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Bunkering operations suspended in Gibraltar

12 Mar 2013 12:51 GMT

Bunkering activities are halted again due to adverse weather conditions.



Bunkering operations have been suspended at the port of Gibraltar until further notice due to strong winds and high swells.

The decision to halt bunkering activities comes only days after operations were suspended between March 6-7, also due to adverse weather conditions.

At the time of writing this article there are currently 11 vessels waiting to enter the commercial anchorage for bunkers and no vessels waiting for ship-to-ship transfer operations, local agent Medport Shipping Services Ltd. reports.

Please find below a weather forecast summary, courtesy of Medport Shipping Services.

Weather Summary:

Moderate to strong winds predicted over the next 5 days at Gibraltar.

12 - South Westerly winds. Force 6 to 7.
13 - West North Westerly winds. Force 5.
14 - North Westerly winds. Force 3.
15 - Easterly winds. Force 4.
16 - Easterly winds. Force 5.




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