Advisory

Monday, 18 March 2013

Ban of certain second-hand commodities for shipments to Nigeria


MOL Europe BV

European Head Office

Hofhoek 7

3176 PD Poortugaal

The Netherlands

21 January 2013

 

 

 

Subject: ban of 2nd hand/used electronics

 

 

Dear Valued Customer,          

 

MOL wishes to re-emphasize its cargo acceptance policy in a continued effort to comply with the Harmful Waste Act in Nigeria,

 

 

The following goods will not be accepted:

·         Used electronics (even when importer is NESREA certified)

·         Used functional electronics (even when importer is NESREA certified)

·         Used Electrical appliances (even when importer is NESREA certified)

·         Used vehicles above 15 years of age from date of manufacture

·         Used refrigerators / air compressors / air conditioners / freezers

·         Used batteries

·         Used non-functional electronics and electrical goods

 

The following good will still be accepted:

·         Used engines/motor parts

·         Used motorcycles

·         Used cars not above 15 years of age from date of manufacture

·         Household appliances – non electrical (2nd hand/used)

 

In case of commodity description like household- and personal effects, MOL will ask for a detailed description of the contents of
the container. Should shipments labeled as household and personal effects contain any of the commodities in the above list,
then MOL will not accept these shipments.

 

 

Yours faithfully,

 

 

MOL Management