(Morristown, NJ)…We are referring to our Customer Advisory dated August 1, 2018.
The Australian authorities have taken a firm position with regard to the fumigation requirements for imported cargo. Following the effective date of September 1, 2018, the first shipments have now arrived in Australia without proper fumigation which has resulted in:
We draw your attention to the following website for detailed information on fumigation requirements.
Effective immediately Hamburg Süd will require a certificate of fumigation (from an authorized fumigation provider in the United States) prior to loading at the port of loading for all:
For cargo shipped in closed containers we strongly recommend to also consult with the importer of record to confirm the fumigation capabilities at destination to avoid delays and additional costs.
We will keep you advised on any changes.