From Port to Press

Follow along for the latest updates from our ports.

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Sallaum Lines - Baltimore South Locust Terminal RORO Update

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly. The Sallaum Line Baltimore South Locust Point RORO Terminal has resumed accepting Non-Runner & Forklift Vehicle deliveries for shipping as of today Wednesday, February 21.


Sallaum Lines - Baltimore South Locust Terminal RORO Update

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly.  Per Sallaum, the Baltimore South Locust Point RORO Terminal will resume accepting Non-Runner & Forklift vehicle deliveries as of Wednesday, February 21st, 2024.


Shipping Construction Equipment to West Africa?

Contact Ghanem for Ocean Freight RORO bookings from all major USA Ports. CATs, Forklifts, Wheel Loaders, ... we can ship it all.

We also offer inland towing transportation from auto auctions to ports.

Call 410-366-0416 / Email: docs@gforwarding.com / Booking Online: New Customer Forms - Ghanem Forwarding


Important – Sallaum Lines - Newark Red Hook Terminal - Removal Procedure Notice

Please note, per Sallaum, Red Hook Terminal has announced a $400 per unit all-inclusive removal fee for all POV units on ground. This fee is inclusive of storage and in-out fees. This is exclusive of inland transportation fees. Please contact Ghanem for removal arrangements and/or releases. We are organizing car carriers to move vehicles in bulk. Ghanem has discounted full load rates to remove/redeliver for shipping at closest port.  *Please note, Newark has only offered the payment period from today, February 12 through February 23rd.
 
To opt out of our assisted moving program, please let us know ASAP so we can provide you with an opt out form.  *Per Sallaum Line, this is a One Time Final Discounted offer. “ANY UNITS NOT PAID AND REMOVED DURING THIS PROCESS WILL BE DEEMED ABANDONED AND SCRAPPED BY RED HOOK TERMINAL. NO EXCEPTIONS.”


Grimaldi ACL West Africa Freight Service - TWIC Escort Service Baltimore Update

Please note, per ACL. “In view of lower cargo volumes for the USA-WAF service, the Grimaldi free of charge TWIC Escort service in Baltimore will only operate on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. If TWIC escort service is required on Mondays and Fridays, private arrangements can be made directly with CVE with additional costs.”


Sallaum Lines West Africa Freight Service – Davisville Norad RORO Port Closure

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly for vehicle deliveries. Per Sallaum, due to a winter storm, the Davisville Terminal will be closing vehicle receiving tomorrow, Tuesday February 13.


Grimaldi ACL West Africa Freight Service - Providence RORO Port Closure

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly for vehicle deliveries. Per ACL, due to a winter storm, the Providence Terminal will be closing vehicle receiving tomorrow, Tuesday February 13. Receiving plans to reopen for normal hours on Wednesday February 14.


Shipping Cars in Containers to Cotonou, Benin & Lome, Togo?

Contact Ghanem for RORO & Container bookings from USA to West Africa. We also offer inland towing from auto auctions to port or our warehouse in Baltimore, MD.

Call 410-366-0416 / Email: docs@gforwarding.com / Booking Online: www.gforwarding.com


Need Inland Transportation for Cars? Auction to Port Towing?

Contact Ghanem for Vehicle dispatch and driver arrangements. We can arrange Cars & Titles picked up from USA Auto Auctions to the closest Ports for RORO Export. *We also ship Containers from Baltimore, MD.

Easy, On-The-Spot, Vehicle Towing Quotes: RORO and Towing Quotes 2 - Ghanem Forwarding


Sallaum Lines - Lincoln's Birthday - RORO Terminal Schedule

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly per Sallaum RORO Port schedule for Monday, February 12th in observance of Lincoln's Birthday.


Discounted Lagos Nigeria RORO Rates - Contact Ghanem for Bookings & Dock Receipts

February 1st $15 Discounted Ocean Freight RORO Rates - Vehicle Car Shipping from USA to Lagos, Nigeria.  Call 410-366-0416 / Email: docs@gforwarding.com / Booking Online: www.gforwarding.com 


Sallaum Lines - Important – Baltimore RORO Terminal Update

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly per Sallaum. Due to unforeseen circumstances, Tradepoint Atlantic Terminal will be closed effective immediately. The Glovis Sirius is the last vessel scheduled to load at Tradepoint. All units at Tradepoint MUST be cleared by U.S. Customs before February 16th.  Customers will be responsible to schedule removal of any units not cleared by February 16th. NO EXCEPTIONS. All Baltimore deliveries should be directed to Baltimore - South Locust Terminal (SLP).


