Cargo to Brazil – Wooden Packing Material Regulation

November 18, 2015

Dear Customer,


In order to attend to the content of Normative Instruction No. 32/2015 of Ministry of Agriculture of Brazil (based on International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures – ISPM No.15), please note that Brazilian Customs and Port Authorities will update their system, introducing wooden packing material as mandatory information, for all cargoes arriving in Brazilian territory.
Due this regulation and with immediate effect, you are required to provide the wooden packing material details for all cargoes destined to Brazil, by the time you submit the Shipping Instruction (S.I.) as follows:


To be indicated on your Shipping Instruction:
 Wooden package: Not Applicable
 Wooden package: Not Treated and not certified
 Wooden package: Treated and certified


Please note that if there is no declaration of wooden packing material on your Shipping Instruction, we will assume it as “not applicable”
For further information please contact your local Hapag-Lloyd office
Kind regards,
Hapag-Lloyd AG