Berths 4, 5 and 6 at Mersin Port in Turkey are closed due to construction work until approximately end of 2015. Congestion and delays are expected for general cargo (bulk or break bulk) but not affecting container lines.
The international highway leading to the Lebanon/Syria ‘Al Arida’ border crossing remains closed (27 Oct) at Qalamoun area.
The Beirut-Damascus Main Highway and the International Highway to Al Arida Border crossing are both currently open (13 October) and have been operating normally for the past few days, with only brief periods of closure over the weekend.
Meetings held regularly in Amman, Jordan; Beirut, Lebanon (merged with the Lebanon Logistics Forum); Tartous and Damascus, Syria
Temporary Storage available in Syria in Lattakia and Safita (near the coastal area of Tartous), Homs (Rural Homs), Kisweh and Sahnaya (Rural Damascus), and Qamishly (northeastern Syria)
A common cargo transport service inside Syria to all governorates, security and access permitting
A common cargo transport service from Lebanon/Jordan to Syria
Joint Humanitarian Convoys to the most difficult-to-access locations in Syria
Emergency Airlifts to the most severely cut-off areas (on average two per month)
An IM Officer is present in Beirut, Lebanon, and a GIS Officer is available in Amman, Jordan
From the blog
(Logistics Cluster Coordinator)
Phone: +963 993 321 365
(Information Management Officer)
Phone: Jordan: +962 795497584 / Lebanon: +961 76 32 0752
Najd Al Chaar
(Logistics Assistant )
Phone: +963 932101141
(Gaziantep Logistics Working Group Coordinator)
Phone: Turkey: +90 530 108 5531
HQ - Rome, Italy
(GLCSC Focal Point)
Phone: +39 06 6513 2129