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Changes to Ports of Call (Hodeidah)

Please be guided that in the last 24 hours the situation in Hodeidah has deteriorated. Maersk Line will regretfully stop acceptance of bookings to Hodeidah with immediate effect.

All containers on the water and in transhipment ports destined for Hodeidah are being moved to Salalah.  Maersk Line will be in contact with shippers for potential deliveries to destinations outside Yemen.

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

We thank you for your understanding and support. Read More...

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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. Read More...

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Dry-Dock Plan MECL2 Service – Maersk Kentucky, Maersk Idaho, and Maersk Wisconsin

Update 03– December 2, 2013 / 1541 hrs (03:41pm):

Maersk Kentucky Dry-Dock:

  • Maersk Kentucky (voyage 1313) will be going for dry-dock when she is in Jebel Ali on approximately December 04, 2013
  • All onboard cargo which will be discharged in Jebel Ali and connect with the extra loader, the nonflag Sea Land Eagle
  • The Sea Land Eagle will perform the Jebel Ali – Colombo – Salalah rotation on the MECL2 Service

 

Maersk Utah:

  • After her Djibouti call on December 14, 2013, the Maersk Utah (Voyage 1317) will omit Jebel Ali and Colombo and proceed directly to Salalah to take over the position of the Maersk Kentucky fom Salalah onwards
  • We do not have a US flag vessel to take the volumes back to Jebel Ali; therefore, please book all P1 volumes in SEU/NAM for the next US flag call
  • Imports for Jebel Ali (including Port Qasim and Colombo volumes) will be loaded onto the 28D Masiika Express Service for further connection to MECL1/MECL2 or respective services
  • Maersk Utah will connect all exports coming on the Sea Land Eagle from Colombo and any previous ports, if applicable
  • For the ports of India/Bangladesh, please load all exports on Sea Land Eagle for Salalah to connect with the Maersk Utah
  • The Maersk Utah will omit Aqaba due to conflicting berth windows
  • Maersk Utah’s original position in Jebel Ali on December 18, 2013 will be taken by the nonflag vessel MSC Firenze

 

Maersk Idaho Dry-Dock:

  • Vessel will proceed for dry-dock after her Jebel Ali call on January 1, 2014
  • Maersk Danang (nonflag) will take position from Jebel Ali onwards
  • Maersk Idaho, back from dry-dock, will phase in on the MECL2 Service at Salalah on January 26, 2014, replacing the nonflag Maersk Dhahran
  • The US flagged Maersk Idaho will connect cargo from Maersk Dhahran, except for cargo going/coming in from OFAC violation countries
  • Maersk Idaho will omit the Aqaba call due to conflicting berth windows
  • Maersk Dhahran will idle for a week in Salalah and take the original position of the US flagged Maersk Wisconsin from Salalah onwards; please note that this vessel in nonflag which means it will not be able to load P1 volumes

 

Maersk Wisconsin Dry-Dock:

  • Maersk Wisconsin will arrive Jebel Ali on January 22, 2014, and will then proceed to dry-dock after discharge
  • All onboard cargo will be discharged in Jebel Ali and connect with the extra loader (nonflag), which is to be announced
  • The extra loader will perform Jebel Ali – Colombo – Salalah rotation on the MECL2 Service
  • Maersk Dhahran will take position of Maersk Wisconsin from Salalah onwards as mentioned under the Maersk Idaho dry-docking above

 

SL Champion Phase-Out Plan:

  • SL Champion will phase out in Salalah on February 12, 2014
  • Maersk Utah will omit Jebel Ali / Colombo and then she will proceed towards Salalah to take the position of the SL Champion
  • Maersk Utah will connect all cargo from SL Champion
  • Imports from the Maersk Utah for Jebel Ali (including Port Qasim and Colombo volumes) will load on 28D Masiika Express Service for further connection to MECL1/MECL2 or other respective services
  • Please note there is no US flag connection to Jebel Ali; therefore, please do not load P1 volumes on this vessel
  • Maersk Wisconsin will phase in at Jebel Ali to take the Maersk Utah’s position on February 12, 2014
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Faster Product from Mombasa, Kenya to Los Angeles, CA

Please note that we now have a much faster product from Mombasa, Kenya into Los Angeles via Salalah, Oman with a transit of 42 days.  This is a 12 day improvement over our previous product. Read More...

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