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With effect from 1st July 2013, Israeli Customs are trialling a manifest regulation for all cargo on board vessels calling at Israeli Ports (Ashdod and Haifa). It is intended to be fully implemented from 1st September 2013.

Borchard Lines, as the ocean carrier, is responsible for the electronic lodgement of a manifest of all cargo which will remain on board (FROB) whilst calling at an Israeli port

Borchard Lines’ scheduled services come under the “Short Sea Services” regulation. The transmission of the manifests (FROB) will be upon Departure of each load port on the way to Israel.

Information / Data required from Shippers for filing

Vessel/Voyage information.

Bill of Lading Number.

Shippers Name and Address.

Consignee’s Name and Address.

Description of Goods.

Package Type and Quantity.


H.S. Code.

Container Number, size and type.

Seal Number.

Amendments to the FROB manifest details are currently possible providing the vessel has not left the Israeli port.

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