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Hapag Lloyd, Russia – Update on Restrictions for DG cargo handling at FIFA World Cup

Further to our customer letters dated April 4 and May 7, 2018, please be advised that Russian authorities have placed restrictions on dangerous goods (DG) cargo handling between period of May 25 and July 25, 2018.

Restrictions are based on Presidential Decree No. 202 and the Order of the Captain of the Seaport St. Petersburg No. 02 / kp-2220. Based on revised information from authorities, all IMO classes except class 6 are accepted for loading and discharging at the Port of St. Petersburg (RULED).

Booking stop for all Dangerous Goods declared cargo during this period to/from the Port of St. Petersburg (RULED) has been lifted, except for IMO class 6.

For port of Ust Luga (RUULU) all restrictions have been lifted as no World Cup games are played in the area. Hapag-Lloyd accepts again DG declared bookings to Ust Luga. In Kaliningrad (RUKGD) restrictions have been lifted; except IMO classes 1 and 6.1, and DG declared bookings from all other classes are accepted.

Source: HL
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