Important update – Port of Vancouver “Gridlock” 

The continued increase in demand for local drayage services throughout the Lower Mainland of British Columbia is currently at an all-time breaking point.   The situation is the result of an amalgamation of vessel delays and bunching, an increase in overall volume, port congestion, as well as the challenges local trucking companies are facing in retrieving port reservations…

Port of Vancouver Update – Temporary Suspension of Transload Program 

Please note that due to a number of factors, including but not limited to those listed below, Delmar will be suspending its Transload Program with immediate effect. All containers will be converted to IPI points where possible.  Factors Causing Suspension of Transload Program  Cargo volume surges into British Columbia.  Vessels destined to the Port of Vancouver are experiencing longer than usual…

Avis de décision provisoire – Certains petits transformateurs de puissance

Le 27 août 2021, l’Agence des services frontaliers du Canada, en vertu de la Loi sur les mesures spéciales d’importation (LMSI), a rendu une décision provisoire de dumping à l’égard de certains petits transformateurs de puissance en provenance d’Autriche, de Taïwan et de la Corée du Sud.   Les marchandises en cause sont généralement importées sous les numéros…

Notice of Preliminary Determination – Certain Small Power Transformers

On August 27, 2021, the Canada Border Services Agency, pursuant to the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), made a preliminary determination of dumping respecting certain small power transformers from Austria, Taiwan, and South Korea.  The subject goods are usually imported under the following tariff classification numbers:  8504.22.00.20 8504.23.00.00  8504.90.90.10  8504.90.90.82  8504.90.90.90  Provisional duties will now be payable…

Canadian Import Requirements for Romaine Lettuce Updated By CFIA

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued an update regarding imports of Romaine Lettuce beginning in September 2021 through December 2021. During this period, a comprehensive sampling and testing program will be reinstated by the agency.  Appropriate licences will be required to import the product during this period. Each importer with an applicable SFC licence to import fresh fruits or vegetables will receive additional information through the MyCFIA portal. As in the previous year, special requirements will be…