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STINK BUG Season Returns

Based on the scare in Feb 2018 with Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs (BMSB) found in some shipments of used vehicles from Japan, there will be additional quarantine measures put in place for vehicle shipments from the 1 September 2018 to 30 of April 2019. Australian bio-security will also have heightened surveillance for Roll on Roll off vessels bound for Australia. This means all vessels departing J...


August 22, 2018 / General News
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STINK BUGS Turn Around Car Carrying Ships Bound for New Zealand

A major crisis of the brown stink-buggy kind sees several vessels turned back to sea in a holding pattern after Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs (BMSB) were discovered lurking on board and in vehicles on those shipments. The BMSB is a pest that could destroy New Zealand’s fruit and vegetable industries, including the lucrative kiwi fruit industry. It also infests homes, ruins gardens (and of course s...


February 17, 2018 / General News
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