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Service Interruption Alert: National Strike by Unions Crews In Costa Rica Causing Import / Export Delays

September 24, 2018

We have been informed by our supplier partners in Costa Rica that union crews continue to partake in a national strike with no indication of duration. The strike, which began on September 10, is heavily impacting shipping operations and Costa Rican household goods import and export shipments have been seriously hindered. Vessels are reported to be running 6-10 days behind schedule.

As a consequence, we are advising customers to prepare for some major delays as well as additional port storage, demurrage, and various other charges which may be assessed.

Your Arpin service team will be contacting all customers impacted by the strike to set up individual contingency plans. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and will do everything possible to minimize delays and manage the expectations of the relocating families to the best of our ability.