Routing Guide & Documentation Requirements
Last updated August 15, 2016
Starboard Cruise Services has prepared detailed shipping & routing instructions for vendors. The routing instructions and specific requirements concerning documentation are detailed in the following guide:
Important Notice for Starboard Vendors -
New U.S. CUSTOMS and BORDER PROTECTION
(CBP) Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements for ALL OCEAN
new rule, ISF - 10+2 initiative, importers/agents
are required to provide 10 data elements to CPB no later than 24 hrs
prior loading of cargo. Rule is in effect as of Jan 26, 2009 with
full compliance date of Jan 26th 2010.
Starboard is requiring vendor's compliance to this
requirement without penalty through Jan 4, 2010. Full compliance on
Starboard shipments is required as of Jan 4,2010.
All shipments departing from vendor on August 15th, 2005, or later, must be in compliance with the new USDA Wooden Packaging Material Regulation. This includes Stock and Cross Dock orders to the Distribution Center, and DSDs from ALL origins, domestic and international. USDA Wood Packaging Material Regulation requires that wooden packing materials such as pallets, crates, boxes, and dunnage be either heat treated or fumigated with methyl bromide, in accordance with the IPPC guidelines and marked with an approved international mark certifying treatment. See Guidelines, Final Rule, and STB Letter documents.
Important Notice for Starboard Vendors - Effective, December 12th, 2003 - All food and beverage products shipped to the United States must meet FDA requirements. See Routing & Documentation section for more details.
For further assistance with routing and documentation, please contact the
Starboard Inbound Logistics at
Inbound Logistics Organization Chart
(last updated 01/30/2003)
Food and Beverage Products (including Alcoholic Beverages). All food and beverage products shipped to the United States must meet FDA requirements. The Seller hereby guarantees that, as of the date of shipment or delivery, the food products comprising the shipment or delivery are not adulterated or misbranded within the meaning of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, and are not articles which may not, under the provisions of section 404 the Act, be introduced into interstate commerce. In cases in which the Buyer has supplied to the Seller the design for the product in accordance with paragraph 10 (Designs), the Seller shall be responsible for furnishing the Buyer with required ingredient and nutrition information for purposes of composing labeling that complies with FDA regulations.
For more information see:
(last updated 03/23/2011