MSC announced that Effective October 1st, 2021 the new regulations for import cargo into Egypt will be applied.

MSC will require the following information in order to accept bookings:

  • A valid ACID number at time of booking. No ACID, no booking.
  • The 10-digit HS code at the time of booking.
  • The ACID# and 10-digit HS code on SI.
  • TAX IDs for all parties of the BL (not needed for the Freight Forwarder).

All cargo sailed on or after October 1st, will be subject to this regulation.