May 19th 2023
ANTARES: We attach to this News a flyer with the full detail of all our staff and offices for your ready reference.
Weekend duty staff: (Friday, May 19th, until Monday May 22nd, 2023, 0800 hrs)
HQ Buenos Aires:
Horacio Vazquez +54 9 11 5578 4554
Gastón Cabrera +54 9 11 5578 4556
Franco Gabriel Ostojic +54 9 11 6656 1678
Kevin Masia +54 9 11 6919 2280
Walter Nestor Travaglini +54 9 11 3156 1680
National Holidays: Thursday May 25th and Friday May 26th.
Grains and Markets:
Tunisia is still looking for a Supramax of soya beans in August. Morocco still has not purchased their Panamax of soya meal for July.
Saudi Arabia is testing the market for one or two Panamaxes of maize for September.
Adjusted soya bean harvest total:
The Buenos Aires Grain Exchange has reduced the total yield of the ongoing soya bean harvest to 21,000,000 tons. This means a 53 per cent reduction of the average yield of the last five harvests.
Continued lowering of the total forecast is now calculated on the yields of the fields harvested so far, now 70 per cent completed.
Rosario TPR Terminal Strike:
Yesterday 17th noontime, the Rosario stevedore union decided to accept the compulsory truce and work at TPR has resumed.
ARGENTINA C has sailed and operations at the mv MADDOX continue.
Necochea Fertilizer discharge:
Berth 12 is finalizing repairs.
In the meantime Berth 10 is being used.
Pilots have updated suggested arrival drafts as per detail below:
LOA SUGGESTED ARRIVAL DRAFT
210 meters 11.6 meters BW
200 meters 12.2 meters BW
190 meters 12.3 meters BW
180 meters 12.4 meters BW
These drafts do NOT GUARANTEE THAT VESSEL WILL ALWAYS BE AFLOAT.
Exceptional weather conditions may cause this to happen.
Bunker deliveries at Zona Comun:
STS BUNKER AT ZONA COMUN FOR NEXT DAYS:
As always, the STS operation is up to the discretion of the Master’s of the vessels involved.
Will keep you posted.
Antares Servicios Maritimos S.A.
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