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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...

  • 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 »

  • Cancelled Lufthansa Flights (Frankfurt, Germany)

    Several Lufthansa flights and trucks with continental destinations have been cancelled from Frankfurt Airport until Monday, June 18.  Marken has implemented contingency plans to avoid impacts to your shipments by using other airlines and alternative routings via Munich Airport.  Please contact marken.fra.ops@marken.com if you have any further questions. 

  • 2018 World Cup (Russia)

    From May 25 to July 25 high security measures will be in place for cities hosting the 2018 World Cup. Restrictions have been implemented for operations, transportation, facilities and substances which involve hazardous materials, per an order (No. 202, dated May 9, 2017) and decree ( No. 689, dated June 9, 2017) released by the… Read more »

  • Winter Storm Toby (Northeast U.S.)

    A winter storm is expected to affect the NE United States, bringing high winds and heavy snowfall to the region. While no embargoes are reported at this time, airports in Boston, New Jersey and Philadelphia may be impacted by the storm. Marken has put contingency plans into effect to redirect shipments and minimize any impact… Read more »

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