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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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Yemen Strike

Please be advised that there is an indefinite strike planned at Aden Container Terminal in Yemen for this week.  The workers at the terminal have already taken a “go-slow” action resulting in low productivity.

If you can change your delivery to Hodeidah for cargo on water/transhipment and release containers at Hodeidah, Maersk Line will waive the COD surcharge.

We will continue to monitor the situation and will advise should the situation change. Read More...

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Yemen Congestion

A surge in demand for Ramadan has resulted in congestion in Aden and Hodeidah.  Reefer cargo is prioritized at the moment. Read More...

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