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Old 07-14-2009, 11:50 AM
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How-To: Follow a new BMW from Order, to Shipping and to Delivery

This post over at BMWBLOG has some great information that can be used for ED related delivery tracking...

http://www.bmwblog.com/2009/07/14/ho...d-to-delivery/



How-To: Follow a new BMW from Order, to Shipping and to Delivery




How to track your new BMW through the production and shipping cycles in the modern age of information:
(NOTE: This only works for BMW and Mini Vehicles, This write-up is primarily focused on East Coast delivery options.)



Tracking my BMW:
1. First: you’ll need the vehicle “VIN” number from your dealer, or a vehicle production number. As soon as the dealer officially orders the car through the BMW allocation system, they’ll get the this number, and then you can get the VIN number from the dealer -just ask them.

Here’s my Vin: WBAWC73569E06XXXX
1.2 - What my Vin number means:
WBA WC73 5 6 9 E06XXXX
WBA= BMW AG
WC73= Model code of my 335i
5=Safety restraint identifier, indication of seat belts, duel advanced airbags, rear/side airbags, curtain airbags, ect.
6= check digit determined by vin
9= model year, “9***8243; code indicates a 2009 manufacture date (see the code in the chart below)
E= Plant code, “Regensburg” Germany (A=Munich)
06XXXX= Sequential production number of my car.

1.3 - BMW Vin Example:


2. You can then get “rough” update on your cars progress from BMW NA. The production status is listed in the secure member’s area of the BMW website. You’ll need the VIN number to sign up for the members area. This information can be 48 hours (or more) behind the actual status of the car.

This is the status as shown in the BMW NA Member’s Area Website : “Awaiting Transport…”


And, another view of the status: “Awaiting Transport.. in the timeline view…”


Tracking the car status via phone, BMW North America:
(This information can, as well, be more than 48 hours behind the actual status)
• Call: (1-800) 831-1117
• Say “Vehicle Production Status” when prompted… or at any time after the recording starts
• then,you will be asked for your production number, or last seven digits of your vin number…
• then say - the production number or the last seven digits of your VIN. In my case: E06XXXX, (Read as, for example: E, Zero,6,ex,ex,ex,ex.)
Carefully annunciate the Es, Ts and Bs - the system is voice recognition based, and sometimes gets confused with Es
and Ts and Bs.
• then say “yes” when the voice reads it back - if correct… if not correct say “no,” and repeat… (you can get it wrong 3 times,
and then the system kicks you to a live human, if you’re calling during business hours… if not, BMW will give you their
operating hours for the office. Hang up, and try again if they’re closed.)
• then say “partial VIN number,” if not a production number… when asked…
• then, the system will give you the status of you vehicle production within the last 24 hours.

These are the BMW Status Code Description:
0 Order deleted by NA
17 Order not Specified
37 Order is at BMW NA
87 Production Week Assigned
97 Order sent to AG
100 Order deleted by AG
101 Error in data transmitted
102 Special Order (no Prod Week)
105 Order out of Prod. Period
111 Order Accepted at AG
112 Order scheduled for Production
150 Production Started
151 Body Shop Started
152 Paint Shop Started
153 Assembly Started
155 Production Completed
160 Released to Distribution
168 AG Stock
170 Waiting Workshop
172 Planned for Workshop
174 Workshop Entry
176 Workshop Complete
180 Waiting for Export Dispatch
181 Waiting for Domestic Dispatch
182 AG Load No. — Released to Carrier
190 Dispatched ex(port?) BMW AG
191 Returned to BMW AG
193 Arrived at Port of Exit (where my car was stalled)
194 Selected for Shipment
195 Shipped from Port of Exit
196 Shipment Arrival — ATA

3. Once the vehicle is listed as “En Route,” you can begin following the progress in detail by other means. Once on a ship, BMW status on their website will no longer provide a detailed update, but you can still continue to track the vehicle.

