RMI Marine Safety Advisory No.60-13
The Republic of the Marshall Islands has issued Marine Safety Advisory No.60-13 regarding the new regulations that Chile has introduced on Asian Gypsy Moth.
Local P&I correspondentsCave & Cia. Ltda., Valparaiso are advising that the Chilean Ministry of Agricultural, Agricultureand Livestock Service has issued phytosanitary entry requirements for vessels arriving fromcountries confirmed as having an Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) presence.
The Requirements contained in Exempt Resolution 4412/2013 werepublished in the Official Gazette on 12 August 2013 and will enter into force on 12 February2014.
The requirements will be applied to vessels that arrive from ports located in the North East andFar East Asia, between 60 and 20 North latitude and those that have docked or remained duringthe following female flight periods during the last two (2) years, from the moment of the arrivalof the vessel at a Chilean port.
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