From Port to Press

Follow along for the latest updates from our ports.

Reminder - Sallaum Lines – Freeport RORO Terminal Update

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly. Per Sallaum, the Freeport RORO Port has reached capacity with respect to Forklift and Non-Runner space. Effective Friday - June 21, the Freeport Terminal will not accept any Forklift or Non-Running vehicle deliveries until further notice. Please contact Ghanem for booking options – docs@gforwarding.com 


Sallaum Lines – Freeport RORO Terminal Update

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly.  Per Sallaum, the Freeport RORO Port has reached capacity with respect to Forklift and Non-Runner space. Effective Friday - June 21, the Freeport Terminal will not accept any Forklift or Non-Running vehicle deliveries until further notice. 


Grimaldi ACL – RORO Port Notice - Juneteenth 2024

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly - ACL RORO Terminal Status for Wednesday, June 19:

OPEN: Freeport, Jacksonville, Wilmington Newark

CLOSED: Baltimore, Providence *Updated 6/17/2024 


Shipping Cars from Baltimore?

Contact Ghanem for RORO Bookings & Dock Receipts.
docs@gforwarding.com / 410-366-0416


Sallaum Lines – RORO Port Notice - Juneteenth 2024

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly - Sallaum Lines RORO Terminal Status for Wednesday - June 19:

OPEN: Freeport, Jacksonville, Davisville

CLOSED: Baltimore SLP


Reminder - Sallaum Lines – Jacksonville RORO Terminal

Effective Friday, June 14, - JAX Port will not accept any Forklift Vehicle deliveries until further notice. Check with Ghanem for other options - docs@gforwarding.com 


Sallaum Lines – Jacksonville RORO Terminal Forklift Update

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly.  Per Sallaum: Jacksonville RORO Port has reached capacity with respect to Forklift Vehicles. Effective Friday, June 14th, 2024 the Jacksonville Terminal will not accept any Forklift Deliveries until further notice.


Grimaldi ACL – Container BAF Update – July 2024

Please note per ACL, Container BAF will remain same for June. Ghanem Container total Booking Rates will remain the same too.
Contact Ghanem for RORO & Container Bookings / Dock Receipts with Maersk, MSC, Grimaldi ACL and Sallaum Line.
-Vehicles/Autos/Cars/Vans – USA to West Africa & Middle East
docs@gforwarding.com
410.366.0416


Grimaldi ACL - June 2024 RORO Terminal Closings Notice

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly per ACL. ALL USA RORO Ports will be closed in observance of the Juneteenth Holiday, Wednesday - June 19th, 2024. 


Grimaldi ACL Service Reminder - Hyundai and Kia Recall Fire Risk Units - *Per ACL

We can accept the below models, but under the following strict conditions: 

-Only for RORO shipments and ONLY be accepted as forklift with the battery removed entirely prior to delivery. 

-Such make/models are NOT accepted inside CONTAINERS, for which procedure is unchanged – as per previous alert below. 

-Hybrid and EVs are NOT accepted as usual.


Sallaum Lines – Jacksonville RORO Terminal Update - Forklifts Effective 5/28/24

Please note per Sallaum and advise your drivers accordingly. The Jacksonville RORO Port has resumed accepting Forklift Vehicle deliveries for shipping as of Tuesday - May 28.


Office Reminder - Memorial Day - Monday, May 27th, 2024

 Please note and advise your drivers accordingly.  Ghanem Office and All RORO/Container Ports will be Closed in observance of Memorial Day. (*Both Grimaldi ACL & Sallaum Line – All Terminals Closed)


Shipping Cars to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic?

See NYK Summer RORO Schedule below. Contact Ghanem for RORO Autos Bookings / Dock Receipts.
-Vehicles/Autos/Cars/Vans
docs@gforwarding.com
410.366.0416

 


Grimaldi ACL – Container BAF Update – June 2024

Please note per ACL, Container BAF will remain same for June. Ghanem Container total Booking Rates will remain the same too.

Contact Ghanem for RORO & Container Bookings / Dock Receipts with Maersk, MSC, Grimaldi ACL and Sallaum Line.
-Vehicles/Autos/Cars/Vans – USA to West Africa & Middle East
docs@gforwarding.com
410.366.0416
 


May Holiday Notice - Memorial Day Port & Office Closures

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly.  All Grimaldi ACL and Sallaum Line USA RORO Ports will be Closed for vehicle receiving Monday May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.  Ghanem Office will be Closed for the holiday too. Please enjoy the long weekend!


Friendly Reminder - Ghanem offers Ocean Freight Insurance for RORO and Containers.

Accidents happen, we recommend cargo insurance to all shippers for all shipments. Cargo insurance is essential to ocean freight transportation and protects your goods from seawater flooding, storms and acts of God, vessel collision and other unforeseeable events such as the RORO vessel fire that happened in Jacksonville. It is available to purchase for most vehicles and containers being exported and, we recommend it for all cargoes and vehicles. 

Cargo Insurance - Ghanem Forwarding


Shipping Cars to Lagos, Nigeria?

Contact Ghanem for RORO & Container Bookings / Dock Receipts with Grimaldi ACL and Sallaum Lines.
-Vehicles/Autos/Cars/Vans
docs@gforwarding.com
410.366.0416


Grimaldi ACL – Baltimore RORO Terminal Schedule Notice

Please note per ACL. “As advised on last week’s RORO schedule, the Grande Luanda, GLU0324 will omit Baltimore and the Grande Tema, GTE0424 will be the next vessel to call and will load all eligible cargo. All containers that were received for the GLU0324 will be rolled and put forward on the GTE0424 (ETA BWI 5/24).”


Shipping Cars to Santo Tomas De Castilla, Guatemala?

Contact Ghanem for RORO Autos Bookings / Dock Receipts from Jacksonville, FL.
-Vehicles/Autos/Cars/Vans
docs@gforwarding.com
410.366.0416


Reminder - Sallaum Lines - Updated Storage for RORO Terminals Port Storage, Effective June 1

- POV’s $8 per day after 30 days

-Trucks and Static cargo $18 per day after 30 days

-Tracked High and Heavy Cargo H&H $28 per day after 15 days

*All Non-Runner and/or Forklift cargo will be assessed storage charges regardless of customs cleared date.


Grimaldi ACL - May 2024 RORO Terminal Closings Notice

Please note and advise your drivers accordingly per ACL May Port schedule:

Memorial Day, Monday - May 27th, 2024 
CLOSED: ALL US Ports
OPEN: Halifax 


Shipping Cars to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic?

Contact Ghanem for RORO Autos Bookings / Dock Receipts from Jacksonville, FL.
-Vehicles/Autos/Cars/Vans
docs@gforwarding.com
410.366.0416


Shipping Construction Equipment and Large Trucks to West Africa?

Contact Ghanem for RORO Bookings & Dock Receipts. 
-Mack Trucks, Tractors, Dump Trucks, CAT... we ship it.
-Tema, Dakar, Lagos, Cotonou, Lome and more.
docs@gforwarding.com
410-366-0416


Shipping Cars from Baltimore?

Contact Ghanem for RORO Bookings & Dock Receipts.
Vehicles/Autos/Cars/Vans - if it rolls, we ship it.
docs@gforwarding.com
410-366-0416