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Your daily news service from ports around the world.

In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Indonesia, all ports – New Quarantine tariffs in force
* Singapore, Singapore – Mooring/unmooring of vessels at Banyan Basin buoys
* Australia, Dalrymple Bay – Port charges to increase
* Turkey, Turkish Straits – Dense fog and poor visibility

DATE: June 14, 2013
COUNTRY: Indonesia
PORT: all ports
New Quarantine tariffs in force

New tariffs have come into effect for quarantine services at all Indonesian
ports.

For details of the new tariffs, and information about operations in
Indonesia, contact PT Andhika GAC Indonesia at shipping.indonesia@gac.com

DATE: June 14, 2013
COUNTRY: Singapore
PORT: Singapore
Mooring/unmooring of vessels at Banyan Basin buoys

During reclamation works at Ayer Chawan Basin, Jurong Island, from 15 June
to 14 December, a maximum of one bulk carrier will be moored at the mooring
buoys at any one time.

The mooring and unmooring of vessels will be carried out in the daylight
hours (0630-1800 hours) during the period of reclamation work.

According to Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s Port Marine Notice
No.78 of 2013, the following existing Mooring Buoys BBB-1, BBB 2, BBB-3 and
BBB-4 at Banyan Basin will be used for mooring and unmooring of the bulk
carriers. The mooring buoys will be removed upon completion of the
reclamation.

BBB-1
01° 15.352’N / 103° 41.587’E
(Yellow polyethylene buoy Fl .Y.2s.)

BBB-2
01° 15.170’N / 103° 41.641’E
(Yellow polyethylene buoy Fl .Y.2s.)

BBB-3
01° 15.772’N / 103° 41.326’E
(Yellow polyethylene buoy Fl .Y.4s.)

BBB-4
01° 15.644’N / 103° 41.465’E
(Yellow polyethylene buoy Fl .Y.4s.4)

For information about operations in Singapore contact GAC Singapore at
singapore@gac.com

DATE: June 14, 2013
COUNTRY: Australia
PORT: Dalrymple Bay
Port charges to increase

Port charges at Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal will increase from 1 July 2013,
as follows:

Mooring/Unmooring
A$ 1, 927.81 (flat rate)

Berthage
A$ 0.078 per GRT per 24 hour period

Towage
A$ 43, 761.00 (flat rate)

All costs are exclusive of GST.

For information about operations in Australia contact GAC Australia at
shipping.australia@gac.com

DATE: June 14, 2013
COUNTRY: Turkey
PORT: Turkish Straits
Dense fog and poor visibility

Traffic in the Istanbul Strait was suspended between 05.00 and 10.00 hours,
local time, today (14 June) due to dense fog and poor visibility.

For information about operations in the Turkish Straits contact GAC
Istanbul at turkey@gac.com

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