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GAC-newYour daily news service from ports around the world.

In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Yemen, all ports – New Weekend in Yemen
* Australia, Melbourne – Swanson Dock Lead Lights Fixed Red (Front Light)
Relocation
* Egypt, all ports – Canal & port operations continuing despite State of
Emergency
* Brazil, Santos – Santos Navigation Canal update
* Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 15/08/2013

DATE: August 15, 2013
COUNTRY: Yemen
PORT: all ports
New Weekend in Yemen

With immediate effect, weekends in Yemen will be changed to Friday and
Saturday instead of Thursday and Friday. The working hours remain
unchanged.

For information about operations in Yemen, contact GAC Yemen at
yemen@gac.com

DATE: August 15, 2013
COUNTRY: Australia
PORT: Melbourne
Swanson Dock Lead Lights Fixed Red (Front Light) Relocation

The Port of Melbourne Corporation has published a Notice advising that
Swanson Dock Lead Lights Vertical Fixed Red Lights (K2406-6 Admiralty List
of Lights) Front lead light will be relocated on 16th August.

The light will now be located in position S 37° 49.109, E 144° 54.991
(approximately 15 meters in front of the existing light) on a vertical pole
at the same height as the existing light.

Please be advised to navigate with caution in the vicinity of the works.

For further details and information about operations in Australia contact
GAC Australia at shipping.australia@gac.com
Source: Port of Melbourne Corporation

DATE: August 15, 2013
COUNTRY: Egypt
PORT: all ports
Canal & port operations continuing despite State of Emergency

The State of Emergency and curfew declared yesterday (14 August) is not
affecting the Suez Canal transit convoy system.

Operations at all Egyptian ports and in the Canal are running smoothly as
normal, without any extra requirements or delays.

14 of Egypt’s 27 cities – including Cairo, Alexandria, Ismailia  and  Suez
– are covered by the State of Emergency and curfew, but Port Said is
currently not among them.

Based on the current situation, GAC Egypt has resumed spares and crew
change operations until further notice, subject to emerging developments.

For information about operations in Egypt contact GAC Egypt at
egypt@gac.com. For information related to the Suez Canal contact
suezcanal@gac.com

DATE: August 15, 2013
COUNTRY: Brazil
PORT: Santos
Santos Navigation Canal update

It was reported in the Hot Port News yesterday (14 August) that the Santos
Navigation Canal was closed to all traffic by the Harbour Master due to
adverse weather conditions (strong winds).

Presently, the weather condition at the Santos Navigation Canal is still
unfavourable, but maneuvers are now allowed.

However the vessels with the following conditions are not allowed to go in or out:
– vessels with LOA over 306 meters
– RO-RO vessels

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

DATE: August 15, 2013
Bunker Update:
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 15/08/2013

GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
 MARKET PRICE UPDATE 15/08/2013

180 CST   380 CST   MGO   MDO

  • Aberdeen                                         0         0             958.00  0
  • Aden                                             715.00     0        1, 098.00  0
  • Alexandria                                   725.00   710.00 1, 200.00  0
  • Amsterdam                                 619.00    596.00    911.00  0
  • Antwerp                                      625.00    604.00    918.00  0
  • Aqaba                                              0          696.00    990.00   0
  • Bahrain                                            0              0       1, 053.00  0
  • Bergen                                         689.00    662.00  968.00    0
  • Busan                                           643.00    621.00   930.00    920.00
  • Cape Town                                  630.00         0        980.00    0
  • Colombo                                      660.00    665.00 1, 025.00  0
  • Dubai                                            640.00    615.00    860.00  0
  • Durban                                         612.00        0       1, 085.00  0
  • Falmouth                                     697.00    645.00    972.00    0
  • Fujairah                                       679.00    613.00  1, 000.00  0
  • Gibraltar                                      675.00    640.00    965.00    0
  • Hong Kong                                   637.00    629.00     957.00   0
  • Houston                                       665.00    594.00    989.00     0
  • Istanbul                                        664.50    635.50    980.00    0
  • Jeddah                                          685.00    660.00   1, 065.00  0
  • Kaohsiung                                     649.00    634.00   1, 005.00  990.00
  • Kuwait                                           616.00    612.00    999.00   0
  • Leith                                                  0               0         996.00    0
  • Lerwick                                             0               0         983.00   0
  • Malta                                             699.00    677.00    952.00   0
  • Mumbai                                         632.50    628.50   1, 107.00  0
  • New York & New Jersey            627.00    604.00    983.00   0
  • Panama                                         782.00    610.00  1, 025.00  0
  • Piraeus                                          699.00    677.00    955.00    0
  • Port Louis                                     720.00       0         1, 030.00  0
  • Port Said                                       725.00    710.00   1, 070.00  0
  • Qatar                                                 0              0           965.00   0
  • Richards Bay                                 622.00       0         1, 085.00  0
  • Rio de Janeiro                               638.00    614.00    950.00    0
  • Rotterdam                                     627.00    604.00    919.00    0
  • Salalah                                            690.00    635.00   1, 145.00  0
  • Shanghai                                         671.00    639.00   1, 075.00  0
  • Sharjah                                           640.00    615.00     860.00   0
  • Singapore                                        615.00    609.00     925.00   0
  • St Petersburg                                 584.50    564.50          0        0
  • Stavanger                                            0              0         978.00    0
  • Suez                                                  675.00    655.00   1, 070.00  0
  • Walvis Bay                                       700.00        0   1, 060.00  0
  • West Africa OFFSHORE – FROM ABIDJAN TO LUANDA  0         668.00    990.00   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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