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Bad Weather Closes Sydney Terminals

Terminals in Port Botany have had significant impact by high winds and heavy rain with delays to operations in the terminals since Friday 23 October.  Operations have been further hampered today causing closer to the terminals.

There are also delays to berthing as a result of pilotage being suspended for the today. Forecasts expect high winds and swell to continue over the next 32 hours and that will likely result in continued delays in terminals and with container yard operations.

This notice weas issued earlier today by DP World Port Botany.

Issue: Monday 26/10 DPW PBT Vessel Operations Update**
Short Description: Good Morning Carriers

Please be advise DPW PBT are currently not working any vessels due to the weather.

You may have seen vessel dates change, we will attempt to keep industry as up to date as possible with vessel free days.

At this stage, since the vessel ops have ceased the transport office is unable to give any estimated discharge times until cranes recommence work

If you do have cargo on the ground please come and collect! We can issue import slots if units are on ground.

Thank you for your patience

Duration of Delay: 0 days 15 hrs 25 min.
Issue Commencement: 26/10/2020 07:35
Expected Resolution: 26/10/2020 23:00

Priority: Urgent
Notification Date: 26/10/2020 00:00
Current for: 1 Day(s)