Wood Flag and Fumigation to Brazil Rules Change Effective February 1st

Please be advised that starting February 1st 2016 the Rule BR0241- Wood Flag and Fumigation to Brazil – has been extended not only to cargo directed to or transshipping in Brazil, but also to cargo remaining on board (FROB) of vessels touching Brazilian waters/ports ( for instance cargo destined to Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay with vessel stops in Brazil)

The rule will be effective for all cargo transmitting/discharging Brazil ports  of calls. The shipper is required to provide the following:

  1. Master instructions advising of any wooden cargo/parts that will be loaded
  2. If wooden parts/pallets are present inside the container , confirmation that these have been fumigated according to international regulations

Please be guided accordingly. If you have any additional questions, please contact us at 973-5900