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Special regulations for ports in 20 countries - Shipping Knowledge

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Netherlands: 1. The Port of Rotterdam has adopted the "Green Award" system since January 1, 1996. Crude oil tankers above 50,000 DWT are rated according to their equipment, shipping and other aspects. Discounts are given on inbound freight. 2. The Port of Rotterdam Authority will reduce the port dues for ships that are safe and harmless to the ecological environment when berthing at the port.


Japan: Japan Port Authority regulations on imported fireworks: 1. Fireworks cabins going to the second port of unloading are not allowed to be opened at the first port of unloading, even if there are goods at the first port of unloading. 2. Fireworks per bill of lading The weight shall not exceed 80 tons gross weight.


Singapore: The port of Singapore stipulates that ships with dangerous goods shall not dock at the dock, and must be unloaded at the dangerous goods anchorage, and then transported by barge to the warehouse designated by the port authority for delivery to the consignee, and the cost shall be paid by the ship. Therefore, when shipping dangerous goods to Singapore, the shipper requires the consignor to pay the dangerous goods subsidy.


Philippines: 1. Imported goods packed in sacks must be fumigated before they can be imported. 2. Dangerous goods cannot be unloaded at the dock warehouse, and the consignee must directly send a ship or vehicle or pick up the goods directly here.


Pakistan: Karachi Port Authority stipulates that carbon powder, graphite powder, magnesium dioxide and other dyes, etc. packed in imported paper bags must be palletized or properly packed, otherwise they will not be unloaded. In addition, Pakistan does not accept ships under the flag of India, South Africa, Israel, South Korea and Taiwan.


Iran: Section 90 of the Iranian Tax Code stipulates that a freight tax of 50% of the freight is levied on shipments loaded and exported at Iranian ports, regardless of where the freight is paid. Imported goods are exempt from freight tax.


Saudi Arabia: The Saudi government stipulates that all goods shipped to Saudi Arabia are not allowed to be transshipped through Aden. The Jeddah and Dammam Port Authority stipulates: 1. All goods going to these two ports must be palletized at the port of shipment, and container goods must be palletized first and then packed. 2. The net weight of each bag should not exceed 50 kg. 3. The contents of the cargo documents must be detailed. If the consignee is a bank, the detailed name and address of the last bill of lading holder should be listed. 4. The consignee must pick up the goods within two weeks after the ship arrives at the port, otherwise it will be auctioned.


United Arab Emirates: The health authorities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi ports stipulate that any imported food must be marked with an expiration date, and the health and health instructions must be attached to the ship, otherwise the port will not unload the goods. Lebanon: The Lebanese Veterinary Health and Quarantine Law stipulates that all imported live animals, livestock products and their products, all perishable canned food and food must be accompanied by a formal health certificate issued by the relevant producing country. Products without certificates are prohibited from entering the port.


Maldives: 1. All kinds of drugs, sulfuric acid, nitrates, dangerous animals, etc. are not allowed to be imported without the permission of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. 2. Alcoholic beverages, dogs, pigs or pork, statues, etc. are not allowed to be imported without the permission of the Ministry of External Affairs.


Canada: The Canadian government stipulates that for goods going to the east coast of the country, winter delivery is best in Halifax and St. John's, because these two ports are not affected by freezing.


Argentina: Argentine law stipulates that the lost bill of lading must be declared by the consignee to the customs. With the approval of the customs, another set of bills of lading will be issued by the shipping company or the agency entrusted by the shipping company, and a statement will be submitted to the relevant agencies to confirm that the original bill of lading is invalid.


Tanzania: The Tanzania Port Authority stipulates that for goods transported to the port of Dar es Salaam to Tanzania or transshipped to Zambia, Zaire, Rwanda and Burundi, cross marks of different colors must be painted on prominent positions on the packaging to facilitate Classification points, otherwise the ship will charge the cargo classification fee.


Djibouti: Djibouti port stipulates that the final destination port should be clearly filled in all documents and packaging marks for the goods transshipped at this port, such as WITH TRANSHIP-MENT TO HOOEIDAH, but it must be noted that the above content cannot be filled in the destination port column of the bill of lading. It can only be indicated on the head or other blanks of the bill of lading, otherwise the customs will regard it as Djibouti's domestic goods, and it will be released after the consignee pays the import tax.


Kenya: The Kenyan government stipulates that all goods exported to Kenya must be insured in a Kenyan insurance company. CIF terms are not accepted.


Côte d'Ivoire: Abidjan Customs Regulations 1. The name of the goods listed in the bill of lading and manifest should be specific and detailed, and cannot be replaced by the type of goods. If the above provisions are not handled, the customs fines incurred by the carrier for this will be borne by the shipper. 2. For goods transiting through Abidjan to landlocked countries such as Mali and Burkina Faso, the bill of lading, shipping documents and cargo transport packaging must be marked with "Ivory Coast transit" to be exempt from tax, otherwise additional tax will be levied.


Nigeria: In order to prevent unscrupulous merchants from arbitraging foreign exchange, the Nigerian Central Management Department stipulates that all imported goods must be inspected and qualified by the branch agency of the Swiss General Notary Bank before they are sent out, and the consignee can clear the customs and pick up the goods after obtaining the "CLEAN REPORT OF FINDINGS".


Australia: The Australian Port Authority stipulates that when importing wooden box-packed goods, the wood must be fumigated, and the fumigation certificate will be sent to the consignee. If there is no wood fumigation certificate, the wooden box will be dismantled and burned, and the cost of replacing the packaging shall be borne by the shipper.


New Zealand: The New Zealand Port Authority stipulates that the wooden structure of the container and the wooden packaging and dunnage materials in the container must be quarantined before entering the country.


Fiji: Fiji Customs prohibits the import of switchblade knives and used clothes.


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