OOCL North America Operations Update

High Security Seal (HSS) Requirement for Taiwan

In view of the requirement imposed by Taiwan Customs, Port of Discharge terminal at Taiwan must ensure a carrier’s high security seal (which has passed customs examination) be sealed and affixed on the left locking bar of the right container door, applicable to all Inbound Laden Box meant for Taiwan local delivery. This is to advise that with effect from 1st February 2018, a High Security Seal (HSS) Charge will be applied whenever the terminal re-affixes and OOCL’s seal to a container, it will be invoiced to consignee at destination. This surcharge will be applied in addition to our rate offer.

The amount is NT 240 (USD 8) and does not apply to transshipments via Taiwan.