Not all RoRo cargo are intended for mega construction projects. Some serve a more serious purpose of supporting disaster relief initiatives and crisis management. A good recent example was the transportation of a massive Boeing CH47D-Chinook helicopter to Chile, where it will be used to combat the nation’s catastrophic rise of forest fires. Given the […]
When it comes to biosecurity, one of the biggest misconceptions is that it should be the shipping company that is supposed to be in charge of keeping cargo free from contamination. The truth is much more complicated and it may actually put this responsibility more heavily on the shipping customer. Because as the shipping customer, […]
We would like to inform our customers that we are nearing the end of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season (BMSB), which means there will be several new requirements for imports, particularly those originating from Europe. Always bear in mind that by meeting these new requirements, your imports will be permitted entry into the country […]
From ambitious, futuristic construction projects to innovative luxury trends, there are lot of things being built that are meant to take the world further ahead. However, what exactly does it have to do with RoRo shipping? Well, that is because a lot of these major projects are undertaken on a very global scale. And when […]
Please note the Department of Home Affairs have just released a copy of an Importers Guide on the TPP11. You can download the guide by clicking here. Please pay particular attention to 3.4 on page 16/42 regarding transit and Transhipment rules: “Must remain under customs control”. Get your guide here.
Declarations are an important part of shipping any cargo across international waters, especially when you are transporting cars. Both the vehicles and the shipments have their own share of sizeable paperwork (along with maddening bureaucracy). To keep things manageable, here are two major tips you can follow to organize the documentation you need and the […]