Risk Warning on Cargo Shipped to Qatar (Hamad)

2017-06-07
 

Dear Valued Customers,
 
Please be noted that Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E., Egypt, Yemen, Libya, Maldives, Mauritius and Mauritania have cut the diplomatic ties with Qatar since 5th June 2017. Till 7th June, there have already been a few country including Bahrain, UAE, Saudi Arabia publishing the ban on shipping to/from Qatar (Please refer to attachments).


In view of uncertain situation, to protect the utmost interests of our clients, we decide to suspend accepting the shipment from/to Qatar with immediate effect.


As far as the onboard Qatar shipments, we will try our best to transit them to Hamad, but with huge uncertainty in delivery time. Meanwhile, we reserve the right to declare the Force Majeure and deliver the cargo at a safe and convenient port nearby. Regret for all the consequent inconvenience caused to you.


Furthermore, we are working on contingency plan for delivering cargo from/to Qatar, detailed plan and corresponding cost will be advised to you in soon. Should you have any questions, change of destination or return request, please feel free to communicate with our local sales and customer service representatives. You may find contact details on lines.coscoshipping.com.
 
All Best and Regards,
 
COSCO Shipping Lines


Attachments:

Goverment of Sharjah

Saudi Customs

Saudi Global Ports

Khalifa Port

DP World