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In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Worldwide – World Holidays: 4-17 August 2013
* Brazil, Santos – ISPS Level II maintained until 9 August

DATE: August 03, 2013
COUNTRY: Worldwide
World Holidays: 4-17 August 2013

Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the
following:
Mon 5 Aug – Ireland & Scotland: August Bank Holiday
Wed 7 Aug – Ivory Coast Independence Day
Thu 8 Aug – Eid al-Fitr (end of Ramadan) (Algeria, Lebanon, Ghana)
Thu 8 Aug – Oraza Bayram (end of Ramdam) (Turkmenistan)
Thu 8 Aug-Fri 9 Aug  – Eid-ul-Fitr (Ramadam Bairam) Hijri holidays may
change due to crescent status (Egypt)
Thu 8 Aug-Fri 9 Aug  – Eid-ul-Fitr
Thu 8 Aug-Fri 9 Aug – Public Holiday for Lebaran (Indonesia)
Thu 8 Aug-Fri 9 Aug-Sat 10 Aug – Ramaan Feast
Fri 9 Aug – Eid’l Fitr (Philippines)
Fri 9 Aug – Singapore National Day
Mon 12 Aug – Queen’s Birthday (Thailand)
Wed 14 Aug – Pakistan Independence Day
Thu 15 Aug – Assumption Day/Feast of the Virgin Mary
Thu 15 Aug – Assumption Day (Lebanon)
Thu 15 Aug – National Day (Republic of Congo)
Thu 15 Aug – South Korea Liberation Day
Thu 15 Aug – India Independence Day
Sat 17 Aug – Indonesia Independence Day

For information about operations around the world contact the respective
GAC office. Details may be found in the ‘Contacts’ section of www.gac.com

DATE: August 03, 2013
COUNTRY: Brazil
PORT: Santos
ISPS Level II maintained until 9 August

On 1 August, the Delegate of the Federal Police responsible for the Public
Safety Commission in Ports, Terminals and Waterways (CESPORTOS) decided to
maintain ISPS Level II  at the Port of Santos until 9 August.

This decision took into account the riots and protests in recent weeks, and
their possible impact on the security of all port facilities.

For information about operations in Santos, contact GAC Brazil at
shipping.santos@gac.com

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