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Port Call(s) and Shipping

Port Call(s) Schedule and Shipping Information

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

NOTE: As a result of US Government export and import control regulations, the JRSO is no longer able to forward third-party (i.e., non-IODP owned or controlled) shipments such as laboratory equipment and supplies from College Station to the JOIDES Resolution port call locations. Instead, scientists must ship laboratory equipment directly to the port where their expedition starts and arrange for its return at the end of the expedition, if required. Please contact the Expedition Project Manager of your expedition for more information on where and when shipments should be sent, and what information the JRSO needs before equipment can be allowed on board.
For the sake of clarity, bulk items will be considered bulk palletized equipment or supplies that can fill a 20 ft container or take up more than 50% of a 40 ft container. For example, D-tubes, gas bottle racks, and core boxes.

Expedition 398: Hellenic Arc Volcanic Field

Port Call(s): 11 December 2022, Tarragona, Spain to 10 February 2023, Heraklion, Greece

Please note that due to the ongoing 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and COVID-19 pandemic, the schedule is fluid and subject to change.
Please note that these dates are subject to change based on transit availability.
BULK SURFACE freight shipping dates
  • 28 September 2022, 1 p.m.—Bulk Surface freight information for all items identified for shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the surface freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval may be required for last minute items depending on available space and other shipping complexities.
  • 5 October 2022, 1 p.m.—All other Bulk Surface freight must be physically delivered into 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.
SURFACE freight shipping dates
  • 5 October 2022, 1 p.m.—Surface freight information for all items identified for shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the surface freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval may be required for last minute items depending on available space and other shipping complexities.
  • 5 October 2022, 1 p.m.—Surface hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if not already on file.
  • 12 October 2022, 1 p.m.—All other surface freight must be physically delivered into 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 shipping dates
  • 14 November 2022, 1 p.m.—Air freight information for all items identified for air freight shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the air freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval is required for all air freight items.
  • 14 November 2022, 1 p.m.—Air hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if it is not already on file.
  • 21 November 2022, 1 p.m.—All other air freight must be physically delivered into 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 398P: Tie-up

Port Call(s): 10 February, Heraklion to 12 April 2023, Ponta Delgada, Azores (Portugal)

Please note that due to the ongoing 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and COVID-19 pandemic, the schedule is fluid and subject to change.
Please note that these dates are subject to change based on transit availability.
Please note that freight for Expedition 398P will ship to Tarragona, Spain, due to a shorter transit time.
BULK SURFACE freight shipping dates
  • 4 January 2023, 1 p.m.—Bulk Surface freight information for all items identified for shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the surface freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval may be required for last minute items depending on available space and other shipping complexities.
  • 4 January 2023, 1 p.m.—Bulk Surface hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if not already on file.
  • 9 January 2023, 1 p.m.—All other Bulk Surface freight must be physically delivered into 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.
SURFACE freight shipping dates
  • 4 January 2023, 1 p.m.—Surface freight information for all items identified for shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the surface freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval may be required for last minute items depending on available space and other shipping complexities.
  • 4 January 2023, 1 p.m.—Surface hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if not already on file.
  • 9 January 2023, 1 p.m.—All other surface freight must be physically delivered into 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 shipping dates
  • 18 January 2023, 1 p.m.—Air freight information for all items identified for air freight shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the air freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval is required for all air freight items.
  • 18 January 2023, 1 p.m.—Air hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if it is not already on file.
  • 25 January 2023, 1 p.m.—All other air freight must be physically delivered into 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 399: Building Blocks of Life, Atlantis Massif

