Yemen – Contingency Plan Q&A

Dear Valued Customers,

Please see the information below for questions regarding shipments to or from Yemen.

1. Why has Maersk Line taken the decision to stop accepting bookings for Yemen?

On the 26 of March Saudi Arabia in conjunction with other countries launched Operation Decisive Storm in Yemen. Effective 9 April all vessel calls into Yemen were stopped due to the escalating situation, and vessel berthing not being allowed by the Coalition Navy

 

2. What is the contingency plan?

All Yemen-bound shipments on water and in transhipment ports are being taken to Salalah.

 

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

We thank you for your understanding and support.

Please contact your local Maersk Line, Limited sales representative in case you have any questions or require clarification.

 

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