We would like to provide you with the following information, as informed by the New Orleans Port Authority:
Power has been restored to the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal and container cranes will be ready for vessel operations on Tuesday, September 7.
The safety zone has been rescinded and the Mississippi River is open through to MM 167.5 with guidelines in place and restrictions to daylight hours for deep-draft vessels.
Container terminal operations
New Orleans Terminal OPEN with preparation to open a limited* gate on TUESDAY, September 7th.
Ports America OPEN with preparation to open a limited* gate on TUESDAY, September 7th.
*Terminal operations details can be found on operators websites.
Breakbulk terminal operations
Coastal Cargo - OPEN
Gulf Stream Marine - OPEN
Ports America (breakbulk only) - OPEN
Empire - plans to OPEN Tuesday, September 7th.
NOPB Rail operations have RESUMED with modified hours of operations between 7:00 am – 11:00 pm to connect with BNSF, CN, CSX, KCS, NS, and UP. NOPB operations will be shut down on Monday 9/6/2021 and resuming to 7:00 am – 11:00 pm on Tuesday 9/7/2021 until further notice.
Check for updates via email and our website @ https://www.portnola.com/
As Hapag-Lloyd, we are monitoring further developments very closely; also keeping our fleet appropriately informed, assessing the situation constantly and we use our best efforts to provide timely updates as this Act of God/Force Majeure situation evolves.
GM8 service, CSL Manhattan Voyage 02E34 / 02W31 has arrived in New Orleans (Sept 7th)
This notice is written without prejudice to the terms and conditions contained in the relevant underlying contracts of carriage as evidenced by Hapag-Lloyd AG’s standard Bill of Lading and/or Sea Waybill and the Hapag-Lloyd Tariff applicable thereto and/or any other applicable agreement governing the carriage of the subject cargo, as the case may be, all of which said terms and conditions continue to remain in full force and effect without any modification or waiver.