Grimaldi ACL - February 2024 RORO Terminal Closings: Please note and advise your drivers accordingly

Lincoln's Birthday – Feb. 12:
Closed: Baltimore Dundalk, Norfolk, RH Brooklyn & Newark Ctr, Port Newark PNAT
Open: Baltimore Seagirt, Freeport RORO, Freeport Velasco Ctr, Jacksonville, NYC C+C, Providence, Wilmington

Presidents Day (Washington's Birthday) – Feb. 19:
Closed: Baltimore Dundalk, Freeport Velasco Ctr, Jacksonville, Norfolk, Providence
Open: Baltimore Seagirt, Freeport, NYC C+C, Wilmington


Sallaum Lines - Presidents' Day RORO Terminal Schedule

Please note and advise your driver’s accordingly per RORO Port Status for Monday, February 19th, 2024 in Observance of Presidents' Day.
 


Sallaum Lines - Baltimore South Locust Terminal RORO Update

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly.  Per Sallaum, Baltimore South Locust Point RORO Port has reached capacity with respect to both Non-Runner & Forklift space.  Effective today, the South Locust Point Terminal will not accept any Non-Running or Forklift Deliveries.


Sallaum Lines - Baltimore Tradepoint Terminal CLOSED

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly.  Per Sallaum Line, due to unforeseen circumstances, please be advised that the Baltimore Tradepoint Terminal will be CLOSED effective Monday, February 5th until further notice. Please divert all deliveries to South Locust Point effective immediately. South Locust Point is currently at capacity with respect to Non-Runners and Forklifts, they are working on making space over these next few days, so stay tuned for an update.


Grimaldi ACL – New RORO Storage Free Days – Jacksonville & Freeport

Please note, per ACL, West Africa RORO Storage Free Time in Jacksonville and Freeport is adjusted to 15 calendar days (from previous 10 days) effective Monday, February 5, 2024 for all RORO Vehicle deliveries. Free time is applicable to all categories of RORO cargo (POVs cat 1-2-3, HH cat 1 and 2 including tracked units and static cargo).


Lagos Nigeria RORO Rate Discount

We heard you! Ghanem knows the increased costs of shipping and slower turnarounds have inconvenienced you. We want to help. We are discounting (decreasing) our rates $15 per car to Lagos, Nigeria. New Lower Rates are effective February 1, 2024 for all RORO bookings. Please note this is a Ghanem Rate decrease, the Carriers have not lowered rates.

We appreciate our long-time loyal customers. We will still be honoring our long-standing discounts for multiple cars shipped. Customers with discounts on file can expect to receive personal notice of how they are affected. We will be reaching out to our VIP Volume shippers with higher discounts. You can expect to see lower ocean freight rates across the board.

We hope this helps! Ghanem appreciates our shippers. Please find new Rates below and online: https://www.ghanemforwarding.com/Shipping-Services/roro_quotes/
 


NYK RORO – South America Vehicle Shipping

Shipping Cars to South America?  Contact Ghanem for NYK RORO Bookings.
 
Shipping to: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Honduras, Chile, Costa Rica & Guatemala


Ghanem Online RORO Quotes

Did you know you can see quick RORO Vehicle Shipping quotes directly from our website?

Easy on the Spot Quotes: Visit our website for Ocean and Inland Freight quotes.
 
 


Ghanem Online RORO Bookings & VIN Tracking

Did you know you can book and track your RORO Vehicle Shipments through your personalized Ghanem Login?

Fast & Easy Bookings: You can book your RORO shipments in a few steps online. Our online platform also enables full visibility on the status of your RORO shipment. Track where your vehicle is and when it will be delivered, at any point during the cargo's journey.
 
 


Sallaum Lines - Baltimore South Locust Terminal RORO Terminal Update

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly.  The Baltimore SLP RORO Port has reached capacity with respect to Forklift vehicle space. Effective Tuesday, January 23rd, the South Locust Point Terminal will not accept any Forklift Deliveries.  Please push all Forklift deliveries to the Baltimore Tradepoint Terminal.


Grimaldi ACL - Baltimore RORO Port - Inclement Weather Closing

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly.  The ACL Baltimore Dundalk RORO Terminal is closed today due to inclement weather. The Baltimore Seagirt Marine Terminal is also closed today.


