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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18 FEBRUARY-3 MARCH 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 18 February-3 March 2018 Sunday, February 18, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 15 Feb (Thu)-21 Feb (Wed) – Chinese New Year 19 Feb (Mon) – Presidents Day (USA) 19 Feb...
February 18th, 2018 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16-Feb-2018 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF BLACK POINT POWER STATION  Hong Kong PORTS ON CYCLONE WATCH/ALERT  North West Coast, Australia CHANNEL CLOSURES DUE TO FOG US Gulf, United States Submarine outfall inspection works off Black Point Power Station Friday, February 16,...
February 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | 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

Worst of US truck driver shortage problem ‘still to come’, says iContainers

Worst of US truck driver shortage problem ‘still to come’, says iContainers
Barcelona, 12 February, 2018 – Online freight forwarder iContainers says that the ongoing truck driver shortage problem plaguing the US at the moment is still to intensify. The problem, worsened by an overactive hurricane season which affected trucking in the Gulf region and high demand from the festive...
February 12th, 2018 | Containers, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Markets dive including the BDI@1,191

Markets dive including the BDI@1,191
John Faraclas The BDI as expected yesterday, given our title of our daily report, lost 23 points and went below the 1,200 point threshold; Geopolitics slide too… John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers BCI lost 36 points and now stand at 1,748… The Panamaxes BPI lost 35 and now read 1,450 points… The...
January 30th, 2018 | Events, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  25-Jan-2018 AROUND THE ISLAND YACHT RACE Hong Kong CHANGE TO SEASONAL ICE PROCEDURE STATUS Delaware Bay & River, United States COAL TRAIN DERAILMENT Gladstone, Australia STEVEDORES TO STOP WORK AS PART OF PROTEST Finland Around the Island Yacht Race Thursday, January 25,...
January 25th, 2018 | Labour Disputes, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Weather | Read More

Miami breeze plays hide and seek at Sailing’s World Cup Series

Miami breeze plays hide and seek at Sailing’s World Cup Series
Philipp Buhl (GER) Laser (M) For athletes looking to burst out of the blocks and vigorously shake off any holiday rust at the 2018 World Cup Series Miami, USA, the opening day was a struggle. The wind played hide and seek for all of the morning—tempting at least one race officer into starting a race...
January 24th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Shipping needs uniform rules to adopt Green Technologies

Shipping needs uniform rules to adopt Green Technologies
Green container ship on river Elbe. Costs hindering implementation of energy management technology Over two thirds (68%) of global marine industry executives believe that a lack of uniform international environmental regulations will impede the adoption of green technologies in shipping, according to...
January 22nd, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Environment, IMarEST, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 22, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 22, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: With a narrow margin of 56%, SPD delegates approved at a special conference on Sunday the party’s entrance into formal Grand Coalition...
January 22nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16-Jan-2018 ANCHORAGE CLOSED TO SHIPPING Port Kembla, Australia DREDGING AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINAL 8 WEST Hong Kong SUSPENSION DUE TO WEATHER Beaumont, United States Anchorage closed to shipping Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Port Kembla, Australia Following notification...
January 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

US December CPI: core inflation surprises on the upside

US December CPI: core inflation surprises on the upside
New York – picture credits Anny Zade Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Friday, January 12, 2018) US December CPI: core inflation surprises on the upside In line with consensus estimate, headline CPI inflation decelerated to 0.1%MoM (+2.1%YoY) in December from 0.4%MoM (+2.2%YoY)...
January 12th, 2018 | Banking, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GEODIS sets holiday record with 2.3 million orders fulfilled in the U.S.