3.1 - BMW ships with several cargo lines and carriers, depending on the destination.
• Wallenius&Wilhelmsen (parent company for several ship lines listed below)
• EUKOR - a division of Wallenius Lines
• UECC - another division of Wallenius Lines
• A.P. Möller - yet another division and ship line owned or operated by Wallenius Lines
• Mark 1 Shipping - owned or operated by Wallenius Lines
• K-LINE (Usually BMW West Coast deliveries only, but sometimes ships to NY/NJ as NYK-Line) K-Line is not a W&W company
• ARC - Often operated by, or under the direction of Wallenius Lines

4. Most BMWs are shipped out of the port of Bremerhaven Germany (Known by the faithful as: “Bimmer Heaven”)
Port Location:
Latitude: 53.5715° (decimal)
Longitude: 8.546° (decimal)

Port: Bremerhaven Germany


5. Typical BMW Shipping Ports of Call:
Here’s the typical EU to NA ports of call for the weekly car transport vessels run by Wallenius & Wilhelmsen. The destination listed on your ships itinerary will likely be the next port, and not your cars final destination.
East Coast Delivery:
Bremerhaven (port of exit)
Zeebrugge
Southampton
Halifax
New York (actually New Jersey)
Baltimore
Charleston
Brunswick
Galveston


7. Figuring out which ship your car may be on:
• The easiest way is to ask your dealer. He’ll have a detailed day by day track of his allocation shipments. Just call, and they’ll give you the ships name.
• In advance of that, you can get a good idea of your ship’s name by backing up the schedule you were given when you ordered the car, and finding the ships who’s schedule aligns with the approximate final port of entry arrival date.

7.1 - The typical BMW transport schedule:
• Car to be picked up by you at the dealer on “X” date, for example: June 25th
• Subtract 1- 2 days at the dealer to detail the car, and install any remaining dealer options : June 24
• Subtract 2-3 days in transit from the port to the dealer, so: June 22, 23, in transit via truck to the dealer from the VPC (Vehicle Preparation Center.)
Your transport time will vary based on your distance from ports of arrival.
Ground shipping on the East Coast is commonly carried out by: “Bavarian Motor Transport,” in Enclosed Freight Liners
• Subtract another 3 days, the car will typically spend June 19, 20, 21 at the VPC, at the port of entry
• Now look for ships who’s itineraries list your port of arrival on, or close to that date, in this example, the Port of NY/NJ arriving sometime around June 18th.

7.2 - Ship Schedules:
The Shipping schedules are posted as a PDF at the Wallenius Wilhelmsen website, and changes, but look for the Westbound schedule chart.
(Wallenius Wilhelmsen: http://schedule.2wglobal.com/AppSche…countryList.do)
K line also posts their schedules on their website as a PDF, and those are usually West Coast bound ships - but not always

8. Track your car, if shipped by Wallenius Wilhelmsen, using the VIN #:
WBAWC73569E06XXXX
http://www.2wglobal.com/www/wep/index.jsp
• Go to “track and trace” cargo section on the homepage, at the bottom right.
(as displayed June 2009, this function has changed location over the months)
• Enter the VIN in the “Cargo ID” field of the form
• Hit “Track”
• Status will be displayed once Wallenius has taken taken possession of the car and selected it for shipment.
• You will then know the ships name.
• If “no records are available” is displayed, Wallenius Wilhelmsen does not yet have your car in their possession, your car is not being
transported by their fleet, or the tracking system is lagging behind actual status - which is quite common.
NOTE: My car never was displayed on this tracking site although Wallenius Wilhelmsen is listed as the logistics carrier, and agent for my ship, operated by ARC.

10. Ship tracking live - status of ship locations and speeds, with ship pictures. Refreshed every 90 seconds:

10.1 - Once you know what ship your car is on, you can follow the ships progress.
http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/
Search by Vessel Name, Port, or Ocean Area.
• Click on the port from the list: BREMERHAVEN
http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/dat…ENT&level0=300
• Another site for Information on your ship:
(tracking requires sign in)
http://www.digital-seas.com/vessel_s…l_archive.html
• Another way of tracking the ship: by name and call sign
http://www.sailwx.info/shiptrack/
For sailwx, enter the port latitude, and longitude of Bremerhaven, the port BMW usually ships their cars out of.
Latitude: 53.5715° (decimal)
Longitude: 8.546° (decimal)
Port: Bremerhaven
Location: Bremerhaven, Germany
! NOTE: sailwx data usually appears out of date by several days, if not months. As opposed to marinetraffic, which is updated about every two minutes. I have attempted to track ships on sailwx, whose last known location was marked as “August, 2008, when tracking in June of 2009.” The sailwx site however, is the only service that will follow your ship through the open ocean of the Atlantic.
• Ship tracking around the UK seas only, and lots of picture of the ships:
The “Marine Traffic” website often loses the ship when off the coast of England. The ship is shown as “out of range.” There is a blind spot for their tracking in this specific area, but you can follow it in this area of transit via this site when the Marine Traffic site goes blind:
http://www.shipais.com/
(this site can at times fall behind timely tracking - “Integrity” showed a “last signal” that was 48 hours old)
• An excellent and accurate site for ship tracking around the UK:
http://www.ais-live.co.uk/AIS%20Live/aissolent.html
• Port: Bremerhaven Ships Currently in Harbor, live feed of information refreshed every 90 seconds:
http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/def…0&type_color=7

