AUGUST 2019 –

The upcoming season for the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) will start for vessel departures per September 1, 2019. The regulations remain applicable for vessel arrivals in Australia and New Zealand up till and including May 31, 2020.

For Australia (Melbourne, Sydney) FPS will ask you to submit a form/authorization which needs to be filled in and submitted. Treatment is on shipper’s risk and responsibility, shipments that are in the (high) target risk groups but are not accompanied by a certificate of treatment will not be loaded.

Please read below information carefully. Contact one of our representatives or check out the below link if you require more information.

http://www.agriculture.gov.au/import/before/brown-marmorated-stink-bugs

https://www.biosecurity.govt.nz/importing/vehicles-and-machinery/requirements-documents-for-importing-vehicles-machinery-or-equipment/brown-marmorated-stink-bug-requirements/