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Port Calls and Shipping

Port Call Schedule and Shipping Information

Contact: John Van Hyfte at (979) 845-2144 or vanhyfte@iodp.tamu.edu

Expedition 382: Iceberg Alley and Subantarctic Ice and Ocean Dynamics

Portcall: 20 March 2019, Punta Arenas, Chile

The following dates are tentative.
SURFACE freight cutoff dates
  • 9 January 2019, 5 p.m., all surface freight information must be received by Mike or Tyrone in the shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
  • 23 January 2019, 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.)
  • 30 January 2019, 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
  • 20 February 2019, 5 p.m., all air freight information must be received by Mike or Tyrone in the shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
  • 27 February 2019, 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.)
  • 6 March 2019, 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 383: Dynamics of Pacific Antarctic Circumpolar Current

Portcall: 20 May 2019, Punta Arenas, Chile

The following dates are tentative. Air freight cutoff dates have changed.
SURFACE freight cutoff dates
  • 6 March 2019, 5 p.m., all surface freight information must be received by Mike or Tyrone in the shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
  • 20 March 2019, 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.)
  • 27 March 2019, 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
  • 22 April 2019, 5 p.m., all air freight information must be received by Mike or Tyrone in the shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
  • 29 April 2019, 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 April 2019, 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.

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