As mentioned before, shipping gets more and more complicated:
Santiago de Chile, January 22nd, 2015
Dear Valued Customer:
We would like to inform you about Chilean Customs requirements for import cargo on vessels going to or in transit through Chile.
The following information must be filed on a Bill of Lading level:
1. Consignee / Notify party (Resolution N° 327)
Full name of the parties
TAX ID number in case of Chilean consignee or notify party
2. Marks and numbers – Complete marks information of every package (Resolution N° 376)
3. Transit cargo – Clause in description of goods “Cargo in transit to xxx” mandatory
(Resolution N° 7591, letter 001)
Please pay attention to this mandatory Bill of Lading information, since non-compliance with above customs regulations may be exposed to fines and / or penalties such as rejection of the cargo at the time of manifest.
Therefore we kindly ask you to take necessary measures in order to include required information in your Shipping Instructions as from February 16th, 2015 (vessel sailing date) onwards.
In case of further questions please contact your local Hamburg Süd/ Alianca office.
Hamburg Süd Chile
RCW-Region Caribbean & South America West Coast