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Hurricane Willa (Mexico)

Hurricane Willa, a Category 5 hurricane capable of catastrophic damage, is nearing Mexico's Pacific coast. As the storm strengthens, it is expected to make an impact on Tuesday afternoon (October 23). Marken has contingency plans in place for shipments located the regi...

  • Hurricane Willa (Mexico)

    Hurricane Willa, a Category 5 hurricane capable of catastrophic damage, is nearing Mexico’s Pacific coast. As the storm strengthens, it is expected to make an impact on Tuesday afternoon (October 23). Marken has contingency plans in place for shipments located the region. Clients may reach out to their local Marken office for information on a… Read more »

  • Hurricane Michael

    For information on shipments moving into or out of regions in the path of Hurricane Michael, please contact your local Marken office for more details about the contingency plans that are already in place to reduce impact on shipments.   Update – Wednesday, October 10: Hurricane Michael has made landfall as a powerful, Category 4… Read more »

  • Transition to New International Airport in Istanbul

    Late this year, Turkey will relocate its current International airport (Atatürk Airport) located at the Marmara sea, to a new and larger location (İstanbul Yeni Havalimanı) near the black sea. The transition is scheduled to take place from December 30-31, 2018. When the entire airport project is complete in 2028, it will be the world’s largest… Read more »

  • Super Typhoon Mangkhut

    With winds exceeding 250 kilometers per hour, Super Typhoon Mangkhut is bearing down across Southeast Asia. As the storm nears Hong Kong this weekend, the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) expects to lift the T8 warning signal (the second highest in severity).   Marken is continuously monitoring shipments in and out of the region.  For information on… Read more »

  • Hurricane Florence (U.S. East Coast)

    As of Monday, September 10, the National Weather Service had upgraded Hurricane Florence to a Category 4 storm capable of catastrophic damage for the East Coast. As the storm strengthens, it is expected to make an impact with the Carolinas on Thursday, September 13. Marken has contingency plans in place for shipments located the region.… Read more »

  • Tropical Storm Gordon

    Marken has already put contingency plans into place to reroute shipments and personnel to minimize any impact and to ensure the safety of our team members.  Clients may reach out to a local Marken office for updates on a particular shipment. Forecasts indicate Tropical Storm Gordon is strengthening and estimated to make contact with the… Read more »

  • Typhoon Jebi

    Marken is continuously monitoring shipments in and out of the region.  For information on shipments moving in and out of the region, please contact your local Marken office for more details about the contingency plans that are already in place to reduce impact on shipments. According to recent reports, Jebi is one of the strongest Typhoons to hit… Read more »

  • Hurricane Lane

    As Hurricane Lane advances towards Hawaii, the anticipated impact of the Category 4 storm on air and surface transportation has prompted restrictions as the islands brace for flooding, surges and damaging winds. Marken has contingency plans in place for shipments located the region. Clients may reach out to their local Marken office for information on… Read more »

  • Typhoon Soulik and Typhoon Cimarron

    According to recent forecasts, Typhoon Soulik will sweep across South Korea with flooding rain and damaging winds into Friday (August 24). Hundreds of flights have been canceled in South Korea and many businesses throughout the country will be closed as a result of the storm. Typhoon Cimarron is expected to cross western Japan on Thursday… Read more »

  • Dry Ice Shortage

    Europe is currently experiencing some issues with availability of dry ice (CO2) in some locations. However, Marken has sufficient access to stocks of dry ice through our primary suppliers and has a network of back-up suppliers already in place as well.  The shortage is not expected to impact Marken’s ability to transport shipments needing dry… Read more »

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