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Hot Port News from GAC

08-Jan-2020

PORT REOPENED
Broome, Australia

FIRE DAMAGE AT WOOD CHIP EXPORT FACILITY
Eden, Australia

HEAVY RAINFALL ALERT
Jakarta, Indonesia

Port reopened
Wednesday, January 8, 2020, Broome, Australia

The Harbourmaster at Broome has advised that the port opened to all shipping from 1200 hours local time yesterday (7 January) following the passage of Cyclone Blake.

The opening of the port does not imply that conditions are safe for all small vessel operations. Mariners should make their own assessment of the sea state and weather conditions to ensure the safety of their operations.

For information about operations in Australia contact GAC Australia at shipping.australia@gac.com

Fire damage at wood chip export facility
Wednesday, January 8, 2020, Eden, Australia

ANWE advises that it suffered considerable fire damage to its wood chip export facility located at Two-Fold Bay in Eden, in the early hours of Sunday the 5th January…

…The full extent of the damage to the stock and equipment will be assessed once the fire threat has eased and plans are being put in place for temporary and permanent resumption of operations…

…ANWE remains committed to resuming normal operations but also to its previous commitment of investing in a sawmill and briquette plant at the Eden site and in doing so bring further opportunities to the people of the region…

…ANWE will work closely with Government and Council to ensure that support and adequate resource is provided to enable us to rebuild as swiftly as possible…

(For information about operations in Australia contact GAC Australia at shipping.australia@gac.com)

Source: Extract from ANWE (www.anwe.com.au) statement issued 8 January 2020

Heavy rainfall alert
Wednesday, January 8, 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia

The greater Jakarta region is forecast to experience unusually heavy rainfall through to Sunday (12 January), with thunderstorms and strong winds potentially causing floods, landslides, power outages and difficult travel conditions throughout the area.

For information about operations in Indonesia, contact PT Andhika GAC at shipping.indonesia@gac.com

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