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Change of terminal in the port of Veracruz México

Change of terminal in the port of Veracruz México

Dear Valuable Customer,

Hamburg Süd is pleased to announce that we are developing a communication plan regarding New HUTCHISON PORTS ICAVE Mexico Terminal status in Veracruz; also, to keep you informed about the evolution and scope of this new terminal as well as HSD services incorporating to it.

Both terminals of ICAVE will be operated simultaneously in the process migration & we are pleased to inform you that as from July 30th, 2019 during week 31 HSD will begin operations in the new Terminal HUTCHISON PORTS ICAVE Mexico for the port of Veracruz. The first HSD service arriving to the new terminal it will be the MMGX-M/V KOKURA V931E.

Among the services that New ICAVE terminals offers are:

• 1,050 meters dock length. (730 1st phase) (350 2nd phase)

• 3 docking bay Positions with 350 meters length

• 73 hectares.

• 5 quay cranes & 2 Post Panamax cranes

• 24/7 Gate in process

The first vessel to dock at HUTCHISON PORTS ICAVE, Veracruz Mexico New Terminal will be the M/V KOKURA V.931E arriving from South Florida on July 30th, 2019 to Veracruz, Mexico. Cut Off dates for this vessel are as per below:

- IMO Document Cut Off: July 24 at 10:00hrs

- Document Cut Off: July 25 at 13:00hrs

- Closing Date (release at terminal port): July 26 at 18:00hrs

The second Vessel / Service to dock at HUTCHISON PORTS ICAVE, Veracruz Mexico New Terminal will be the UCLA // MV. MSC MICHAELA V.932S with ETA in Veracruz August 08. Cut Off dates for this vessel are as per below:

- IMO Document Cut Off: August 01 at 10:00hrs

- Document Cut Off: August 05 at 13:00hrs

- Closing Date (release at terminal port): August 06 at 13:00hrs

During July 30th, 2019, HSD will initiate the transfer of services between the two terminals. We request you to review carefully the designated terminal in the weekly schedules, please consider the same to avoid delays, confusions and extra charges on your shipment.

Amid the transition period we will keep you informed of any relevant topic for your operation.

In case you have any doubts please do not hesitate to contact our Customer Service department at phone number in Mexico City +52 (55) 5481 8800 and redial extension number of your account executive.

If you require information from the terminal, please contact them at phone number +52 (01) 229 989 5400.

With kind regards,

Hamburg Süd Mexico