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Port Call(s) and Shipping

Port Call(s) Schedule and Shipping Information

Contact: John Van Hyfte at (979) 845-2144 or vanhyfte@iodp.tamu.edu

NOTE: As a result of US Government export and import control regulations, the JRSO is no longer able to forward third-party (i.e., non-IODP owned or controlled) shipments such as laboratory equipment and supplies from College Station to the JOIDES Resolution port call locations. Instead, scientists must ship laboratory equipment directly to the port where their expedition starts and arrange for its return at the end of the expedition, if required. Please contact the Expedition Project Manager of your expedition for more information on where and when shipments should be sent, and what information the JRSO needs before equipment can be allowed on board.
For the sake of clarity, bulk items will be considered bulk palletized equipment or supplies that can fill a 20 ft container or take up more than 50% of a 40 ft container. For example, D-tubes, gas bottle racks, and core boxes.

Expedition 404D: Demobilization

Port Call(s): 2 August, Amsterdam to 30 September 2024, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Please note that due to the ongoing 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and COVID-19 pandemic, the schedule is fluid and subject to change.
Please note that these dates are subject to change based on transit availability.
SURFACE freight shipping dates
  • 12 June 2024, 1 p.m.—Surface freight information for all items identified for shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the surface freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval may be required for last minute items depending on available space and other shipping complexities.
  • 19 June 2024, 1 p.m.—All other surface freight must be physically delivered into the shipping/receiving area. Final shipping papers will be printed for items already physically there and no additions can be made once the papers have been generated.
AIR freight shipping dates
  • 10 July 2024, 1 p.m.—Air freight information for all items identified for air freight shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the air freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval is required for all air freight items.
  • 17 July 2024, 1 p.m.—All other air freight must be physically delivered into the shipping/receiving area. Final shipping papers will be printed for items already physically there and no additions can be made once the papers have been generated.

Expedition 402T

Port Call(s): 8 April, Napoli, Italy to 4 June 2024, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Please note that due to the ongoing 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and COVID-19 pandemic, the schedule is fluid and subject to change.
Please note that these dates are subject to change based on transit availability.
BULK SURFACE freight shipping dates
  • 2 February 2024, 1 p.m.—Bulk Surface freight information for all items identified for shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the surface freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval may be required for last minute items depending on available space and other shipping complexities.
  • 2 February 2024, 1 p.m.—Bulk Surface hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if not already on file.
  • 9 February 2024, 1 p.m.—All other Bulk Surface freight must be physically delivered into the shipping/receiving area. Final shipping papers will be printed for items already physically there and no additions can be made once the papers have been generated.
SURFACE freight shipping dates
  • 9 February 2024, 1 p.m.—Surface freight information for all items identified for shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the surface freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval may be required for last minute items depending on available space and other shipping complexities.
  • 9 February 2024, 1 p.m.—Surface hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if not already on file.
  • 16 February 2024, 1 p.m.—All other surface freight must be physically delivered into the shipping/receiving area. Final shipping papers will be printed for items already physically there and no additions can be made once the papers have been generated.
AIR freight shipping dates
  • 15 March 2024, 1 p.m.—Air freight information for all items identified for air freight shipping is due to Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the air freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval is required for all air freight items.
  • 15 March 2024, 1 p.m.—Air hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if it is not already on file.
  • 22 March 2024, 1 p.m.—All other air freight must be physically delivered into the shipping/receiving area. Final shipping papers will be printed for items already physically there and no additions can be made once the papers have been generated.

Expedition 403: Eastern Fram Strait Paleo-Archive

Port Call(s): 4 June, Amsterdam, Netherlands to 2 August 2024, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Please note that due to the ongoing 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and COVID-19 pandemic, the schedule is fluid and subject to change.
Please note that these dates are subject to change based on transit availability.
BULK SURFACE freight shipping dates
  • 19 April 2024, 1 p.m.—Bulk Surface freight information for all items identified for shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the surface freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval may be required for last minute items depending on available space and other shipping complexities.
  • 19 April 2024, 1 p.m.—Bulk Surface hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if not already on file.
  • 26 April 2024, 1 p.m.—All other Bulk Surface freight must be physically delivered into the shipping/receiving area. Final shipping papers will be printed for items already physically there and no additions can be made once the papers have been generated.
SURFACE freight shipping dates
  • 12 April 2024, 1 p.m.—Surface freight information for all items identified for shipping is due to Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the surface freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval may be required for last minute items depending on available space and other shipping complexities.
  • 12 April 2024, 1 p.m.—Surface hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if not already on file.
  • 19 April 2024, 1 p.m.—All other surface freight must be physically delivered into the shipping/receiving area. Final shipping papers will be printed for items already physically there and no additions can be made once the papers have been generated.
AIR freight shipping dates
  • 10 May 2024, 1 p.m.—Air freight information for all items identified for air freight shipping is due to Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the air freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval is required for all air freight items.
  • 10 May 2024, 1 p.m.—Air hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if it is not already on file.
  • 17 May 2024, 1 p.m.—All other air freight must be physically delivered into the shipping/receiving area. Final shipping papers will be printed for items already physically there and no additions can be made once the papers have been generated.

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