPENDED Bosphorus, Turkey Bosphorus traffic suspended Monday, April 9, 2018, Bosphorus, Turkey Vessel traffic has been suspended due to poor visibility, from 16.40 hours local time today (9 April).
April 9th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
29-Mar-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION Hong Kong TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE OFF TANAH MERAH FERRY TERMINAL Singapore TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG Bosphurus, Turkey Marine Site Investigation Thursday, March 29, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 4 months, marine site investigation involving...
March 29th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
28-Mar-2018 TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE OFF ST JOHN’S ISLAND Singapore CANAL STRIKE FINISHED Kiel Canal, Germany ESTABLISHMENT OF RESTRICTED AREA Hong Kong INSPECTION WORKS OF THE EASTERN HARBOUR CROSSING, CHA KWO LING Hong Kong DEEPENING OF NIEUWE WATERWEG (NEW WATERWAY) Rotterdam,...
March 28th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Mar-2018 CANAL STRIKE Kiel Canal, Germany FOG HALTS TRAFFIC Bosphorus, Turkey Canal strike Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Kiel Canal, Germany The Kiel Canal authorities have advised of a strike from 0600 hours local time today (27 March) starting at Brunsbüttel locks. The strike is expected to last 24...
March 27th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

Solidarity action – Two years after the EU-Turkey statement

Solidarity action – Two years after the EU-Turkey statement
… 16/03/2018 – Lesvos – 2 years after the EU-Turkey statement, the local coordination group of refugee and migrant support in Lesvos calls for a solidarity action on Saturday 17 March at 12.00, in Sapfous Square. On 17 March, people will come together all over the world to show solidarity...
March 16th, 2018 | European Union, Immigration, Politics and Government | Read More

Trans Global Projects expands network with new Turkey office

Trans Global Projects expands network with new Turkey office
Murat Aksu, Managing Director of TGP Turkey. The international project logistics specialist Trans Global Projects (TGP) has opened a new office in Istanbul, Turkey, at the beginning of March 2018.  The latest addition to TGP’s global network operates as Trans Global Proje Lojistik Limited Sirketi...
March 12th, 2018 | Logistics | Read More

Panamaxes …“maintain” the BDI@1,167

Panamaxes …“maintain” the BDI@1,167
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended today’s trading at 1,167 points, up 21 thanks to the Panamaxes as the Capers advance was minimal. Geopolitics more than turbulent suggesting CAUTION for all as Peace all over Panet Ocean is at stake; John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers were up eight...
February 22nd, 2018 | Arbiitration, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Unsustainable BDI; messy Geopolitics…

Unsustainable BDI; messy Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended its upwards “rally” with a minus two point loss; Geopolitics are getting more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI now stands at 1,123 points  – once again thanks to the Capers which managed to clinched another 34 points –...
February 12th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

  31-Jan-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO AUCKLAND Hong Kong SUSPENSION OF VESSEL TRAFFIC Turkish Straits, Turkey Yacht Race from Hong Kong to Auckland Wednesday, January 31, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race will take place from Hong Kong to Auckland, New Zealand on 7 February...
January 31st, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Jan-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT CASTLE PEAK BAY Hong Kong PORTS PREPARE FOR TROPICAL CYCLONE JOYCE Port Hedland, Dampier & Broome, Australia MARITIME PIRACY & ARMED ROBBERY REACHES 22-YEAR LOW, SAYS IMB REPORT Worldwide FOG AND POOR VISIBILITY IN THE BOSPHORUS Turkish...
January 11th, 2018 | Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  27-Dec-2017 NEW YEAR COUNTDOWN CELEBRATION Hong Kong REVISED SANITARY DUES Turkey PORT OPERATIONS RESUMED Dammam, Saudi Arabia PORT REOPENED Jubail, Saudi Arabia REVISED STRUCTURE FOR TUG DUES AND CHARGES Novorossiysk, Russia TEMPORARY SAFETY ZONE TO BE ESTABLISHED Lower Mississippi...
December 27th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI@1,430: CAUTION!

The BDI@1,430: CAUTION!
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its fall and the losses are now more than serious. There isn’t a single chance for the BDI to go over and above the 2,000… The wets are also stuck and Geopolitics will dictate more than you can imagine. John Faraclas’ brief daily report: Both...
December 21st, 2017 | Chartering, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More