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

(Morristown, NJ)… As an update to our announcement of September 1st, please note the following schedule updates for “Rio Blackwater” v. 729 E/737 W, “UASC Bubiyan” v. 730 E/738 W, and “Brussels” v. 731 E/739 W.

The “Rio Blackwater” v. 737 E/737 W will omit the ports of Cagliari, Barcelona, and Valencia westbound for schedule recovery incurred due to heavy delays on the U.S. gulf coast. Updated schedule details as follows:

Port Original Arrival/Departure Revised Arrival/Departure
Houston August 16 – 17 September 2 – 3
New Orleans August 19 Omit
Valencia 1 September 2 – 3 September 16 – 17
Cagliari September 4 – 6 Omit
Livorno September 7 – 9 September 19 – 20
Genoa September 9 – 10 September 21– 22
Barcelona 2 September 11 – 12 Omit
Valencia September 13 Omit

1 Exports from Valencia will be loaded on the eastbound call.

2 Import cargo for Barcelona will discharge in Genoa and tranship onto the following sailing. Exports from Barcelona will be rolled to the next sailing.

The “UASC Bubiyan” v. 730 E/738 W updated schedule is as follows:

Port Original Arrival/Departure Revised Arrival/ Departure
New Orleans August 26 August 30 – 31
Houston August 23 – 24 September 3 – 4
Valencia September 9 – 10 September 17
Cagliari September 11 – 13 September 19 - 20
Livorno September 14 – 16 September 21 – 22
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 7 – 8
New Orleans September 2 September 10
Valencia September 16 – 17 September 22 – 23
Cagliari September 18 – 20 September 25 – 27
Livorno September 21 – 23 September 28 – 30
Genoa September 23 – 24 September 30 – 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.