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Naples customs seize “military” HFC shipment

ITALY: Customs officers at the port of Naples report the interception and seizure of 150 tons of HFC refrigerants.

The cylinders were labelled as being for military uses, which is exempt from the European F-gas regulation quotas. Further investigation by the customs officials revealed that the military destination covered only a part of the shipment.

The refrigerant is said to have been seized and the carriers reported.

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