Port Call(s): 12 April, Ponta Delgada to 12 June 2023, Ponta Delgada, Portugal

Please note that due to the ongoing 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and COVID-19 pandemic, the schedule is fluid and subject to change.
Please note that these dates are subject to change based on transit availability.
BULK SURFACE freight shipping dates
  • 1 February 2023, 1 p.m.—Bulk Surface freight information for all items identified for shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the surface freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval may be required for last minute items depending on available space and other shipping complexities.
  • 1 February 2023, 1 p.m.—Bulk Surface hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if not already on file.
  • 8 February 2023, 1 p.m.—All other Bulk Surface freight must be physically delivered into 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.
SURFACE freight shipping dates
  • 1 February 2023, 1 p.m.—Surface freight information for all items identified for shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the surface freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval may be required for last minute items depending on available space and other shipping complexities.
  • 1 February 2023, 1 p.m.—Surface hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if not already on file.
  • 8 February 2023, 1 p.m.—All other surface freight must be physically delivered into 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 shipping dates
  • 22 March 2023, 1 p.m.—Air freight information for all items identified for air freight shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the air freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval is required for all air freight items.
  • 22 March 2023, 1 p.m.—Air hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if it is not already on file.
  • 29 March 2023, 1 p.m.—All other air freight must be physically delivered into 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 395: Reykjanes Mantle Convection and Climate

Port Call(s): 12 June, Ponta Delgada to 12 August 2023, St. John’s, Canada

Please note that due to the ongoing 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and COVID-19 pandemic, the schedule is fluid and subject to change.
Please note that these dates are subject to change based on transit availability.
BULK SURFACE freight shipping dates
  • 1 February 2023, 1 p.m.—Bulk Surface freight information for all items identified for shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the surface freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval may be required for last minute items depending on available space and other shipping complexities.
  • 1 February 2023, 1 p.m.—Bulk Surface hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if not already on file.
  • 8 February 2023, 1 p.m.—All other Bulk Surface freight must be physically delivered into 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.
SURFACE freight shipping dates
  • 1 February 2023, 1 p.m.—Surface freight information for all items identified for shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the surface freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval may be required for last minute items depending on available space and other shipping complexities.
  • 1 February 2023, 1 p.m.—Surface hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if not already on file.
  • 8 February 2023, 1 p.m.—All other surface freight must be physically delivered into 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 shipping dates
  • 22 March 2023, 1 p.m.—Air freight information for all items identified for air freight shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the air freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval is required for all air freight items.
  • 22 March 2023, 1 p.m.—Air hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if it is not already on file.
  • 29 March 2023, 1 p.m.—All other air freight must be physically delivered into 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 400: NW Greenland Glaciated Margin

Port Call(s): 12 August, St. John's to 12 October 2023, St. John's, Canada

Please note that due to the ongoing 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and COVID-19 pandemic, the schedule is fluid and subject to change.
Please note that these dates are subject to change based on transit availability.
BULK SURFACE freight shipping dates
  • 19 July 2023, 1 p.m.—Bulk Surface freight information for all items identified for shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the surface freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval may be required for last minute items depending on available space and other shipping complexities.
  • 19 July 2023, 1 p.m.—Bulk Surface hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if not already on file.
  • 26 July 2023, 1 p.m.—All other Bulk Surface freight must be physically delivered into 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.
SURFACE freight shipping dates
  • 19 July 2023, 1 p.m.—Surface freight information for all items identified for shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the surface freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval may be required for last minute items depending on available space and other shipping complexities.
  • 19 July 2023, 1 p.m.—Surface hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if not already on file.
  • 26 July 2023, 1 p.m.—All other surface freight must be physically delivered into 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 shipping dates
  • 26 July 2023, 1 p.m.—Air freight information for all items identified for air freight shipping is due to Bill or Tyrone in the B130 shipping/receiving office. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements. Additional items may be added up to the shipping deadlines given below.
    NOTE: Please provide the air freight information as soon as you know an item needs to be shipped. Manager approval is required for all air freight items.
  • 26 July 2023, 1 p.m.—Air hazardous freight must be physically delivered to the shipping/receiving area. Information should include item description, value, export control information, and any special handling requirements.
    NOTE: If the item is “Hazardous,” a current copy of the SDS must be provided if it is not already on file.
  • 2 August 2023, 1 p.m.—All other air freight must be physically delivered into 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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