Posts Tagged ‘United Arab Emirates’

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
22-Jan-2019 MARINE WORKS AT TSIM SHA TSUI Hong Kong CABLE LAYING WORKS IN THE EAST JOHOR STRAIT Singapore TROPICAL LOW EXPECTED TO BECOME CYCLONE Dampier, Australia BAN ON OPEN-LOOP SCRUBBERS Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Marine Works at Tsim Sha Tsui Tuesday, January 22, 2019, Hong Kong For approximately...
January 22nd, 2019 | Construction, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

GAC Group P&I expert wins Women Professional Excellence for P&I Claims Management award

GAC Group P&I expert wins Women Professional Excellence for P&I Claims Management award
Meena Mathews, GAC Group’s Regional Manager P&I – Middle East, receives the Women Professional Excellence for P&I Claims Management award from H.E. Fareed Lutfi, The Secretary General, Emirates Insurance Association & The Secretary General, Gulf Insurance Association and Sohan Roy, Founder...
November 19th, 2018 | Awards, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
02-Nov-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF TUI MIN HOI, SAI KUNG Hong Kong SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT TSEUNG KWAN O Hong Kong WATER DEPTHS IN INNER CHANNELS & APPROACHES Jebel Dhanna Ruwais, United Arab Emirates NATIONAL STRIKE LOOMING Nigeria Marine site investigation off Tui Min Hoi, Sai Kung Friday,...
November 2nd, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Central banks greening financial system, Politics in the Middle East podcast

Central banks greening financial system, Politics in the Middle East podcast
Commentary: Central banks greening financial system By Danae Kyriakopoulou in Geneva Central banks’ remits have changed profoundly since the 2008 financial crisis, notably – and sometimes controversially – in relation to their monetary policy practices and quantitative easing policies. Their...
October 31st, 2018 | Banking, Climate, Finance | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Oct-2018 MARINE WORKS EAST OF RIVER TRADE TERMINAL Hong Kong NEW CUSTOMS DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENT WITHDRAWN Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Marine works east of River Trade Terminal Wednesday, October 24, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 20 months, marine works involving barging operations, seawall...
October 24th, 2018 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Jul-2018 INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF SILT BARRICADES OFF TUAS WESTERN COAST Singapore CANAL CLEARED FOR CONVOYS TO RESUME Suez Canal, Egypt NEW 96 HOUR ONLINE VISA REQUIREMENT Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Installation and maintenance of silt barricades off Tuas Western Coast Tuesday, July 17,...
July 17th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

MSC develops a regional hub for container handling at Khalifa Port

MSC develops a regional hub for container handling at Khalifa Port
Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, Chief Executive Officer at Abu Dhabi Ports and Diego Aponte, President and CEO of MSC Group, were signatories for both agreements The new container terminal represents one of MSC’s strategic investments and aims to further strengthen the UAE’s position in attracting...
May 7th, 2018 | Containers, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT JUNK BAY Hong Kong LOCK STILL CLOSED AWAITING ASSESSMENT OF COLLISION DAMAGE Kiel Canal, Germany BANKS & PUBLIC AUTHORITIES TO CLOSE FOR PUBLIC HOLIDAY Russia SANCTIONS AGAINST THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA (DPRK) United Arab Emirates Temporary Loading...
February 21st, 2018 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  24-Nov-2017 NEW OTB BERTHS Fujairah, United Arab Emirates NEW MOORING CHARGES Tasmania, Australia NEW EAST COAST CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTRE Newcastle, Australia New OTB berths Friday, November 24, 2017, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates The two new OTB Berths # 3A & 3B are...
November 24th, 2017 | Construction, Port Conditions | Read More

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Hot Port News from GAC
22-Jun-2017 PORTS STILL CLOSED DUE TO STORM Beaumont, Port Arthur & Lake Charles, United States SUPPLY OF PROVISIONS, SPARES, TOOLS & EQUIPMENT Sharjah, United Arab Emirates Ports still closed due to storm Thursday, June 22, 2017, Beaumont, Port Arthur & Lake Charles,...
June 22nd, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Stores and Provisions, Taxation, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
13-Jun-2017 LINE HANDLING & WHARFAGE CHARGES Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal, Australia SUMMER WORKING HOURS Abu Dhabi ports, United Arab Emirates Line Handling & Wharfage charges Tuesday, June 13, 2017, Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal, Australia Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal...
June 13th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Jun-2017 TROPICAL STORM MERBOK Hong Kong DREDGING AT ALHAMBRA CROSSING Mississippi River, United States QATAR SANCTIONS UPDATE United Arab Emirates Tropical Storm Merbok Monday, June 12, 2017, Hong Kong According to the update issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 11:00...
June 12th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sanctions, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
07-Jun-2017 DREDGING WORKS AT NORTH-WESTERN CORNER OF KWAI TSING CONTAINER BASIN Hong Kong ROCK EXCAVATION AND DREDGING WORKS IN KWAI TSING CONTAINER BASIN Hong Kong UPDATE: PORT ENTRY RESTRICTIONS – ABU DHABI Petroleum Ports, Abu Dhabi PORTS RESTRICTIONS – SAUDI ARABIA Saudi...
June 7th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sanctions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
25-May-2017 PORT WORKING HOURS DURING RAMADAN Yanbu, Saudi Arabia TYPHOON SEASON Hong Kong RAMADAN PORT WORKING HOURS Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates MARINE WORKS AT OIL TERMINAL, CHAI WAN Hong Kong UNDERWATER INSPECTION WORKS AND SUBMARINE CABLE LAYING OPERATIONS Hong Kong RAMADAN...
May 25th, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-May-2017 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF AP LEI CHAU Hong Kong PORT WORKING HOURS DURING RAMADAN Jubail, Saudi Arabia RAMADAN WORKING HOURS Damman, Saudi Arabia SECURITY PRESENCE INCREASED IN PUBLIC PLACES, ISPS LEVEL UNCHANGED Liverpool & Manchester, United Kingdom CREW...
May 24th, 2017 | Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
29-Mar-2017 NEW RULES FOR 96-HOURS ONLINE VISA Fujairah, United Arab Emirates ANCHORAGE CLOSED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER Port Kembla, Australia DREDGING SPOILS USED TO BUILD NEW FREIGHT TERMINAL Gothenburg, Sweden New rules for 96-hours online visa Wednesday, March 29, 2017, Fujairah,...
March 29th, 2017 | Immigration, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

