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Peru adopts telex release bill of lading for imported goods
May 30,2020

Recent exports to Peru freight forwarders, shippers attention!Peru to implement import goods to adopt telex release bill of lading!No paper original bill of lading issued.At the same time, it is suspended to receive the cargo load that requires the issuance of the original bill of lading. The recovery time will be notified later.

The republic of Peru issued executive order no. 1492 on 10 May 2020 to ensure the effective operation of import trade logistics under covid-19.According to the order, all goods imported into Peru will be released through the new electronic digital customs clearance, requiring shipping companies to provide customers with electronic documents instead of paper documents during the delivery process.

 

In response, evergreen Marine, the shipping company, issued the following notice to implement the new import and release measures:

In order to fulfill this administrative order issued by the Peruvian government and protect the legitimate rights and interests of the majority of shippers, evergreen Marine will take the following measures:

 

1. As of May 21, 2020 (the date of shipment), evergreen Marine will issue bills of lading to all goods exported to Peru in the form of Telex/Email Release/Sea waybill/cloud bill of lading, and no paper original bill of lading will be issued.At the same time, it is suspended to receive the cargo load requiring the issuance of the original bill of lading. The recovery time will be notified later.

 

Ii. The following means shall be adopted for cargo carrying the original b/l issued by evergreen Marine before May 21, 2020:

 

1. If the goods can be picked up before the executive order is implemented, please proceed according to the original normal process.

 

2. If the goods are to be picked up after the execution of the executive order, please proceed in the following manner according to the nature of the bill of lading:

 

Straight bill of lading

If the shipper still has the original bill of lading, please return the full set of original bill of lading to evergreen Marine branch and change to telex release/telex release/Sea waybill of lading.

If the original bill of lading has been sent to the destination of the goods, evergreen Marine will confirm with the shipper whether the goods are delivered to the consignee by electronic document.If the right to take delivery is in doubt, our company has the right to have a lien on the goods.

 

Bill of lading ("To order" B/L)

If the bill of lading has been transferred, the endorser and/or endorsee of the bill of lading are requested to contact evergreen Marine's local agent at the destination port in Peru for assistance in understanding the procedures required to pick up the goods.