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Weekly Operational Update - January 20th – January 27th, 2019

(Morristown, NJ)…We would like to provide the most recent information on our vessel, terminal and inland operations within North America. This information is subject to change.

Vessel Operations
Service Vessel Name Details
N. America East Coast «» Asia RHODOS 003 WEST Delayed due to fog closure in Houston ship channel.

On time in Busan on 02/21
N. America East Coast «» Asia MAERSK KOLKATA 004 WEST Delayed due to fog closure in Houston ship channel. On time in Busan on 02/28.
N. America East Coast «» Europe S SANTIAGO 002 WEST Delayed due to labor strike in Le Havre.

On time in Bremerhaven on 02/09.
N. America East Coast «»Europe ORCA I 004 EAST Delayed due to bad weather on the Atlantic Ocean. On time in Antwerp on 02/09.
N. America «» C.& S. America AS CLEOPATRA 004 SOUTH Delayed due to fog closure in Houston ship channel.

On time in Cartagena on 01/30.
N. America East Coast «» C. & S. America East Coast TUCAPEL 003 SOUTH Delayed due to fog closure in Houston ship channel.

On time in Santos on 02/10.
Canada «» West Mediterranean NYSTED MAERSK 004 EAST Delayed due to medical evacuation of a crew member.

On time in Barcelona on 02/10.
N. America East Coast «»C. America & Europe KOKURA 003 EAST Delayed due to port congestion in Freeport.

On time in Barcelona on 02/10.
N. America Gulf «» C. & S. America East Coast MSC METHONI 003 SOUTH Delayed due to Veracruz port closure. She will omit Cristobal and Suape for schedule recovery.

On time in Santos on 02/09.
N. America East Coast «» South Africa MAERSK VALLVIK 002 SOUTH Delayed due to port congestion in Durban.

Schedule recovery under review.
N. America West Coast «» West Mediterranean SEOUL EXPRESS 003 EAST Delayed due to late phase in to the service. On time in Cartagena on 02/08.

Terminal Operations
Port Update
Savannah Savannah River is open and forecast looks clear. There are 7 ships at anchor. Vessels are currently waiting 24-36 hours for a berth, subject to negative tide windows. Expected to return to normal operations by the end of the week.
Miami A power outage in New Orleans cased a work stoppage on the Cape Pioneer and ETD has been adjusted to today.
Houston Weather outlook for Houston looks promising for this week. Pilots are caught up, but vessel traffic remains heavy.
Prince Rupert Prince Rupert is experiencing extreme yard congestion. Due to the severe yard congestion, vessel gangs are limited to no more than 3 shifts attributing to vessel delays. It is expected to take 2 weeks to clear the yard congestion.

Inland Rail Transit Advisories
Location Update
Canada Canadian National (CN) - From Western Canada to/from Vancouver - The recent severe cold weather conditions have impacted train lengths in Western Canada. Delays of up to 48 hours are anticipated for traffic moving through this region.
West Coast BNSF - Lanes from Seattle to/from Midwest- Rail lanes are facing delays due to blizzard-like conditions in the Plain States and Cascade Mountain passes in Washington. No further information received yet on expected length of time for delay.

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