Mumbai Port's Storm Gate Closure
Mumbai Port has announced that from 1 June 2014 to 11 September 2014, due to repairs to the outer lock gate, there will be no shipping operations inside Indira Dock Basin during night and the storm will remain closed at night. During the day, the storm gate will not be operated. Shipping movements will occur approximately 3 hours before highwater to top of highwater,depending upon the prevailing tidal and weather conditions.Source: Mumbai Port Trust GAC India at firstname.lastname@example.org
New Quay Structures At Lerwick Harbor
Lerwick Port Authority plans to construct new quay structures at Holmsgarth and Dales Voe South Development both at Lerwick, Shetland. Prior to applying for Marine Licences for the above projects, a pre-application consultation is being held to invite comments before applications are submitted to Marine Scotland, details of which can be viewed on their website http://www.lerwick-harbour.co.uk/. Lerwick Port Authority
Benzene & Pygas storage Upgraded at Vopak, Rotterdam
Vopak Terminal Botlek has completed the upgrading of its Benzene and Pygas storage capacity. The new Benzene and Pygas tanks and infrastructure meet the latest customer and regulatory requirements and further reinforce the Aromatics trading hub in the Port of Rotterdam. Total (seabound) throughput of BTX and pygas in the extensive Rotterdam cluster adds up to almost 3 million tonnes. This includes handling at terminals, production plants and ship-ship transhipment.
Coast Guard Seizes Illegal Catch, Crew Member Injured
The Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew poaching in South Texas, Thursday, after it was pursued by a Coast Guard aircraft and intercepted by the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Cobia. In an unrelated incident after intercepting the lancha, a crewmember from the Cobia fell and was injured, requiring a medevac. A 25-foot Mexican fishing boat, also known as a lancha, was spotted by a civilian aircraft…
Eastern Shipbuilding Delivers BRAVANTE VII to GROUP
Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. announced the on-time delivery of the M/V BRAVANTE VII (Hull 157) on Wednesday May 21, 2014 to Boldini S.A., BRAVANTE Group of Brazil three months after the delivery of BRAVANTE VI (Hull 156), the second in the series and which is is currently on charter in Brazil. The BRAVANTE VII is the third (3rd) STX SV290 design of five vessels in a series which are all, ABS Classed…
Drydocks World & DMC to build 1st LNG-powered tug
Drydocks World and Dubai Maritime City (DMC), the leading provider of services to the shipping, maritime, oil, gas & energy sector is supporting the "Green Economy for Sustainable Development" initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of UAE and Ruler of Dubai. As part of this initiative, the company has entered into Memoranda of Understanding with Wartsila and Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence for building the world’s first LNG powered harbor tug.
Ports Operation During Curfew In Thailand
All ports in Thailand are operating as normal during the nationwide curfew that was introduced yesterday (22 May). Individuals may not leave the port compounds during the curfew period from 22:00 to 05:00 hours daily. - Travelers entering or exiting the country. - Workers on shift duties at factories, hospitals, airlines, etc. - Transportation of sensitive goods, cold storage factory, import & export of short life cycle and sensitive products.