VSTEP and SMR Links team up to bring simulator solutions to UAE

VSTEP and SMR Links team up to bring simulator solutions to UAE
VSTEP and SMR Links Consultants team up to bring maritime and incident command simulator solutions to the United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, 13 March 2017 – An official partnership agreement has been signed by SMR Links Consultants and VSTEP on the 22nd of February 2017, making SMR Links the exclusive...
March 13th, 2017 | Associations, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
08-Mar-2017 ANCHORAGE AREA REORGANISATION: ENTRY RESTRICTION TO FOAA “G” AREA Fujairah, United Arab Emirates LNG BUNKERING Rotterdam & Amsterdam, Netherlands Anchorage area reorganisation: entry restriction to FOAA “G” Area Wednesday, March 8, 2017, Fujairah, United...
March 8th, 2017 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  20-Jan-2017 DISEMBARKING CREW DUE TO INJURY OR SICKNESS Fujairah, United Arab Emirates 2017 LUNAR NEW YEAR FIREWORKS DISPLAY Hong Kong DRAFT RESTRICTIONS DUE TO SHOALING Sandy Hook, USA SEABED SAMPLING Singapore SEA KIDNAPPINGS RISE IN 2016 DESPITE PLUMMETING GLOBAL PIRACY – IMB REPORT Worldwide Disembarking...
January 20th, 2017 | Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Jan-2017 YACHT RACES BETWEEN HONG KONG AND MACAU Hong Kong FINE FOR BERTHING PAYMENT CANCELLATION OR DELAY Fujairah, United Arab Emirates LETTERS OF PROTEST AFTER POLLUTION Izmit Bay, Turkey Yacht races between Hong Kong and Macau Thursday, January 19, 2017, Hong Kong Yacht...
January 19th, 2017 | Pollution, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

GAC Dubai opens new staff sports facility at GAC Logistics Park

GAC Dubai opens new staff sports facility at GAC Logistics Park
GAC Dubai new staff sports facility. Converted facility promotes physical and mental well-being of its staff            Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 January 2017 – GAC Dubai opened its new sports facility for staff members at its GAC Logistics Park in the Jebel Ali Free Zone.The facility,...
January 11th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  02-Nov-2016 INTERMODAL TERMINAL TO MOVE TO PORT Gothenburg, Sweden CHANGE OF SHIP’S INFORMATION Fujairah, United Arab Emirates LOCK TO CLOSE FOR MAINTENANCE WORKS Kiel Canal, Germany Intermodal terminal to move to port Wednesday, November 2, 2016, Gothenburg, Sweden Plans...
November 2nd, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  09-Aug-2016 REVISION OF PORT CHARGES Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Revision of port charges Tuesday, August 9, 2016, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Port charges at ADNOC’s [Abu Dhabi National Oil Company] Petroleum Ports will be amended effective from Sunday 4 September...
August 9th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  04-Aug-2016 DEMOLITION OF TEMPORARY PIERS AT PENG CHAU AND SUNSHINE ISLAND Hong Kong FLIGHTS RESUMED AT AIRPORT Dubai, United Arab Emirates Demolition of temporary piers at Peng Chau and Sunshine Island Thursday, August 4, 2016, Hong Kong For approximately 5 months, marine...
August 4th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Aug-2016 IMPLEMENTATION OF THE MERCHANT SHIPPING (PREVENTION OF OIL POLLUTION) (AMENDMENT) REGULATION 2016 Hong Kong OPERATIONS RESUME AT OIL TERMINAL Ash Shihr, Yemen ESTABLISHMENT OF SILT CURTAIN AT MUI WO, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong FLIGHTS HALTED AT AIRPORT AFTER EMERGENCY LANDING Dubai,...
August 3rd, 2016 | Aviation, Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More