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BIMCO provides up-to-date information on the Asian gypsy moth season (AGM) 2021.
Seasonal measures introduced by Australia, New Zealand and Chile to combat marmorated stink bug risk.
Australian AGM regulations are under the responsibility of the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAFF).
The Australia Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) updates the temporary arrangements during COVID-19 relating to the maximum period of shipboard service allowed for seafarers under the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC,2006).
For the new season beginning September 2020, New Zealand and Australia have introduced the measures to combat increasing spread of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMST) coming from targeted "BMST" countries which have now risen to 37 countries with the inclusion of Kazakhstan, Moldova, Portugal and Ukraine.
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