Empty Return Instructions (ERI) screen
To view the Empty Return Instructions, click on the main menu bar on the top left of eModal screen and select Empty Return Instructions under the eModal Community Portal section.
From the Empty Return Instructions (ERI) page, select the Port (this will be the port authority or area, not a specific terminal) where you want to return container(s).
The ERI for all lines, at all terminals at the selected Port for the current date will be displayed, with the first Shipping Line on the list in expanded view.
You can expand and view a different Shipping Line by clicking on the icon to the right of the line that you want to view.
Alternatively, you can search for a particular line by clicking on SEARCH on the top right, which will expand and show the search and sort fields. Type the Line Code into the search window, and then click the icon to search.
You can search for future dates by clicking on theicon next to the date field on the top of the screen. Only instructions that have been published for terminals and lines will be displayed.
Empty Return Instructions via the Import Containers screen
You can view the ERI from the Import Containers watchlist for any container with an Out-Gate status. The ERI icon will be grey or blue depending on container status. The icon will be grey until the status updates to Outgate; then the icon will be blue. Click on a blue ERI icon to open the Empty Return Instructions pop-up screen. Ports that have published ERI will display.