Events

 

Event

Fall 2018 Port Tour – Boston, MA

Paul W. Conley Container Terminal

Date

October 17, 2018

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Global Holidays

Plan ahead to avoid possible shipping delays during the following international holidays:

January

Date / Event Country
Jan 1

New Year’s Day

 

Global holiday

Jan 1 – 3

January Bank Holiday

 

Japan

Jan 2

January Bank Holiday /Saint Berchtold Day

 

Switzerland and UK

Jan 6

Epiphany

 

Italy and Sweden

Jan 8

Coming of Age Day

 

Japan

Jan 15

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

 

U.S.

Jan 26

Republic Day / Australia Day

 

Australia and India

February

Date / Event Country
Feb 1

Federal Territory Day

 

Malaysia

Feb 12

National Foundation Day observed

 

Japan

Feb 12 – 14

Carnival / Mardi Gras

 

Brazil

Feb 15 – 20

Chinese New Year

 

Taiwan

Feb 15 – 21

Spring Festival

 

China

Feb 15 – 17

Korean New Year

 

South Korea

Feb 16 – 17

Chinese New Year

 

Malaysia and Singapore

Feb 19

Presidents’ Day

 

U.S.

Feb 28

Peace Memorial Day

 

Taiwan

March

Date / Event Country
Mar 1

March 1st Movement

 

South Korea

Mar 2

Holi

 

India

Mar 19

St. Patrick’s Day

 

U.K.

Mar 21

Spring Equinox

 

Japan

Mar 29

Mahavir Jayanti

 

India

Mar 30

Good Friday

 

Australia, Brazil, Germany. India, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, and U.K.

April

Date / Event Country
Apr 1

Easter

 

Italy and Sweden

Apr 2

Easter Monday

 

Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, and U.K.

Apr 4

Children’s Day

 

Taiwan

Apr 5

Tomb Sweeping Day

 

Taiwan

Apr 5 – 7

Ching Ming Festival

 

China

Apr 6

Chakri Day

 

Thailand

Apr 13 – 17

Songkran Festival

 

Thailand

Apr 21

Tiradentes Day

 

Brazil

Apr 25

Liberation Day / Rama Navami / Anzac Day

 

Australia, India, and Italy

Apr 29 – May 1

Labour Day

 

China

Apr 30

Shōwa Day observed

 

Japan

May

Date / Event Country
Apr 29 – May 1

Labour Day

 

China

May 1

Labour Day

 

Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Thailand

May 3

Constitution Memorial Day

 

Japan

May 4

Greenery Day

 

Japan

May 7

May Day / Children’s Day

 

Australia, South Korea, and U.K.

May 8

WWII Victory Day

 

France

May 10

Ascension Day

 

France, Germany, Sweden, and Switzerland

May 21

Whit Monday

 

France, Germany, and Switzerland

May 22

Buddha’s Birthday

 

South Korea

May 28

Memorial Day / Spring Bank Holiday

 

U.S. and U.K.

May 29

Vesak

 

India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand

May 30

Corpus Christi

 

Brazil and Switzerland

June

Date / Event Country
Jun 2

Republic Day

 

Italy

Jun 4

Western Australia Day

 

Australia

Jun 6

National Day / Memorial Day

 

South Korea and Sweden

Jun 11

Queen’s Birthday

 

Australia

Jun 13

Local Elections Day

 

South Korea

Jun 15

Hari Raya Aidil-Fitri / Hari Raya Puasa

 

Malaysia and Singapore

Jun 16 – 18

Dragon Boat Festival

 

China

Jun 18

Dragon Boat Festival

 

Taiwan

Jun 23

Midsummer Day

 

Sweden

July

Date / Event Country
Jul 4

Independence Day

 

U.S.

Jul 12

Battle of the Boyne

 

U.K.

Jul 14

Bastille Day / Ratha Yatra

 

France and India

Jul 16

Sea Day

 

Japan

Jul 17

Constitution Day

 

South Korea

Jul 27

Asahna Bucha

 

Thailand

August

Date / Event Country
Aug 1

Swiss National Day

 

Switzerland

Aug 6

Summer Bank Holiday

 

U.K.

Aug 9

National Day

 

Singapore

Aug 12

H.M. Queen’s Birthday

 

Thailand

Aug 15

Assumption of Mary/ Liberation Day

 

France, India, Italy, South Korea, and Switzerland

Aug 22

Eid al-Adha / Hari Raya Haji

 

India, Malaysia, and Singapore

Aug 27

Late Summer Bank Holiday

 

U.K.

Aug 31

Independence Day

 

Malaysia

September

Date / Event Country
Sep 3

Labor Day / Janmashtami

 

India and U.S.

Sep 7

Independence Day

 

Brazil

Sep 12

Awal Muharram / Islamic New Year

 

Malaysia

Sep 16-17

Malaysia Day

 

Malaysia

Sep 17

Respect for the Aged Day

 

Japan

Sep 20

Islamic New Year

 

India

Sep 22 – 24

Mid-Autumn Festival

 

China

Sep 23-26

Harvest Festival

 

South Korea

Sep 24

Autumn Equinox / Mid-Autumn Festival

 

Japan and Taiwan

October

Date / Event Country
Oct 1 – 7

National Day

 

China

Oct 2

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday

 

India

Oct 3

Day of German Unity / National Foundation Day

 

Germany and South Korea

Oct 8

Columbus Day / Sports Day

 

Japan and U.S.

Oct 9

Hangeul Day

 

South Korea

Oct 10

National Day

 

Taiwan

Oct 12

Our Lady of Aparecida

 

Brazil

Oct 19

Dussehra

 

India

Oct 23

Chulalongkorn Day

 

Thailand

November

Date / Event Country
Nov 1

All Saints’ Day

 

France, Italy, and Switzerland

Nov 2

All Souls Day

 

Brazil

Nov 3

All Saints’ Day

 

Sweden

Nov 6

Deepavali

 

Singapore

Nov 7

Diwali / Deepavali

 

India and Malaysia

Nov 11

Armistice Day

 

France

Nov 15

Proclamation of the Republic Brazil

 

Brazil

Nov 20

Milad un Nabi

 

India

Nov 21

Mawlid al-Nabi/Milad un Nabi

 

Malaysia

Nov 22

Thanksgiving

 

U.S.

Nov 23

Guru Nanak’s Birthday / Labor Thanksgiving Day

 

India and Japan

Nov 30

St Andrew’s Day 2018

 

U.K.

December

Date / Event Country
Dec 5

H.M. King’s Birthday

 

Thailand

Dec 8

Immaculate Conception

 

Italy and Switzerland

Dec 10

Constitution Day

 

Thailand

Dec 24

Emperor’s Birthday observed

 

Japan

Dec 25

Christmas

 

Globally

Dec 26

2nd Day of Christmas / Boxing Day /

St. Stephen’s Day

 

Australia, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, and U.K.

Dec 31

December Bank Holiday

 

Japan