GEODIS sets holiday record with 2.3 million orders fulfilled in the U.S.
2.3 million orders shipped from Black Friday through Cyber Monday is a 14 percent increase from 2016 orders Further reinforcing the growth of online retail, global supply chain operator GEODIS announces that the critical four-day Thanksgiving shopping holiday was a record-breaker for the company’s...
January 11th, 2018 | Consumers Market, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  04-Jan-2018 ICE CONDITION ALERT – UPDATE Delaware Bay, United States SEVERE STORM ALERT New England, USA SEVERE STORM ALERT Boston, USA Ice Condition Alert – update Thursday, January 4, 2018, Delaware Bay, United States Further to yesterday’s notification,...
January 4th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Jan-2018 SRI LANKA PORTS AUTHORITY PUBLISHES NEW TARIFFS Sri Lanka ICE CONDITION ALERT Delaware Bay, United States Sri Lanka Ports Authority publishes new tariffs Wednesday, January 3, 2018, Sri Lanka The Sri Lanka Ports Authority has published revised tariffs which come...
January 3rd, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

FUGRO’s Oil Seepage Mapping collaboration wins Environmental Leadership Award

FUGRO’s Oil Seepage Mapping collaboration wins Environmental Leadership Award
Todd Mitchell receives the award from NOAA’s Craig McLean Fugro has been honoured with an Environmental Leadership Award from The Maritime Alliance, a California-based non-profit organisation that promotes sustainable, science-based ocean and water industries. The recognition was received in...
January 2nd, 2018 | Awards, Environment | 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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  20-Dec-2017 GOETHALS BRIDGE DEMOLITION OPERATIONS (REVISION NO.6) New York, United States NO CHANGE TO PORT TARIFF FOR 2018 Gothenburg, Sweden Goethals Bridge demolition operations (Revision No.6) Wednesday, December 20, 2017, New York, United States KWMJV/R.E. Pierson Construction...
December 20th, 2017 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Along party lines, the US Republican-led Senate approved the tax bill earlier today. The House of Representatives which approved the...
December 20th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Dec-2017 OBJECT IN MARCUS HOOK ANCHORAGE Delaware River, United States Object in Marcus Hook Anchorage Tuesday, December 19, 2017, Delaware River, United States The Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay, is notifying mariners of an object located in the Marcus Hook Anchorage,...
December 19th, 2017 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Brad Jacobs, CEO, XPO Logistics honored with 2017 Connie Award by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute

Brad Jacobs, CEO, XPO Logistics honored with 2017 Connie Award by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute
2017 Connie Award recipient, Brad Jacobs (center), CEO, XPO Logistics, is congratulated by Michael DiVirgilio (far left), President, CII, and Jim Newsome (far right), President and CEO of South Carolina State Ports Authority and previous Connie Award recipient. The Port Authority of NY & NJ Recognized...
December 15th, 2017 | Awards, Logistics | Read More

19th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum in New York

19th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum in New York
Mrs. Lana Zochiou, Consul, Consulate General of Greece to New York HE Vasilis Philippou, Consul-General of the Republic of Cyprus in USA, Hon. Haris Lalacos , Ambassador of Greece to the USA,Ms. Sabina Dziurman, Director – Greece & Cyprus, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Hon....
December 11th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  07-Dec-2017 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF SIU SAI WAN Hong Kong GOETHALS BRIDGE DEMOLITION New York, United States TERMINAL RECEIVAL/DELIVERY DURING CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR Port Kembla, Australia Submarine outfall inspection works off Siu Sai Wan Thursday, December 7, 2017,...
December 7th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

FUGRO wins Ørsted contracts for site investigations at…

FUGRO wins Ørsted contracts for site investigations at…
The Fugro Explorer Fugro has been awarded contracts by Ørsted to undertake geotechnical investigations at two large-scale offshore wind development sites. Ørsted is pursuing the development of these two new projects – Bay State Wind, located 15 miles off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts...
December 1st, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Launching Type Approval services that work harder

Launching Type Approval services that work harder
A new way for clients in the Americas to access Lloyd’s Register’s Type Approval services was launched today at the International WorkBoat Show, Morial Convention Centre, New Orleans. 30 November 2017 – A Type Approval from Lloyd’s Register (LR) demonstrates that your product conforms to recognised...
November 30th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

USA’s first Wärtsilä equipped LNG fuelling barge ordered by Q-LNG

USA’s first Wärtsilä equipped LNG fuelling barge ordered by Q-LNG
Wärtsilä is to provide a broad scope of products and solutions for a new articulated tug barge (ATB) being built for Quality Liquefied Natural Gas Transport LLC (Q-LNG). Wärtsilä Corporation,  28 November 2017 at 1 p.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide a...
November 28th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More