UAFL News

  • CUSTOMS STRIKE ENDED IN MADAGASCAR 10th July 2017

    Good day Further to our previous communication on the Customs strike in Madagascar, we would like to share the following update with you. The Customs strike has come to an end and operations in Malagasy ports are back to normal as of this morning, 10th July 2017. We hope all backlog in terms of container stuffing and import and export clearance is going to be resolved as soon as possible. Kind .....

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  • Customs Strike in Madagascar - UPDATE

    Good day Further to our previous communication on the Customs strike in Madagascar, we would like to share the following update with you. The strike commenced on 27/06/2017 and was suspended temporarily from 03/07/2017 – 04/07/2017 with operations being permitted during these 2 days. The strike has been resumed since 05/07/2017 and is continuing until further notice. During that time cargo operations .....

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  • Customs Strike in Madagascar

    Good day Please note that Customs in Madagascar are on strike from 27/06/2017 until further notice. During that time cargo operations are severely disrupted. The extent of the restrictions caused by the strike changes on a daily basis. This also leads to schedule delays as vessels do presently not even receive inward berthing clearance from local Customs. Thanks for your understanding that any .....

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  • Seychelles Port Additional / Effective from 15th June 2017

    Dear Valued Customers In order to be able to maintain its current product offering, please note that UAFL will implement a port additional of USD 125 per TEU for all cargo from/to Port Victoria (Seychelles) with effect from 15th June 2017 (shipped on board date). Scope: World to Port Victoria (Seychelles) and Port Victoria (Seychelles) to World Quantum: USD 125 per 20’ .....

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  • New service to Ehoala, Tulear and Majunga

    Dear valued customers We are pleased to draw your attention to our new service offering in Madagascar. As an addition to our existing coverage in the region, UAFL now serves the ports of Ehoala (Fort Dauphin), Tulear and Majunga in a 17-day frequency and with a high schedule integrity. Cargoes to and from these three ports are connected to the world through our regional transhipment hubs in .....

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  • Rate Restoration Middle East/India/Pakistan to Somalia Trade / Effective from 01st March 2017

    Dear valued Customers The ocean freight rates continue to be below the required level to cover basic operating costs or transportation costs on our Middle East/India/Pakistan to Somalia service. Considering that current levels are unsustainable for maintaining the present product offering, we are announcing a rate restoration programme for this trade lane. In order to maintain a high service .....

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  • Rate Restoration Middle East/India/Pakistan to Somalia Trade / Effective from 01st October 2016

    Dear valued Customers The ocean freight rates continue to be below the required level to cover basic operating costs or transportation costs on our Middle East/India/Pakistan to Somalia service. Considering that current levels are unsustainable for maintaining the present product offering, we are announcing a rate restoration programme for this trade lane. In order to maintain a high service .....

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  • Update on UAFL bookings on Hanjin Shipping Vessels

    Dear Valued Customer, Further to the news reports on Hanjin Shipping filing for receivership; we understand that the situation may raise some concerns with your future bookings with UAFL. As Reliability and Customer Orientation remain core to the UAFL ethos – please be advised that we have , with immediate effect, terminated all service agreements with Hanjin Shipping. This means that we will .....

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  • MOZAMBIQUE : PAYMENT OF FREIGHT AND LOCAL CHARGES

    Dear Valued Customers, The Authorities in Mozambique are placing restrictions on foreign currency payments and the free transfer of outward remittances. Due to these constraints, we regret to advise that UAFL will require all Freight and Charges for cargo destined for Mozambique to be prepaid at port of Shipment. For Export bookings from Mozambique, all Freight and Charges will be on Collect .....

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  • UAFL AGENCY REPRESENTATION IN SOMALIA

    UNITED AFRICA FEEDER LINE are pleased to announce the appointment of Delta Shipping Mogadishu Sea Port, Warehouse No. 4, P.O. Box 1104 Somalia Contact: Mr Dahir Mohamed Tel: +252 6165 77778 Email: dahir@deltashippingcompany.com as their exclusive agent in Somalia. The full office contact details has been uploaded on the UAFL website. Delta Shipping will with immediate .....

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