For all industries served, exporters and importers want to assure their equipment and machinery meet governmental requirement of the receiving country. Strict agricultural have been establish for the imports of goods worldwide. UNI International offers pre-shipment inspections (PSI) for the compliance at the country of exportation and within contractual specifications.
Australian Quarantine Inspection Service (AQIS) has a strict priority in admitting risk material into the country. AQIS regards used mining, construction, earthmoving and agricultural machinery as high risk because it is prone to contamination by soil, seeds and other foreign matter - that could introduce exotic pest and diseases.
Importing permits, cleanliness certificates, quarantine inspection and cleaning are required. The pre-shipment inspection is a benefit and a bonus to importers since it relieves and avoids the burden of re-exportation of the good which could amount to exorbitant and significant financial costs.
Importers must ensure all machinery is cleaned offshore prior to shipment. UNI International will assist the importer in arranging partial of full dismantling, schedule the cargo for pressure washing prior to departure, to ensures that all possible sites of contamination are cleaned from mud, if necessary, painted, before loading.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) is the government agency in New Zealand that protects the country’s borders from foreign contaminants that could potentially damage main industries.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry requires as well that all cargo is clear of any contaminating material and pests prior to arrival. As well as with other countries strict regulations regarding packaging standards should be follow to insure biosecurity clearance.
UNI International performs the highest service of pre-shipment inspections on-site and at the ports or terminals ensuring that your cargo is cleaned, fumigated and properly stowed and loaded in a vessel. We are hands-on taking care of every step of your shipment moves.