Dorian Batters the Bahamas

As many as 13,000 homes destroyed' in the Bahamas by record-breaking storm as over a million residents told to evacuate US coast

Florida, GeorgiaNorth and South Carolina have all declared states of emergency as Hurricane Dorian approaches the US mainland.

The “life-threatening” storm hit the northern Bahamas early on Monday as one of the strongest Atlantic storms ever recorded, wrecking homes and cars in its path.

South Carolina's Governor Henry McMaster has ordered a mandatory evacuation of the entire coast of the state amid Dorian's threat.

The order, which covers about 830,000 people, goes into effect at noon local time on Monday.

Over the weekend, Donald Trump cancelled a trip to Poland to monitor the federal response to the storm, which he has warned could be “one of the largest hurricanes ever”.

Freight

It goes without saying, delays in cargo movements are more than expected. Due to the seriousness of the storms approaching from the Bahama's to the East Coast, all logistical transport movements are grounded until further notice. This includes Air/sea/road transportation within the areas affected. 

Once the storm has passed, knock-on effects will likely be a factor in further delays for a short period.

We wish our friends and colleagues a safe few days ahead.

[TRACK THE STORM HERE]