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FOCUS AUSTRALIA: HAZARDOUS GOODS

The Australian Agricultural Minister ratify a special fumigation treatment for the import to prevent the arrival of infests microorganisms. In attached list of hazardous goods.    ATTACHMENT

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FOCUS : SAUDI ARABIA & DANGEROUS GOODS (2nd Part)

The Saudi Railway Organization (SRO) has recently revised their operating schedule for Dangerous Goods (DG) units discharged at Dammam seaport with final destination “Riyadh dry port”. Hereafter, SRO will rail the dangerous cargo containers to Riyadh, only once a week every Thursday. Consequently some delay in arrival of dangerous cargo containers at Riyadh dry port […]

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FOCUS : SAUDI ARABIA & DANGEROUS GOODS

Jeddah Islamic Port Authority has issued a circular exempting containers with certain dangerous commodities from providing the custom approval / dangerous goods permit. This permit was earlier required to discharge cargo at Jeddah Islamic Port, however, with immediate effect, the below listed commodities are now excluded from obtaining the dangerous goods permit and can be […]

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FOCUS: “NIGER: Malenville Bridge Broken”

GPC adivises that all services from Niger via Cotonou port are temporary stopped due to the collapse of the main road bridge at boarder Malenville. Please consider as port of discharge for all cargo not yet shipped: Lomè port. 16/10/2018 GPC adivises that Via Cotonou the brigde between Niger and Benin is still broken and […]

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NEW EGYPTIAN CUSTOMS RULES

In order to reduce duties, egyptian authorities issued a new customs rule that provides the issuing of EUR 1 certificate. Also in case of tax exemption (valid only for VAT purpose), it’s mandatory to present EUR 1. Furthermore, it’s required the invoice authenticated by Chamber of Commerce in master copy.  

FOCUS: “NIGER: Malenville Bridge Broken”

GPC adivises that all services from Niger via Cotonou port are temporary stopped due to the collapse of the main raod bridge at boarder Malenville. Please consider as port of discharge for all cargo not yet shipped: Lomè port.

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SHIPPING OF AGRICULTURAL TRACTORS FROM ENGLAND TO ZIMBAWE

GPC provides logistics services and freight transport for years,  that includes door to door delivery to developing countries and/or ones in a state of emergency. GPC has carried out agricultural tractors shipments from England to Zimbawe tacking care of sea-land transport and documentation. As always, the shipping was planning in compliance of company quality system. […]

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EXCAVATORY SHIPPING FROM USA TO TANZANIA

GPC specialized for years in shipments to the African continent, has recently carried out excavator shipments in Tanzania-Dodoma, taking care of the sea – land transports, and  documents. As always, the work was followed by taking care of all aspects in quality, first of all the preventive planning.                             

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SHIPMENT TO CONGO

GPC, who operates in the most uncomfortable and remote areas, has carried out a shipment of 20×10′ dry loaded on 7×40′ FR from Italy to Congo. The transport has been carefully followed from beginning to end by GPC, from the purchase of atypical containers, made in accordance to the regulations for the handling of these […]

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THE NEW EU DUTIES TO THE UNITED STATES

On 20 June 2018 the European Commission adopted the implementing regulation n. 2018/886, in response to US customs duties which will come into force on Friday 22 June. The new EU duties apply not only to steel and aluminum imports from the US, but also to agricultural products and many other products. The products and […]