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Locks closure for bomb disposal October 09, 2014, Germany, Kiel Canal Due to a bomb disposal operation, the Kiel-Holtenau locks will be closed from 15:00 until about 18:00 hours local time today (9 October). UPDATE 16:30 CET: The bomb disposal works have been successfully completed and the locks are...
October 9th, 2014 | Canals, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Dredging in New Castle Range October 07, 2014, United States, Delaware River Dredging work is underway in the New Castle Range of the Delaware River and will continue until November 15. According to the Marine Safety Information Bulletin No.36-14 issued by the U.S. Coast Guard, Sector Delaware Bay,...
October 7th, 2014 | Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

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River closure for fireworks display October 06, 2014, United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana Tomorrow (7 October), the Lower Mississippi River will be closed from MM 95.5 to MM 96.5 AHOP between 2045 and 2145 hours local time to protect persons and vessels from hazards associated with a fireworks...
October 6th, 2014 | Bunkering, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Screening of vessels & crew September 30, 2014, United States, Houston, Texas The US Coast Guard, Sector Houston-Galveston, has begun screening inbound vessels or crew members that have visited ports in Western Africa within their last five ports of call. This is in response to the recent outbreak...
September 30th, 2014 | Health and Safety, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Strikes | Read More

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Wharf fire update September 24, 2014, United States, Los Angeles, California With the wharf fire in Wilmington now more than 90 percent contained, terminals at the Port of Los Angeles plan to resume full operations Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. Only the Pasha terminal at Berth 177, the location of the...
September 24th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Customs strike to continue until Saturday September 23, 2014, Togo, Lome The strike by the Togolese Customs Administration and National Council of Forwarding Agents which started on 17 September will continue until Saturday 27 September. For information about operations in Togo, contact GAC-OMA Togo...
September 23rd, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Strikes | Read More

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Removal of dredge pipeline September 22, 2014, United States, Houston, Texas Vessel Traffic Service Houston-Galveston directs no vessel movements at the mouth of Greens Bayou on Monday, September 22, 2014, from 1200 to 1500 (local) for the removal of a submerged dredge pipeline across the entrance...
September 22nd, 2014 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Anchorage area obstruction August 26, 2014, United States, Freeport, Texas Brazos Pilots Association in Freeport, Texas, advise that a 600-700′ long wire is presenting a hazard to vessels in the north Freeport general anchorage. According to advice from the Association, yesterday (25 August)...
August 26th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Planned jetty shut down August 22, 2014, United Kingdom, Grangemouth Jetties No.2 and 3 at Grangemouth will be shut down during a period yet to be confirmed but indicatively to be between Monday (25 August) and 2 September. The MV Forth Linesman will be used for four days during this period on each...
August 22nd, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Suspension of Marine Terminal Offloading August 21, 2014, United States, New Orleans, Louisiana There is NO CHANGE in status since the previous update. On August 13th LOOP’s Offshore Marine Terminal suspended its crude oil offloading operations. Field crews continue to advance through the repair...
August 21st, 2014 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Suspension of Marine Terminal Offloading-Update August 20, 2014, United States, New Orleans, Louisiana As reported on Monday 18th August, LOOP’s Offshore Marine Terminal suspended its crude oil offloading operations on Wednesday 13th August. A repair plan has been issued and field crews have...
August 20th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Disturbances and Areas to Watch COUNTRY: Worldwide Disturbance 19 is an area of low pressure centered near 11.5N/32.3W. The disturbance had been drifting westward, but has become stationary and could even move a little eastward later today and tomorrow. An area of thunderstorms that moved off the...
August 18th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Disturbances and areas to watch COUNTRY: Worldwide Disturbance 17 is located along 49W, and is moving west near 1 kts (16 mph). It remains poorly organized but cold improve some as it approaches the Lesser Antilles tomorrow and early Saturday. However, once in the eastern Caribbean Sea it will encounter...
August 15th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

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World Holidays: 10-23 August 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Mon 12 Aug – Queen’s Birthday (Thailand) Thu 14 Aug – Pakistan Independence Day Fri 15 Aug – Assumption of the Virgin Mary Fri 15 Aug – Indian Independence...
August 9th, 2014 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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COAST GUARD CLOSES PORTS United States, Honolulu, Hawaii DREDGING AT NEW YAU MA TEI TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong, Hong Kong PLANNED TUG STRIKE CALLED OFF Australia, Port Hedland BUNKER UPDATE – MARKET UPDATE 08/08/14 Coast Guard closes ports August 08, 2014, United...
August 8th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Heavy weather conditions set for Hawaii ports August 07, 2014, United States, Honolulu, Hawaii The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has set Heavy Weather Condition 2 for commercial ports on the Island of Hawaii at 4 p.m. [on 6 August], and throughout Maui County at 9 p.m. All other ports remain in...
August 7th, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

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Mariners urged to prepare for heavy weather August 06, 2014, United States, Honolulu, Hawaii The U.S. Coast Guard is urging the public to prepare for the onset of heavy weather expected to impact the Hawaiian Islands Thursday [7 August]. The effects of Hurricane Iselle and Tropical Storm Julio are...
August 6th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

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Visa required for foreign passport holders July 23, 2014, Mozambique, all ports With immediate effect, all foreign passport holders travelling to Mozambique for Business or Tourist purposes must apply for a visa prior to departure. The exception is for South African passport holders, who still do...
July 23rd, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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Partnership formed for creation of recycling hub July 18, 2014, United Kingdom, Tilbury Suez Environment subsidiary SITA UK and Forth Ports Limited have announced a long-term partnership that will see the creation of a major recycling and resource management hub based at the Port of Tilbury on the...
July 18th, 2014 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

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Billingsport and Tinicum Range dredging July 16, 2014, United States, Delaware River Dredging operations conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company begin at Billingsport Range and Tinicum Range on the Delaware River on July 15, 2014, and continue until September 15, 2014. During this operation...
July 16th, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

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Importer Security Filing (ISF) July 08, 2014, United States, all ports The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued updates to the enforcement strategy and policy regarding failures to comply with ISF (Importer Security Filing). The sole responsibility and penalty risk for any ISF mistakes...
July 8th, 2014 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Fugro signs multi-year hydrographic survey contract with US…

Fugro signs multi-year hydrographic survey contract with US…
Krenitzin Island Chart FUGRO SIGNS MULTI-YEAR HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEY CONTRACT WITH U.S. GOVERNMENT Fugro is one of eight firms recently awarded a five-year hydrographic survey contract by the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Task orders under this indefinite delivery,...
July 8th, 2014 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Politics and Government, Underwater Shipping | Read More

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USCG Safety Zones: Firework Events July 02, 2014, United States, Delaware River The US Coast Guard has issued a Temporary Final Rule establishing a safety zone on the Delaware River in Philadelphia, PA on July 5, 2014 from 2100 hours to 2200 hours. The safety zones will restrict vessel traffic on...
July 2nd, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | 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, New Orleans, Louisiana – Lock repairs complete United States, Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Safety zone for 4 July fireworks  display Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Sea Parade Bunker Update...
June 30th, 2014 | Bunkering, 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: * Worldwide – World Holidays: 29 June-12 July 2014 * United States, Baton Rouge, Louisiana – L’Auberge 4th of July celebration DATE: June 28, 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide World Holidays: 29 June-12 July...
June 28th, 2014 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More