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24-Jun-2017 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 25 JUNE-8 JULY 2017 Worldwide OBJECT IN TURNING BASIN Wilmington, United States World Holidays: 25 June-8 July 2017 Saturday, June 24, 2017, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 26 Jun (Mon) –...
June 24th, 2017 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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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

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21-Jun-2017 RESTRICTIONS AHEAD OF STORM LANDFALL New Orleans, United States PORT CONDITION X-RAY SET Beaumont, Port Arthur, Orange & Lake Charles, United States Restrictions ahead of storm landfall Wednesday, June 21, 2017, New Orleans, United States In anticipation of...
June 21st, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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  03-Oct-2016 TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT FORMER AIRPORT RUNWAY Hong Kong BAYPORT SHIP CHANNEL RESTRICTIONS Houston, TX, United States PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET AS HURRICANE MATTHEWS CONTINUES ON TRACK Port Everglades, Florida, USA Temporary loading facility at former airport...
October 3rd, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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  02-Sep-2016 PORT CONDITION ZULU AND YANKEE SET AHEAD OF HURRICANE HERMINE Gulf of Mexico, United States ANCHORAGE CLOSED TO SHIPPING Port Kembla, Australia HURRICANE HERMINE UPDATE (2 SEPTEMBER) Florida, Georgia, South Caroline & North Carolina, USA Port Condition ZULU and...
September 2nd, 2016 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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  07-Jun-2016 PERSONS AUTHORISED TO SUPPLY WATER TO VESSELS Singapore PORTS REOPENED AS SEVERE WEATHER CLEARS New South Wales, Australia DANGERS TO SURFACE NAVIGATION Port Kembla, Australia COLIN MOVING INTO ATLANTIC EAST OF GEORGIA COAST Georgia & Florida, United States PORT REOPENED Tampa...
June 7th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

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  06-Jun-2016 DOCK DRAFT RECOMMENDATIONS Freeport TX, United States FENDER REPAIRING & REPLACEMENT WORKS FOR DOLPHINS Hong Kong SEVERE WEATHER IMPACT ON PORT OPERATIONS New South Wales, Australia DREDGING IN KWAI TSING CONTAINER BASIN Hong Kong DREDGING IN THE SOUTHERN FAIRWAY Hong...
June 6th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

VSTEP supplies NAUTIS Simulators to Independence Seaport Museum

Philadelphia,  March 21st 2016 – Independence Seaport Museum in the United States has acquired two NAUTIS Museum Simulators, offering their visitors the chance to experience historical events on the Delaware River.  A professional bridge simulator is the perfect way to get to know what it means...
March 21st, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

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Crew changes discouraged due to limited hotel availability August 21, 2015, United States, all ports There will not be hotel rooms available in the Philadelphia area during the period of 20th to 30th September 2015, as Pope Francis will be visiting the area. This could create some issues with crew...
August 21st, 2015 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

