Tag Archives: afghanistan

Terminal of Baku Port Moved to New Baku International Sea Port at Alyat

NDN rail operations moving via Baku Port have moved to the New Baku International Sea Port at Aylat until the end of 2014 which has in resulted in delays.  We will continue to monitor the situation and make updates as necessry. Read More...

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Flooding in Afghanistan

Due to heavy raining in the last two days, there is a flooding situation in the Tashkor Ghan area between Mazar-e-Sharif and Pul-e-Khomri, which the road has been completely destroyed and will require five to six (5-6) days to repair.  This will affect lifting/delivery of cargo from Hairaton and Sher Khan Bandar ports and from Camp Marmal/Camp Pratt. Read More...

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Salang Tunnel Closed due to Heavy Snowfall and Rain, Takhta Baig in Peshawar Closed

Update 04 – March 26, 2014 / 0619 hrs (06:19am):

  • Salang Tunnel is still closed even after Nawroz holidays due to heavy snowfall and rain
  • We have also received information that Takhta Baig in Peshawar also closed for the last two days due to heavy rainfall
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Ghazni Festival

A ceremony has been organized in Ghazni, and people from various Islamic countries will attend.  The ceremony started on Friday, February 21 and will last for 3 to 4 days.

The corridors that will be affected are:

  • Maidan Shahr to Ghazni
  • Ghazni to Maidan Shahr
  • Kandahar to Ghazni
  • Ghazni to Kandahar
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Salang Tunnel Temporary Closing Three Days per Week

Authorities are closing Salang tunnel for three days every week due to construction work since July.  The tunnel will be closed on Sunday/Monday/Tuesday, and opened for movement on the remaining four days each week.  Due to this temporary closing, we expect there to be congestion, which could affect our movement, especially in the winter if the situation remains the same.

We will continue to monitor the status and will keep you informed if anything changes. Read More...

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Pakistani Trucker Strike

Update 2 – February 20, 2013 / 1528 hrs (03:28pm):

  • The dispute between trucker’s union and transporters on trucking rates for Afghanistan continues
  • Officially there has not been any breakthroughs in negotiations
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