• Ships in port BREMERHAVEN now, and the expected departures and arrivals within the next and last 24 hours:
Select from the list:
BREMERHAVEN, DE for port map, or in port, or departures, or arrivals or ships expected in the next 24 hours:
http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/dat…ENT&level0=300

11. Live webcam of “Automobilexport”in Brevenhaven, “Osthafen/Whendebecken” harbor loading area,
South of “AmNordhafen” Access road:
http://www.blg.de/en/blg-logistics/s…am-automobile/
and
http://www.bremerhaven.de/sixcms/detail.php?id=13609

11.1 - Live from Breverhaven Germany, April 6th, 2009
If you look to the North of the The “Osthafen/Whendebecken” harbor loading area on the aerial map, you’ll see a bridge that runs over the railroad automotive arrival tracks. When you look at the webcam view (below 2 photos), you’ll see the bridge, looking back
towards the loading area to the South. This is updated about every 2 minutes. If you have two windows open on your browser, both the webcam, and the Marine Traffic site will align - telling you what ship you’re seeing in the webcam by virtue of the aerial view of the port on the MarineTraffic.com site.

Examples from 11, and 11.1 above - Faust and Maersk Wave
(From: http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/)


This was a live webcam shot of the two car transporters in port at Bremerhavern that aligned with the above
tracking, the Maersk Wave at left below, and the Faust, marked on the side of the ship as Wallenius Wilhelmsen, below right.
(From: http://www.blg.de/en/blg-logistics/s…am-automobile/)


Tracking my ship, the Integrity:
Many BMWs are loaded onto car carrier ships in the “Automobilexport” port sections in Breverhaven. Look for the
“Osthafen/Whendebecken” harbor loading area, it is a common staging area for BMW’s awaiting export, South of
“AmNordhafen” perimeter road.
Integrity’s movements, June 1st through June 6th:
• MarineTraffic, shows Integrity as in port at Bremerhaven Germany, West of auto export “Whendebecken” harbor loading area as of June 1, 2009.
• In port, moored in the “Osthafen/Whendebecken” harbor loading area of Bremerhaven, June 4th, 10:00am EST
• Shown as moved in port at 7:20 pm EST June 4th to a new loading area to the South, now in “Kaiserhafen ll” harbor, Bremerhaven. • Moved out of port as of June 5th.
• Shown docked again back in “Kaiserhafen ll” area at Bremerhaven Germany, June 6th, 7:32am

June 4th, The Integrity docked to the South of the MV Faust at Bremerhaven


June 6th, 7:32am EST Below is the “Kaiserhafen ll” port area at Breverhaven, South of the more common “Osthafen/Whendebecken car loading area shown above. This picture shows the movement (shown as a green line) of car transporter “Integrity” from the Whendebecken location in port to Kaiserhafen ll .
(From: http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/)

• Other live webcams, 6 views of the port at Bremerhaven:
http://www.bean-bremerhaven.de/bean0…ams/start.html
• More webcams:
http://www.seestadt.net/texte_webcam.html
• Collection of webcam port views at Bremerhaven:
http://www.bremerhaven.de/sixcms/detail.php?id=13609
• Webcam views of Southampton Port GB:
http://www.cowesharbourweather.com/webcam.aspx
http://www.bbc.co.uk/hampshire/conte…s_webcam.shtml
• Panning views of Southampton: http://www.cowesharbourweather.com/webcam.aspx

VIDEO: Here’s a video tour of the inside of a typical W&W car transporter, shot with an in car camera:


June 9th, 2009, 10:09pm UTC, the Integrity is photographed by “RW68***8243; who lists his location as the port of Bremerhaven, 6/9/09


