Country requirement & restriction

Restrictions for North America include, but are not limited to:

All containers in transit to or with final destination in the United States (including San Juan, Puerto Rico) require HIGH SECURITY SEALS (plastic seals are not allowed). Failing to meet this requirement may result in customs fines between 1000 to 5000 USD. 

Safmarine will not arrange a store door delivery at the personal residence of a private citizen.

Restricted Commodities

Coiled metal products can only be moved with Safmarine on a port to port basis. 

Personal Effects or Household Goods CANNOT be railed cross border, either Canada to USA or USA to Canada. Door deliveries for personal effects or household goods are prohibited in the USA, and Canada does not accept shipment of personal effects to individuals. Personal effects shall only be accepted if cargo owner has an assigned forwarder to assist with the customs clearance at destination.

UN No. 1402 IMO Class 4.3 CALCIUM CARBIDE and UN No. 1075 Class 2.1 Petroleum Gases are not accepted on any rail service in US and Canada.

Shipments of UN1789 (Hydrochloric Acid) HCL are not acceptable from any ports in India (Export) into North America (Import). 

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