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Introducing New US Flag Trans-Atlantic Service (TA2) – Correction

Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) is pleased to announce the new Trans-Atlantic (TA2) service, an exciting US Flag service that offers fast and reliable transits between the US East Coast and Europe.  Maersk Line’s investment in these upgrades means that now 3 out of 4 vessels in this service are US Flag. This new offering enhances our commitment to the US Flag market bringing the total number of US Flag vessels sailing between the US East and US Gulf Coasts to/from Europe up to 8 vessels.

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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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Severe Storm in Northern Europe Affecting TA2 Cargo Delivery

Northern Europe is experiencing a severe storm, expected to last for another 24 hours.  Currently, Felixstowe stopped cargo operations at 21st October 0800 GMT.  Rotterdam is expected to stop cargo operations at 21st October 1600 CET, as well.  TA2 vessel, Maersk Missouri, reports that cargo imports are currently delayed. Read More...

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Changes to Transatlantic (TA2) Service

The rotation of our TA2 service between North Europe and the US will change.   The current rotation calls the ports of Rotterdam, Felixstowe and Bremerhaven in that order. Effective October 13th this rotation will be changed to call Felixstowe first, followed by Rotterdam and Bremerhaven.

As a result of this change, our transit times between Felixstowe and North America will improve by one day, while other transit times remain unchanged. The first vessel affected by this change will be the Maersk Carolina/1416. Read More...

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Port Omission: Felixstowe, UK

  • Due to unexpected bad weather in Felixstowe, and the subsequent expected impact on the berthing line-up, it has been decided to divert the SL Eagle to London Gateway, arriving August 13, 2014 at 2200 hrs (10:00pm) local time
  • Imports into Great Britain will be discharged in London Gateway and will be re-routed from there
  • Imports into France will be kept on board for discharge in Bremerhaven and will be re-routed on AE2/AE6 back to Le Havre; cargo will discharge on August 29, 2014, which will be a delay of 7 days on arrival
  • Exports to North America (NAM) currently booked will be re-planned to the next vessel (the Maersk Iowa) and will incur a delay of 7 days
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Maersk Carolina Delay: Savannah Port Omission

Update 05 – February 17, 2014 / 1557 hrs (03:57pm):

The Maersk Carolina is delayed due to previous bad weather in the Atlantic.  The below cut-offs have been extended at this time:

Port Cut-Off
Newark FRI, Feb 14 @ 1630
Charleston WED, Feb 19 @ 1630
Savannah OMIT
Houston MON, Feb 24 @ 1630
Mobile WED, Feb 26 @ 1630
Miami FRI, Feb 28 @ 1630
Norfolk FRI, Feb 28 @ 1630


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Maersk Missouri (Voyage 1402) Delay into Rotterdam and Omit Felixstowe

  • Maersk Missouri (TA2 Service) will arrive Rotterdam one day late (January 9, 2014 at 1530 hrs) due to severe weather en route in the Atlantic Ocean
  • Maersk Missouri will omit Felixstowe to recover schedule; all Felixstowe imports will discharge Rotterdam and catch the Maersk Montana (Voyage 1402) back to Felixstowe
  • Maersk Missouri will call Bremerhaven about 12 hours late (January 11, 2014 at 0600 hrs) due to heavy weather en route to Rotterdam
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Maersk Ohio (Voyage 1402) to Omit Felixstowe

Maersk Ohio voyage 1402 (TA2 Service) will be omitting Felixstowe due to holiday contingency plan. Read More...

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SL Racer (TA2 Service) – To Omit Felixstowe

The SL Racer voyage 1312 (TA2 Service) will omit Felixstowe (proforma arrival of 03 July 2013) and then phase out of service for one rotation.  Bookings will be offered for the US Flag Maersk Carolina voyage 1310, which will be the next TA2 vessel arriving Felixstowe 10 July 2013. Read More...

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