Export LCL - Seasonal Fumigation Australia and New Zealand

Dear valued Customer,

as you already know the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources as well as the Ministry for Primary Industries have
finalized the seasonal measures for the 2022 23 BMSB risk season to prevent the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug from entering the
Australian and New Zealand ecosystem.

For Australia these requirements apply to cargo shipped from origin as of September 1 st , 2022 and upto departure from
Germany April 30 th, 2023.
For New Zealand these requirements apply to cargo shipped from origin as of September 1 st , 2022 until ETA at New Zealand
waters of April 30 th, 2023.

We would like to inform you herewith that as of September 1st 2022, all our LCL Export containers for Australia and New Zealand
will be treated with Sulfuryl Fluoride (SF).
We have chosen this type of treatment prior to sailing , as treatment on arrival may result in significant delays in delivery of the
goods for up to 4 weeks , as well as additional costs such as storage fees that may be incurred caused by the delay .

As a result , the following commodities can be accepted in our LCL Export containers only on request
- Food for human consumption including beverages ) and food additives
- Seeds for sowing
- Registered Pharmaceuticals

The costs for the fumigation of 33€,- w/m (Minimum € 65,-) will be charged to you and are part of the FOB Charges

For treatment of shipments loaded via Rotterdam or Antwerp, the same conditions will apply , but charges will be different and on

For further information please contact your local SACO Shipping Team.


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