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Port Calls and Shipping

Travel Information

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


Information for All Participants


Expedition 361

Southern African Climates
(Agulhas Current Density Profile APL)

Portcall: 30 January 2015, Port Louis, Mauritius

Booking Instructions for Science Party Only

Mauritius

The deadline for obtaining the IODP group rate for Port Louis, Mauritius, is Monday 28 December 2015.

Reservations must be booked individually by emailing the hotel directly (not available through websites). Please complete the reservation request form and email the form to reservations@indigohotels.com and sales@indigohotels.com and CC: kebass@tamu.edu.

Cape Town

To be determined



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 361

Southern African Climates
(Agulhas Current Density Profile APL)

SURFACE freight cutoff dates
  • Surface freight shipping deadlines have passed.
AIR freight cutoff dates

Note There are size restrictions for air freight shipped to Mauritius. If you have larger then normal air freight containers, please contact Sandy Dillard prior to the shipping deadlines.

  • 6 January 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.
  • 13 January 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.)
  • 20 January 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 361P

Cape Town and Tie-Up

SURFACE freight cutoff dates

Note This is the initial container shipment to tie-up in Cape Town. Please contact Sandy for further details if you want a later container.

  • 11 January 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.
  • 18 January 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.)
  • 1 February 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
  • Air freight shipping deadlines are to be determined.