Advisories

OC1 Service – Temporary Omissions of Sydney, Napier & Auckland

21 August 2020

Due to ongoing port congestion resulting from poor weather conditions and delayed vessel berthing schedules on the Australian East Coast, we will be introducing a temporary adjustment to our OC1 service to protect schedule reliability and minimise interruption to our customers supply chain.

During a four-week period we will be omitting Sydney, Napier and Auckland on alternate sailings.

The omissions will occur as follow

Vessel Voyage Port Omission Date
Vessel
Oluf Maersk
Voyage
031S/36N
Port Omission
Sydney
Date
01.09.2020
Vessel
Spirit of Auckland
Voyage
032S/037N
Port Omission
Napier & Auckland
Date
21.09.2020 & 22.09.2020
Vessel
Olga Maersk
Voyage
033S/038N
Port Omission
Sydney
Date
15.09.2020
Vessel
Spirit of Melbourne
Voyage
034S/039N
Port Omission
Napier & Auckland
Date
05.10.2020 & 06.10.2020

We will continue to offer our customers a weekly departure from the impacted ports via alternative service coverage

Export Cargo

  • Exports from Sydney to the Americas will load on our Southern Star service and connect to the OC1 via Tauranga transhipment.
  • Exports from Napier to the Americas will load on our J-Star service and connect to the OC1 via Tauranga transhipment.
  • Exports from Auckland to the Americas will be accepted at MetroPort, Auckland and railed to Tauranga to load on the OC1.

Import Cargo

  • Imports to Sydney will discharge at Tauranga and connect to the following weeks OC1 vessel for final delivery Sydney.
  • Imports to Napier will discharge at Tauranga and connect to our Southern Star service for final delivery Napier.
  • Imports to Auckland will be discharge at Tauranga and railed to MetroPort, Auckland

We will be working closely with customers to minimise any business impact as a result of these temporary adjustments.

Should you have any questions or require support, please reach out to your local Maersk team using our instant chat channel: Live Chat

We thank you in advance for your continued support and look forward to continuing to connect your supply chain.

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