SEABLAST Archive

MSC TRADE ANNOUNCEMENT – IVORY COAST
May 16, 2018
Following previous worldwide mail related VOC which should be started application date at 16th April in Ivory Coast, please be advised that the Ivory Coast Authorities decided to postpone the application date to 16th July 2018.

NEW COSCO SHIPPING EUROPEAN COMPANY COEU UPDATES
May 10, 2018
COSCO Shipping is in our first phase of receiving cargo via our New COSCO Shipping European Company COEU. We would like to keep you informed of a few updates…

CHINA 24 HOUR ADVANCE MANIFEST
May 10, 2018
Please be advised that the General Administration of Customs China (GACC) has issued Announcement No.56 [2017] (GACC website in Chinese) to adjust the manifest rules of import and export in the country.

HARMONIZED SYSTEM CODE
March 19, 2018
Customs authorities worldwide are increasingly demanding for Harmonized System code (HS code, also known as HTS code) in the cargo manifest.

WEATHER ALERT
March 02, 2018
A winter storm is happening now throughout the United States. Depending on your location, many people have lost power and received several feet of snow.

EVERGREEN TRUCKER SHORTAGE
March 02, 2018
As you are no doubt aware, the trucking industry is facing a substantial and growing shortage of qualified drivers.

TRUCKING SURCHARGE
February 16, 2018
Over the past several weeks, the situation with trucking in the US has continued to deteriorate to an unsustainable level.

RAMADAN
February 12, 2018
This SEABLAST is being distributed to our valued customer as an advisory. On behalf of our major ocean carriers, it is important to make you aware of the upcoming holy month of Ramadan.


HURRICANE MATTHEW
October 6, 2016
We hope that all of you and your families and friends who may be in the path of Hurricane Matthew are safe.

LATE SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS
October 4, 2016
This letter is to inform you that effective November 1st, 2016, a LATE SHIPPING INSTRUCTION FEE OF $50, will be applicable for any shipping instructions sent after the Documentation Cut Off for its intended Vessel Voyage.

HS CODE GUIDELINES (Maersk)
October 3, 2016
The United States Maritime Administration (MARAD) was established to manage the “Cargo Preference program work to promote and facilitate a US maritime transportation system that is accessible and efficient in the movement of goods and people.”

ZIKA VIRUS UPDATE
September 12, 2016
China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) have revised the requirements for dis-insection certificates of US origin cargo for China destination.

HANJIN UPDATE – CURRENT STATUS OF CONTAINERS CURRENTLY GROUNDED OR EN ROUTE
September 8, 2016
As promised, SEACORP will continue to send updates and information to you as we receive direction and guidance from HANJIN and/or other sources regarding the crisis situation that affects some of your shipments. Please read the latest detailed information we have received from Hanjin attached.

HANJIN BANKRUPTCY UPDATE
September 1, 2016
As previously communicated, SEACORP is working with our Legal counsel, cargo insurance company, and Hanjin customer service to keep you updated on the most current and accurate information that we can confirm. As a result, SEACORP’s maritime attorney sent the following letter explaining the possible impacts of Hanjin’s bankruptcy on current shipments

HANJIN SHIPPING FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY
September 1, 2016
Hanjin Shipping filed for bankruptcy (receivership) as of Wednesday, 8/31/2016. The South Korean court will now decide whether Hanjin Shipping should remain as an on-going entity concern or be dissolved, a process that usually takes one or two months.

ZIKA FUMIGATION TREATMENT
August 12, 2016
Per Chinese Authorities, General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China (AQSIQ) announcement, the United States has been added to the lists of countries which with anti-mosquito treatment is required for shipments to China Ports.

PALLETS AS PACKAGE TYPE ON SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS (SAFMARINE)
July 18, 2016
On a global scale, customs authorizes are increasing their adoption of electronic methods for submissions of manifestations.

SOFTWARE UPDATE
July 1, 2016
As SEACORP continues to improve our service level through the transition to a new software platform, several of our added customer alert features such as Documentation Cut-off Reminders and Auto Title Validation Cut-off Reminders will be temporarily interrupted.


“E” AWARD
June 5, 2014
Please share in SEACORP’s exciting news of being awarded the prestigious 2014 Presidential “E” Award.

“Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”

- Damon Richards