Yantian Port Closed For Exports

May 25, 2021

Yantian Port Closed For Exports

 

Due to major congestion issues, the Port of Yantian will not be receiving export containers for 2 days, which will likely impact the UK and Ireland’s imports from the region.

From: 22:00 HK time today (15:00 London/Dublin time)

Until: 23:59 HK time on May 27th (16:59 London/Dublin time)

Upon resuming, export containers must be delivered to the terminal no earlier than 4 days before the vessel’s departure. (This rule will be reviewed 3rd June).

The above is likely to create further disruption to Asian import services and alternative routings may need to be considered, such as Hong Kong.

At this stage, the port is expected to remain open for import cargo (exports from the UK & Ireland).

While port congestion has been an ongoing issue, which is the official reason for the export closure, Port of Yantian workers have reportedly been impacted by Covid cases over recent days too.

We are looking into the impact of the above on any current shipments and will contact customers, if affected, shortly. If you would like further information, then please do not hesitate to contact a member of our team.

Other News

Not So Golden Week In China?

Not So Golden Week In China?

Not So Golden Week In China?   Saturday is National Day In China, which commemorates the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. The day is also the start of Golden Week, a seven day national holiday for the Chinese public from 1st-7th October, where...

read more
Suez Vessel Owners In London Court

Suez Vessel Owners In London Court

Suez Vessel Owners In London Court   Four traders and an insurance company have taken Shoei Kisen Kaisha, the Japanese owners of the infamous Ever Given vessel, to High Court in London. The companies seek compensation for losses incurred due to spoilt food and...

read more
Customs CDS Goes Live This Weekend

Customs CDS Goes Live This Weekend

Customs CDS Goes Live This Weekend   The CDS platform replaces CHIEF for import declarations from this weekend, 1st October 2022. Its is critical that importers are prepared for this important transition. If you have left registering for CDS until now, then you...

read more
Observing Monday’s Bank Holiday

Observing Monday’s Bank Holiday

Observing Monday's Bank Holiday   The management and staff at Atlantic Pacific were extremely sad to hear the devastating news of Queen Elizabeth's passing last Thursday 8th December. After seventy years of her reign, none of us have memories of a time without...

read more

Follow us on social media

Ocean Freight Solutions

Flexible FCL and LCL solutions with all major carriers and alliances.

View More

Air Freight Services

Contracts with all major airlines and our own consolidation services.

View More

European Road Freight

Pan European services for economy, express, full load, and intermodal.

View More

Supply Chain Solutions

Tailored solutions built exclusively around your business requirements.

View More

Customs

A one-stop shop brokerage service for all of your customs requirements.

View More