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

In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* United States, Baltimore, Maryland – Temporary Security Zone to be established
* Singapore, Singapore – Construction of jetty at “Lubpark” shared facility
* Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 04/09/2013

DATE: September 04, 2013
COUNTRY: United States
PORT: Baltimore, Maryland
Temporary Security Zone to be established

The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone encompassing
certain waters of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor from tomorrow (5 September).

The security zone includes all waters of Baltimore Harbor, Baltimore’s
Inner Harbor, from shoreline to shoreline, bounded on the east by a line
drawn from position latitude 39 ‹ 17 Œ03.41  N, longitude 076 ‹
36 Œ28.35  W, southerly to position latitude 39 ‹ 16 Œ58.24  N, longitude
076 ‹ 36 Œ27.59  W, located along the waterfront at Baltimore, MD
(reference datum NAD 1983).

The security zone will be enforced from 5 p.m. until 11:59 p.m. on
September 5, 2013. The general security zone regulations found in 33 CFR
165.33 apply to this security zone. All persons are required to comply with
the general regulations governing security zones found in 33 CFR 165.33.
Coast Guard vessels enforcing this zone can be contacted on Marine Band
Radio VHF-FM channel 16 (156.8 MHz). The U.S. Coast Guard may be assisted
in the patrol and enforcement of the zone by Federal, State, and local
agencies.

For information about operations in the USA contact GAC USA at usa@gac.com

DATE: September 04, 2013
COUNTRY: Singapore
PORT: Singapore
Construction of jetty at “Lubpark” shared facility

Works to construct a jetty at “Lubpark” shared facility, off Tuas View
Extension, West Johor Strait, will be conducted from 6 September 2013 to 5
March 2014.

The works will be carried out 24 hours daily – including Sundays & Public
Holidays – within the working area bounded by the following co-ordinates
(WGS 84 Datum):
A) 01° 16.783’N / 103° 36.562’E
B) 01° 16.725’N / 103° 36.719’E
C) 01° 16.504’N / 103° 36.457’E
D) 01° 16.446’N / 103° 36.613’E

Construction of the new jetty platform will entail concrete works, pilings
and installation of walkways.

A safety boat will be in attendance throughout the duration of the
construction works to warn other craft of the works in the vicinity.

Craft involved in the works will exhibit the appropriate local and
international day and
night signals.

When in the vicinity of the working area, mariners are reminded to:
(a) keep well clear and not to enter the working area;
(b) maintain a proper lookout;
(c) proceed at a safe speed & navigate with caution;
(d) maintain a listening watch on VHF channel 25; and
(e) communicate with Pasir Panjang Control on VHF 25 for assistance, if
required.

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

DATE: September 04, 2013
Bunker Update:
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 04/09/2013
—————
GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
 MARKET PRICE UPDATE 04/09/2013

180 CST   380 CST   MGO  MDO

Aberdeen                                         0         0         958.00    0

Aden                                             720.00    0   1, 100.00  0

Alexandria                                       725.00    705.00  1, 200.00  0

Amsterdam                                        614.00    589.00    936.00   0

Antwerp                                          623.00    595.00    939.00   0

Aqaba                                            0         696.00    990.00   0

Bahrain                                          0         0   1, 049.00  0

Bergen                                           696.00    666.00    995.00   0

Busan                                            649.00    622.00    940.00     930.00

Cape Town                                        633.00    0  1, 009.00  0

Colombo                                          655.00    652.00  1, 020.00  0

Dubai                                            630.00    610.00    860.00  0

Durban                                           620.00    0    1, 066.00  0

Falmouth                                         697.00    645.00    972.00     0

Fujairah                                         670.00    612.00     1, 000.00  0

Gibraltar                                        685.50    653.50   1, 010.00  0

Hong Kong                                        628.50    622.50    947.50     0

Houston                                          696.00    625.00  1, 020.00  0

Istanbul                                         664.00    635.00   1, 027.50  0

Jeddah                                           685.00    665.00   1, 065.00  0

Kaohsiung                                        651.00    638.00  1, 030.00  1, 015.00

Kuwait                                           618.00    611.00    999.00   0

Leith                                            0         0   1, 040.00  0

Lerwick                                          0         0         983.00   0

Malta                                            718.50    695.50  1, 003.00  0

Mumbai                                           641.50    634.50  1, 121.00  0

New York & New Jersey                            647.00    625.00    960.00    0

Panama                                           705.00    645.00   1, 045.00  0

Piraeus                                          707.50    676.50    984.50    0

Port Louis                                       726.00    0   1, 045.00  0

Port Said                                        725.00    705.00   1, 070.00  0

Qatar                                            0         0         970.00     0

Richards Bay                                     630.00    0         0      0

Rio de Janeiro                                   657.00    633.00    1, 000.00  0

Rotterdam                                        622.00    597.00    944.00      0

Salalah                                          707.00    657.00   1, 175.00  0

Shanghai                                         663.50    632.50   1, 072.00  0

Sharjah                                          630.00    610.00    860.00    0

Singapore                                        612.00    604.00    924.00  0

St Petersburg                                    620.00    600.00    0    0

Stavanger                                        0         0    1, 000.00  0

Suez                                             675.00    655.00    1, 060.00  0

Walvis Bay                                       705.00    0  1, 020.00  0

West Africa OFFSHORE – FROM ABIDJAN TO LUANDA  0         696.00    1, 050.00   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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