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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...

  • Winter Storm Quinn (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 New York, Philadelphia and Boston may be impacted.  Marken has put contingency plans into effect to redirect shipments and minimize any impact to our clients. … Read more »

  • Winter Storm Riley (Northeast U.S.)

    The winter storm along the NE United States is affecting flights at several airports including New York, Philadelphia, and Boston.  Marken has put contingency plans into effect to redirect shipments and minimize any impact to our clients.  Clients may contact 1800Marken1 or their local Marken office for information on a particular shipment.

  • Air France CDG Embargo

    Following the recent snowfall in Paris,  Air France has announced an embargo at CDG airport for the export of following items through Sunday the 11 of February due to the bad weather conditions : All perishable items All shipments of pharmaceutical products All shipments of live animals All valuable shipments Marken has rerouted shipments following our… Read more »

  • Storm Friederike (Europe)

    Winter Storm Friederike is affecting air and rail travel in parts of central Europe on Thursday and Friday. Impacted airports may include those located in Poland (KTW,POZ, WAW), east & south Germany (SXF, MUC), Switzerland (BSL), Greece (SKG) and Romania (SOF). Marken has contingency plans in place but clients may contact their local Marken office… Read more »

  • Winter Storms Inga and Hunter (U.S.)

    A severe winter storm is affecting airports along the US East Coast Wednesday. Impacted airports may include but not limited to RDU, ATL, IAH. Marken has contingency plans in place to reroute shipments. Please contact 1800 Marken1 within the US or your local Marken office to check on a specific shipment.

  • Winter Storm Grayson (U.S. East Coast)

    The US East Coast from Florida up to the Canadian border has been severely impacted by Winter Storm Grayson. The storm has most impacted the Boston, New York and Philadelphia areas with multiple flight cancellations. While Marken New York and Boston offices are physically closed, our teams can be contacted via their listed office email… Read more »

  • Hurricane Ophelia

    As Hurricane Ophelia moves across Ireland and Scotland today, Marken has made delivery of all planned shipments for today and has contingency plans for shipments tomorrow should the storm stall. Clients may reach out to their local Marken office for information on a specific shipment.

  • French General Strike On October 10

    Pending the French public strike planned for October 10th, Marken has contingency plans in plans to compensate for the reduced air, road, and rail availability throughout the country so that shipments will not be impacted. Clients may contact the Paris office at 33 1 71 04 57 57 or for information regarding a particular… Read more »

  • McCarran International Airport (Las Vegas, NV)

    In light of recent events in Las Vegas, McCarran International Airport reports that some air traffic is still being diverted to other airports, and delays may continue throughout the day. Marken has contingency plans in place to avoid impact to shipments. US clients may call 1 800 Marken1 or their local Marken office for an… Read more »

  • Strong Earthquake in Mexico

    UPDATE – SEPTEMBER 20: Marken’s Mexico City team is working and shipments around the city are being secured. The airport has resumed operations and Marken’s team continues to implement transportation and communication contingency plans to minimize any impacts to shipments. Please contact your local Marken office with questions. UPDATE – SEPTEMBER 19: Mexico City experienced… Read more »

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