632 - 4/09 - Short Shipments - South America/North Africa

It has been brought to the attention of the Association that a large number of short shipments have been noticed when carrying grain from South America to North Africa.

These problems have been occurring on vessels which have loaded in either Rosario or San Lorenzo, Argentina, bound for Algeria and Egypt. It should be noted that a number of similar incidents have also occurred recently with cargoes loaded at Ensenada, Mexico.


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