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United States Gulf Coast to Mediterranean - Schedule Updates and Vessel Sliding

(Morristown, NJ)… Due to port congestion, labor shortages, and delays incurred due to Hurricane Harvey, there will be no sailing ex U.S. Gulf during week 37.

Starting from the “Rio Blackwater” v. 737 E, vessels will slide one week.

The “Rio Blackwater” v. 729 E is currently waiting for the port of Houston to open where she will discharge her imports. Houston exports will shift to the “UASC Bubiyan” v. 730 E. New Orleans will be omitted and the Valencia eastbound call will be re-instated. The vessel will slide one week to position westbound in week 38. Barcelona will be omitted. Cargo will discharge in Cagliari and connect to the next vessel.Tentative schedule details as follows:

Port Original Arrival/Departure Revised Arrival Departure
Houston August 16 – 17 August 31 – September 1
New Orleans August 19 Omit
Valencia September 2 – 3 September 9 – 10
Cagliari September 4 – 6 September 11 – 13
Livorno September 7 – 9 September 14 – 16
Genoa September 9 – 10 September 16 – 17
Barcelona September 11 – 12 Omit
Valencia September 13 September 20

The “UASC Bubiyan” v. 730 E will call New Orleans prior to Houston. Her updated schedule is as follows:

Port Original Arrival/Departure Revised Arrival Departure
New Orleans August 26 August 30 – 31
Houston August 23 – 24 September 1 – 3
Valencia September 9 – 10 September 16 – 17
Cagliari September 11 – 13 September 18 - 20
Livorno September 14 – 16 September 21 – 23
Genoa September 16 – 17 September 23 – 24
Barcelona September 18 – 19 September 25 – 26
Valencia September 20 September 27

The updated schedule for the “Brussels” v. 731 E is as follows:

Port Original Arrival/Departure Revised Arrival Departure
Houston August 30 – 31 September 5 – 6
New Orleans September 2 September 8
Valencia September 16 – 17 September 23 – 24
Cagliari September 18 – 20 September 25 – 27
Livorno September 21 – 23 September 28 – 30
Genoa September 23 – 24 September 31 – October 1
Barcelona September 25 – 26 October 2 – 3
Valencia September 27 October 4

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please contact your Hamburg Süd representative with any questions that you may have.