Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Season
Please note Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) season will start 1st September 2019 - 31st May 2020.
Any goods that are manufactured in, shipped from or tranship in target risk countries arriving as sea cargo will need to be treated by an approved provider preferably before arrival into Australia. If arrived untreated or by an unapproved treatment provider, cargo will need to be treated onshore or denied discharge and directed for export on arrival.
In response to the rapid expansions of the BMSB throughout Europe and North America, the department has strengtherned the seasonal measures
Some Countries include:
- Czech Republic
- Japan (heightened vessel surveillance will be the only measure applied)
For a list of ALL countries please CLICK HERE
For further information on the BMSB season please CLICK HERE
Demurrage Free Time in Australia
Can we please ensure with all FCL containers bound for Australia, agents are requesting 14-21 days free time
This will help with any border/x-ray holds especially during BMSB season.