Grimaldi ACL - Wilmington RORO Port - Inclement Weather Closing

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly. Wilmington AutoPort Inc and TransCargo LLC will be closing the yards today at 10:00 am due to inclement weather.


Sallaum Lines - Baltimore RORO Port - Inclement Weather Closing

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly. Due to current weather conditions, please note Baltimore RORO Port Closures.  Baltimore Tradepoint Terminal will be closing at 12:00pm today. Baltimore South Locust Point terminal will be closing at 11:30am today.


Ghanem Winter Update - Friday 1/19/2024

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly. Many RORO Ports are announcing closures due to the snow today. We will post as we are notified. Please stay safe out on the roads! Ghanem Office will mostly likely be open half day today, with team working from home full day. Please email any booking requests.


Sallaum - Urgent Weather Update - Philadelphia Terminal

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly. Philadelphia terminal will be closed for receiving on Friday, January 19th, 2024 due to the expected storm.


Sallaum Line – RORO Terminal Status Update

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly. Please note, RORO Port status is updated daily on the Ghanem website: Ports and Shipping - Ghanem Forwarding 
 


NYK RORO Announcement - Red Sea Service Re-Routed

Please note, per NYK. “Due to the escalation in the Red Sea … NYK will temporarily suspend all new transits via Bab-el-Mandeb strait until further notice and reroute vessels via Cape of Good Hope. With the route change, the sailing time will be longer and therefore delays in the arrival date of the discharging port are expected. Due to this change in vessel routing, we are also forced to cancel our Jeddah and Aqaba (t/s via Jeddah) service until further notice.”
 


Maersk Container Service Announcement - Port Everglades to Jamaica and Venezuela

Maersk has launched a new direct weekly service from Port Everglades, FL, to Jamaica and Venezuela with the most competitive transit times in the market. Weekly direct service from Port Everglades to: 2 days to Kingston-Jamaica, 5 days to LaGuaira-Venezuela, 7 days to Puerto Cabello-Venezuela. Contact Ghanem for Container Bookings.


Ghanem Office - Weather Update

Due to inclement weather our Baltimore office has shut down for the day (2:30pm). Our team working from home will be able to assist you till end of business as usual. The office will reopen once the roads are safe to travel tomorrow. Please drive safely.


Sallaum Lines - Weather Update – Baltimore SLP Terminal

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly. Due to current weather conditions the Baltimore - South Locust Point terminal will be closing at 3pm today.


Grimaldi ACL – Weather Update – Freeport RORO Terminal

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly. Freeport Amports RORO Terminal will open at 1 pm today for RORO receiving. Please note, Freeport is closed today for container receiving.


Sallaum Lines - Weather Update – Freeport RORO Terminal

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly.  Freeport Amports RORO Terminal will be opening at 1pm today, due to current weather conditions.


Sallaum Line - Port Newark Closure Update

Please note from Sallaum. “The Port Authority (PANYNJ) temporary suspension of POV operations continues to remain in effect. We continue to work diligently with all parties involved to find a solution.  Currently, the US Coast Guard is holding a public hearing on the Grande Coast D’Avorio fire incident. We believe that at its conclusion, Port Newark officials will come to a final decision on POV loading out of Port Newark. Please see the link below to follow live updates from the public hearing currently underway.”
 
http://livestream.com/USCGinvestigations/GrandeCoastDAvorio


RORO Port Status Update - Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday - Monday, January 15th

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly. 

SALLAUM:
Closed: Freeport, Philadelphia, Baltimore Tradepoint, Baltimore SLP, Newark,
Open: Jacksonville, Davisville

ACL GRIMALDI:
Closed: Freeport, Baltimore Dundalk, Providence, Wilmington
Open: Jacksonville


Ocean Freight Shipping to West Africa - Construction Equipment & Trucks

High Heavy RORO Bookings: Lagos, Nigeria - Cotonou, Benin - Dakar, Senegal - Lome, Togo - Tema, Ghana - Abidan, Ivory Coast. https://www.ghanemforwarding.com/Shipping-Services/New-Customer-Forms/
 


Jacksonville (JAX Port) RORO Terminal Weather Update

Please be advised that Jax Amports Port will be shutting down operations at 1200pm today in anticipation of sustained high winds. *This affects both Sallaum Line and Grimaldi ACL RORO Vehicle deliveries. Please note and advise your drivers accordingly.