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Wilmington Harbour annual dredging August 04, 2015, United States, Wilmington (Delaware) The dredge ESSEX along with support equipment, including tender boats DUKE, NORFOLK and PUSHER 10, will commence dredging operations at Wilmington Harbour on the Christina River, in Delaware, beginning August...
August 4th, 2015 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Pilotage rates increase July 30, 2015, United States, Corpus Christi, Texas A 2½% increase in pilotage rates for the port of Corpus Christi will come into effect from 1 August 2015. This increase is the final tier of a 3-year rate increase granted by the Pilot Board at a Public Hearing on 29 July...
July 30th, 2015 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Menhaden survey request July 29, 2015, United States, Houston, Texas The West Gulf Maritime Association (WGMA) is urging its members with ships arriving at any port in the western US Gulf to participate in the Menhaden survey. The annual Menhaden spawn (typically April through October) has created...
July 29th, 2015 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Draft change for Ship Channel July 20, 2015, United States, Houston, Texas After reviewing multiple hydro surveys provided by the Army Corp of Engineers, the 43′-00′ draft restriction imposed by the Houston Pilots on 29 June is rescinded, effective immediately. Maximum draft permitted...
July 20th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Adjustment of draft restriction July 13, 2015, United States, Mobile, Alabama The Army Corps of Engineers has completed much of the necessary dredging on the west side of the channel in the Upper Mobile River. They are still working on the Turning Basin and the east side of the Mobile River from the...
July 13th, 2015 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Bunker operations limited to daylight hours July 09, 2015, South Africa, Cape Town The Operator of Joint Bunker Suppliers (JBS) at Cape Town has decided to limit bunker operating hours at the Eastern Mole to daylight hours only. Operations will be between 07:30 and 18:00. The reason for this decision...
July 9th, 2015 | Bunkering, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Shoaling in the Houston Ship Channel July 01, 2015, United States, Houston, Texas Effective immediately, the draft for the Houston Ship Channel will be limited to 43′-00″ fresh water with a zero tide. Yesterday (30 June), a vessel touched the bottom in the middle of the Channel near beacons...
July 1st, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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  30/06/2015 SHOALING IN THE HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL United States, Houston, Texas DREDGING OFF WEST JURONG CHANNEL Singapore, Singapore HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT RACES 2015 Hong Kong, Hong Kong PLANNED CLOSURE CANCELLED Turkey, Turkish Straits Shoaling...
June 30th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Safety zone for Tall Ships’ parade June 22, 2015, United States, Delaware Bay The U.S. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay is alerting mariners of a safety zone to mitigate the risks associated with the Tall Ships Philadelphia Camden 2015 Parade of Sail. The safety zone is effective 2:00 p.m. to...
June 22nd, 2015 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

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Port Transport Safety Dues at Russian Black Sea ports June 18, 2015, Russia, Novorossiysk From 1 July, 2015 Port Safety Transprort Safety Dues will be applied at the Russia Black Sea ports of Novorossiysk, Gelendzhik, Anapa, Kavkaz, Temruk and Taman. The rates for all types of vessels are as follows: Tankers –...
June 18th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Yachting | Read More

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Anchorage and channel entry/departure guidelines June 17, 2015, United States, New York, NewYork Sandy Hook Pilots have advised of updated transit guidelines for: 1. Entry and departure to/from the Federal Anchorages in the Upper Bay and Gravesend Bay 2. Transit over the Upper Bay Utility Crossings 3....
June 17th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Pilot boarding suspended June 16, 2015, United States, Corpus Christi, Texas Pilots are no longer be boarding vessels at Corpus Christi from 0825 today (16 June) due to high winds and rough seas. For information about operations in the USA contact GAC USA at usa@gac.com Tropical Storm Bill (16 June...
June 16th, 2015 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Concerns ahead of anticipated bad weather June 15, 2015, United States, Houston, Texas CROFT FILTERS DEVELOPS SOLUTION FOR WOOLWICH FERRIES Leading filter manufacturer, Croft Filters, has provided marine services company, Briggs Marine, with a number of filters for its Woolwich ferries. North-West...
June 15th, 2015 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Draft restriction at Liquid Bulk Terminal June 12, 2015, United States, Mobile, Alabama Following the completion of dredging at the Liquid Bulk Terminal in Theodore, the maximum draft at the Liquid Bulk Terminal has reverted to 40 feet MLLW. For information about operations in the USA contact GAC...
June 12th, 2015 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Dead ship tow June 05, 2015, United States, Mobile, Alabama There will be a dead ship tow of the NOBLE SEILLEAN (819 feet length overall and 121 feet wide) commencing at approximately 0600 on Saturday, June 6, 2015. The NOBLE SEILLEAN will be towed from Millard Maritime in Theodore to the sea buoy...
June 5th, 2015 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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New procedure for crew changes June 04, 2015, Togo, Lome A new procedure is in place for any crew change or other personnel transfers (embarkation or disembarkation) offshore Lome. The new regulation requires the following: 1) A scanned copy of the passport of all crew or personnel embarking/disembarking...
June 4th, 2015 | Canals, Energy, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More