Waste Commodities Acceptance Update
China and Hong Kong
21st July 2020
To comply with the aims of the Government of the People’s Republic of China regarding zero solid waste import in 2021, Hamburg Süd will revise our terms regarding solid waste acceptance terms.
Effective from 1st September 2020 (estimated vessel departure
date), Hamburg Süd will no longer accept bookings for import shipments to China and Hong Kong for commodities that fall under the category of solid waste^.
We recommend our customers to revise your cargo and transport plans or contact us in advance for more details.
Thank you for your continuous support of our services and please contact your local Hamburg Süd office should you require more information.
^ Solid Waste commodities define and not limit to: wastepaper, scrap metal, used plastics, waste textile, waste chemicals and etc.