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Dear Valued Customer,

The following is provided for your information:

Australia Stink Bug Fumigation Season Update

The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) has announced the seasonal measures for the 2021-2022 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Fumigation season, which is set to begin with sailings from September 1, 2021 and continue through April 30, 2022. Breakbulk, Full Container Load (FCL) containers and Freight of All Kinds (FAK) shipments from high risk countries, including the USA, containing target high risk risk commodities are required to be fumigated.

Please visit for detailed information on the new regulations for the 2021-2022 season.

With the aim of maintaining transit time integrity and minimizing financial impact, DGX will treat cargo sailing from the USA to Australia at a DAWR approved treatment facility in Los Angeles.

New Zealand Stink Bug Fumigation Season

The New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has announced its seasonal measures for the 2021-2021 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Fumigation season. Target high risk commodities shipped from a target risk country, including the USA, between September 1, 2021 and April 30, 2022 are required to be fumigated.

We will work with all agents, shippers and consignees with the high-risk commodities (Vehicles, Machinery and Parts) on a case-by-case basis and provide the necessary fumigation requirements.

Fumigation requirements will begin with any vessel sailing on or after September 1, 2021.

For further information on BMSB seasonal requirements, please visit MPI website:

For both Australia and New Zealand, the charges for fumigation of LCL shipments are:

USD $30.00 w/m, Minimum $150.00.

For FCL fumigation charges, please contact your local DGX office.

Should you have any questions, please contact your local DGX office or representative, or call us at 888-488-4888 or at 310-669-8888.

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