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Hot Port News from GAC

28-Dec-2019

WORLD HOLIDAYS: 29 DECEMBER 2019-11 JANUARY 2020
Worldwide

VESSEL TRAFFIC REMAINS SUSPENDED
Sabine Pass, USA

UNAVAILABILITY OF SHALLOW BERTHS
Mumbai, India

SHIPS URGED TO BE ON HIGH ALERT AFTER RECENT SPATE OF PIRACY INCIDENTS
Singapore

VESSEL TRAFFIC UPDATE
Lake Charles, USA

World Holidays: 29 December 2019-11 January 2020
Saturday, December 28, 2019, Worldwide

Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following:
30 Dec (Mon) – Rizal Day (Philippines)
1 Jan (Wed) – New year’s Day
6 Jan (Mon) – Epiphany

For information about operations around the world contact the respective GAC office. Details may be found at www.gac.com

Vessel traffic remains suspended
Saturday, December 28, 2019, Sabine Pass, USA

According to Sabine Pilots, all vessel traffic remain suspended since 27 December 1830 hrs (local time) due to poor visibility caused by dense fog near the jetties and offshore.
For the latest updates and information about operations in the United States, contact GAC North America at usa@gac.com

Unavailability of Shallow Berths
Saturday, December 28, 2019, Mumbai, India

In view of the reduction in the draught at SWB berths due to siltation, the maintenance dredging of these berths (SB-01, SB-02 and SB-03) have been scheduled from today (28 December) from 0700hrs (local time) for a tentative period of four days. According to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) Terminal authorities, no vessels can be berthed at SWB during the dredging. The berths will be released for normal berthing as soon as the dredging work is completed.

For information about operations at Indian ports, contact GAC India at india@gac.com

Ships urged to be on high alert after recent spate of piracy incidents
Saturday, December 28, 2019, Singapore

Due to the recent spate of piracy incidents along the Singapore Straits, vessels have been urged to be on high alert. Crew members are advised to stay extra vigilant and maintain piracy watch while transiting along the east or west bound of the Singapore Straits especially during the wee hours.

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

Vessel traffic update
Saturday, December 28, 2019, Lake Charles, USA

According to Lake Charles Pilots, visibility is improving and one-way outbound traffic will begin moving at 0830hrs (local time). An evaluation of the feasibility of boarding inbound vessels will be made as the pilots on the outbound vessels progress toward the coast.

For the latest updates and information about operations in the United States, contact GAC North America at usa@gac.com

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