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Attention Military Household Goods Customers – New Booking Codes

As a customer of Maersk that moves US Military Household Goods, we understand that time is one of your most valuable assets. In our commitment to continually enhance your customer experience, Maersk has made improvements that will give you more flexibility to create and manage bookings by leveraging our new online booking platform.

Register now at: https://my.maerskline.com/webuser/registration

Starting on January 15, 2017 you will now be able to book US Military Household Goods online, 24 hours a day 7 days a week – no more emails or phone calls to have a booking created. Read More...

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Attention US Flag Project Cargo Shippers – New Booking Codes

As a customer of Maersk that moves US Flag ExIm Bank / Civilian Agencies Cargo, we understand that time is one of your most valuable assets. In our commitment to continually enhance your customer experience, Maersk has made improvements that will give you more flexibility to create and manage bookings by leveraging our new online booking platform.

Register now at: https://my.maerskline.com/webuser/registration

NOTE: If you have an existing contract with Maersk that is being used to move ExIm Bank / Civilian Agencies Cargo please continue using your current booking process until March 1, 2017 when your contracts will be re-issued using the new HS Codes and processes outlined below. Read More...

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MLL Advisory – HS Code Guidelines – Improved Alignment with Cargo Preference

The United States Maritime Administration (MARAD) was established to manage the “Cargo Preference program work to promote and facilitate a US maritime transportation system that is accessible and efficient in the movement of goods and people. It oversees the administration of and compliance with US Cargo Preference laws and regulations. Those laws require shippers to use US-Flag vessels to transport any Government-impelled oceanborne cargoes.”

As a participant in both the Maritime Security Program (MSP) and Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA) program, a primary focus of Maersk Line, Limited is handling the transportation needs of US Government customers in accordance with Cargo Preference rules and regulations. Read More...

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MLL Advisory – Compliance is Essential for US Government Customers

Thursday, September 22, 2016

As mentioned in our earlier announcement, Maersk has made enhancements in how we service you – a customer that participates in US Government business. One of most important drivers influencing these changes is our ongoing commitment to compliance due to its significance in Government contracting.  Committing to compliance reduces the likelihood of contractor wrongdoing, both as a prime and/or sub-contractor, and thus the risk of potential legal implications.

To help us better comply with the unique requirements associated with Government contracting such as: FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) and sub-contractor flow-downs, Maersk has established regional FST’s (US Flag Support Teams) that have been specifically trained on how to properly execute US Flag impelled cargo. Read More...

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MLL Advisory – Enhancing our US Government Customers’ Experience

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

As a customer of Maersk that moves US Government cargo, we understand that time is one of your most valuable assets. In our commitment to continually improve your customer experience, Maersk has made improvements that will give you more flexibility to create and manage bookings by leveraging our new online booking platform.

Starting in October 2016, upon registering, you will be granted access to our web-based portal where you can book US Government or commercial cargo online, 24 hours a day 7 days a week – no more emails or phone calls to have a booking created. Read More...

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ML Advisory 2016 – 30: MSDS Required for DG Shipments Bahrain (Imports & Exports)

Dear Valued Customer,

Please note we have been made aware that a MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) is required for all dangerous good shipments importing into, and exporting out of, Bahrain.

This is apparently not a new requirement; however, we are only now aware of the process. Note, we have not faced previous issues with shipments due to missing MSDS. To further ensure no issues with DG exports and align with the requirement, we will require all Shippers to provide a MSDS with their other hazardous documents effective immediately. Read More...

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New Dangerous Goods Acceptance Rules – Korea

This advisory is to inform the Korean Government is no longer allowing dangerous goods cargo with IMO classifications 1, 2, and 7 to transit via Korean ports as from September 8th.

Please reach out to your local Maersk Line Limited representative if there are any questions regarding this advisory.

Thank you,

Maersk Line, Limited Read More...

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Japan 24 Hour Advance Manifest Filing Rule (JP24 AFR)

Japan 24 hour Advance Manifest Filing Rule (JP24 AFR)

Note that, effective 9 March 2014, vessel operator or non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC) are required to electronically submit to Japan Customs information on all shipments discharging at Japan Ports no later than 24 hours prior to vessel from load port.  Effective immediately, all shippers must submit shipping instructions (SI) for cargo at least 72 hrs prior to scheduled vessel sail from the specified load port.  Failure to comply with guidance will cause cargo to be frustrated at the port. Read More...

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