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In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* Worldwide – World Holidays: 10-23 November 2013
* Panama, Panama Canal – Postponement of scheduled lane outages

DATE: November 09, 2013
COUNTRY: Worldwide
World Holidays: 10-23 November 2013

Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the
Mon 11 Nov – Poland Independence Day
Mon 11 Nov – Independence Day (Angola)
Wed 13 Nov – Aachoura (Lebanon)
Wed 13 Nov – Ashura (Algeria)
Thu 14 Nov – Muharram / Day of Ashura (India, Pakistan)
Fri 15 Nov – Brazil Republic Day
Sun 17 Nov – Guru Nanak Birthday (India)
Sun 17 Nov – Il Full Moon Poya Day December (Sri Lanka)
Mon 18 Nov – Latvian National Day
Mon 18 Nov – Mexico Revolution Day
Fri 22 Nov – Independence Day (Lebanon)

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

DATE: November 09, 2013
PORT: Panama Canal
Postponement of scheduled lane outages

Due to the current number of vessels awaiting transit and in light of the
negative impact that a lane outage may have on the level of service
provided by the Panama Canal Authority, the lane outages at Gatun and Pedro
Miguel locks scheduled for November 14,  November 25 and November 28, 2013,
will be postponed until further notice.

The new dates for these outages will be announced once the vessel backlog
returns to normal levels.

(For information about operations in Panama contact GAC-Wilford & McKay at

Source: Panama Canal Authority Advisory to Shipping No.A-31-2013 dated 8
November 2013

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