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Basic requirements for all Inspections at Seaport

For procedures A to G at seaports, complete steps 1 to 3, Basic requirements for all inspections, followed by additional basic requirements for seaport inspections, steps 4 and 5.

1 Check documents:

  • the vessel’s manifest – to identify  and mark HOLD those considered quarantine risks
  • the import permit – to get import requirements
2 Check the equipment you will require.  Make sure the equipment functions.
3 Check that you have all the forms required for the seizure/treatment/destruction of pests and consignments, and the schedule of fees.
4 Check ETA of vessel from the schedule – can be obtained from the port authority on a weekly basis
5 Get details of the ship’s name, type, length of stay, last port, next port, number of passengers, number of crew, list of containers and manifest.

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