Dangerous Goods Policy Update – Qingdao Port Restriction

Dangerous Goods Policy Update – Qingdao Port Restriction
Port Authorities in China are implementing additional restrictions on the acceptance of Dangerous Goods (DG) in Qingdao with immediate effect and as follows: All IMO Classes of DG cargoes, from class 1 to 7, are forbidden to load, discharge, transship with discharge and re-stow in the port Classes 8 and 9 of DG cargoes are still allowed to load, discharge, tranship with discharge and re-stow in the port This limitation prevents Navia Logistics f...

Qatar Shipments

Qatar Shipments
As you may be aware, there is a current political situation in the Middle East region as UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain have announced severing ties with Doha - Qatar. As a result, we have been advised by our agents that we cannot accept future sea freight bookings to Qatar due the political embargo. Any cargo that is already on the water and on the way will be be held in Jebel Ali CFS until a political decision is made by Government or an alterna...

Pending Changes to Import Conditions – Manufactured Wooden Articles Update

Pending Changes to Import Conditions – Manufactured Wooden Articles Update
In February this year we sent out a notice to all clients advising of changes to documentation requirements due to take place 7th Feb 2017 – this change was subsequently suspended to a later date following many complaints on the implementation process. Department of Biosecurity now advise these changes are to take place in September 2017.  Whilst the specifics are still being worked out, below is a summary of the pending changes: The time allowed b...