Ｎew Customs Regulations in Egypt Sokhna Port
The Egyptian government will implement the "advanced Cargo Information (ACI) declaration" stipulation that all goods imported into Sokhna, the consignee must first forecast the goods in the local system to obtain the ACI Number, and provide it to the shipper.
This (ACI) Number requires mandatory display on the bill of lading and manifest.
According to the port regulations, if the ACI Number cannot be provided, the goods will be forcibly returned to the port of shipment by the port of destination, and there may be a fine. At that time, all responsibilities and expenses will be borne by the shipper. This new regulation will be implemented on April 1, 2021 on the arrival date.
For goods in transit, please check the arrival information as soon as possible. If the arrival date is on or after April 1, please contact the consignee to replenish the ACI No. to avoid the return of the goods and customs fines.
Starting from March 20, 2021 (the day the ship opens), all orders to Sokhna, Egypt must provide the ACI Number, otherwise the orders cannot be placed.
Customers in Egypt who is going to ship the laminations to Sokhna Port, please pay attention to this new regulation and offer us the ACI Number before shipping.