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Port Calls and Shipping

Port Call Schedule

Expedition 362: Sumatra Seismogenic Zone
Portcall: 6 August 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Expedition 363: Western Pacific Warm Pool
Portcall: 6 October 2016, Singapore

Expedition 366: Mariana Convergent Margin & South Chamorro Seamount
Portcall: 6 December 2016, Guam

Expedition 367: South China Sea Rifted Margin A
Portcall: 7 February 2017, Hong Kong

Expedition 368: South China Sea Rifted Margin B
Portcall: 9 April 2017, Hong Kong


Public Relations Events

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


Shipping Information

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


Expedition 363: Western Pacific Warm Pool

SURFACE freight cutoff dates
  • Surface freight shipping deadlines have passed.
AIR freight cutoff dates
  • 15 September 2016, 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.
  • 22 September 2016, 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.)
  • 29 September 2016, 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 366: Mariana Convergent Margin and South Chamorro Seamount

Some Expedition 366 shipping deadlines fall near the Thanksgiving holiday—please ensure materials are delivered to the shipping/receiving area as early as possible.
SURFACE freight cutoff dates
  • 21 September 2016, 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.
  • 5 October 2016, 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.)
  • 12 October 2016, 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
  • 14 November 2016, 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.
  • 21 November 2016, 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.)
  • 1 December 2016, 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.