Super Typhoon Nepartak

Taitung City, Taiwan — With top winds of 150 MPH, over 600 flights canceled, Super Typhoon Nepartak came ashore near Taitung City in southeastern Taiwan as a Category 4 equivalent tropical cyclone shortly after 6:30 a.m. Taiwan local time, Friday morning.  This could be the strongest landfall on the island in 45 years.

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As with most of their tropical cyclones, potentially deadly flash flooding, mud and rockslides are likely in Taiwan, as heavy rains pummel the mountains of the island.

The storm is now headed for Eastern China.


Freight from the Port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan may be delayed by 1-3 days.  Scarbrough continues to monitor the situation and will keep our clients that are affected updated.  For questions about your cargo, please contact your dedicated customer service representative or email