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Customer Advisory: Central America Recovering from Tropical Storm Eta

November 9, 2020

As reported from media outlets Tropical Storm Eta caused delays and closures in Central America, please see the updates below.

Honduras

  • Factories reopened today and they are coordinating containers for pick up.
  • The ports are working with the vessels at port.
  • Some key roads remain partially closed due to flooding.

Guatemala

  • Ports of Puerto Barrios and Santo Tomas de Castilla have resumed operations as of Friday, 11/6.
  • Main roads to the ports of Puerto Barrios and Santo Tomas de Castilla are flooded and container transportation is halted until further notice.

Nicaragua

  • Container movements with carriers normal however, due to storm conditions the vessels will experience departure delays.

El Salvador

  • The Guatemalan Government has informed that the border pass with reopen on Tuesday, 11/10. Shippers can proceed with cargo delivery from El Salvador.
  • We anticipate that roads to POL will be open between Thursday, 11/12 and Friday, 11/13.
  • APLL is working with vendors in order to coordinate deliveries.

We will continue to monitor the situation and send additional updates as needed. If you have any further questions or concerns, please contact your APL Logistics Account Manager or local APL Logistics office.

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