Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Season

Work Anniversaries at DEAN World Cargo
April 27, 2018

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) SEASON

 

This Information is correct as of 9 August 2018 and may be subject to change

 

The Department of Agriculture has announced new measures that may affect your imports from certain countries.  Please read carefully.

New seasonal measures will apply to goods shipped on or between 1 September 2018 and 30 April 2019 inclusive for all goods shipped from the countries listed below:

Please note that imported goods will be broken into 3 categories, High-risk goods, Risk goods and goods other than those listed in the previous 2 categories. Below are treatment of the different categories:

 

·          Mandatory offshore treatment of target high-risk goods shipped as break bulk, in open-top containers or on flat rack containers.

·         Mandatory offshore treatment of target high-risk goods shipped as LCL (less than container load) or FAK (freight of all kinds) prior to arrival into Australian territory.

 

Target high-risk goods

Goods in this category require mandatory treatment for BMSB risk.
All tariffs under the following chapters are categorised as target high-risk goods.

36 Explosives, pyrotechnics 74 Copper 84 Machinery
44 Wood 75 Nickel 85 Electrical machinery
45 Cork 76 Aluminium 86 Railway locos
57 Carpets 78 Lead 87 Vehicles
68 Stone, cement 79 Zinc 88 Aircraft
69 Ceramics 80 Tin 89 Ships
70 Glass 81 Base metals 93 Arms, ammunition
72 Steel, iron 82 Tools, cutlery  
73 Steel articles 83 Base metal  

Target risk goods

Goods in this category will be subject to increased onshore intervention through random inspection. If BMSB is detected the goods will be directed for onshore treatment.
All tariffs under the following chapters are categorised as target risk goods.

25 Salt, minerals 31 Fertilisers 47 Wood pulp
26 Ores, slag, ash 38 Chemical products 48 Paper, cardboard
27 Fuel oils 39 Plastics 49 Printed matter
28 Inorganic chemicals 40 Tyres, rubber 56 Wadding, felt
29 Organic chemicals 46 Straw, basket ware  

All other goods

BMSB seasonal measures do not apply to goods not identified as ‘target high risk’ and ‘target risk’. However, these goods may be subject to the measures if they are part of a consignment that contains target high risk and target risk goods.

Target risk countries

Any target high risk or target risk goods manufactured in, or shipped from these countries are subject to the BMSB seasonal measures.
Any vessel that tranships or loads goods from these countries is also subject to heightened vessel surveillance.

  • United States of America
  • Italy
  • Germany
  • France
  • Russia
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Romania
  • Georgia
  • Japan (heightened vessel surveillance will be the only measure applied).

If your goods are from the targeted countries and are in the Targeted High-Risk category and will be shipped during the dates specified above, your goods must be treated offshore or on arrival.  If you are requesting that your goods be treated offshore they can only be treated by a treatment provider listed in the tables below.  If there is no treatment provider in the country of origin, the goods will be treated on arrival.

If your goods are from the targeted countries and are in the Targeted Risk category and will be shipped during the dates specified above, will be subject to an increase of onshore random inspections and will be ordered to undergo treatment if BMSB is detected.

Belgium

Company Name Contact Details Status AEI
Heat Treatment Sulfuryl Fluoride
Descroes BVBA Taxandriastraat 39
Merksem, Belgium, 2170
+32 3425 7046
Acceptable Acceptable BE4001SB
Eco Worldwide Solutions NV Göteborgweg 2
Antwerp, Belgium, 2030
+32 3 541 27 92
Acceptable Acceptable BE4002SB

Italy

Company Name Contact Details Status AEI
Heat Treatment Sulfuryl Fluoride
A.B.R.A.S SRL Via Papini 7
Fidenza, Italy, 43036
Phone: +39 524 230 313
Acceptable   IT4001SB
Nuova Cianidrica SRL Palazzina Ponte Eritrea
Genova, Italy, 16149
Phone: +39 010 246 3612
Acceptable   IT4002SB
Automar SPA Via Sandro Ferri N.4
Civitavecchia, Italy, 00053
Acceptable   IT4003SB
Centro Disinfestazione Livornese SRL Via G.B. 60
Livorno, Italia, 57121
+39 335 715 0061
Acceptable Acceptable IT4004SB
Triveneta Disinfestazioni SRL Via dell’Artigianato N.3
Marcon, Venice, 30020
+39 041 456 9180
Acceptable Acceptable IT4005SB
Radit SRL Via Reginato NR 53
Treviso, Italy, 31100
Acceptable Acceptable IT4006SB
Fumigat SRL Vico Acitillo 55/57
Napoli, Italy, 80128
+39 081 562 1142
Acceptable   IT4007SB

Germany

Company Name Contact Details Status AEI
Heat Treatment Sulfuryl Fluoride
Gustav Wilms oHG Im Glanetal 6
Bad Essen – Barkhausen
Niedersachsen,
Germany, 49152
Acceptable   DE4001SB
Atlantik Hafenbetriebe
Geuther & Schnitger GmbH & Co. KG
Am Nordhafen 2
Bremerhaven
Bremen, Germany,
27568
Acceptable   DE4002SB

USA

Company Name Contact Details Status AEI
Heat Treatment Sulfuryl Fluoride Methyl Bromide
S.P. Fume Co LLC 2418 E Sepulveda Blvd
Long Beach, California, 90810
+1 310 480 5588
  Acceptable Acceptable US4001SB
Insecta Exterminating 11554 Davis Creek Court Building 300, Unit 2
Jacksonville, Florida, 32256
+1 904 503 3588
Acceptable     US4002SB
Ultimate Pest Control LLC PO Box 173
Tybee Island, Georgia, 31328
+1 912 898 2279
Acceptable Acceptable Acceptable US4003SB
Orkin 2170 Piemont Rd NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30324
+1 301 516 7234
Acceptable     US4004SB
Royal Pest Solutions 53 McCullough Drive
New Castle, Delaware,
USA, 19720
+1 919 809 2989
  Acceptable Acceptable US4005SB
Global Pest Management, Inc. (GPM) 1409 S. Sportsman Drive
Compton, California,
USA, 90221
+ 562 997 9270
  Acceptable  Acceptable US4006SB

 

 

If you need to discuss this matter further please do not hesitate to contact
Tony Morcos
Customs Operations Manager
DEAN World Cargo

(03) 9279 4409