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

In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about:
* United Kingdom, Immingham – Jetty berth closure for works
* Germany, Kiel Canal – Lock chamber to close for dredging works
* United States, Mississippi River, Louisiana – River closed due to low visibility
* Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Temporary closure of landing steps
* Bunker Update – MARKET PRICE UPDATE 21/03/2014

DATE: March 21, 2014
COUNTRY: United Kingdom
PORT: Immingham
Jetty berth closure for works

To allow essential berth face replacement works to continue, the East Jetty
Extension Berth at Immingham will be closed to all shipping between 0800
hours on 30 March and 1900 hours on 3 April.

For information about operations in the UK contact GAC UK at uk@gac.com

DATE: March 21, 2014
COUNTRY: Germany
PORT: Kiel Canal
Lock chamber to close for dredging works

The Kiel Canal Authorities have announced that on from 07:30 to 11:30 hours
on Monday 24 March, the New Big South Lock Chamber at Brunsbuettel will be
out of service for dredging works.

During this period, only the two small lock chambers will be available, and
only vessels
with a maximum LOA of 125m/beam 20, 5m and tide-dependent draft can be
served.

(For information about operations in Germany contact the GAC UK Hub Agency
Centre at hub.gb@gac.com)

Source: Sartori & Berger, Germany – GAC agent

DATE: March 21, 2014
COUNTRY: United States
PORT: Mississippi River, Louisiana
River closed due to low visibility

Due to low visibility and fog in the vicinity of MM94.5 AHP, the
Mississippi River was closed to all traffic at Algiers Point at 0704 hours
local time today (21 March).

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

DATE: March 21, 2014
COUNTRY: Hong Kong
PORT: Hong Kong
Temporary closure of landing steps

Landing steps No.1 of Kowloon Public Pier will be temporarily closed to
marine traffic from 1000 hours to 1700 hours on 23 March 2014 (Sunday) to
facilitate an exhibition to take place at the piazza area of the Hong Kong
Cultural Centre.

A training vessel will be berthed to the landing steps during the period
mentioned above.

Owners, operators, coxswains and person-in-charge of vessels are advised to
use other landing steps of the Pier during the period of closure.

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

Source: Government of Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.38 of 2014

DATE: March 21, 2014
Bunker Update:
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 21/03/2014

GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
MARKET PRICE UPDATE 21/03/2014

                        180 CST   380 CST   MGO        MDO


Aberdeen                0         0         550.00      0

Aden                    730.00    0         1, 115.00    0

Alexandria              760.00    0         1, 175.00    0

Amsterdam               604.00    581.00    890.00      0

Antwerp                 607.00    587.00    899.00      0

Aqaba                   0         697.00    1, 030.00    0

Bahrain                 0         0         1, 034.00    0

Bergen                  695.00    673.00    919.00      0

Busan                   670.00    640.00    947.50      937.50

Cape Town               635.00    0         1, 010.00    0

Colombo                 657.00    649.00    1, 010.00    0

Dubai                   640.00    620.00    910.00      0

Durban                  609.00    0         1, 034.00    0

Fujairah                618.50    612.50    990.00      0

Gibraltar               716.50    681.50    940.50      0

Grangemouth             0         0         570.00      0

Hong Kong               630.50    621.50    929.00      0

Houston                 653.00    583.00    975.00      0

Istanbul                644.50    611.50    960.50      0

Jeddah                  725.00    695.00    1, 075.00    0

Kaohsiung               668.00    656.00    1, 040.00    1, 025.00

Kuwait                  617.50    612.00    989.00      0

Leith                   0         0         572.00      0

Lerwick                 0         0         574.00      0

Malta                   742.50    723.50    907.50      0

Mersey                  0         0         555.00      0

Mumbai                  621.50    615.50    1, 098.50    0

New York & New Jersey   660.00    605.00    1, 030.00    0

Panama                  675.00    615.00    1, 040.00    0

Piraeus                 735.50    705.50    922.50      0

Port Louis              702.00    0         1, 040.00    0

Port Said               760.00    680.00    1, 080.00    0

Qatar                   0         0         960.00      0

Richards Bay            619.00    0         1, 044.00    0

Rio de Janeiro          666.00    643.00    990.00      0

Rotterdam               613.00    590.00    899.00      0

Salalah                 698.00    648.00    1, 095.00    0

Shanghai                656.00    630.50    1, 076.50    0

Sharjah                 640.00    620.00    910.00      0

Singapore               615.00    597.00    900.00      0

Sohar                   0         629.00    1, 020.00    0

St Petersburg           461.50    440.00    0           0

Stavanger               0         0         935.00      0

Suez                    0         680.00    1, 080.00    0

Sunderland              0         0         578.00      0

Thames                  0         0         572.00      0

Walvis Bay              710.00    0         1, 070.00    0

West Africa OFFSHORE    0         640.00    960.00      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.

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