Monthly Archives: September 2017


September 25, 2017

Dear Valued Customer;

Due to National Holiday in China, Golden Week, AEU7 Service will have a blank voyage departing Ningbo week 41. Therefore, there will be no East bound voyage from Felixstowe on 20th November, or Southampton 22nd November 2017.

Port Rotation for AEU7 is:-

Ningbo – Shanghai – Hong Kong – Nansha – Shekou – Port Klang – Piraeus – Antwerp – Hamburg – Rotterdam – Felixstowe – Southampton – Piraeus – Singapore – Hong Kong – Ningbo.

Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact your local Sales Team.

Thank you for your continued support.

COSCO Shipping Lines (UK) Limited

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Savanna Port Disruption

September 11, 2017

GPA to close operations Sept 9-12

COSCO Shipping Lines have received the following statement issued by the Georgia Port Authority.

Governor orders coastal evacuation Saturday
September 7, 2017

Savannah, Ga. – In response to Hurricane Irma, the Georgia Ports Authority will cease operations at the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick, effective Saturday, Sept. 9, through Tuesday, Sept. 12.

Truck gates will close at 6 p.m. Friday in Savannah, while vessel operations will end at midnight. The Port of Savannah will not be accepting empty container returns Friday.

At Colonel’s Island and Mayor’s Point terminals in Brunswick, gates will close at 5 p.m. Friday.

“The safety of our employees and partners in the maritime community is our highest concern,” said GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch. “We encourage GPA staff and our neighbours to heed Governor Deal’s warning and evacuate ahead of the storm.”

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has issued a mandatory evacuation order effective Saturday for Coastal Georgia. Click here for details

“Our terminals in Savannah and Brunswick play a vital role in customer supply lines,” Lynch said. “After the hurricane passes, we are committed to assessing any damage and getting our ports back up and running as quickly as possible.”

For text updates on the GPA’s storm response, text “IRMA” to 888777. On the web, watch for updates, or follow the GPA on Twitter at @GaPorts.

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