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In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:

  • Worldwide – World Holidays: 27 May-9 June 2012
  • Chile, Quintero – Tsunami Drill

DATE: May 26, 2012 – COUNTRY: Worldwide – World Holidays: 27 May-9 June 2012

Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Sun 27 May – Whit Sunday Mon 28 May – Memorial Day (USA) Wed 30 May – Indian Arrival Day (Trinidad) Mon 4 Jun – Feast of the Holy Spirit (Greece) Wed 6 Jun – Sweden National Day Thu 7 Jun – Corpus Christi

DATE: May 26, 2012 – COUNTRY: Chile – PORT: Quintero  -Tsunami Drill

A Tsunami Drill is planned between 11:00 and 14:00 on 28 May in Chile’s 5th Region. The following ports will be involved: Quintero, Valparaiso and San Antonio.

During the exercise, port activities will be suspended in Valparaiso and San Antonio, and port personnal and stevedores will have to move to a security zone.

As per information received to date, Quintero port will be fully operational.

For information about operations in Chile contact GAC-Ultramar Newtork at gac-ultramarnetwork.chile@gac.com

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