Date: 20th September 2018
Subject: East African Ports Update
Dear Valued customer (name of contact),
Thank you for shipping with our company on East Africa Services. For your best arrangement,
we would like to update you the present port situation as reference. For sure that we are
keeping our utmost effort to collaborate with concerned parties for securing the transit and
minimize the delay. Please feel free to contact our local agencies for any further assistance
or visit our website www.emiratesline.com for detailed schedule and cargo tracking. We are
looking forward to your kind understanding and continuous support to us.
Port congestion has been improved at Mombasa
ESL AKX schedule is recently being impacted by the adverse weather in Asia, leading to
certain port omission and delay
KPA (Kenya Port Authority) has stopped allowing CFS nomination by customers effective 1 July.
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Severe Berth congestion and bundle of vessels, leading to at least 4-6 days delay
Due to serious berthing delay, GIA and ATX is negatively impacted with blank sailings
and port omissions for schedule recovery
ESL will keep close coordination with partners and ports for earliest berth window.
Port and terminal congestion has been improved
But Feeder schedule and space from transshipment port TZDAR is significantly affected
by serious congestion per above
Transshipment has been shifted to Mombasa for improvement of transit.
Please contact our local sales and Customer Service for further info and bookings.
Customer Service Management
Emirates Shipping Line