In the wake of cyclone Idai, Grindrod South Africa, a subsidiary company of Grindrod Limited, will be releasing the MV Border, a 14,357-ton deadweight container vessel, presently deployed within its Southern African sea-freight business Ocean Africa Container Lines, to perform a relief voyage from Maputo to Beira.
The vessel is expected to arrive in Maputo during the early hours of Thursday, she will thereafter load the much-needed relief cargo that is presently being consolidated by local authorities and humanitarian aid organisations and sail to Beira.
The schedule for the relief voyage is as follows:
ETA Maputo Thursday 21st March 2019
ETD Maputo Friday 22nd March 2019
ETA Beria Saturday 23rd March 2019
The vessel will thereafter sail to Durban to resume its normal service.