Shipping to and from Malawi

Your complete guide to shipping to and from Malawi. Find the right route, get Maersk office locations, discover local solutions, payment options and more.

COVID-19 Operational status

Due to COVID-19, key elements of your supply chain like warehousing, terminal or customs operations might suffer disruption. In order to react to any change we are capturing and updating daily the latest operational status for each country.

COVID-19 Operational status (updated 28-05-2020)

Operation Market Status Maersk Operational Status
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General status
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Continuity of normal business processes. Government have advised on social distancing and schools closed. Country shutdown has been cancelled.
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Operation
Counter open
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Open as normal
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Counter will start reduced working hours
Operation
Ocean carrier status
Market Status
Business impacted
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WFH implemented
Operation
Reefer booking acceptance
Market Status
Business as usual
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Operation
Terminal status
Market Status
All terminals operating as usual
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Mozambique remains unaffected. South Africa is affected.
Operation
Customs authorities
Market Status
Partially open
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Operation
Warehousing
Market Status
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Operation
Inland container yards
Market Status
Open
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Working normal hours
Operation
Inland trucking
Market Status
Business as usual
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Dedza border has been closed and trucks are being re routed to Mwanza border.
Operation
Rail transport
Market Status
No service
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Barge shipment
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Air freight
Market Status
No service
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Local information

Office
Blantyre
Address
16 Kidney Crescent
Tea Association Complex
Blantyre, Malawi
Telephone
Office: (265) 1 810 074 / Customer Service: +265 885 982 107
Opening hours
Mon-Fri 08:00-17:00

Headquartered in Lilongwe, Maersk connects Malawian businesses to key markets around the world, via a comprehensive inland network that joins seamlessly to our unrivalled ocean fleet.

We have the expertise and local knowledge to your cargo to its destination on time. Our regular feeders connect ports such as Beira in Mozambique and Durban in South Africa to our global fleet. From here, the rest of the world is just a short hop away.

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