CMA CGM, a French container transportation and shipping company, announced its decision to stop carrying plastic waste on its ship as of June 1st, 2022.
his decision comes as a part of the company’s commitment towards more sustainable trade in order to help protect the oceans and biodiversity.
To enforce this commitment while maintaining sufficient anticipation buffer for our customers, we kindly inform you that no plastic waste will be loaded onboard CMA CGM Group’s vessels as from April 15th, 2022. Plastic waste is identified under HS code category 3915.
…CMA CGM said in a notice to customers on Monday.
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The company informs that in order to ensure the effectiveness of this measure, CMA CGM has set up ban on HS code for commodities concerned in its booking system. It also warned that false declarations on the nature of the goods will lead to a blacklisting of the incriminated entity.