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Date 16.02.2018

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N E W S - F O R- W E S T A F R I C A 02/18

Dear Customer,

Please note that Angolan Customs have advised that implementation of Asycuda will commence for cargo arriving early March.

- The NIF tax code number must be included in the consignee section of the bill of lading (or the consignee box and notify party box if the same). This requirement is mandatory and no bill of lading to Luanda should now be issued without the NIF Number.

- Bills of Lading must now be split by cargo type (container / roro / breakbulk )

- With effect from Grande Brasile 0218 (arriving Luanda 8th March).

We will keep all updated as the initial phase progresses in Luanda.


If you have any further question please do not hesitate to contact us any time.

With best regards

Overseas – Forwarding Int.
Schiffahrts & Speditionsges.mbH
20457 Hamburg – Germany

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Date 21.12.2017

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Grimaldi Belgium / Antwerp / AET Terminal 1333 / Christmas Holidays



Dear customer,

Please be informed that on Monday 25/12/2017 and Monday 01/01/2018 both our office and terminal will be closed.
Terminal and office will be re-opened on Tuesday 26/12/2017 and Tuesday 02/01/2018 as per normal opening hours.

Best regards

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Date 10.11.2017

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+++ Weighing of Trucks and Big Vans   +++

URGENT -  URGENT – URGENT

W e s t – A f r i c a – N e w s   16/17


Dear valued Customer,

we are informed by Grimaldi Line with new surcharges as below mention.
 
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Dear Sir and Madam

Already today, all loaded trucks are weighed at Unikai Terminal. The weight is then submitted to the line’s planning department to issue respective stowage plans for our vessels. Unfortunately figures for empty /unloaded vehicles and big vans very often do not match reality which makes reliable planning impossible. Often stowage plans later have to be modified in order to guarantee safe loading operation.
With effect from delivery date 1 December 2017 and beyond, Grimaldi Lines will therefore start weighing all vehicles, such as trucks, trailers, construction machinery, agricultural machinery as well as vehicles belonging to category Big Van at the shipper’s expense. This applies to both loaded and empty vehicles. Exemptions are only new vehicles which definitely hold no load.

This instruction also applies to the loading port Antwerp.

Following weighing surcharges are applicable in future ex loading ports Hamburg and Antwerp:
20.00 € for second-hand trucks / trailers / construction machinery / agricultural machinery etc.
20.00 € for big vans and vehicles belonging into this category

Please take these surcharges into consideration for your future freight calculation.
Many thanks for your and your customers’ understanding that correct weight figures are absolutely important for reliable and safe
stowage planning which is in our mutual interest.

Many thanks for your kind attention.
Yours sincerely
Grimaldi Germany GmbH
As agents of GRIMALDI-GROUP NAPOLI



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we will sent you a new Tariff Sheet shortly.

If you have any further question please do not hesitate to contact us any time.



With best regards
-RoRo department-

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Date 06.11.2017

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W e s t – A f r i c a – N e w s 15/17



Dear customers,

Please note that from the 1st of November 2017 the Bureau International Maritime (BIM) will be responsible for the management
of the Electronic Cargo Tracking Note (ECTN) on behalf of the Port Autonome de Cotonou.

For all shipments with a bill of lading date of 1/11/2017 onwards, Shipping Line’s will not provide a master CTN and thus will
be shippers responsibility as per attached instructions.

Further details can be found at the below website of the new provider. http://besc-benin.com/



MANDATORY DOCUMENT TO BE ATTACHMENTD TO THE ECTN :

- Copy of BL
- Copy of commercial invoice
- Copy of invoice of maritime freight
- Copy of grey card / pink slip for vehicles
- Copy of export declaration
- Copy of packing list



As soon we know the extra charges for the ECTN Note,
we will sent you a new Tariff Sheet shortly.

If you have any further question please do not hesitate to contact us any time.



With best regards
-RoRo department-



Overseas-Forwarding Int.
Schiffahrts & Speditionsges.mbH
20457 Hamburg – Germany

Telefon : + 49 40 36 97 58 0
Telefax : + 49 40 36 97 58 -58

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Date 03.11.2017

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W e s t – A f r i c a – N e w s 14/17

Dear customers,

Please be advised that due to increases in operational expenses, Grimaldi will continue in cost recovery and implement a Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF)
of the following to be applicable to all roro used and new delivered from +++ 20/11/2017 +++

Ex North Europe :

20 Euro per Car and Small van
40 Euro per Big van
20 Euro per Meter

We will sent you a new Tariff Sheet shortly.

If you have any further question please do not hesitate to contact us any time.

With best regards
-RoRo department-


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Date 09.10.2017

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W e s t – A f r i c a – N e w s 13/17

Dear Customer,

please see for your urgent attention the Port Additional for Dakar from Grimaldi Lines as below
with effect from the 16th Oct 2017 for vessel departing North Europe / Portugal/ UK. :

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Kindly be advised that due to continuous and deteriorating congestion in the port of Dakar, Grimaldi Lines is compelled to increase the Dakar Port Additional for both used and new vehicles.
Therefore for all deliveries on or after 16/10/2017 the port additional will be increased with eur 25 per car/van and eur 25 per LM.

New Dakar Port Additional levels starting the above date will then be :
- Car / Small Van / Big Van : eur 35 per vehicle
- Trucks / trailers / high & heavy and all other LM cargoes : eur 35 per linear meter

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We will sent you a new Tariff Sheet shortly.

If you have any further question please do not hesitate to contact us any time.



With best regards
-RoRo department-

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