HOT PORT NEWS from GAC


Amended date for Force Majeure
Thursday, December 10, 2020, Krishnapatnam, India

Krishnapatnam Port Company have advised that the Force Majeure declared due to the impact of Storms Nivar and Burvei on port operations is effective from 8 December 2020, not 25 November as previously advised.

For information about operations in India, contact GAC India at [email protected]

Cyclone Alert Stage 2 set
Thursday, December 10, 2020, Dampier, Australia

The Port of Dampier is now at Cyclone Alert Stage 2 in preparation for Tropical Low 02U which was yesterday (9 December) located 260km east of Christmas Island in position 11.6S 109.9E.

The system is steadily tracking southeasterly towards the Pilbara and this is expected to continue over the coming days. The speed of motion is forecast to accelerate further today and the system is expected to cross the east Pilbara coast tomorrow.

For information about operations in Australia, contact GAC Australia at [email protected]

Aids to Navigation on Northern Landfall of Tuen Mun Chek Lap Kok Link Northern Connection
Thursday, December 10, 2020, Hong Kong

One light beacon has been established on the Northern Landfall of Tuen Mun Chek Lap Kok Link Northern Connection.

The particulars of the light beacon are as follows:
– Position (WGS 84 Datum): 22° 21.386’N / 113° 57.189’E
– Character: Fl. 5s
– Colour: White
– Elevation (metres): 6.8

(For information about operations in Hong Kong, contact GAC Hong Kong at [email protected])

Source: Government of the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.175/2020

Aids to Navigation on the Tuen Mun Chek Lap Kok Link Southern Viaduct
Thursday, December 10, 2020, Hong Kong

Ten lights have been established on the Tuen Mun Chek Lap Kok Link Southern Viaduct.

The particulars of the lights are as follows:

A) Position (WGS 84 Datum): 22° 18.635’N / 113° 57.580’E
– Character: Fixed
– Colour: Red
– Elevation (metres): 4.9

B) Position (WGS 84 Datum): 22° 18.609’N / 113° 57.589’E
– Character: Continuous Quick
– Colour: Green
– Elevation (metres): 32.4

C) Position (WGS 84 Datum): 22° 18.585’N / 113° 57.609’E
– Character: Isophase 4 seconds
– Colour: White
– Elevation (metres): 32.1

D) Position (WGS 84 Datum): 22° 18.5649’N / 113° 57.634’E
– Character: Continuous Quick
– Colour: Red
– Elevation (metres): 31.6

E) Position (WGS 84 Datum): 22° 18.554’N / 113° 57.654’E
– Character: Fixed
– Colour: Red
– Elevation (metres): 4.9

F) Position (WGS 84 Datum): 22° 18.585’N / 113° 57.527’E
– Character: Fixed
– Colour: Red
– Elevation (metres): 5.0

G) Position (WGS 84 Datum): 22° 18.574’N / 113° 57.553’E
– Character: Continuous Quick
– Colour: Green
– Elevation (metres): 29.6

H) Position (WGS 84 Datum): 22° 18.559’N / 113° 57.581’E
– Character: Isophase 4 seconds
– Colour: White
– Elevation (metres): 30.8

I) Position (WGS 84 Datum): 22° 18.543’N / 113° 57.610’E
– Character: Continuous Quick
– Colour: Red
– Elevation (metres): 31.5

J) Position (WGS 84 Datum): 22° 18.531’N / 113° 57.629’E
– Character: Fixed
– Colour: Red
– Elevation (metres): 4.9

(For information about operations in Hong Kong, contact GAC Hong Kong at [email protected])

Source: Government of the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.176/2020

Crude flow to port uninterrupted by pipeline bombings
Thursday, December 10, 2020, Ceyhan, Turkey

Crude flow to the port of Ceyhan has not been interrupted by the two bombing events that took place along the Kirkuk pipeline yesterday (9 December).

For further details and information about operations in Turkey, contact GAC Turkey at [email protected]

Source: GAC



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