Category Archives: port omission

Port Situation: MECL Maersk Detroit will omit Port Said call

A serious incident occurred at the terminal in Port Said, Egypt when the vessel Cosco Hope hit port crane QC17 during maneuvering. As a result, the crane collapsed and resulting in suspension of operations impacting the below vessels:

– Maersk Detroit – will omit the Port Said call
– Cap Harvey – revised connection time unknown
– Egy Glory – revised connection time unkown
– Extraloader HS Discoverer – diverted to Damietta

Port Said operations are returning to normal as of Thursday. Read More...

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Changes to Ports of Call (Hodeidah)

Please be guided that in the last 24 hours the situation in Hodeidah has deteriorated. Maersk Line will regretfully stop acceptance of bookings to Hodeidah with immediate effect.

All containers on the water and in transhipment ports destined for Hodeidah are being moved to Salalah.  Maersk Line will be in contact with shippers for potential deliveries to destinations outside Yemen.

We are monitoring the situation closely and will advise in case of any developments.

We thank you for your understanding and support. Read More...

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Changes to Ports of Call – Hodeidah, Yemen

Originally, Maersk Line had only ceased accepted to Aden, Yemen; however, now the decision has been taken to reject any bookings to Yemen.

 

Maersk Line has, with immediate effect, decided to stop bookings to Hodeidah, Yemen (YEAHD). 

 

All bookings currently in the system for which containers have not been loaded from origins must be canceled immediately.

 

We will provide updates as they become available.

 

 

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Maersk to call Umm Qasr North Port only “Gulftainer”

Please be advised that Maersk Line and Safmarine will no longer call Umm Qasr South port “Gazal Terminal / IQUMS” and we will continue to call Umm Qasr North Port “Gulftainer / IQUMM”.

 

This action will enable us to increase our operations efficiency in Iraq. Read More...

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Bookings to Aden Currently Suspended

Please be guided that we will stop acceptance of bookings to Aden with immediate effect.

All bookings currently in the system for which containers have not been loaded from origins must be cancelled immediately.

 

All containers on the water and in transhipment ports destined for Aden are being moved to Salalah, and we are in contact with consignees for potential deliveries in Hodeidah where port is operating as normal. We are monitoring  the situation closely along with WCALOC and will advise in case of any developments. Read More...

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Temporary Closure of port of Aden, Yemen

As most of you are aware, Saudi Arabia is leading the military initiative from coalition partners in the south of Yemen. The operations started yesterday afternoon and continue.

Kindly be guided that entire city of Aden including the port is closed. All our agents offices (with the exception of Aden) are open for business, and all staff along with families are reported safe.

The vessel calls in port of Aden are cancelled by all carriers, and operations from/ to Hodeidah port is normal currently. Read More...

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Customer Service Advisories for CC3

As part of our ongoing commitment to our US Government customers and to better support US Flag impelled cargo requirements, Maersk is enhancing our trans-Pacific service offering beginning mid-January 2015.  This change will offer increased value to our Military customers.

 

Recently, Maersk operated 4 US Flag vessels on the TP5 service providing a near-weekly US Flag service supplemented by 2 non-US Flag vessels.  This service will be eliminated by Maersk and replaced by a near-weekly US Flag service consisting of 5 US Flag vessels and 1 non-US Flag vessel. Read More...

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Maersk Carolina Will Omit Felixstowe

Maersk Carolina (TA2) will omit the Felixstowe port call.  All bookings will discharge in Antwerp and load another Maersk vessel bound for Felixstowe with a scheduled arrival of 12/28/2014. Read More...

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Maersk Iowa Will Omit Newark Port Call

Please be advised due to berth congestion and fog in Savannah/Charleston/Houston, Maersk Iowa (TA2) is now 4 days delayed into Mobile.  It has been decided to omit Newark outbound in order to make up her schedule to arrive in Felixstowe on schedule. Read More...

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Maersk Chicago Newark Port Omission

The Maersk Chicago, MECL1, will omit the second (outbound) Newark call due to holiday schedule.  Impacted bookings are being rolled to the next vessel/voyage on Maersk Kensington. Read More...

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