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 discharged as normal:
• Vehicles loaded with fuel
• Air refreshers
• Perfumes and Cosmetics
• Fire extinguishers
• Refrigerators, air conditioners, equipment that is provided with Freon Gas rube gas, batteries and fuel
• Dangerous goods, which belong to government agencies