SOUTH SUDAN PRE-SHIPMENT INSPECTION PROGAMME AND SEAL DISCREPANCIES

SOUTH SUDAN PRE-SHIPMENT INSPECTION PROGAMME AND SEAL DISCREPANCIES

Happy new year to all our clients and stakeholders. South Sudan pre-shipment inspection Through various channels we have received attached communication that South Sudan will start with a pre-shipment verification programme (similar to Kenya/Uganda/Tanzania etc. etc) where the inspection company is BalticControl (not SGS or such). We are yet to...

SOLAS REGULATION CALLS FOR ACCURATE CARGO WEIGHING & ISSUANCE OF VGM (VERIFIED GROSS MASS) CERTIFICATE

SOLAS REGULATION CALLS FOR ACCURATE CARGO WEIGHING & ISSUANCE OF VGM (VERIFIED GROSS MASS) CERTIFICATE

Without a doubt you have all heard about the SOLAS regulation whereby all shippers become liable for their declared weight to avoid understating weight. Kenya also subscribes to this so this will also take effect, various notices of shipping lines have been circulating locally, the contents of which will come...

SCT SYSTEM 100% IMPLEMENTATION IN UGANDA AND TANZANIA FROM MOMBASA

SCT SYSTEM 100% IMPLEMENTATION IN UGANDA AND TANZANIA FROM MOMBASA

As earlier announced, SCT (Single Customs Territory) will become 100% mandatory for all imports into Uganda. We received a procedure from URA on how to approach this. Even a cursory glance reveals that this involves a lot of steps, our initial experience has revealed clearance times can considerably increase compared...

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