Beirut Explosion, Safmarine Lebanon


Dear Customers,

Further to our advisory sent on 6 August titled “Beirut explosion - Safmarine Lebanon update”, we would like to provide you with the latest update on the situation in Beirut, Lebanon. 

Fortunately, our three injured colleagues have now recovered and the remaining team is still working from home to serve you in the best way possible.

The port in Beirut resumed operations as of late afternoon 10 August and our next vessel call will be operated at the port.

Kindly note that containers for below two vessels have been discharged in the port of Tripoli instead of Beirut due to the situation

  • MAERSK NAIROBI – VOY. 030E – ETA Tripoli 5 August 2020
  • NORDEROOG – VOY. 032N – ETA Tripoli 10 August 2020


Export acceptance is back to normal. You can proceed and book all your shipments via and for any further assistance, our customer service is available via your preferred channels, such as email and live chat. Should you not be able to reach them this way, please take note of the alternative emergency numbers below.  


Lebanon Local Emergency Phone Numbers (mobile)
+961 3 631364 for import & cross
+961 76 757553 for export
+961 76 779959 for sales inquiries
+96170110881 for counter inquiries 


Counter activities will start as of tomorrow 12 August from 9:00 AM till 2:30 PM in our new office, location details as follows:

Next to Cortina Factory


Kindly be reminded that due to COVID-19 circumstances that we are still facing and in order to be in line with government restrictions, Safmarine continue to follow these precautionary measures:  

  •  We are allowed to receive 2 to 4 people inside the counter area and all other guests should be waiting outside.
  •  Masks are mandatory for all visitors. People who are not wearing masks will be asked to leave immediately


Once again, we would like to thank you for your understanding and for your continuous support.

We’re looking forward to serve you in the best way possible. 


Safmarine (Lebanon)
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