Savanna Port DisruptionSeptember 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 http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001CJwzNxUvwl-BY-7Dk31Eoj856SZ1TPWVKzwgA5d1fjwV1Oh1yRoRaqFdZsa6LdsTVcG3fS7TL4V0PI8XqhDSpTlH07AdxLdpUB1qoQIhjJyn_YRFfYiUTGP2b9xBxp5ou-vsfVyz0VHjdsmzn0NCduui9GGfmp5ZYMfCm6h7WfiKSaGIUQZmBARYp9KmHRSGerja1A-DTR3bbxEFwqR-R34B3qZlyGj9Hq2GG27FscvnHqhKXeZpXE9Ff_yE5fBlLdZH6mIMGODg-DjV3OjIuQ==&c=MCngiL6rIO5nk9t2eJD7eE349hjYX9va4oywLB4eedBe15qhue294w==&ch=D5aPLW9RL1UL5u4QhtwiD-SIMBUdVh-zXJWdFOiuEEfbSCXBXpi26A 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 gaports.com for updates, or follow the GPA on Twitter at @GaPorts.Posted by admin
CSCL JUPITER 046E *UPDATE*August 22, 2017
CSCL JUPITER 046E
CSCL Jupiter – Ran aground in Antwerp as be re-floated and repaired however all of her Felixstowe bound cargo will now arrive on the Cape Kortia 4/9. Southampton cargo TBA.
Please note arrangements for UK import cargo;
Cargo dest FXT: AEU1 – CAPE KORTIA 002 – ETA FXT 04/09
Cargo dest SOU: AEU7 – THALASSA PATRIS 019 – ETA SOU 30/08Posted by admin
CSCL JUPITER 046EAugust 15, 2017
COSCO Shipping Lines confirm that CSCL JUPITER 046E grounded in the River Scheldt when sailing from ANTWERP on the morning of August 14th, and was successfully re-floated later the same day.
The vessel has now returned to berth in ANTWERP for further inspection.
Further details will be published as details are advised.
Thank you for your continued support.Posted by admin
Port Of Qingdao – IMO policyAugust 9, 2017
Port Of Qingdao – IMO policy
Effective 4th August 2017
Dear Valued Customer,
Cosco Shipping Lines (UK) Limited have been informed by the Port Of Qingdao, China that they have revised their IMO policy as follows:
For Export IMO cargo, Classes 1-7 will not be permitted to load after 4th August 2017
For Import IMO cargo, Classes 1-7 will not be permitted to discharge after 31st August 2017
1) IMO Class 8 and Class 9, Exports to Qingdao port will need to be approved by Qingdao Agency on a Case by Case basis.
2) For all DG application approved already, that will arrive after 31st August 2017, please check with your local booking office.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require any additional information.
Cosco Shipping Lines (UK) Limited
Telephone: 0208 5948688 or 01394678700
UK Export Pricing please contact email@example.com
UK Import Pricing please email firstname.lastname@example.org
For Export Bookings please email email@example.com
For Export Docs please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Vessel Information – COSCO PRIDE 035EJuly 3, 2017
COSCO PRIDE 035E
COSCO PRIDE 035E has completed her engine repairs this morning. Regrettable Southampton Terminal cannot offer us a berth until later in the week, therefore it has been decided to omit Southampton and make a discharging call in FXT to discharge all the Southampton cargo there. She has arrived this morning 3/7 @ 06:39.Posted by admin