Hapag-Lloyd Warns of Preventive Actions by China
Further to Hapag-Lloyd's information to their Customer circular issued in 4th March 2016 on the preventive actions of Zika virus for all cargoes entering China, the company has now provided an updated list of origin countries.
All shipments from the following countries (indicated below) shall be subject to anti-mosquito treatment. Inbound shipments without proof of anti-mosquito treatment will be fumigated at the port of discharge in China by the authorities without prior notice.
It is the Consignee’s responsibility to inform Shipper (at origin) to provide a certificate proof of treatment before loading. Please note that the Carrier is not involved in this procedure and all relevant costs as a result of required measures by the authorities shall be borne by the customer.
Countries of Origin:
American Samoa, Aruba, Belize, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Fiji, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Gua de Ropp, Guatemala, Grenada, Guadeloupe Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique Island, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Pernell, Peru, Puerto Rico, Samoa, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Lucia, Saint-Martin, Saint Martin Island, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, The Commonwealth of Dominica, Tonga, The United States Virgin Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela.
* Countries indicated in bold are newly included belongs to
East Asia (from/to Americas) - Import
Asia and Oceania intra-regional
East Asia (from/to Europe) - Import