Advisories

Beirut explosion – Maersk Lebanon update 2

12 August 2020

Further to our advisory sent on 6 August titled “Beirut explosion - Maersk Lebanon update", we would like to provide you with the latest update on the situation in Beirut, Lebanon.

Fortunately, our three injured colleagues have now recovered and the remaining team is still working from home to serve you in the best way possible.

The port in Beirut resumed operations as of late afternoon 10 August and our next vessel call will be operated at the port.

Kindly note that containers for below two vessels have been discharged in the port of Tripoli instead of Beirut due to the situation
MAERSK NAIROBI – VOY. 030E – ETA Tripoli 5 August 2020
NORDEROOG – VOY. 032N – ETA Tripoli 10 August 2020

Export acceptance is back to normal. You can proceed and book all your shipments via our Maersk website and for any further assistance, our customer service is available via your preferred channels, such as email and live chat. Should you not be able to reach them this way, please take note of the alternative emergency numbers below.

Lebanon Local Emergency Phone Numbers (mobile)
+961 70 607 207
+961 81 798 079
+961 70 110881 for counter inquiries.

Maersk Egypt (as a backup if above numbers are not reachable)
0020224801010

Counter activities will start as of tomorrow 12 August from 9:00 AM till 2:30 PM in our new office, location details as follows
521 AL MIDAN STREET
DEKWANEH /BEIRUT
Next to Cortina Factory

Kindly be reminded that due to Covid-19 circumstances that we are still facing and in order to be in line with government restrictions, Maersk continue to follow these precautionary measures

  • We are allowed to receive 2 to 4 people inside the counter area and all other guests should be waiting outside
  • Masks are mandatory for all visitors. People who are not wearing masks will be asked to leave immediately

Once again, we would like to thank you for your understanding and for your continuous support.

We’re looking forward to serve you in the best way possible.

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