June 9th, approximately 2:45 pm UTC, a photographer named Stan Muller takes three pictures of the Integrity while underway leaving
the port of Antwerp on June 9th, 2009.
My 335i is on this very ship, in the port of Antwerp on June 9th.
(From: http://www.shipspotting.com/modules/…php?lid=921750)


June 9th, 5:33am EST, shortly after Stans picture above, the Integrity is tracked leaving the port of Antwerpen and the “Vrasenedok”
transport dock near Brussels - destination; Zeebrugge Belgium.
The ship photos in the pop-up window on MarineTraffic show the Integrity as green, not blue - the ship was repainted blue in 2008.
(From: http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/)


June 9th, 1:05pm EST, ( about 5 hours after leaving the port of Antwerp,) the Integrity is now moored in the port of Zeebrugge Belgium,
“Verbindingsdok” port loading area. Zeebrugge port records indicate that the Integrity arrived in port 4:00pm UTC
(From: http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/)


June 10th, 2009, Integrity underway at 12.3 kn, now entering the port of Southampton, “GB SAU,” arriving from the port of Zeebrugge Belgium.
(from: http://www.ais-live.co.uk/AIS%20Live/aissolent.html)

Watching the Integrity enter the port of Southampton - live.
(while on a wireless laptop in the lobby of a Westin Hotel in Atlanta Georgia… isn’t technology great)

Live Webcam Sequence Capture: June10th - 11:47 UTC (45 minutes after the above mapped position)
Integrity, as it passes in transit between Fawley and Cowes in the UK, entering the port mouth of Southampton:
(from: http://www.cowesharbourweather.com/webcam.aspx)


June 10th - Integrity Moored in the port of Southampton


June 11th, 6:56am EST, Having left the port of Southampton, the Integrity is underway off the coast of England, South of
Porthleven/Penzance, near the “isles of Scilly” traveling at 17.3kn, - ETA New York is listed as; 9:00 UTC, June 19th.
(From: http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/)


June 12th, 9:00am EST, Integrity is tracked via its call-sign, WDC6925, in the Atlantic. Last known position mapped below is 13 hours
and 4 minutes out of date as of this track, located at position N 47°54***8242;, W 010°48***8242;.
(From: http://www.sailwx.info/shiptrack/)


June 13th, 7:53am EST, Last known position reported June 12th 6:00 pm UTC, at N 45°30***8242;, W 016°54***8242;.
Bearing towards the Azores.
(From: http://www.sailwx.info/shiptrack/)


June 15, 5:30am EST, Position N 41°42***8242;, W 037°54***8242;. The integrity has been averaging about 350 miles per day. Estimated speed
at between 14 and 17.5 kn, - or about 15 to 19 miles per hour.
(From: http://www.sailwx.info/shiptrack/)


June 16, 6:30am EST, Last position tracked at 1:30am EST June 16, N 41°18***8242;, W 046°30***8242;.
There were two position updates in the last 23 hours


June 18th, 6:50am EST


June 19th, 7:00am EST, Integrity enters the Port of New York New Jersey, shown moored at NEAT, (North East Auto Terminal)
port records list arrival time as 6:11am. The Integrity is moored in Berth #: 1419.

NY/NJ AIS Port Traffic:
http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/def…entery=40.6759

Final Destination, VPC New Jersey Port, shown below is the Northern NEAT (North East Auto Terminal) dock.


BMW VPC, SouthWest Docks,
(From: http://www.panynj.gov/DoingBusinessW…to_marine.html)

VPC New York/New Jersey:
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e…02612&t=h&z=19

BMW VPC/VDC (Vehicle Distribution Center):
The car will spend up to three days being prepped for the American market, and being repaired to factory specifications
should damage have occurred in transit, in my case, none did.


Ground shipping:
East Coast Deliveries are made by Bavarian Motor Transport, in Enclosed Freightliners. This is a BMT truck.
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+1 Thats the greatest tracking I've seen.
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Well, until the car hits the port and BMW tracking takes over with no other options. I've had my car for a month now. The BMW USA website still thinks it's at the VPC.


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There is a "sticky" for it in the E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - current) forum [ http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=382239 ], but there should be a sticky for it here as well.


