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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 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 355

Boarding in Colombo, Sri Lanka, disembarking in Mumbai, India (PDF)

Expedition 354

Boarding in Singapore, disembarking in Colombo, Sri Lanka (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 355
Arabian Sea Monsoon

SURFACE freight cutoff dates

  • January 16, 1 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.
  • January 16, 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.)
  • January 23, 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: This date may change due to unforseen circumstances.

AIR freight cutoff dates

  • March 10, 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.
  • March 17, 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.)
  • March 24, 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 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 2, 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 2, 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.