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GAC 01072014Safety zone for Tall Ships’ parade
June 22, 2015, United States, Delaware Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay is alerting mariners of a safety zone to mitigate the risks associated with the Tall Ships Philadelphia Camden 2015 Parade of Sail. The safety zone is effective 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on June 25, 2015.

A safety zone will also be enforced for the Tall Ships Philadelphia Camden 2015 Fireworks, from 8:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. on June 27, 2015.

The Captain of the Port representative will be on scene during these events and can be contacted on VHF channel 16.

Entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the COTP Delaware Bay, or his on-scene representative. Once operations are concluded, an informational broadcast will inform mariners that the safety zone is no longer being enforced.

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

Speed in restricted zones
June 22, 2015, Hong Kong, all ports

Hong Kong’s Marine Department has issued a reminder that a speed limit of 5 knots must be observed between 8am and 12 midnight every day from 1 July to 15 September, inclusive, in the following restricted zones:

TOLO HARBOUR

T1 Plover Cove

T2 Sha Tin Hoi

PORT SHELTER AND ROCKY HARBOUR

K1 Ta She Wan

K2 Tsam Chuk Wan

K3 Hebe Haven (Pak Sha Wan)

K4 East Kiu Tsui Chau

K5 West Kiu Sai Chau

K6 South Kau Sai Chau

K7 Bluff Island

K8 Clear Water Bay

HONG KONG ISLAND, SOUTH

A1 To Tei Wan

A2 Tai Tam Habrour

A3 Stanley Bay

A4 Chung Hom Wan

A5 South Bay

A6 Deep Water Bay

A10 Tai Tam Bay

A11 Repulse Bay

LAMMA ISLAND

A7 Luk Chau Wan

A8 Sham Wan

CHEUNG CHAU

A9 Tung Wan

LANTAU ISLAND

L1 Discovery Bay

Coxswains and masters of all vessels, particularly large and powerful vessels, are strongly advised to exercise due care and avoid generating excessive wake wash when navigating in the restricted zones, in areas near swimming beaches and fish culture zones, in particular near Kai Lung Wan Fish Culture Zone, giving due consideration to the safety of other people and vessels in the vicinity. In narrow channels such as Sor See Mun (Fu Tau Fan Chau) and Fat Tong Mun (Tung Lung Chai), the speed of all vessels should be reduced to a safe speed not exceeding 5 knots. Operators of speed boats and jet skis should exercise due care when navigating in narrow waterways, such as river channels, and proceed at safe speed at all times.

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

Dredging operations in the Eastern Fairway
June 22, 2015, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

For approximately five months, dredging operations will be carried out [in the Eastern Fairway] within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS 84 Datum) from (A) to (G):

(A) 22 deg. 18.057’N / 114 deg. 12.530’E

(B) 22 deg. 18.010’N / 114 deg. 12.647’E

(C) 22 deg. 17.899’N / 114 deg. 12.639’E

(D) 22 deg. 17.916’N / 114 deg. 12.596’E

(E) 22 deg. 17.860’N / 114 deg. 12.596’E

(F) 22 deg. 17.859’N / 114 deg. 12.440’E

(G) 22 deg. 17.975’N / 114 deg. 12.440’E

The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one grab dredger, four hopper barges, three tug boats and one survey boat. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit operational requirements.

A working area of approximately 50 metres around the dredger will be established. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the dredger.

The hours of work will be from 0700 to 2300 hours from Mondays to Sundays, including public holidays. Vessels employed for the works will stay in the works area outside the hours of work.

Silt curtains, extending from the sea surface to the seabed, will be established within the works area. The silt curtain is a large piece of netting used to contain mud and sediments.

Vessels engaged in the operations will display signals as prescribed in international and local regulations.

Vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution.

(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.84 of 2015

GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd Pricing Alert
Market Price Update 22/06/2015

COUNTRY 180 CST 380 CST MGO MDO
Aberdeen 0 0 376.00 0
Aden 420.00 400.00 880.00 0
Alexandria 0 645.00 875.00 0
Antwerp 364.00 328.00 567.00 0
Aqaba 0 490.00 795.00 0
Bahrain 0 0 676.00 0
Bergen 0 0 598.00 0
Busan 407.00 389.00 589.00 579.00
Cape Town 448.00 437.00 658.00 0
Colombo 430.00 425.00 640.00 0
Dubai/Sharjah/Rak 415.00 395.00 625.00 0
Durban 405.00 0 730.00 0
Falmouth 0 391.00 663.00 0
Fujairah 348.00 343.00 730.00 0
Gibraltar 0 380.00 613.00 0
Hambantota 430.00 428.00 710.00 0
Houston 385.00 335.00 588.00 0
Istanbul 391.00 369.00 629.00 0
Jeddah 405.00 390.00 840.00 0
Kuwait 0 355.00 740.00 0
Labuan 0 0 0 0
Las Palmas 387.00 371.00 905.00 0
Malta 359.00 343.00 589.00 0
Mumbai 650.00 395.00 750.00 0
New York/New Jersey 411.00 356.00 620.00 0
Panama 387.00 347.00 644.00 0
Piraeus 403.00 382.00 594.00 0
Port Louis 0 490.00 705.00 0
Port Said 750.00 640.00 905.00 0
Qatar 0 0 570.00 0
Richards Bay 423.00 0 0 0
Rio de Janeiro 373.00 349.00 704.00 0
Rotterdam 364.00 328.00 553.00 0
Salalah 520.00 470.00 850.00 0
Santos 376.00 354.00 732.00 0
Seychelles 0 0 725.00 0
Shanghai 431.00 381.00 711.00 0
Singapore 368.00 355.00 564.00 0
St Petersburg 273.00 261.00 545.00 0
Suez 510.00 395.00 875.00 0
West Africa – Abidjan 544.00 458.00 817.00 0
West Africa – Lome 0 430.00 690.00 0
West Africa – Luanda 485.00 435.00 690.00 0

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“Jo”

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