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With offices in 75 countries, supporting our non-stop operations in 2,200 ports worldwide, our port knowledge team brings you the latest local port news and operational updates on a daily basis.

Latest port news

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    Weipa Port, Australia

    6 Oct'16: Lorim Point East and West Berth at Weipa Port, Australia have been re-engineered and assessed by Regional Harbour Master to accept vessel up to 260 m LOA and 43 m beam. Main cargo handled at Lorim Point berths is bauxite. Contact our Weipa office at (+61) 7 4069 7203 for more information.

  • grain

    Chornomorsk Port, Ukraine

    6 Oct'16: Grain cargoes handling time to be temporary increased at Chornomorsk Port, Ukraine. Floating crane Bogatyr, equipped with frame for discharging hopper wagons to vessels, will support cargo operations until 31 October 2300 hrs. Contact our Odessa office at (+380) 482 300 600 for further information.

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    Port of Yanbu, Saudi Arabia

    6 Oct'16: Local Saudi Immigration operating out of the Port of Yanbu, has suspended crew changes for all vessels with immediate effect. This decision is a result of the recent changes to rules for ministry of interior relating to crew change fees. Contact our Yanbu office at (+966) 14 332 3696 for more information.

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    Hamad Port, Qatar

    6 Oct'16: General cargo operations to commence at Hamad Port, Qatar. The Ministry of Transport and Communications announced to redirect dry (bagged) & general cargo vessels traffic, from Doha Port to Hamad Port as of 15 October 2016. Therefore, the Ministry is completing project stages, according to the schedule dates. Doha Port will handle only cruise vessels traffic and yachts. Contact our Doha office at (+974) 445 10 323 for further information.

  • India

    Mundra Port, India

    6 Oct'16: Increased maximum draft restrictions at Mundra Port, India effective now. Max. draft alongside: Liquid Berth no.4 - 13,9 m, Steel & Agriculture products Berth no.6 - 17,2 m, Multi-purpose Berth no.12 - 13,3 m. Contact our Kandla office at (+91) 2836 231 158 for further information.

Commodity news

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    Coal news

    The latest port operational updates impacting your port calls for global coal trading featured here: Comprehensive, up-to-date port news coverage, aggregated from our ship agents all over the world.

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    Iron ore news

    Worried about port delays for vessels carrying iron ore? Get the latest port news here that has operational impact on your iron ore trading all around the world.

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    Crude oil news

    Operating vessels carrying crude oil or trade crude oil? Get the latest operational port news here for crude oil trading worldwide - learn how the latest draft changes might affect your next port call.

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    Petroleum products news

    Get the latest operational port news coverage on petroleum products: If you operate vessels carrying or trading kerosene, gasoline, fuel oil and any other petroleum products, this news section informs you if any ports you work with is impacted by special weather conditions, strikes or congestions.

  • 1600 X 900 Grain category

    Grains news

    Is your vessel loading grain soon? Learn if any extreme weather conditions will affect your operations in your port calls - check out the latest port news here with operational impact on global grain trading.

Featured articles

  • 1600 X 900 Eid holiday - port operations affected

    Eid Al Adha Holidays: How are port operations affected?

    With Eid Al Adha (The Feast of Sacrifice) holidays just round the corner, avoid potential cargo or custom clearance delays and additional costs by being aware of the various port and government institution closures in UAE, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Egypt and Yemen.

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    Suez canal rebates guide: Navigating the rebate system

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has implemented a rebate system as an incentive to attract more ships to use the Suez Canal instead of alternative routes. Knowing how to navigate your way through the rebate system's processes is important to understand as it can result in significant reduction in your vessel's toll fee.

    Written by Steffen Langlete , Product Manager, Full Agency

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