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A Further Look At The 2019-20 BMSB Season

  Freight On Board International Services Pty Ltd.
  16th August 2019
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 Dear Valued Clients,

 

In response to the increased expansion of BMSB throughout Europe and North America over the 2018-19 Season, the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has decided to strengthen the seasonal measures to manage the ongoing risk of Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs (BMSB) arriving into Australia for the upcoming 2019-20 risk Season.

 

For the 2019-20 BMSB risk season (departing from 1st September 2019 and arriving in Australian Territory by 31st May 2020), the following measures will apply to:

  • certain goods manufactured in, or shipped from target risk countries, and/or
  • vessels that berth at, load or tranship from target risk countries


One of the drastic changes from last year’s measures is the increase in Target risk countries, this has increased from 9 to 32 as shown below:

 


Goods that fall within the following tariff classifications have been categorised as target risk goods and will not require mandatory treatment. Target risk goods will however will be subject to increased onshore intervention through random inspection. 

  • 25 - Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement
  • 26 - Ores, slag and ash
  • 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 28 - Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radioactive elements or of isotopes - including sub chapters I, II, III, IV and V
  • 29 - Organic chemicals - including sub chapters I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XII and XIII
  • 31 - Fertilisers
  • 38 - Miscellaneous chemical products
  • 39 - Plastics and articles thereof - – including sub chapters I and II
  • 40 - Rubber and articles thereof
  • 46 - Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basket ware and wickerwork
  • 47 - Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard
  • 48 - Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard
  • 49 - Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans
  • 56 - Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof

Goods that fall within the following tariff classifications have been categorised as target high risk goods and will require mandatory treatment for BMSB risk.

  • 36 - Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations
  • 44 - Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
  • 45 - Cork and articles of cork
  • 57 - Carpets and other textile floor coverings
  • 68 - Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials
  • 69 - Ceramic products – including sub chapters I and II
  • 70 – Glass and glass ware
  • 72 - Iron and steel - including sub chapters I, II, III, IV
  • 73 - Articles of iron or steel
  • 74 - Copper and articles thereof
  • 75 - Nickel and articles thereof
  • 76 - Aluminium and articles thereof
  • 78 - Lead and articles thereof
  • 79 - Zinc and articles thereof
  • 80 - Tin and articles thereof
  • 81 - Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof
  • 82 - Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal
  • 83 - Miscellaneous articles of base metals
  • 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 86 - Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds
  • 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 88 - Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof
  • 89 - Ships, boats and floating structures
  • 93 - Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof


Treatment providers included on the below list are registered under the scheme and have demonstrated their capacity to conduct BMSB treatments for the 2019-20 BMSB season. The list will be updated as required and provided to clients in due course, it is a requirement that all previous offshore treatment providers re-register with the department for the upcoming season.

Belgium

AEI

Company Name

Address

Status

Treatment capabilities*
Note: this is a guide only. It is optional information provided by treatment providers

Heat

Sulfuryl Fluoride

Containers

Break Bulk

Individual goods

Indoor treatments

BE4001SB

Descroes BVBA

Taxandriastraat 39
Merksem, Belgium, 2170

Phone: +32 3425 7046

Acceptable

Acceptable

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Germany

AEI

Company Name

Address

Status

Treatment capabilities*
Note: this is a guide only. It is optional information provided by treatment providers

Heat

Sulfuryl
Fluoride

Containers

Break
Bulk

Individual
goods

Indoor treatments

DE4002SB

Atlantik Hafenbetriebe
Geuther & Schnitger GmbH & Co. KG

Am Nordhafen 2
Bremerhaven
Bremen, Germany,
27568

Phone: +49 471 947 7114

Acceptable

Yes

Yes

 

Yes

DE4011SB

EGGER Saegewerk Brilon GmbH

DE-59929 Brilon,
Nordrhein-Westfalen

Phone: +49 02961 770 0

Acceptable

 

 

Yes

Yes

 

Italy

AEI

Company Name

Address

Status

Treatment capabilities*
Note: this is a guide only. It is optional information provided by treatment providers

Heat

Sulfuryl Fluoride

Containers

Break Bulk

Individual goods

Indoor treatments

IT4002SB

Nuova Cianidrica SRL

Palazzina Ponte Eritrea
Genova, Italy, 16149

Phone: +39 010 246 3612

Acceptable

Accepted

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Singapore

AEI

Company Name

Address

Status

Treatment capabilities*
Note: this is a guide only. It is optional information provided by treatment providers

Heat

Methyl Bromide

Containers

Break Bulk

Individual goods

Indoor treatments

SG4003SB

Invab Fumigation and Pest Control MGT PTE LTD

6 Tagore Drive #02-04, 787623,  Singapore

 

Accepted

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

United Kingdom

AEI

Company Name

Address

Status

Treatment capabilities*
Note: this is a guide only. It is optional information provided by treatment providers

Heat

Sulfuryl
Fluoride

Containers

Break
Bulk

Individual
goods

Indoor treatments

GB4002SB

Termapest Ltd

5 Edgewater Road
Belfast Harbour Estate, Co. Antrim BT£ 9JQ

Phone: +44 (0) 2890 77 00 45

Accepted

 Accepted

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

USA

AEI

Company Name

Address

Status

Treatment capabilities*
Note: this is a guide only. It is optional information provided by treatment providers

Heat

Sulfuryl Fluoride

Methyl Bromide

Containers

Break Bulk

Individual goods

Indoor treatments

US4001SB

S.P. Fume Co LLC

2418 E Sepulveda Blvd
Long Beach, California, 90810

Phone: +1 310 480 5588

Accepted

Accepted

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

US4002SB

Insecta Exterminating

11554 Davis Creek Ct., Bldg 300 Unit 2, Jacksonville, Floria, 32256

Phone: +1 904 503 3588

Accepted

 

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

US4006SB

Global Pest Management, Inc.

1409 S. Sportsman Drive
Compton, California,
USA, 90221

Phone: +1 562 997 9270

Accepted

Accepted

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

US4031SB

Presto X Pest Control

2050 Clearwater Drive,
Des Plaines, Illinois, 60018

Phone: +1 312 733 6555

 

 

Accepted

 

 

Yes

 

US4068SB

Murphy Company Engineered Wood Division (EWD)

412 W. Central Ave. Sutherlin, Oregon, 97479

Phone: +1 541 459 7200

Accepted

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

Should you have any further questions or concerns relating to this matter, please feel free to contact us at any time.



Best regards,

 

Freight On Board International Services Pty Ltd.


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