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Port Calls and Shipping

Port Call Schedule and Shipping Information

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

Expedition 374: Ross Sea West Antarctic Ice Sheet History

Portcall: 4 January 2018, Lyttelton, New Zealand

The following dates are tentative.
SURFACE freight cutoff dates

Surface freight shipping deadlines have passed.

AIR freight cutoff dates
  • 27 November 2017, 5 p.m., all air freight information must be received by Mike or Tyrone in the shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
  • 4 December 2017, 1 p.m., air hazardous freight must be in the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements. (If the item is “Hazardous,” provide a copy of the MSDS if it is not already on file.)
  • 11 December 2017, 1 p.m., all other air freight must be in 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 375: Hikurangi Subduction Margin

Portcall: 8 March 2018, Lyttelton, New Zealand

The following dates are tentative.
SURFACE freight cutoff dates
  • 10 January 2018, 5 p.m., all surface freight information must be received by Mike or Tyrone in the shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
  • 17 January 2018, 1 p.m., surface hazardous freight must be in the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements. (If the item is “Hazardous,” provide a copy of the MSDS if it is not already on file.)
  • 24 January 2018, 1 p.m., all other surface freight must be in 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 cutoff dates
  • 12 February 2018, 5 p.m., all air freight information must be received by Mike or Tyrone in the shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
  • 19 February 2018, 1 p.m., air hazardous freight must be in the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements. (If the item is “Hazardous,” provide a copy of the MSDS if it is not already on file.)
  • 26 February 2018, 1 p.m., all other air freight must be in 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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