Customs authorities in Egypt decided to ban the Following imports from Japan; food stuff, plants, Agricultural products, raw material, scrap and used auto spare & Other imports/commodities Should be subject to. Radio-active check.
Radio-active check is applied for the following Commodities;
- “food stuff, plants, agricultural products, raw Material, scrap and used auto spare”
Which loaded from “ China-Hong Kong-Taiwan-North -Korea –South Korea “
Cigarettes: Cigarettes bookings are not accepted to Egypt
Through Bills of Lading are not accepted in Egypt, All inland delivery is arranged as merchant haulage. For information about sell rates of VAS services please visit the MLOG enable LHP"
Consolidated cargo not accepted in EGPSD (SCCT)
Used computer monitors/accessories that were produced before year 2009 will not be allowed into the country by the Egyptian customs, and the cargo will be rejected/ neglected.
Imo Cargo should be approved By Destination office prior loading
Weight / Measurements
Breakbulk is not accepted.
Alexandria Terminal 1 maximum crane capacity is 32 MT.
All equipment is accepted except for 45' reefer.
Bill of lading clausing
All inbound bills of lading should be updated with the following clause:
Free Out - "All discharging costs & other costs up to / including loading empty is for account & risk of merchant"
In transit to Libya No acceptance of cargo "In transit to Libya" or consigned to Libyan consignees.
Cargo In-Transit to Libya clause is not acceptable and has been banned by the Libyan/Egyptian authorities and will be considered as act of smuggling except for cargo originating from a country with a shared border with Libya
Bill of lading General Requirements
All bills of lading must show consignee's full name and address including phone number and, where possible, fax number.
All consignments bound to Egypt must have an Egyptian recipient otherwise cargo will be subject to a customs fine of USD 250.
Deadline for any amendment in the bill of lading, cargo destination, cargo weight etc...is 3 days prior to vessel arrival to avoid customs fines.
"Full Liner Terms" is not applicable.
Both prepaid and collect freight are acceptable in USD / EUR .