USEC Golden Week Blank Sailing Contingency Plans
Please be informed that during the upcoming China’s National Golden Week period in October 2020, CMA CGM will make the following service adjustments.
Cargo for the impacted services will be rolled to the next week’s sailing or shifted to the alternative services listed.
Below please find the CMA CGM Blank Sailing Program:
PEX 3 – Cargo originally booked on 0PG7XE1MA will be delayed to 0PG7ZE1MA
VESPUCCI – EVER LEADING (OVC7FE1MA) – ETD Qingdao 06-OCT
1. All Boston cargo will load on next Vespucci voyage – EVER LIBERAL (0VC5PE1MA) – ETD Qingdao 13-OCT: ETA delay 7 days
2. Qingdao / Ningbo / Pusan and Pusan transshipment cargo to Charleston to be routed via Hong Kong & will load on the South Atlantic Express – OOCL BRUSSELS (0UP7PE1MA) – ETD Hong Kong 01-OCT: ETA delay 2 days
3. Shanghai cargo to Savannah / Charleston / New York will load on the South Atlantic Express – OOCL BRUSSELS (0UP7PE1MA) – ETD Shanghai 06-OCT
• ETA New York: advance 10 days
• ETA Savannah: delay 2 days
• ETA Charleston: delay 2 days
4. Qingdao / Ningbo / Pusan and Pusan transshipment cargo to Savannah / New York will switch to the Manhattan Bridge Service – COSCO FORTUNE (0MB71E1MA) – ETD Qingdao 04-OCT
• ETA New York: advance 7 days
• ETA Savannah: delay 7 day
Blanking Announcement for Chinese National Holiday On Transpacific Services
Due to expected slow volume pick-up in connection with the upcoming Chinese National Holiday (Golden Week), Maersk endeavours to balance our network to match reduced demand in October. Below you will find a summary of void sailings on Transpacific services. We aim to minimize the impact to our customers by securing reliable alternative routings.
Far East Asia to North America
North America to Far East Asia
Eagle Express 1 Void Sailing
Please be informed of the following void sailing that will be implemented on our Asia-North America service in September due to scheduled vessel dry dock.
To minimize impact to our customers, alternative sailings are available for your cargo originally intended on the advised void sailing.
Contingency plan for EX1 – PRESIDENT WILSON
• Cargo from Shanghai / Yangtze area / Indonesia to load on vessel voyage CMA CGM ROSSINI (0TXSUE1MA) ETA Shanghai 23-SEP-2020
• Cargo from Qingdao / Lianyungang / Dalian / Xingang / Ningbo / Philippines / Japan / Korea to load on vessel voyage CMA CGM ROSSINI (0TXSUE1MA) ETA Busan 26-SEP-2020
2020 GOLDEN WEEK BLANK SAILINGS – ASIA-NORTH AMERICA NETWORK – UPDATE
The following announcement supersedes our announcement of 8 September 2020 about Asia-North America network blank sailings.
MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company plans to exclude sailings during Golden Week holiday on its Asia-North America Network due to the anticipated slowdown in demand during and after this period.
The change will help us to match capacity with the expected weaker market demand for shipping services. However, you may continue to place bookings as usual as we are arranging alternate routings.
Our blank sailing programme will start as from week 40 as per the below:
ASIA TO U.S. EAST COAST WEEK 40 OMISSION AMBERJACK service Blanking voyage 1E, ETA Tianjin 01.10.2020 To and Via: Kingston, Savannah, Charleston, Jacksonville, Wilmington All shipments from Tianjin, Qingdao, Ningbo, Shanghai, Busan will be served via alternative services.
ASIA TO CANADA AND U.S. WEST COAST WEEK 41 OMISSION MAPLE service Blanking voyage UM41N, ETA Nansha 09.10.2020 To and Via: Prince Rupert, Vancouver All shipments from Nansha, Yantian, Shanghai, Busan, Yokohama will be served via alternative services.
WEEK 43 OMISSION SEQUOIA service Blanking voyage US43N, ETA Yantian 20.10.2020 To and Via: Long Beach All shipments from Yantian, Ningbo will be served via alternative services.
U .S. EAST COAST TO ASIA WEEK 45 OMISSION AMBERJACK service Blanking voyage 10W, ETA Savannah 04.11.2020 To and Via: Busan, Tianjin, Qingdao, Ningbo, Shanghai All shipments from Savannah, Charleston, Jacksonville, Wilmington, Kingston will be served via alternative services.
CANADA AND U.S. WEST COAST TO ASIA WEEK 44 OMISSION MAPLE service Blanking voyage UM44S, ETA Prince Rupert 27.10.2020 To and Via: Nansha, Yantian, Shanghai, Busan, Yokohama All shipments from Prince Rupert, Vancouver will be served via alternative services.
WEEK 46 OMISSION SEQUOIA service Blanking voyage US46S, ETA Yantian 06.11.2020 To and Via: Yantian, Ningbo All shipments from Long Beach will be served via alternative services.
Golden Week Vessel Idling Program Trans-Pacific Service
(San Francisco, CA)…As a result of reduced demand due to Golden Week holiday we will adjust our network to match expected market demands. Below you will find a summary of void sailings:
In light of the above void sailings, the following return voyages will also be voided.
Commercial Invoice Requirements
Requirements of a commercial invoice, bill of sale, receipt that must be provided when filing entry documents for Customs clearance
A commercial invoice should contain enough information for a Customs Officer to determine if the goods being imported are admissible, and if so, the correct classification and valuation of goods. For further guidance, see the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS).
For commercial shipments, the invoice accompanying the importation should include a statement certifying that the goods qualify as originating goods.
There is no specific format for an invoice (see 19 CFR 141.85). However, regulations do provide what information should be included on an invoice.
At a minimum, an invoice should include the following:
- Detailed description of each item, in English (for US entry)
- Quantity of each item, along with weight and measure
- Purchase price of each item, in the currency of the purchase (Ideally, provide the value in origin and destination currency)
- If the items are shipped otherwise than in pursuance of a purchase, then the Value of each item
- Terms of sale
- Country of Origin (where the item was made) of each item
- Where each item was purchased
- Name and address of the business or person selling the merchandise
- Name and address of the business or person buying the merchandise (note if different from the importer)
- The complete name and address of the business or person the goods are being shipped to
The importer will need to present the commercial invoice to Customs when clearing their goods.
For further guidance on US requirements, see 19 CFR 141.86, contents of invoices and general requirements.
NOTE: Every country has their own specific requirements for commercial invoices
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