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08-Dec-2016

TRAFFIC HALTED AFTER ENGINE FAILURE
Bosphorus, Turkey
GANGWAY OUT OF SERVICE
Yanbu, Saudi Arabia
Traffic halted after engine failure
Thursday, December 8, 2016, Bosphorus, Turkey
Transit taffic in the Bosphorus was halted at 12:25 hours local time today (8 December) after a 225M bulk carrier suffered an engine malfunction around the Kurucesme area during her northbound transit.Coastal safety tugs were deployed to assist the vessel and it was escorted to the Southern Bosphorus Anchorage. Traffic resumed at 15:40 hours local time.For information about operations in the Turkish Straits contact GAC Istanbul at turkey@gac.com

Gangway out of service
Thursday, December 8, 2016, Yanbu, Saudi Arabia
SABTANK terminal at Yanbu has advised that the gangway at Berth No.41 will be out of service for the coming few days. Vessels calling at the terminal should make the necessary preparations for ship’s gangway ahead of arrival.For informationa bout operations at Yanbu, contact GAC Saudi Arabia at yanbu@gac.com

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