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In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Construction of seawater intake culvert
* Turkey, Turkish Straits – Grounded vessel sailed
* Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 01/08/2013

DATE: August 01, 2013
COUNTRY: Hong Kong
PORT: Hong Kong
Construction of seawater intake culvert

For approximately 4 months, marine works involving construction of seawater intake culvert will be carried out [at Lok On Pai, Siu Lam] within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (D) and the adjacent shoreline:
(A) 22 deg. 21.725’N / 113 deg. 59.904’E
(B) 22 deg. 21.710’N / 113 deg. 59.887’E
(C) 22 deg. 21.722’N / 113 deg. 59.873’E
(D) 22 deg. 21.736’N / 113 deg. 59.889’E

The works will be carried out by a land-based excavator.

Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the boundary of the works area at co-ordinates (B) and (C).

The hours of work will be from 0800 hours to 1800 hours. No work will be carried out on Sundays and public holidays.

Diving operations will be carried out from time to time during the hours of work.

Vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution and keep clear at slow speed, bearing in mind there are divers working in the area.

(For information about operations in Hong Kong contact GAC Hong Kong at shipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.90 of 2013

DATE: August 01, 2013
COUNTRY: Turkey
PORT: Turkish Straits
Grounded vessel sailed

The vessel that ran aground north of Bozcaada Island, 10 miles off the southern entry to the Dardanelles Strait, yesterday (31 July) sailed at 06.45 hours this morning after freeing itself through its own efforts.

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

DATE: August 01, 2013
Bunker Update:
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 01/08/2013
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GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
 MARKET PRICE UPDATE 01/08/2013

180 CST   380 CST   MGO   MDO

Aberdeen                                         0         0         945.00   0

Aden                                             715.00    0  1, 098.00  0

Alexandria                                       725.00    710.00  1, 200.00  0

Amsterdam                                        627.00    604.00    889.00   0

Antwerp                                          636.00    612.00    900.00    0

Aqaba                                            0         696.00    990.00    0

Bahrain                                          0         0  1, 060.00  0

Bergen                                           647.00    662.00    943.00    0

Busan                                            642.00    620.00    930.00   920.00

Cape Town                                        635.00    0         964.00   0

Colombo                                          655.00    666.00   1, 019.50  0

Dubai                                            620.00    605.00    855.00    0

Durban                                           614.00    0   1, 060.00  0

Falmouth                                         697.00    645.00    972.00    0

Fujairah                                         704.00    604.00    1, 000.00  0

Gibraltar                                        677.00    642.00    953.00     0

Hong Kong                                        625.00    618.00    942.00   0

Houston                                          672.00    590.00    1, 000.00  0

Istanbul                                         663.00    640.00    973.00    0

Jeddah                                           680.00    660.00   1, 060.00  0

Kaohsiung                                        660.00    625.00     1, 005.00  990.00

Kuwait                                           705.00    605.00  1, 003.00  0

Leith                                            0         0         975.00      0

Lerwick                                          0         0         970.00    0

Malta                                            690.00    670.00    925.00   0

Mumbai                                           695.00    626.00   1, 112.00  0

New York & New Jersey                            635.00    612.00    990.00    0

Panama                                           672.00    611.00   1, 040.00  0

Piraeus                                          682.00    659.00    946.00  0

Port Louis                                       718.00    0   1, 048.00  0

Port Said                                        725.00    710.00    1, 080.00  0

Qatar                                            0         0         921.00     0

Richards Bay                                     624.00    0   1, 080.00  0

Rio de Janeiro                                   650.00    626.00    950.00     0

Rotterdam                                        635.00    612.00    905.00    0

Salalah                                          695.00    650.00    1, 140.00  0

Shanghai                                         667.00    638.00   1, 072.00  0

Sharjah                                          620.00    605.00    855.00    0

Singapore                                        618.00    610.00    917.00    0

St Petersburg                                    586.00    570.00    902.00   0

Stavanger                                        0         0         945.00   0

Suez                                             675.00    655.00  1, 070.00  0

Walvis Bay                                       685.00    0    1, 065.00  0

West Africa OFFSHORE – FROM ABIDJAN TO LUANDA  0         675.00    1, 065.00  0

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