HOT PORT NEWS from GAC
Control of vessels’ smoke emissions
14 Sep 2021, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
Ship masters and owners of vessels are required to take all necessary measures to prevent air pollution from their vessels emitting soot or black/dark smoke from engine exhaust and/or auxiliary machineries such as generators and boilers during their stay in Fujairah waters.
Impact of protests on terminals
14 Sep 2021, Libya
Due to ongoing protests, Essidra Terminal halted loading of a tanker late last night (13 September). El Hariga is still closed with no operations at the terminal.
Travel restrictions for Red List countries
14 Sep 2021, Philippines
Azerbaijan, Guadaloupe, Guam, Israel, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Saint Lucia and Switzerland are in the Philippines’ Red List until 18 September.
Pilotage required outside daylight hours
14 Sep 2021, Dardanelles, Turkey
Until 17 September, vessel traffic in the Dardanelles is only permitted with pilotage between the hours of sunset and sunrise.
Restrictions on incoming foreign crews extended
14 Sep 2021, Indonesia
Indonesia has extended the closure of its borders to incoming foreigners arriving from abroad by airlines until approximately 20 September 2021.
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