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Port Calls and Shipping

Travel Information

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


Information for All Participants

Expedition 356: Indonesian Throughflow

Portcall: 31 July 2015, Fremantle, Australia

Expedition 359: Maldives Monsoon and Sea Level

Portcall: 30 September 2015, Darwin, Australia
  • General information (PDF)
  • Port call reconnaissance (PDF)
  • Darwin hotel information:
  • Colombo hotel information:
    •    Cinnamon Grand Hotel (IODP rates and booking instructions will be posted once they are available)

For IODP employees only

Travel authorization forms & policies

Staff Authorization Forms for IODP Expeditions

Expedition 356

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

Expedition 359

Boarding in Darwin, Australia, disembarking in Colombo, Sri Lanka (PDF)


Public Relations Events

Contact: Katerina Petronotis at (979) 862-1410 or petronotis@iodp.tamu.edu


Shipping

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

Expedition 356P
Fremantle

Note The cutoff date for the second air freight shipment is July 21, 2015, 1 p.m.

SURFACE freight cutoff dates

  • April 21, 2015, 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, 2015, 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, 2015, 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.

Expedition 359
Maldives Monsoon and Sea Level

SURFACE freight cutoff dates

  • July 6, 2015, 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.
  • July 14, 2015, 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.)
  • July 20, 2015, 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

  • September 7, 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.
  • September 14, 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.)
  • September 21, 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.