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Port Calls and Shipping

Travel Information

Contact: Kathy Bass at (979) 845-3205 or bass@iodp.tamu.edu

Expedition 354
Bengal Fan

Portcall: 29 January 2015, Singapore
  • Travel and port call reconnaissance information (PDF)
  • Flight information and hotel reservation request form (PDF)

Expedition 353
Indian Monsoon Rainfall

Portcall: 29 November 2014, Singapore
  • General information (PDF)
  • Port call reconnaissance (PDF)
  • Hotel reservation request form (PDF)

Staff Authorization Forms

Expedition 354

Boarding in Singapore, disembarking in Colombo, Sri Lanka (PDF)

Expedition 353

Boarding in Singapore, disembarking in Singapore (PDF)

Public Relations Events

Contact: Matthew Wright at (202) 448-1254 or
mwright@oceanleadership.org

Shipping

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

Expedition 354
Bengal Fan

SURFACE freight cutoff dates

  • November 24, 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.
  • December 4, 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.)
  • December 11, 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.

Note: Due to the Holidays, these dates will fluctuate. Please check here for updated shipping information.

AIR freight cutoff dates

  • January 8, 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.
  • January 15, 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.)
  • January 22, 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 353
Indian Monsoon Rainfall

Note: There are no shipments planned. Please use shipment dates for Expedition 353P.

Expedition 353P
Tie Up

SURFACE freight cutoff dates

First Shipment:

  • August 11, 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.
  • August 18, 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.)
  • August 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.

Final Shipment:

  • September 22, 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.
  • September 29, 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.)
  • October 7, 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 (revised October 31, 2014)

  • October 30, 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.
  • November 6, 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.)
  • November 6, 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.