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Your daily news service from ports around the world.

In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:

  • South Africa, all ports – Weather conditions in Cape Town
  • United Arab Emirates, all ports – Eid Al Fitr Public Holiday in Dubai
  • Bunker Update – GAC MARKET PRICE UPDATE 17/08/12

DATE: August 17, 2012 – COUNTRY: South Africa – PORT: all ports Weather conditions in Cape Town

South Africa, Cape Town had experienced strong winds and heavy rain, which had an impact on the berthing and sailing of vessels.

The high swell conditions are also impacting the OPL/Bay operations.

For information about operations in South Africa contact GAC South Africa at southafrica@gac.com

DATE: August 17, 2012 – COUNTRY: United Arab Emirates – PORT: all ports – Eid Al Fitr Public Holiday in Dubai

The administrative offices at Jebel Ali Port will be closed for the Eid Al Fitr holiday.

Administrative Offices: If Eid commences on Saturday, August 18 2012, offices will resume working on Tuesday, August 21 2012. And if Eid commences on Sunday, August 19 2012, then offices will resume working on Wednesday, August 22 2012.

Container Terminal: Container Terminal will remain closed from 0400 hours to 0900 hours on first day of Eid. Operations will resume as per normal after 0900 hours.

General Cargo and Commercial Trucking Department: The GC operations will be ceased on the first day of Eid from 0400 till 0900 hrs. All operations will be working on overtime basis for the three days. Sheds, Yards, Cargo receiving and delivery including Cold Store and Cool Store, receiving/delivery of local trucks will remain closed and will resume operations at 0700 hours on the second day of Eid “on special request only”. During this period, overtime charges will be applicable.

Container Freight Station: Operations at CFS Facility will be closed during declared Eid holidays. However, services can be provided upon request from customer on prior notice of 24 hours. Overtime charges will be applicable.

Marine Department: Berthing and Un-Berthing of Vessels will continue 24 hours.

For information about operations in Dubai contact GAC Dubai at dubai@gac.com Source: DP World

DATE: August 17, 2012 – Bunker Update:

GAC MARKET PRICE UPDATE 17/08/12  GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert  

180 CST   380 CST   MGO       MDO

  • Aden                   750.00    0         1, 235.00  0
  • Alexandria          730.00    715.00    1, 150.00  0
  • Aqaba                  0         812.00    1, 120.00  0
  • Bahrain                0         0         1, 100.00  0
  • Busan                  692.00    675.00    990.00    980.00
  • Cape Town              717.00    0         1, 050.00  0
  • Colombo                750.00    735.00    1, 015.00  0
  • Dubai                  690.00    670.00    930.00    0
  • Durban                 686.50    0         0         1, 113.50
  • Falmouth               782.50    756.50    1, 016.50  0
  • Fujairah               705.00    687.00    1, 015.00  0
  • Gibraltar              758.50    730.50    1, 005.50  0
  • Hong Kong              705.50    693.50    1, 003.00  1, 000.00
  • Houston                684.00    655.00    1, 005.00  0
  • Istanbul               692.50    677.50    996.50    0
  • Jeddah                 710.00    695.00    1, 100.00  0
  • Kaohsiung              737.00    725.00    1, 050.00  1, 035.00
  • Kuwait                 692.50    677.50    0         1, 014.00
  • Malta                  774.50    756.50    989.50    0
  • Mumbai                 699.50    684.50    1, 016.00  0
  • New York & New Jersey  690.00    655.00    1, 000.00  0
  • Panama                 843.00    813.00    1, 052.50  0
  • Port Said              725.00    700.00    1, 100.00  0
  • Qatar                  0         0         920.00    0
  • Rio de Janeiro         694.00    670.50    1, 020.00  0
  • Rotterdam              738.50    713.50    0         0
  • Salalah                729.00    709.00    1, 085.00  0
  • Shanghai               690.50    678.50    1, 073.50  0
  • Sharjah                690.00    670.00    930.00    0
  • Singapore              691.50    678.50    1, 009.50  1, 004.50
  • St Petersburg          565.50    555.50    0         0
  • Suez                   725.00    655.00    1, 100.00  0

Present in seven locations worldwide, GAC Bunker Fuels, part of the GAC group, is a global broker and trader of marine fuels and lubricants.

The prices listed are for indication purposes only, and local offices should be approached directly for firm prices.

Middle East & Africa: bunker.ae@gac.com Europe: bunker.gb@gac.com Egypt & Mediterranean: bunker.eg@gac.com Americas: bunker.us@gac.com Asia Pacific:          bunker.sg@gac.com Indian Subcontinent: bunker.sl@gac.com

Contact Martyn McMahon on +971 566032534 or Martyn.mcmahon@gac.com quoting HPN for more information or with your bunker enquiry.

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