Monday, 2 July 2018

Salalah Port Contingency

On May 25th 2018 a cyclone known as Mekunu triggered a landfall in Salalah, Oman causing heavy flooding in the city. As a result of this, the Salalah Port is unfortunately under power outage causing all communication systems to be down.
Given the situation, the port authorities have declared Force Majeure, and estimated operations to resume later this week.
To keep you updated daily on the developments and the contingency plan, we have created this dedicated webpage.
Please rest assured we will keep you updated on any changes to the situation. We are in close contact with the port management and are working hard to resume business as soon as possible.
For any questions, please feel free to reach out to your customer service representative.
27th June Update:
  • Productivity steadily improving and status on sailings remains same as earlier.
  •  All vessel calls (except AE12 Maersk Eureka) maintained for week 26 - Maersk Eureka will omit Salalah & directly sail to Tanjung Pelepas.
24th June Update:
  • Export Bookings – Please contact to enable us to plan your shipments in the best possible way.
  • Productivity is progressively improving - Terminal is currently operating with 3 mainliner berths (without restrictions), 1 mainliner berth (with some restrictions) and 1 feeder berth.
  • All vessel calls (except AE12 Maersk Eureka) maintained for week 26 - Maersk Eureka will omit Salalah & directly sail to Tanjung Pelepas.
20th June Update:
  • Berthing has improved to three berths
  • Maersk Serangoon sailed yesterday
  • Hansa America berthed on 19th June
  • ETC (estimated time of completion of operations) for vessels as below:
  • Northern Monument 19th June/2100 HRS
  • Maersk Brooklyn ETC 20th June/0430 HRS 
  • Jakarta Tower ETC 20th June/0500 HRS

Source: Maersk Line

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