HOT PORT NEWS from GAC
Tropical Storm Elsa update (6 July)
06 Jul 2021, Gulf Coast, United States
Elsa has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm and should make landfall around Tampa tomorrow morning (7 July). The Port of Tampa is closed, but Jacksonville, Port Canaveral, Port Everglades and Savannah are open.
Procedure for Health Risk Alert
06 Jul 2021, Richards Bay, South Africa
It is imperative that all crew aboard vessels coming into the Port of Richards Bay are tested before entering the Harbour.
Traffic suspension for yacht race
06 Jul 2021, Bosphorus, Turkey
Vessel traffic in the Bosphorus is expected to be suspended on Friday (9 July) between 13:00 and 17:00 hours local time, due to the Naval Cup Yacht Race.
Port reopened as weather improves
06 Jul 2021, Buckeye Bahamas Hub, Bahamas
Following an improvement in weather conditions, the Port Condition status of Buckeye Bahamas Hub Terminal changed to OPEN today (6 July).
New Covid-19 procedures
06 Jul 2021, Durban, South Africa
Due to an increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in South Africa, , it is imperative that all crew aboard vessels coming into Durban Port are tested before entering the harbour. New procedures are implemented by the Port of Durban from today (6 July).
Protocol for reopening of borders
06 Jul 2021, Mauritius
A new protocol for the Reopening of Borders has been implemented by Mauritius and a New Crew Change Health Corridor Protocol will apply from 15 July. Until that date, the previous Crew Change Health Corridor protocol remains in force.
Maintenance of special mark buoy
06 Jul 2021, Hong Kong
For approximately three months, maintenance works of a special mark buoy will be carried out within the area off Tung Lung Chau.