With reference to the Notice from Saigon Newport Corporation, Tan Cang-Cai Mep International Terminal and Tan Cang-Cai Mep Thi Vai Terminal, please be informed that Hapag-Lloyd will adopt the following procedures to handle imports of paper and plastic scrap in Ho Chi Minh.
1) With effect from June 1, 2018, containers discharged at Cai Mep Vung Tau will not be barged to Catlai Terminal. Customers will have to complete procedures to take delivery at TCIT, TCTT or at Tan Cang-Hiep Phuoc.
2.1 With effect from June 1, 2018, containers for discharge at Catlai Terminal will only be approved subject to customers being able to present a valid import permit and a written commitment of pick-up date to Hapag Lloyd prior to vessel arrival. In the absence of same, the containers will be directed to discharge at Cai Mep Vung Tau, and customers will have to clear containers directly at TCIT or TCTT.
2.2 With effect from June 15, 2018, containers for discharge at TCIT or TCTT will only be approved subject to customers being in a position to present a valid import permit and a written commitment of pick-up date to Hapag Lloyd prior to vessel arrival.
3) In addition, plastic scrap will not be accepted for discharge as noted below:
- from June 10 to September 30, 2018 at Catlai Terminal.
- from June 25 to October 15, 2018 at TCIT or TCTT at Cai Mep Vung Tau.
Paper scrap will be accepted based on the requirements as outlined in para 2) above.
Future acceptance of plastic scrap will be subject to review by the Terminals.