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It's been a few years since we went through this, so I was just getting ready to search for old posts on tracking when I saw your post today - this is fantastic! Thank you for putting this together.

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Is there are any inaccuracies that would justify this not being a sticky? Perhaps some of the pros could weigh in.
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We are aiming towards zero stickies. I've gotten Bee to trim this down to where it is and we may lose a few more.

If someone wants to add a link to the original article in the wiki under shipping, that would be fine.
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Trouble Tracking

So I just spoke to my BMW dealer and they tell me my 2011 E93 335is is at the port. I used this terrific thread from July, 2009 on how to track the car through delivery. I would like to know which boat the car will be on, if not already. Went to the WW website via the posted link below, only to then, reach a dead end! For some reason, I can't get to the place where I'm supposed to enter my VIN... I'm using a Mac-- could that be the problem? Or is there a newer, different link to get the info I need?

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This post over at BMWBLOG has some great information that can be used for ED related delivery tracking...

http://www.bmwblog.com/2009/07/14/ho...d-to-delivery/

How-To: Follow a new BMW from Order, to Shipping and to Delivery

How to track your new BMW through the production and shipping cycles in the modern age of information:
(NOTE: This only works for BMW and Mini Vehicles, This write-up is primarily focused on East Coast delivery options.)

7.2 - Ship Schedules:
The Shipping schedules are posted as a PDF at the Wallenius Wilhelmsen website, and changes, but look for the Westbound schedule chart.
(Wallenius Wilhelmsen: http://schedule.2wglobal.com/AppSche…countryList.do)
K line also posts their schedules on their website as a PDF, and those are usually West Coast bound ships - but not always

8. Track your car, if shipped by Wallenius Wilhelmsen, using the VIN #:
WBAWC73569E06XXXX
http://www.2wglobal.com/www/wep/index.jsp
• Go to “track and trace” cargo section on the homepage, at the bottom right.
(as displayed June 2009, this function has changed location over the months)
• Enter the VIN in the “Cargo ID” field of the form
• Hit “Track”
• Status will be displayed once Wallenius has taken taken possession of the car and selected it for shipment.
• You will then know the ships name.
• If “no records are available” is displayed, Wallenius Wilhelmsen does not yet have your car in their possession, your car is not being
transported by their fleet, or the tracking system is lagging behind actual status - which is quite common.
NOTE: My car never was displayed on this tracking site although Wallenius Wilhelmsen is listed as the logistics carrier, and agent for my ship, operated by ARC.
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For those interested in understanding what happens to your car once it arrives in port, see this article:


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We should add a little information on the Customs and Agriculture inspections that happen between Wallenius Wilhelmsen dropping the car at the dock and "Inside BMW's Vehicle Distribution Center".
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I called my CA, but she is away. The guy I spoke with didn't really have any other info for me... he's an accounting dude and this really wasn't his area. I'm happy to do the tracking myself; all I need is a working link to enter my VIN. Anybody know it?

Thanks again
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I called my CA, but she is away. The guy I spoke with didn't really have any other info for me... he's an accounting dude and this really wasn't his area. I'm happy to do the tracking myself; all I need is a working link to enter my VIN. Anybody know it?

Thanks again
The link for WW (where you click on track and trace) is listed above. Should be more than sufficient.
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E90 2006 330xi*
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E90 2006 330xi*
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I called my CA, but she is away. The guy I spoke with didn't really have any other info for me... he's an accounting dude and this really wasn't his area. I'm happy to do the tracking myself; all I need is a working link to enter my VIN. Anybody know it?

Thanks again
https://eurodelivery.ehharms.com/Edts/audi/Default.aspx

This is from the wiki...
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Making use of this thread to the fullest. This should be a sticky.
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Is this still correct info? When I call the 1-800 number I'm told I'm 'in production', but no numeric status code.

Or do I get the numeric code somewhere else...
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Is this still correct info? When I call the 1-800 number I'm told I'm 'in production', but no numeric status code.

Or do I get the numeric code somewhere else...
There are two ways to get that info:
1. Ask your CA.
2. Ask the system to be transferred to the BMW phone rep and ask him.
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Says the one responsible for 50% of the existing stickies...
SNAP!

I agree with Spira, though.

This is awesome, so lets add it to the wiki instead of the forums. Then we can get great joy of pointing people to the wiki when they ask questions about redelivery!
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