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Customer Advisory: Impacts of Ramadan and Eid Al Fitr

Please be advised that Ramadan will tentatively begin at sundown on June 6th, 2016 and end on July 5th, 2016. The actual dates will depend upon the time of the official sighting of the new moon. Eid Al Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, is celebrated for 3-4 days, with actual dates varying for each country depending on the region. Movement of cargo will continue during Ramadan at a lower velocity due to reduced schedules and observed reduced office hours. Read More...

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Aqaba Port Congestion

Update 05 – September 17, 2013 / 1005 hrs (10:05am):

  • Aqaba terminal remains congested
  • Major impact is due to empties
  • Productivity has improved
  • Vessels have berthed on proforma for the last 2 weeks
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Ramadan, to Begin 10 July 2013

Update 01 – July 11, 2013 / 0448 hrs (04:48am):

Please take note of the office hours during the Holy Month of Ramadan, which will begin 10 July 2013: Read More...

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Riyadh and Dammam, Saudi Arabia Port Congestion

Please note there is congestion at the port of Riyadh, which is expected to continue for the next 4-6 months due to lack of laborers and equipment.  This is also affecting Dammam and Jeddah as consignees are diverting shipments to these ports. Read More...

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