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Port Calls and Shipping

Travel Information

Contact: Kathy Bass at (979) 845-3205 or kebass@tamus.edu

Expedition 355
Arabian Sea Monsoon

Portcall: 31 March 2015, Colombo
  • General information (PDF)
  • Port call reconnaissance (PDF)
  • Hotel reservation request form (PDF)

Staff Authorization Forms

Expedition 356

Boarding in Fremantle, Australia, disembarking in Darwin, Australia (PDF)

Expedition 356T

Boarding in Colombo, Sri Lanka, disembarking in Fremantle/Perth, Australia (PDF)

Public Relations Events

Contact: Charna Meth at (202) 787-1639 or
cmeth@oceanleadership.org

Shipping

Contact: Sandy Dillard at (979) 845-5780 or dillard@iodp.tamu.edu

Expedition 356T
Colombo II (Transit to Fremantle)

SURFACE freight cutoff dates

  • March 10, 5 p.m., all surface freight information must be received by Sandy or Tyrone in the shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
  • March 17, 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.)
  • March 26, 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

  • May 14, 2015, 5 p.m., all air freight information must be received by Sandy or Tyrone in the shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
  • May 21, 2015, 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.)
  • May 28, 2015, 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 356P
Fremantle

Note: There will be a second shipment to Fremantle. The surface shipment will be in June, and the air freight shipment will be in July, specific dates to be announced.

SURFACE freight cutoff dates

  • April 21, 5 p.m., all surface freight information must be received by Sandy or Tyrone in the shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
  • April 27, 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.)
  • May 4, 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

  • June 9, 2015, 5 p.m., all air freight information must be received by Sandy or Tyrone in the shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
  • June 16, 2015, 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.)
  • June 23, 2015, 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.